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Old 20th Nov 2019, 6:54 pm   #9
Jolly 7
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Southampton, Hampshire, UK.
Posts: 611
Default Re: Translucent Tuning Dial 'knobs' - re-manufacture?

Originally Posted by Tractionist View Post
You dial looks to be scan-able - and then maybe re-touch'able with paintbox or some other programme? The most important part of the image is the actual scale markings - these seem to be pretty legible and should come out in a scan. One you have a good clean image of the scale elements [with the background gold omitted] - you could then get them printed onto transfer paper and stick that onto a thin gold disc [could even be gold foil]. BUT - half the scales 'colour' is white - so you will not be able to do that on a simple ink jet printer.
Thanks. Great idea, I hadn't thought of transfer paper. Maybe a compromise would be to Photoshop the white lettering to black before printing.
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