How to make your takara Prime stickers look better

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  1. dare

    dare Well-Known Member

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    I just got my takara Ratchet. Don't mind the sticker work but I've found a way to make them look a bit better.

    You'll need a hard, sharp object with an edge. But not knife sharp. I'm using a pair of tweezers but something like a sculpting tool would work as well.

    First, apply the sticker best you can, as flat as you can. Now for the areas it goes over sculpted detail, use the edged tool to score the lines. The sticker is foil based and pretty tough so it shouldn't tear.

    My results, from my crappy iphone-

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  2. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    Hey , good job! My question is , ( as always with stickers ) how long u think the sticker will last before it starts to peel off? I know the foil stickers like to curl over when they loose there stick.
     
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    No idea man. I've just finished Ratchet and Skywarp and the stickers seem to be sticking with no sign of peel even though I've had to reposition a few over and over. In a few years, who knows?
     
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    That does look much better.....I'll have to keep that in mind when I get mine. Thanks for the tip. I use tweezers anyways when placing stickers on anything so I can use that to capture the molded detail.
     
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    Seawing Lurker of the depths Moderator

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    Question for Dare.
    Are the new ports on Ratchet molded on or glued on?
    The stickers look great btw.
     
  6. dare

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    Glued. But they don't look to come off very easily.
     

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