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fill in color for CNC frontpanels
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factus10



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Hey guys,

While digging around I've found a few other sources but Marking Depot has them for about $1.70 ea, $10 minimum order, and a metric, uh, eff-ton of other awesome markers, paints, etc.

David
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loopcycle



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

i started in on my first crayon paintstick attempt on my new panel and it looks great--however, i find that as im wiping down the frontpanel to remove excess paint, a little of the paint in the engraving is coming out too. im going to try a second pass at it tonight.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Let it dry about an hour... Actually, I did some color and (accidentally) left it for a week or so. Used a credit card to get the excess off Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

loopcycle wrote:
i started in on my first crayon paintstick attempt on my new panel and it looks great--however, i find that as im wiping down the frontpanel to remove excess paint, a little of the paint in the engraving is coming out too. im going to try a second pass at it tonight.


That's the way to go ; let dry the whole 20/30min before remove excess.

For me, white paint is not optional on black panel.
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adambee7



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

What about brushed ali. Would it get into the metal. This is going to save me a fortune. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 9:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Just dropping in to say that these sticks work wonderfully with engraved acrylic, say, from Ponoko.

I smeared it all over my panel, then wiped it off about half an hour later. The paint just gets in the grooves and doesn't come out! It's great!

On acrylic, just be careful what you use to wipe off the excess paint.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

I'm curious about how durable this stuff is. Those of you who have used it for several years now...any chipping or smearing or any other problems?

I've been pretty happy with no in-fill at all when using black anodized aluminum panels, but sometimes I wonder about getting a more neutral color and doing an in-fill in black with this stuff.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

The first panels I filled with this technique are now 3 years old and they look as if I done them yesterday.

The white paint is still white and no smearing or crackling to report.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

same here
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Cool! I wonder if they'd work as well on shiny aluminum knobs. I've literally got hundreds of aluminum knobs with cut indicator lines (not colored in) that I was going to paint by hand. I've done about 40 for one large panel, but it was a pain and not very precise. Will have to give this a try at least!
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LED-man



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:27 pm    Post subject: naming translation Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Hi,

What is the name for the pencil in germany ?
I don't find a good translation.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Hi Fonik,

Can you please post the link of the shop to this color material again?
The link you've posted is dead.

Thanks in advance Smile

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

go to http://www.micro-tools.com, then go ahead according your the hemisphere your are living, then use the search looking for "Lacquer-Stik"
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Thank you!
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