Thanks Maine Sail. My tape is about the same. About 1/2" wide and 1/8" thick, gray. I can heat the surface and SS with a heat lamp before I pull everything tight with the bolts. I bed my topside teak hand rails last year and still had some squeeze out the joint during the summer. Easy to remove.
Rehoboth Bay/Indian River, DE
S/Y KJ, Helms 25