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Old Jul 27, 2008, 12:23 AM
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Whats the best tape for your leading edge and who sells it
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 06:31 AM
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 07:17 AM
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L E flash

I have found over the years that monokote trim sheets of chrome work for me about as good as anything. Brian
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 07:24 AM
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I have found over the years that monokote trim sheets of chrome work for me about as good as anything. Brian
I second Brian here. I've used both the chrome & gold.

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Old Jul 27, 2008, 10:39 AM
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I have found over the years that monokote trim sheets of chrome work for me about as good as anything. Brian
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 10:59 AM
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I went to a local sign shop and asked if they had something shiney and light to put on my planes. The guy gave me a sheet of mylar (?) about 10 X 12 inches. It is self adhesive and has a fractured pattern that makes light flicker. It was free.
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 11:14 AM
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Yup. Kurt is right on the gold also. . I have used it too. Brian

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I second Brian here. I've used both the chrome & gold.

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Old Jul 27, 2008, 11:18 AM
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I went to a local sign shop and asked if they had something shiney and light to put on my planes. The guy gave me a sheet of mylar (?) about 10 X 12 inches. It is self adhesive and has a fractured pattern that makes light flicker. It was free.
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Sweet! You can't beat free!
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 11:31 AM
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Ditto on the Monocote chrome trim. I've not tried the gold. That may go well on my Dragonfly Strong (yellow LE).
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 12:32 PM
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He is out of tape that he used to sell,tape on the picks not as good as old
HOLOGRAPHIC tape.Which seems to be best for sun reflection.
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 02:44 PM
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I've got the holographic tape. It comes in a 12-15" wide roll and I charge $1 and inch. If you buy 10" or more it's 75 cent's a running foot.

The difference between a flashy tape and the holographic is this: The basic reflective tape gives one bright burst of light when the sun hits it. Whereas the holographic runs the color spectrum from one end to the other. It takes much longer for the reflection of the holographic to go from one end of the wing to the other end. This gives you extra time to determine the orientation of the airplane.
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 06:10 PM
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Just ran across this place:

http://www.identi-tape.com/deco_gateway.html

They have a pretty insane selection of specialty tape. Not ordered from them though. But I think I will be
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Old Jul 27, 2008, 06:59 PM
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Here is the company I use http://stores.ebay.com/Paper-Street-Plastics. They also have multiple colors.

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Old Jul 27, 2008, 09:02 PM
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Colored tape

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Just ran across this place:

http://www.identi-tape.com/deco_gateway.html

They have a pretty insane selection of specialty tape. Not ordered from them though. But I think I will be

I have ordered from them. I bought colored tape for some foam planes. Good stuff. Thumbs up.
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