producing front panels
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Date sent: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 10:31:16 -0400
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From: John Walker <SEI.CMU.EDU> jjw
Subject: Re: [OT]: producing front panels
> My favorite way is to print the front panel display onto a clear slide,
> print it in reverse or mirrored this will keep the toner from wiping off
> over time . Then use spray adhesive, I like to use the 3M brand, spray the
> front panel with the adhesive and then CAREFULLY lay the slide on top.
> Smooth it out and trim it up. Use a knife to cut out the holes and
> openings. I have access to a color laser printer which allows for some real
> nice looking panels. Good luck.
I also use this method, although I first print a non-mirrored version
on plain paper and use that as a drilling template. Then you are
sure the mirrored version on the transparency film will be in perfect
alignment. Works great.
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