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Aliphatic Napitha will do the trick. It can be found at most hardware store or paint stores.
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I seen masking tape described as the number of days you can leave on.

Blue tape is only a couple of days and I never use it.

I've painted cars and used the green tape with good results. The best I've found is called "fine line". It puts down a hard edge, resists solvent paints like awlgrip and can be left on for a week.
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The blue tape that was recommended above is good for upto 60 days. Not all blue tape is the same.
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I seen masking tape described as the number of days you can leave on.

Blue tape is only a couple of days and I never use it.

I've painted cars and used the green tape with good results. The best I've found is called "fine line". It puts down a hard edge, resists solvent paints like awlgrip and can be left on for a week.
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I've only used 2080 to mask off finished wood items & 2090 to mask off FG areas, though I've never left either on for longer than 10 days.
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THEY say that they're all the same but I like --GOOF OFF best.

A terry cloth seems to work best.
HANDS DOWN the best stuff for removing glue residue. Just be careful around any plastics. It will eat it up
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Lowes cheap tape

Avoid the cheap off-brand blue tape sold at Lowe's. Ask me how I know, I dare you...
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Avoid the cheap off-brand blue tape sold at Lowe's. Ask me how I know, I dare you...
How do you know?

Sorry, couldn't resist.
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I TRIPLE DOG DARE you!!!!
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