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Re: Strip: Newbie question re: strongback alignmen

John,

What do you mean "could not get the clamping pressure"????
Do you mean keeping the strips to the tape wrapped edges?

All my boats have been stapled with tape wraped edges - never had an issue with clamping pressure.
Even with plastic pads under the heads of the staples, they have always been firm.
I use a 40 year old sears hand stapler.