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Tube stripe replacements/help

Post by Zachg56 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:55 pm

So I need to get take off the current tube stripes I have on my bucket in order to get rid of the white-out/(some white cover thingy I used).

Any ideas on who to contact to get a new set of tube stripes as well as ideas on how to get rid of the white-out strips?

Also what should I use to get rid of the helmet stripes that were originally there?

fine sand-paper then Brasso to bring back the shine?

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Re: Tube stripe replacements/help

Post by Flash » Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:36 pm

I have never removed my tube stripes but I have removed vinyl from a car very easily by warming it up with a hair dryer. (assuming that yours are not painted on) But do not heat it up to much because you can screw up the abs.

This guy sells them.

http://members.cox.net/appstronaut/tk4510_decals.html

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Re: Tube stripe replacements/help

Post by Mowskwoz » Tue Dec 14, 2010 1:41 am

As we already discussed, back at Youmacon, you need to:
1) Pull the transfer paper off the "newer' tube stripes that you put on. This should have been done after you put the "newer" stripes on. The transfer paper is only used to help you in the placement of the stripes and is not needed after they are applied to the helmet.
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2)Use a "Mr. Clean Magic Eraser" (white sponge like thing found in the "cleaning supplies" area of any Target, Wal-Mart, etc... for about $1.50 for a 2 pack) to rub off the "newer' tube stripes, the white out and other stuff you used to cover the original stripes with.
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3) Use the Magic Eraser to remove the original tube stripes by wetting the corner of the sponge and lightly rubbing it on the stripes until they are gone.

4) Polish the area with Novus polish, if needed, and apply a new set of stripes.

You can use TK4510 , like Flash posted up, or Scott M. on the FISD for a new set of tube stripes.

The Magic Eraser is a handy thing to have in your armor tote. You can use it to lightly rub off most scuffs and marks on your suit made from the paint off off your blaster, ab buttons and other things.
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Re: Tube stripe replacements/help

Post by Hyper » Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:44 am

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Re: Tube stripe replacements/help

Post by Zachg56 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:25 am

Yeah I sort of forgot about the stuff said at YoumaCon due to having projects and tests to study for right after I got back...

My bad.

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Re: Tube stripe replacements/help

Post by Jaster » Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:12 pm

Sometimes it helps to carry a notepad. I carry one for work so I don't forget to do things.
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