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The ship that I am just starting to work on will require 1/8" x 1/2" strips for the plating but the kit came with 1/4" copper tape. Instead of trying to evenly split the 1/4" tape I want to get either 1/8" or 1/2" tape and then I will make a jig to cut the plates. All that I have found online is designed for EMI shielding, will this work ok for the ship plating? Will the adhesive stick to a primed or painted wooden hull?

 

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I use copper tape at work for electronics and at home for ship building. Stained glass suppliers are your best bet. If you have a local shop I would bet they have 1/8", but be aware they come with different colors of adhesive on the back. I think it comes in black, silver and clear. You want clear for hull plating.

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