Best decal paper/system?

Discussion in 'FAQs' started by joefryfry, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. joefryfry

    joefryfry joefryfry

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    Anyone favor one type in particular? Price doesn't matter, I want something good. Thanks.
  2. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Are you talking "make your own"?

    For ready made lettering, I like CDS dry transfers.

    Andrew
  3. joefryfry

    joefryfry joefryfry

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    Yes, I want to make my own, from a regular printer. Background color (white) doesn't matter.
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  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Joe, I just used some Testor's decal paper for ink jet printers and it worked fine. You have to spray the paper after printing with a decal bonder and let that dry but otherwise I'm happy with the results.
    Ralph
  6. Gary S.

    Gary S. Senior Member

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    I can also vouch for the Testors, it worked just fine. Follow the instructions! Haven't tried anything else so I can't help with comparisons.
  7. jbaakko

    jbaakko Active Member

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    I've used Testors, though I had to do about 8 very thin coats of the bonder as to avoid bleeding out (killed a sheet or two). However, I've heard alot of good about the Bare Metal Foil decal sheets. I'm planning to order a few soon.
  8. Thoroughbreed

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    I use testors also, but I've used ms paint and set the printer for 8x5 index cards for bigger decals and it works great:thumb: :thumb: