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    Duct Tape

    I am looking to duct tape my stock slash 4x4 body. I saw one post that had a duct taped Ford body. Does anybody have any tips on how to do it? Thanks

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    If your body is cracked repair with drywall tape and shoe goo. Go easy on the tape and adhesive especially aounnd post holes. I overdid it and had a hard time with clips and mounting washer. I did use marine silicon instead of shoe goo, only because that's what was available at the depot

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    Whats up Mr. Houston Tx.?? It's fairly easy, just take your time putting it on. I don't think there is any special way, its just getting it to match up. I usually slap it on my basher bodies to get a little more life out of them. If you have any cracks you can use drywall tape and sho-goo on the inside of the body. There are so many color choices of duct tape its crazy now. LOL

    Here is my Sl2sh with digi camo duct tape.



    Also my P4de with red dragon duct tape.

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    Wow, that is petty cool, and a cheap way to get new life out of an old beat up body. How much weight does that add?
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    I duct taped a body of mine shortly after I had hand surgery. big mistake lol.

    No where near as good of a job as Diggers.
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    I love the camo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dknuckles View Post
    I duct taped a body of mine shortly after I had hand surgery. big mistake lol.

    No where near as good of a job as Diggers.
    DK, that looks like a car cover!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DiggerPede View Post
    Whats up Mr. Houston Tx.?? It's fairly easy, just take your time putting it on. I don't think there is any special way, its just getting it to match up. I usually slap it on my basher bodies to get a little more life out of them. If you have any cracks you can use drywall tape and sho-goo on the inside of the body. There are so many color choices of duct tape its crazy now. LOL

    Here is my Sl2sh with digi camo duct tape.



    Also my P4de with red dragon duct tape.

    I'm using the digital camo duct tape too. Did you go from side to side or back to front? Is it one long strip or did you break it up? And nice job btw. If I didn't know it was duct tape I would've thought it was printed on by a factory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by O.G. View Post
    DK, that looks like a car cover!!
    I did it for a project for halloween lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by O.G. View Post
    DK, that looks like a car cover!!
    I did it for a project for halloween lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBlakester419 View Post
    I'm using the digital camo duct tape too. Did you go from side to side or back to front? Is it one long strip or did you break it up? And nice job btw. If I didn't know it was duct tape I would've thought it was printed on by a factory.
    I taped it front to back in pieces. The hood, cab, bed, and sides. Really whatever works with the body. On my digicamo slash I blacked out the windows with black duct tape. I thought I had a Pix.

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    Here's one of mine,

    basher body for practice laps....

    I have a pile of leftover decals so I cut out the windows, add some lights and badging.

    I even do up my batteries lol
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    ^^^ This guy was my inspiration on duct taping the old basher bodies. One way to get more life out of them.This first pic is his S.U.G.A.R. ride, totally awesome basher truck.
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    Finished! It is not the best, and it is probably one of the worse, but from a distance it looks good. Thanks for all of the help guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBlakester419 View Post
    Finished! It is not the best, and it is probably one of the worse, but from a distance it looks good. Thanks for all of the help guys!
    Are you saying this is a 30 footer? My Jeep YJ looks pretty good from 30' away. LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by O.G. View Post
    Are you saying this is a 30 footer? My Jeep YJ looks pretty good from 30' away. LOL
    mine may be a 60 footer...

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