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Old 05-20-2014, 05:28 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Roll down the window and stick you hand out.

There's a reason why 100-mph tape costs 10x as much as duct tape.
I use Gorilla duct tape. $9 a roll at Lowes or Home Depot. I have not had any problems as long as the surfaces are clean. The Gorilla tape has been on for nearly half a year with little or no problems. However, 3M duct tape does not hold up. It wrinkles up in the sun and loses it stickiness when cold.(not very sticky to begin with) Plus, it tends to disintegrate quickly.


But, this was just a testing of concept and seeing if my template could work. I think I'll snoop around for some not-yet elected crooks signs for mock-up v1.5 and some zip ties.
Go to Lowes or Home Depot and buy a 4x8 sheet of 1/2" foam insulation with foil on one side and plastic on the other. Costs less than $10, can be cut with a sharp razor knife and bent or twisted into any shape desired. It can also be painted or fiber glassed on the foil side if desired.

I'll be posting soon in my boat tail thread to show what is possible using 1/2' foam...

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