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Decal Connection application
Posted by: Mike Juliana (165.225.50.---)
Date: June 25, 2020 08:48PM

Just received my first custom decals from Decal Connection. They were great to work with. The instructions say to put a coat of epoxy or CP on the blank where the decal will go.

Has anyone noticed a difference? Is one easier to work with than the other for applying the decal over?

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Re: Decal Connection application
Posted by: Andrew McDermott (---.hsd1.ma.comcast.net)
Date: June 25, 2020 09:10PM

It will help eliminate the decal edges being seen.

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Re: Decal Connection application
Posted by: Mike Juliana (165.225.50.---)
Date: June 25, 2020 09:33PM

Andrew McDermott Wrote:
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> It will help eliminate the decal edges being seen.

Have you found CP or thread finish easier to use as the undercoat? Or does it make a difference?

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Re: Decal Connection application
Posted by: Phil Erickson (---.dsl.pltn13.sbcglobal.net)
Date: June 26, 2020 12:18AM

I find thread finish is best, especially if you apply the decal shortly after the epoxy cures. I use the fingerprint test on the remnants of the epoxy left in the mixing cup.

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Re: Decal Connection application
Posted by: Mark Hahn (---.26.89.75.dynamic.ip.windstream.net)
Date: June 26, 2020 08:59PM

I put it right on the blank and put two coats of CP over it before applying epoxy.

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