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Old 09-05-2011, 05:36 PM
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Re: homemade eyelids

Im wondering if it would be easier to get a nice line if you used something to made a stensel that follows the lines of the headlights, tape that on and then peal it off.
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:13 PM
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Re: homemade eyelids

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Im wondering if it would be easier to get a nice line if you used something to made a stensel that follows the lines of the headlights, tape that on and then peal it off.
It would, but making the stencil is the problem
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Im wondering if it would be easier to get a nice line if you used something to made a stensel that follows the lines of the headlights, tape that on and then peal it off.
It would, but making the stensel is the problem
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:17 PM
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Old 09-05-2011, 06:23 PM
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Re: homemade eyelids

It's the way plasti-dip adheres. The stencil is a good way to get the perfect edge
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Wjat if you sprayed it and then just pulled away the template before it dried


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Old 09-05-2011, 07:01 PM
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Re: homemade eyelids

No need! It doesn't dry like paint. It's rubber.

You can spray on the stencil then use an exacto knife to cut the perimeter of the stencil. Then pul the stencil right off with no prob
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Re: homemade eyelids

Or can you over spray then cut the plasti dip like vinyl then pull away the unwanted section?
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Old 09-06-2011, 12:31 AM
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Re: homemade eyelids

Theoretically.
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Re: homemade eyelids

Then why not make a smooth template to use as a guide for the exacto knife to follow so you get perfect edges...No worrying about paint sticking to tape or the template when you remove it.
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Old 09-06-2011, 04:05 AM
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Re: homemade eyelids

very nice. I did something similar but a lot more permanent with the VHT Niteshades spray, followed by rattle can duplicolor and clear coat. I gotta get pics posted up on the latest changes.
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Re: homemade eyelids

Here's how my version came out.
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