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Old 03-19-21, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost View Post
The best tapers are the ones who start with tape that is long enough for the application so their initial wrap is satisfactory. My experience has been that rolls are more often too short than too long, which is only discovered well into the job.
+1. This is what could be part of a valuable thread.

Measured lengths of the various bar tapes (sorted by tape thickness), as well indicator of whether or not they provide the patching strips for the shifter clamp area or not. Also worth knowing quality of bar end plugs (plastic, alloy, with/without expander plug). Finishing tape?
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