I've just finished putting new stuff on my Beevolution. First time I've used new stuff (or built a Beevolution for that matter). I went with 125 micron gloss film doubled up on the nose with a small amount of strapping tape underneath.
I had heard it produces a shiny and strong finish so taught it's like the skin of a drum. I thought I'd give the theory a test; i must say I'm pleasantly surprised.
For anyone based in the UK i got my stuff from;
and it seems to have worked fine though I've not test flown it yet (let alone test crashed it).