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Old 02-16-2011, 07:41 PM  
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We tape then use a thin film of paintable caulk over the tape. You paint right over the caulk and pull the tape up before it is fully dry.

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BY far it's faster and cheaper to learn how to paint with just a quality sash brush and not use any tape at all.
Then there's no bleed over and no paint peeled off when you remove the tape.
Paint gets under the tape from having to wet a brush and painting toward the tape not away from it. Approch the wall with a wet brush and start about 2" above the paint line once the brush has the heavest paint off the brush start painting the paint line.
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