Customs: I need help with printing, how can you print the color white

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  1. the1toyplace

    the1toyplace Banned

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    I like to make my own stickers. I have the metalic paper to print stickers. I was wondering what type of printer to use.

    I also want to know if anyone has stickers already created and would want to trade or sell the files to me.

    Does anyone know beside reprolabels where I could buy large quanties of stickers for cheap.

    Also, can someone tell me how to print white besides using the alphs printers.
     
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    chlokai Well-Known Member

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    good question, i take it you are printing on coloured paper
     
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    the1toyplace Banned

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    Yes, I am using a color laser printer. The paper is a metalic paper made for the color printer.
     
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    I know for decals, you have to buy white decal paper in order to get white in your final product.

    I would assume that you have to do the same thing for printing stickers.
     
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    If you want white in your decals, you must use white decal paper.

    There's no white ink in your printer.
     
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    the1toyplace Banned

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    Correct about using white paper to get white, but GI Joe decals are printed on clear vinyl sticker sheets. They printed white on there paper. I have a friend who owns a decals shop. His printer he uses to print cost 30,000 dollars. I am trying to find a cheaper solution so I can just print a sheet every once in a while.
     
  7. REDLINE

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    these are your only options: have reprolabels print it, buy your own commercial high-end printer, or use white label paper.
     
  8. asphalt

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    you have to have a high end printer that takes a white ink cartridge. you wont have to spend 30K but you will be spending several hundred at least. unless you are going to make a habit out of it you will spend way less in the long run having someone who has the equipment print them for you. I know that's not the answer you were looking for but it is what it is.
     

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