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Re: Vinyl Striping vs. Painting?

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Originally Posted by SchockT View Post
I'm not clear on why people say the boot stripe needs to be tapered. I used a roll of vinyl tape, and it looks just fine.
When it rolls under into the "pinch" at the stern of your boat, doesn't it look thinner when viewed from the side? The boot top on my quarter tonner had to be nearly twice as wide there as forward to look the same width. On my Columbia, with its tapering overhang it is nearly three times as wide there.
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