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David Kopielski
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Masking with Kapton Tape

May 3, 2021 · in How-to · · 5 · 2K

I received a lot of questions and comments on how and why I use kapton tape for on the models I build. I wrote up an small article on my site both how and why and placed it in the Tips and Tricks section, at

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  1. Nice tip, thanks.

  2. I checked, it is pretty pricy for a little roll, but I think it might be worth a try. Just another weapon in the arsenal of model building tools! A canopy can make or break a build quite easily.

  3. Thanks for the info, David (@davids_models). I hate to sound shallow, but I think the best part about the tape is the color. I have also checked out availability, and I agree that having another tool in the box is cool.

    I just went to Amazon and found Kapton tape in a 4-roll bundle with 4 different widths of tape for $10. That doesn't seem any more expensive than Tamiya tape. I ordered some to give it a try.

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