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    Quote Originally Posted by I値l give it a go View Post
    So I did a test today on the graphics that Sonic did for me .

    I used packing tape and the inkjet printer from work and the printer at home I bought from woollies.

    Printer from woollies failed miserably as the ink came off the tape when soaking in the water.

    The printer from work worked the best. I used an old bunk bed rail to practice on.
    The first one you can see white opaque around some edges, that痴 because I left it in the water too long and the water has softened the adhesive too much.

    The second one above has worked perfectly. Glad I had some practice runs at it.


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    Like that a lot, well done

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    Thanks


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    Oh dear, on applying the clear coat it looks like I have over cooked it in one area, this was the 3rd coat.

    Would the recommendation be leave for 24-36 hours and sand that portion back and just re do that area or will I have to sand that whole side back?




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    That should be ok. Just give it a good chance to dry and carefully sand with a flat block. Just be careful not to break through the clear and it'll be fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonic Mountain View Post
    That should be ok. Just give it a good chance to dry and carefully sand with a flat block. Just be careful not to break through the clear and it'll be fine.
    Thanks Sonic, initially I was thinking ah she値l be right it will be covered by the pick guard. But I guess I知 rushing again.

    On a brighter note my decals look cool, I知 very pleased.


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    Nice one, very neat.
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