Enriquez, Eric (EEnriquez@hatch.ca)
Tue, 21 Mar 2000 11:59:28 -0500


Chien,

I tried the dry transfers after primer coat, dark shade, light color then 2
coats of clear matt.

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> From: Chien Ting Chin[SMTP:chinc@sten.sunnybrook.utoronto.ca]
> Reply To: gundam@aeug.org
> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 11:18 AM
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> Subject: Re: [gundam] Dry transfer decals?
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> Enriquez, Eric wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Don't have a lot of experience myself, but I think it depends a lot on the
> surface smoothness and cleaniness. Somehow I think it works better with
> softer surface (e.g. paper), but I don't know how you can change the
> hardness of model surface. Would thicker primer and/or paint layer change
> the hardness?
>
> CHIN, Chien Ting
> Dept of Medical Biophysics, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
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