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      Post #75568, posted on 05-18-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi
      I watched a video on Facebook where a modeller used aluminium tape to clad an aircraft. Unfortunately the video was in Spanish. I did ask him for the brand but I haven't had reply.
      Has anyone had experience of a sticky-backed aluminium foil tape? If so, thoughts and brand?
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      Post #75575, posted on 05-18-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Is this what you’re after?

      https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F124043475513

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      Post #75577, posted on 05-19-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Is this what you’re after?

      https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F124043475513

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      Not exactly. It was on a roll, like sellotape. I'm guessing it is a similar thing though

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      Post #75579, posted on 05-19-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      3M makes a variety of aluminum tapes.

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      Post #75581, posted on 05-19-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      It's an aluminum tape made for sealing air conditioning duct work. Probably available at home supply stores.

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      Post #75598, posted on 05-20-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      It's an aluminum tape made for sealing air conditioning duct work. Probably available at home supply stores.

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      Post #75599, posted on 05-20-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      I would say that metal tape for duct work is far too think for a model application. However, more than 40 years ago I had very good success with light weight kitchen foil and a contact adhesive, Micro Foil Adhesive, applied to it. You can choose to use the shiny side or dull side of the foil. Careful application of pieces is essential and careful burnishing.

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      Post #75600, posted on 05-20-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      Sounds like aviation speed tape to me. At least $50 a roll for the wide one, unless liberated from your employer.

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      Post #75615, posted on 05-21-2020 GMT-5 hours    
      That video belongs to a frind of mine, I have commented about this post.
      I can help you if you tell me whta is your question.
      He is using a aluminum tape, it is not the hobby foil.
      He has practice several times with this tape to have a more realistic finsh rather than paint or hobby foil.
      Regards.

      Orly C.

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      Post #75637, posted on 05-24-2020 GMT-5 hours    
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      Orly66 :
      That video belongs to a frind of mine, I have commented about this post.
      I can help you if you tell me whta is your question.
      He is using a aluminum tape, it is not the hobby foil.
      He has practice several times with this tape to have a more realistic finsh rather than paint or hobby foil.
      Regards.



      Do you know the brand of it?