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DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial 4840

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Re: DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial
« Reply #60 on: October 02, 2020, 09:14:48 PM »
From the limited experience with glow powder, the green is always the strongest, while other colors vary. 

I am wondering would it be beneficial to use green GITD powder under the colored trans scales, since the color of those scales are pretty prominent and even the green powder has a tint of green under normal lighting, but they are mostly white under normal room light.  Just curious how the green glow would look under different trans color scales...  :think:
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Re: DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial
« Reply #61 on: October 03, 2020, 04:16:07 AM »
Yeah, more experimentation would be good to confirm, but my powder didn’t work with the red in a quick test. Zero visible response.

Started the fill on the dark blue scales and also did a tweezer tip as well as a FireFly tip. Bored anchor holes in the plastic tips so the epoxy/glow overlay should stick.


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Re: DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial
« Reply #62 on: October 03, 2020, 11:21:58 PM »
Glows fine in the darker blue scales. Happy with the results so far. Glad I practiced on older scales first. I did a bit better on this set.

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Re: DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial
« Reply #63 on: October 04, 2020, 06:34:43 PM »
impressive thread!  :like:
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Re: DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial
« Reply #64 on: November 28, 2021, 07:40:08 AM »
Glows fine in the darker blue scales. Happy with the results so far. Glad I practiced on older scales first. I did a bit better on this set.
Hello.  This looks great.  What color gitd powder did you use to achieve those results?
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Re: DIY Glow in the dark and Semi-transparent 91mm scales & Youtube tutorial
« Reply #65 on: November 28, 2021, 06:54:28 PM »
 :cheers:
Hello.  This looks great.  What color gitd powder did you use to achieve those results?
:cheers:
It’s called ‘aqua blue’ and is the same powder I used in the tweezer head in post #61 above from glowmania.

I’d try the finer sized powders next, but I’m not running out anytime soon. Coarse grain works fine for inside the scales.

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