Robert Ludvig (
Mon, 07 Feb 2000 15:44:42 PST

Yeah, if you apply a coat of the decal sealer that many companies offer it
will help...

>From: Chien Ting Chin <>
>Subject: RE: [gundam] newbie MG model question
>Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 17:34:47 -0500 (EST)
>Master Asia wrote:
> > Sigh.... i miss those old-school water-transfers.
>Do you have any of those old-school models still lying around?
>Wet-transfers are easy to apply and nicely detailed, but I am not 100%
>sure about durability.
>The wet-transfers on my CF-18 and M113 are discoloured, petrified or even
>simply detached after 10+ year in relatively mild envoirnment (no light,
>low humidity, but they got hot in the summer and cold in the winter in
>that garage in Toronto weather, perhaps that killed it).
>Any oldtime modelers have advice on longterm display and preservation for
>models? Obviously direct sunlight is fatal. How damaging is diffused
>daylight? Also vapour from Chinese cooking is deadly :)
>I don't have any old models with dry-transfers, they look even less
>durable than wet-transfers, comments?
>CHIN, Chien Ting
>Dept of Medical Biophysics, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
>... o O *
>Man is a bubble
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