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Old 02-20-2009, 07:56 PM   #41
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Photo copiers are basically laser printers.

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Old 02-20-2009, 08:08 PM   #42
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Old 02-20-2009, 10:43 PM   #43
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How about 3? Haha
Good excuse to try out a different color cap and another kind of image.


I can't wait to get ahold of a laser printer and try other techniques though.
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Old 02-20-2009, 11:01 PM   #44
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Finally, a DIY project that I have enough money to do properly!

Seriously cool, thanks for posting!

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Would waterslide decals work for caps? Advantages/disadvantages?

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Old 02-21-2009, 03:23 AM   #46
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Damn fine post. I don't know that I'll ever put the time and energy into actually doing it, but I must say that the results are quite impressive!

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Would waterslide decals work for caps? Advantages/disadvantages?
Could you share with us an example of your waterslide decal? I'm really unfamiliar with what you're talking about.
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Old 02-21-2009, 04:24 AM   #48
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Could you share with us an example of your waterslide decal? I'm really unfamiliar with what you're talking about.
He's talking about the paper that removable tattoos are printed on (minus the seperate adhesive layer). Its basically the same thing as what you've created by hand with the heavy paper and transfer medium. I don't see why it wouldn't work, but its probably more expensive than the method posted here.

Edit: Here's a source for it: http://www.decalpaper.com/ Its rather expensive just under a dollar per sheet of 8.5x11 paper depending on what size package you buy. I might pick some up and test it against your method and see how it holds up.
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He's talking about the paper that removable tattoos are printed on (minus the seperate adhesive layer). Its basically the same thing as what you've created by hand with the heavy paper and transfer medium. I don't see why it wouldn't work, but its probably more expensive than the method posted here.

Edit: Here's a source for it: DecalPaper.com - Decals - Waterslide decal paper or inkjet,laser printers Alps & copiers Its rather expensive just under a dollar per sheet of 8.5x11 paper depending on what size package you buy. I might pick some up and test it against your method and see how it holds up.
It is kind of expensive, but $1/sheet works out to just over a penny per cap if you printed a whole sheet's worth.

I'm planning on using that stuff to make some labels for a few bottles (just gift bottles, not all of 'em) so I figured if I make 4-5 gift labels and have 4-5 square inches free on the paper I may as well give it a shot if it seems plausible (it's basically free since I'm reusing what would be scrap otherwise).
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