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Postby jodyae52 » Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:08 pm

I have been commissioned to make a non diving model and was wondering where I can get a one off set of decals made?
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Custom made decals

Postby corsairman » Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:59 am

Try these people: Pro Mark
751 Airport Rd.
Metropolis, IL. 62960
618-524-2440

Their web site is www.pro-mark.com.
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Postby g2tiger » Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:59 pm

Be prepared to pay big bucks! I wanted some decals for my 1/72 USS Cod and I got a quote of about 200.

Too much for my blood.

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Postby shipinbottlenet » Mon Dec 21, 2009 1:12 pm

g2tiger wrote:Be prepared to pay big bucks! I wanted some decals for my 1/72 USS Cod and I got a quote of about 200.

Too much for my blood.

Charlie


Hic, 200 is too much, Im afraid the cost should be higher than retail price at stores.
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Re: Custom made decals

Postby Pirate » Tue Dec 22, 2009 8:04 pm

Go to micro-mark.com. They sell decal printer paper you can run through your inkjet or laser printer. You can either print on a white background or clear. Problem is you can't print white. But they work well and are not expensive. You just need to have good art to print off your computer. I've used them on professional models I made for Volkswagen, and they worked out very well.

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Re: Custom made decals

Postby Albion » Thu Dec 24, 2009 1:45 am

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Mah flag, as they say cant print white but otherwise works well
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Re: Custom made decals

Postby Sub culture » Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:22 am

You can do white with these products-

http://www.pulsarprofx.com/DecalPRO/Ver ... Hobby.html
'Why are you staring at an empty pond?'

Want to dive your boat in crystal clear water? Then you had better Dive-in- http://www.diveintomodelsubmarines.co.uk
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Re: Custom made decals

Postby Bob the Builder » Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:47 am

Peter Mealings emailed me on this topic yesterday and I thought I'd share his comments:

"I appreciate it's in the UK but the link below are to superb people. The do 'one offs' and not expensive. The cost of 10 x Swedish roundels for my OTW Naken was about US$25.00 as I remember.

Maybe you could pass the link on.

http://www.modelflags.com/

They also produced a US flag for my 1898 USS Holland with the correct number of stars that was about US$20.00, again as I remember.

A very fast service to.

Hope of help to the guy.

Best wishes.

Peter."
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RCSub homepage: http://www.rc-sub.com
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Re: Custom made decals

Postby Sub culture » Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:08 pm

I know that place. AFAIK they don't offer a wet or dry transfer (decal in U.S parlance) making service, but supply vinyl lettering, which sit proud of the surface (e.g a sticker). Now this may or may not be acceptable to you.
'Why are you staring at an empty pond?'

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