Gus Jae (gusjae@rocketmail.com)
Tue, 21 Mar 2000 10:06:49 -0800 (PST)


There was an article on this subject a few months back in Dengeki
Hobby. I will try and scan that tonight. It would be awesome if
someone and translate it.

--- "Enriquez, Eric" <EEnriquez@hatch.ca> wrote:
> Thanks Vince,
>
> I think I remember that I rubbed very hard the first time. I'll try
> your
> tip with a pencil...
>
> > ----------
> > 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.
> >
> > --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
> ---
> > Vince Leon
> > vleon@u.arizona.edu
> >
> > -----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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Gus Jae

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