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Old 03-21-2013, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by milo View Post
American Brand automotive in 3/4 and 1 3/4...turns tight corners , and sticks outstanding and to itself well.. Probably the one off brand or unknown thing I use they say it even cost less as if that's a'll never here anything bad about it cept things like "I never heard of it "
It truly is the Cadillac of tapes...

clicky --> American Tape PG272 2" Premium American Masking Tape 1 case of 24 - American Brand Masking Tape

The others including 3M's best, don't stick well, bleed under, lift at the wrong time, can't turn as tight a corner without ripping, harder to remove if left in sun or booth and go through a coulple heatcycles.. don't stick well to themselves and cost as if that's a factor..
I agree 100%, I have been using PG27 since it was first available in the automotive market, sometime in late 80's or early 90's, main reason is learned long ago avoid buying 3m at any cost but that is just my 2cents worth.
Not a big user but we go through 2-3 cases a month at plant in testing and at home I go through about a case a year of the 3/4".

About 3 years ago I was at a friends body shop out of town, we were after hours drinking a beer or so and he was taping a car, I offered to help, he had 3m, fought that stuff for 20 minutes and said, you tape and I will watch, I'm a pretty good and fast taper but I could not make the stuff work and I was looking like a beginner.
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