Project finishing, was Re: Veroboard trace cutting tool?

From: Philip Pemberton <>
Date: Sun Dec 5 18:59:34 2004

In message <>
          Pete Turnbull <> wrote:

> > I personally use inkjet transparencies. Print a mirrored version of
> the
> > layout onto the back (matted) side of the transparency. Spray the
> > transparency (or the case if there's a square display cutout) with 3M
> > PhotoMount adhesive, wait 15 seconds (IIRC), then stick the
> transparency to
> > the panel. Cut off any excess plastic and you're done.
> Exactly what I did when I made spare unit plugs for an RL02, several
> years ago (except I used laser transparencies).

The only problem I found is that it's totally useless for dark-coloured
panels (or really anything that isn't metallic or white), because the inks
aren't particularly opaque. That and you can't print white lettering onto the
transparency :-/

> Spraymount. And the really strong stuff is called Hobbymount.

Hm. I'll have to see if I can find that anywhere - all I managed to find was
the blue-can Spraymount and the red-can Photomount.

Phil.                              | Acorn Risc PC600 Mk3, SA202, 64MB, 6GB,              | ViewFinder, 10BaseT Ethernet, 2-slice,          | 48xCD, ARCINv6c IDE, SCSI
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Received on Sun Dec 05 2004 - 18:59:34 GMT

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