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endrien
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Label template?

Post by endrien » Tue Aug 10, 2010 5:32 pm

Does anyone have a template for making a cartridge label? I found one but it does not have the end label...

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Post by tepples » Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:13 pm

I do, and I added it to the wiki. It includes the outline, the approximate bleed, and the position of the fold line.

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Post by endrien » Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:49 pm

tepples wrote:I do, and I added it to the wiki. It includes the outline, the approximate bleed, and the position of the fold line.
I used that, its the right size but I can't seem to get the label to stick using a glue stick. Mostly my troubles are with the end label. I'm using Epson glossy photopaper, its pretty thick which is probably why, it doesnt want to stay folded well. I also got poor results with rubber cement.

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Post by Jedi QuestMaster » Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:08 pm

Thinner paper is usually better for sticking.

Also, what kind of glue are you using. A photo glue stick should suffice.

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Post by koitsu » Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:06 am

I can't imagine a glue stick or rubber cement working. And don't try crazy glue or anything like that since it'll bleed through the paper. IMHO, you're going about this all wrong. :-)

Try printing on a different type of paper, like white or clear decal paper -- it comes with an adhesive backing. Just make sure you print on it using an inkjet/deskjet printer and not a laser. I just recently helped a guy with a near-identical request.

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Post by NESHomebrew » Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:26 pm

You can also buy double sided sticky paper to make anything a sticker.

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