When applying lume to watch hands, it gives me an idea I’m making bubbles with this round thing we used as a kid If you are luming 12 indices on a dial it’s nice to add or remove droplets with an oiler, this method allows you to get all 12 nice and equal,. Posted December 6, By bjd Started 2 hours ago. Posted January 17, By Titanium Started Sunday at This is the before image it looks more orange in this photo than it actually is. What materials are required, for the uh-oh’s and oops’s?
June 17th, , September 7th, 2. The bigger the brighter. The blue ones on the right are on their original grain size: Applications that are the wrong shape or in the wrong location can be carefully cleaned off with the appropriate materials before they set up. September 8th, 8. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements.
The night green one has the highest initial brightness which goes pale quickly.
Posted April 27, I thought someone might have made a little franken repair with bits but when I opened it up, its all as it should be inside, so I’m happy with it. Mix the prepared paint every time before taking from it, since the big particles will settle at the bottom and You wont get consistent coating on the different indices or hands.
Last edited by ThePossumKing; September 8th, at Applications that are the wrong shape or in the wrong location can be carefully cleaned off with the appropriate materials before they set up. Now you may wish to mix more tint in the mixture and maybe more pigment to make the blend a little thicker for making the lume dots. By smille76 in forum Watches – Private sellers and Sponsors.
If you are luming 12 indices on a dial it’s nice to add or remove droplets with an oiler, this method allows you to get all 12 nice and equal, Top tip, don’t do this in daylight. Using ear cotton buds dipped in this solvent if the hands are painted to scrub down the old lume carefully not to touch the upper side of the hands. Orient Mako II grande, hogrider Lume consensus? I ran a few more iterations of the Jupiter clouds dial through Gimp, then settled on a target watch to act as my first victim.
Haven’t actually tried it with thinners, it’s not as viscous as the normal lacquer, so haven’t needed it. You can see all of them glowing after a night and even after a day in complete darkness if Your eyes got used to it.
How to make brushed steel. In particular, You have to use those with high boiling point.
And the deep blue has lowest initial brightness tjtorial is as bright as the green one in half an hour and much brighter after a night. If the lume dots are crumbly and partially missing, it is best to remove the remainings carefully with again a toothpeg cut to size. It is important to leave out the finest batch since it will fade the lume.
A tip that works for me, I use UV curing clear nail polish as my lacquer for powdered lume’s, it’s fairly inexpensive, doesn’t harden as you use it and of course you can cure it under uv light I less the 20 secs. This is the before image it looks more orange in this photo than it actually is.
You may need to add more than once on each dot, but it is important to add the same amount on each dot.
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This is the first draft that I feel is reasonably close to what I am looking for. It occurs to me that if you have access to a belt sander, then this is very effective for producing this brushed steel look.
By jerseywatchman in forum Dive watches. September 8th, 5. Usually leave 2 days for acrylic and simple nail polish to cure perfectly.
September 8th, 7. Simple nail polish is excellent, i dilute it with semi-polar solvents like “epamine” solvent mix of aromatics and alcohols. I have done hands and indices markers with it to good effect without any problems on shrinkage etc. It takes a bit trial and error to get i right. You have to exclude water since strontium-aluminate will fade in presence of it.
The best part is testing the result in a dark place bathroom. The wahch has low initial brightness and loosing it as fast as the green one.
I wish you all the very best. June 17th, Thanks for taking the time to provide input.
How hard is it to re lume hands/Dials
I’ve been following this threads with interest and by my recent experience with luminova from ofrei, I believe it just has to be the right mixture consistency. Texture is kind of flowing almost liquid but not quite. April 9th, March 3rd, If you are luming 12 indices on a dial it’s nice to add or remove droplets with tuutorial oiler, this method allows you to get all 12 nice and equal. Posted April 26, Results 1 to 10 of September 8th, 6.
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It’s also a pain then to mix another batch with the exact same consistency as the last so it matches. It turned out that they are really good for the price!