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[ale] [OT] Silkscreening



You can try decal sheets that use a inkjet printer + clear krylon paint.

   At that price frontpanelexpress.com may be a better option.


? David

On Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 20:50 Jeff Hubbs via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:

> Reaching out to the nerd hive-mind here...
>
> I have a control panel - 19"x5-1/4" (3U), steel, will be painted black
> crinkle - that I'd like to get text and markings onto. I have the
> complete design already worked up in Inkscape. It's not super-intricate
> and I only want to do one color - white.
>
> I sent my design to a place I found here in the metro and they want
> $210, $85 of which is the "prep" charge that's non-recurring which does
> me fat lot of good because I've only got one piece and that's all I'll
> ever have. I'm willing to pay, but $210 is more than I'd had in mind. So
> I was wondering if any of you have a line on anyone from whom I might be
> able to get a different estimate. Alternatively, would any of you
> suggest I give it a go myself? It wouldn't be the worst thing in the
> world if I tried and screwed it up because the panel can always just go
> back on the belt sander and I'd be back at square one. :)
>
> - Jeff
>
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