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Shesto: Flexible Masking Tape
Staff MemberSenior Editor
United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:02 AM UTC

Here''s a look at Shesto''s flexible vinyl masking tape.

Read the Review

If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Staff MemberAssociate Editor
Victoria, Australia
Joined: June 09, 2009
KitMaker: 5,881 posts
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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 10:40 AM UTC
Great review Rowan, I will definitely have a look around for this brand as I am finding the flexible tape very useful in Auto builds. The one downside I have found is the thickness of the Tamiya tape I am currently using. I am usually taping surface details or trims for chrome paint, and they require painting in 3 dimensions, but in some cases the tape is almost the same “height” as the detail so I lose the ability to paint the side of the detail properly.

Hmmmm, marketing opportunity? Beveled edge flexible tape 🤔

Cheers, D
Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: June 29, 2004
KitMaker: 6,299 posts
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Posted: Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 11:17 PM UTC
Excellent review Rowan. Definitely worth taking a look at.
How is the adhesion compared to Tamiya?