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Old 11-07-2018, 09:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Did some Gatsby pens and Slimline-pro's with our school logo and had very good success. But, I am trying to put about a 3/8 x 3 decal on an ice cream scoop and not having good results. The long edges are tending to curl on me as I slide the decal off of the paper. Trying to think of what I am doing wrong. Maybe too wide of decal? Too large of curved surface? Any Ideas? Maybe have to sand a flat area for the decal? All help appreciated. Will have pics later as I am on a different computer.

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Old 11-07-2018, 10:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Warm them up a bit
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Old 11-07-2018, 10:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jimm1 View Post
Warm them up a bit
That might help, I use warm water to soak em.
Also cut your decals close to the picture.
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Old 11-08-2018, 05:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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You may be leaving them in the water too long. Check that out.
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Old 11-10-2018, 09:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks for the help guys. Think my problem was two fold, that is the handle be curved in two directions. I scaled down my decal, cut it closer to the design and had success this morning. Now to finish and get it shipped to the individual.
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Hey ... post a picture before packing/shipping ... please and thanks !
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