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Offline mat

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« on: May 14, 2006, 11:03:50 AM »
What can be used to mark a queen?
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« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2006, 11:20:02 AM »
It just occured to me: as it is "white" year may I use liquid paper (whiteout)?
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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2006, 01:34:22 PM »
I don't think white out will last too long.  Testors make model paint pens that work quite well.  You can get them at most craft stores.
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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2006, 02:26:28 PM »
Thanks Robo, forgot about those stores.
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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2006, 04:15:53 PM »
Enamel paint pens are what I use.  I buy them at the hardware store.
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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2006, 12:36:58 PM »
Good tip Robo. I have used fingernail polish in the past. Practice on drones if you are not sure of the reaction.
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