Features October 2013 Issue

3M Masking Tape Matchup

Testers find best tapes for boat projects.

Most sailors have discovered that when it comes to applying marine coatings, the type of masking tape used is as important as the type of paintbrush if you want clean edges. But what is the best tape to use for boat varnish projects, or bottom paint application? Testers compared eight of industry leader 3Mís general masking and specialty tapes to find out.

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