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01-03-2006, 11:47 PM
I cover the flat parts of foam scale planes with transparent wide tape, problem is its shinny surface.
I have tried to paint this tape but there seems to be no paint that holds to this surface (mylar?)

Do you know of any useful paint for this?

01-04-2006, 12:02 AM
I wonder if lightly sanding the tape before applying the paint would help or not?

01-04-2006, 04:05 AM
Yes, I tried, it has a better grip but not enough, you can peel it with a fingernail.

flypaper 2
01-05-2006, 08:28 PM
I use Doculam, obtainable at Staples, for covering on foam. Stickyback as is and can be heatshrunk. Can be roughed up with Scotchbrite but I don't bother.