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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2018, 11:44:51 AM »
Clear waterslide decal over it then clearcoat. You get more then one chance with a waterslide to get it right as long as the ink isn't water soluble.

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2018, 01:06:36 PM »
Thatís the problem I didnít check what kind of pen it was when he signed it.  Iím positive itís not sharpie and think itís some sort of paint pen. 

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2018, 02:33:09 PM »
Send the factory an email and see if they know. Presumably he has done this a few times before.

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2018, 04:18:04 AM »
I have done this with clear vinyl and it has worked well.

Got some of the vinyl they use on cars so it is really tough and I put 2 layers on. Looks pretty solid....

I got it form a local car coating place, they sold me enough for my needs.

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2018, 08:06:13 AM »
Actually I changed my mind. What you should really do is plug the thing in turn your amp up and just play it :)


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« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2018, 11:21:59 AM »
Actually I changed my mind. What you should really do is plug the thing in turn your amp up and just play it :)

I do a lot thatís why it needs a refret itís been my main gigging guitar for 18 years. 

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2018, 12:22:53 PM »
How about a clear plastic tape? It might the easier and cheaper solution. Otherwise, another idea is to contact Paul directly through his email.


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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2018, 12:28:44 PM »
My recommendation would be to put it in a frame & wall mount it, get a new backplate.

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #23 on: January 08, 2018, 03:55:11 PM »
one more thing to consider is that envirotex (or any amine based resin) will yellow over time. it won't be easy to notice on the black background, but over the years you might notice it.
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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2018, 04:20:11 PM »
Well I was doing a few enclosures tonight and thought feck it why not letís just go for it and see what happens... and so far so good.


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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #25 on: January 21, 2018, 04:41:03 PM »
I'm glad you didn't give us any warning beforehand.  As I already admitted, you were making me nervous.   ;)
Fingers crossed that it continues to look that good.
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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #26 on: January 21, 2018, 06:03:11 PM »
Thanks I was making myself nervous to be honest.  Like I said I was doing some enclosures and had some tex left so just went for it. Fingers crossed it still looks good when I get up tomorrow morning. 

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Re: Envirotex over ink
« Reply #27 on: January 26, 2018, 03:20:06 PM »
My experience with Envirotex is as long as the ink is dry it has never caused me a run. The only yellowing that these eyes could see was on white pedals.

I would probably not want to hide it either and protect it while playing like you have.
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