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Striping with stencil tape is also popular. There are several types of stencil tape that are suitable for auto pinstriping applications. Stencil tape striping uses brushes, and a specialized pinstriping brush is an essential ingredient in a successful project. Stencil tape allows you to apply different color stripes without needing other stripes to dry.
Freehand pinstriping is most difficult method, requiring most practice to master, but permits unrestricted creativity. The simplest plan for a freehand striping newbie is to lay a strip of masking tape down approximately a quarter inch from where you want finished line to be, and then use this tape as visual guiding for your stripes. Whatever you do, donít use regular masking tape, or your pinstriping paint will bleed under edge. Get some auto body masking tape from an auto supply store.
No matter what method you use, pinstriping is one of finest ways to make your vehicle distinctive. Just like anything else worth doing right, practice makes priceless results but having best equipment you can get your hands on helps too.
Carlo Morelli is a contributor to Caroom.us where you can read more about pinstriping