The krylonrustoleum and like clears wont mold or conform to rough surfaces with microsol or solvaset, testors decal bonder does. Testors decal bonder spray the international association of. Custom made decalslessons ive learned making my own. Jul 16, 2006 i want to print decals with this testors water slide decal paper using the software that came with the kit. The rest of the fuselage decals are also made up of whole decal sheets but this time printed on blank decal paper since the background color of the model is white.
I decided to just print a sample sheet of these to test, and left it to dry for the recommended 20 minutes. The paper is true waterslide paper and can be used with most laser printers, alps printers and color copiers. The following is based on the testors decal paper 5. I am using generic refill ink to refill the carts in the printer. Testors 9198t custom decal system for sale online ebay. Mar 15, 2006 i purchased the testors custom decal system from walmart this weekend and just installed the software to make some decals from a plane.
I went there, and they have decal making software, but it made no mention of it working with the testors system. Everything you need to create custom decals for your models. Id like to tell you a few more things to keep in mind before you print your first decal sheet. My next challenge was to find the best for me software to produce the artwork. Testors water slide decal paper and software the rocketry forum. Basic edition software, two decal paper sheets, and. Bob mentioned taping the decal paper to plain paper for printing and it keyed another tip i use that may be helpful. Testors decalmaking software posted by ho modern modeler on wednesday, june 03, 2009 8. Id call ahead and try a plain paper version before i gave them a sheet of decal paper. Sep 14, 2015 when im making high profile perfect decals i go with clear gloss finish on blue paper and use 3 thin coats of testors decal bonder for the sealer. I want to print some decals for the mini patriot and need to know really what to do to get it right. The hobbyists source for inkjet decal paper, modeling supplies and surething decal maker custom decal making software for modelers and hobbyists. It was a kit made by testors to make watertransfer decals using an inkjet printer. I use testors paper and for now a hp photo printer to print them.
I purchased the testors custom decal system from walmart this weekend and just installed the software to make some decals for a plane. Its the inkjet that requires a decal paper with a special surface. Please note that manufacturers sometimes update their products and packaging. New insert different images on different labels, on the same precut label sheet. The custom decal maker includes surething decal maker. Testors decal paper finescale modeler essential magazine. Making decals at home is relatively easy provided you have a decent printer.
Testors decal maker software download dragond0wnload. Microlsol helps to position youor decals by reducing surface tension. There are many image editors available, as well as decal software, but i find that i can get the best results by using ms word. Make custom decals for scale models using decal maker software. When you print on the decal paper have the decal sealer spray ready the testors on works good and give it a. I buy 8 12 by 11 sheets of decal paper and cut them up to fit my 4x6 photo paper tray. I purchased the testors custom decal system from walmart this weekend and just installed the software to make some decals from a plane. The new testor custom decal maker allows the model builder to produce high. If they have the same software you used to create the image on the thumb drive, it will work fine. Now you can buy refill packs of testors decal paper for inkjet printers. Put a couple of drops where you want to position you decal and then very gently holding your decal in place, wick away the excess with a bit of paper towel. Like i say in the video, print it out on plain paper first to figure out your sizing.
So im in the local hobby lobby, and i come across this new item. All you need is one of their decal sheets and an inkjet printer. Printing your own decals using testors decal paper blogger. To make custom decals using your pc and inkjet printer, try surething decal maker software. Mar 04, 2009 the paper came with decal printing software that was preloaded with decals for model cars and planes. I used the testors decal fixative as recommended just a quick light coat and the decals came off the sheet fine and allowed a lot of moving about on the model before letting them dry. Sunnyscopa waterslide decal paper for inkjet printer white, us letter size 8. The new testor custom decal maker allows the model builder to produce high quality decals for any of their model projects. What i used was the following, testors decal system, more specifically, 9201 clear decal sheets. Decal paper must be used in combination with testors decal bonder spray. New insert multiplies images on same label, and move to front, back.
Testors decal paper and decals in general docking bay 416. The paper came with decal printing software that was preloaded with decals for model cars and planes. Crap in crap out, but if the printer does a good job than the decal looks spot on. Nov 20, 2017 bob mentioned taping the decal paper to plain paper for printing and it keyed another tip i use that may be helpful.
Product image is a representative image and may not show actual product labeling. Nov 03, 2016 decal maker, free decal maker software downloads. Blank decal sheets with a clear background allow you to make your own decals using a inkjet printer and special software included with the testors decal system water slide decals must be soaked in water to activate the adhesive. The white background paper is used when making white color decals. When you print on the decal paper have the decal sealer spray ready the testors on works good and give it a light coat per the instructions. Instructions for printing and applying your customer decals are included. I found that whatever the inkjet prints is what the decal will look like. Most hp printers have a secondary tray that is for photo printing single photos. Sure, the pages are smaller than others but this system works. That testors small 14 bottle decal set and modelmasters decals set 12 oz bottle have a mixture of distilled vinegar and some type of glue. I want to print decals with this testors water slide decal paper using the software that came with the kit. The rear part decals consist of a whole sheet decal painted with all its details and applied as a whole sheet for each side made from white background decal paper. Testor s decalmaking software posted by ho modern modeler on wednesday, june 03, 2009 8. Mar 30, 2014 there are many image editors available, as well as decal software, but i find that i can get the best results by using ms word.
Testors decal paper clear 6 order pending lxflc6 back order 7. Testors decal paper clear check store availability please be aware that pricing and product availability instore may vary from whats available online because each store is independently owned and operated. Now its easy to produce your own quality decals with a pc and an ink jet printer. Read the instructions and install the software and your almost on your way.
Well, ive not seen it in the hobby lobby before, anyway. Custom made decalslessons ive learned making my own water. Aim your spray about a foot to the left of the decal ewhen you start to spray and about 1 12 feet above the decal. You might want to go there and see if you can write them for clarification. Hold the decal at arms length in your left hand and the spray can in your right. New improved cloning function now clone specific labels to specific label spaces. Testors 9198 custom decal system for sale online ebay. Testors 75611920108 decal system decal sheets 6 clear. When you print do it on plain paper first fold a regular sheet in half and cut at the fold, same size to test the size, fit and verify what side needs to be up to print. They spoke of the upgrade, but said that it must be bought through.
Now testors would have you believe that you need all the stuff, addons and software they sell to able to utilise their decal paper, but that is nothing but a fat lie. I opened a plain old word document on my windows based computer, and used the insert image function to put my own images on the page, where i could adjust the size and position of it just by. Its average decal paper, no better or worse than others. The top on clear paper and the bottom a white version on white paper slightly smaller so the edges do not bleed over.713 885 466 1171 651 1005 1232 284 1018 364 362 171 277 909 113 536 1223 1557 1426 427 1384 681 1164 593 440 103 283 744 1129 1064 303 929 1259 1367 96 276 1463 1179 1286 1149 1111 130 1159 1366 1185