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Strip: Joining Deck to Hull

Things are progressing well and I'm getting close to joining the deck to the hull. My kit came with 9 oz tape, but I have a bunch of scrap 4 oz cloth left. I'll use the tape on the interior joint because I have it, but I'm wondering how transparent it will be on the outside. Would it be better to piece together lengths of 4oz on the outside join, or use a full length strip of 9oz tape? Or, should I spend a few dollars and buy some 4 or 6 oz tape for the exterior seam.