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​I have heard of a technique used when foiling. Scribe along the trim before painting, it allows a cleaner line to follow.

​Have you ever heard of this? Is there a tutorial? Pictures?

Thanks J2

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This is standard procedure for me. It's just to give your knife a deeper groove to follow. You just run a panel scriber along the edge of the trim you are going to foil. There are many types of panel scribers available, of which I have 3 or 4. My favorite is a dental scraper which Micro Mark sells. I like it because it seems to follow curves and corners better, probably just works with MY brain better. :)

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I have never herd of this but going to give it a try sometime. Makes sense..

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Posted

Sounds dangerous.

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I have heard of doing that, but have never given it a try, but I will!! :D

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Too late for a corvette just out if the paint shop but i will try this on my next kit.

Thanks,

Joe.

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