Enriquez, Eric (EEnriquez@hatch.ca)
Tue, 21 Mar 2000 11:57:37 -0500


Thanks Vince,

I think I remember that I rubbed very hard the first time. I'll try your
tip with a pencil...

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> From: Vince Leon[SMTP:vleon@u.arizona.edu]
> Reply To: gundam@aeug.org
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 9:45 AM
> To: 'gundam@aeug.org'
> Subject: RE: [gundam] Dry transfer decals?
>
> Interesting idea. That just might work but test it out first. But this
> does seem like overkill since you might not be rubbing the whole decal and
>
> that is why it is tearing. I like to use a dull pencil to rub the decal
> on
> because then I know where I have not rubbed the decal yet.
>
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> Vince Leon
> vleon@u.arizona.edu
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Enriquez, Eric [SMTP:EEnriquez@hatch.ca]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 6:51 AM
> To: 'Gundam@aeug.org'
> Subject: [gundam] Dry transfer decals?
>
> To Gunpla modelers,
>
> I've completed 2 MG Gundam models so far and I have yet to have any
> success
> with the dry transfer decals that come with the kits. I seem to tear them
> apart every time I try to lift off the transfer film. I have used
> lettrasets several times and they always come off much better.
>
> I was thinking of rubbing the decals on to some clear water soluble decal
> film and then putting it onto the model in the normal old-school way of
> soaking and setting. Would the dry transfers be damaged in the soaking
> process?
>
> If not I'll just leave them unmarked.....
>
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