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Old 08-02-04, 11:28 AM   #1
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what kind of tape?

ok, i bought the profile cork tape. the tape they provided sucked big time. it's not even sticky at all. so i'm wondering what kind of tape do you guys use? i check with the lbs by my house and they said to use electrical tape.. but i noticed after a while later.. the tape loses it's stickiness and start to pull backwards leaving a part of the tape sticky.
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I use colored electrical tape (to match the color of the bar tape) and have never had the problem you decribed.
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Go to an electronic parts store and buy the premium electrical tape (about $3/roll), made by 3M I believe. They come in different colors and widths and they will not stretch or start pulling back.
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Go to an electronic parts store and buy the premium electrical tape (about $3/roll), made by 3M I believe. They come in different colors and widths and they will not stretch or start pulling back.
sweet.. thanks fixer... cus the one i use is the cheap electrial tape i got from home depot...
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If you find that the electrical tape is retracting, you're probably pulling it too tight... Stretch it less, and it'll pull away less over time.
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If you find that the electrical tape is retracting, you're probably pulling it too tight... Stretch it less, and it'll pull away less over time.
yeah i guess i was pulling it too tight~ but definitely going to get the 3M tape.
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