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Re: D-I-Y front panel?

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  • joshbensadon
    ... That s really impressive. I ve done a photo copy of a main panel then put it under a thin sheet (0.080 ) of plexiglass, but I think this method would
    Message 1 of 6 , Mar 28, 2013
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      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "Stephen L" <steve@...> wrote:
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      > > > Print the panel on regular paper and laminate it.
      >
      > I can attest that the inkjet on paper front panel works well as you can
      > see here:
      > http://www.tronola.com/html/sw_and_gnding.html
      > <http://www.tronola.com/html/sw_and_gnding.html>
      >
      > Scroll down to Part II Line Input Selector. Doesn't use any special
      > paper, though I used Hammermill LaserPrint for its quality.
      >
      > Some fine points about doing the technique are in the pdf article.
      > (Sorry that the project is otherwise OT here.)
      >
      > Steve L.

      That's really impressive. I've done a photo copy of a main panel then put it under a thin sheet (0.080") of plexiglass, but I think this method would likely create a nicer effect.

      OT? I see nothing OT about listening to *vintage* music on your *vintage* stereo while working on your *vintage* computer. Somebody shoot me.

      :)J
    • corey986
      Actually I don t own an inkjet so I can t attest to that. But if its not going to need white which really needs paint , I would try watershed decal paper.
      Message 2 of 6 , Mar 28, 2013
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        Actually I don't own an inkjet so I can't attest to that. But if its not going to need "white" which really needs "paint", I would try watershed decal paper. They make specific ones for laser or inkjet.

        Cheers,
        Corey

        --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "Jeff Jonas" <jeff_s_jonas@...> wrote:
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        > A friend asks if this will work. Corey?
        >
        > Create an image in color/B&W for both the control labels
        > and the drill/cut guides, reverse it, and print it on inkjet film.
        > Use permanent spray adhesive (on the ink/image side)
        > and carefully apply it to the panel.
        >
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