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Originally Posted by PdalPowr View Post
Electrical tape works better when stretched a bit and will adhere more.
Exactly the opposite is true. The fundamental skill of using electrical tape for finishing (and many other uses) involves stretching it during the initial wraps and then absolutely NOT stretching it for the last wrap or two. Stretching is what makes the tape to creep. The last wrap shall not be stretched.

Originally Posted by Jicafold View Post
What specific brand of black electric tape has worked the best for you?
The topic has been discussed here many times before. Maybe try self-fusing silicon tape instead of electrical tape.

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