[vcf-midatlantic] Saturday

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Wed Mar 9 09:24:18 EST 2016

>>>> Get more creative and paint copper circuit board traces too!
>> Already planning something like that.
>> I bought a roll of white duct tape. We could just put painters tape over
>> = where the traces should be and then remove the tape to expose the
>> white w= all underneath, but we don't yet know where the traces need to
>> be... I'll=  see about figuring that our during the week.
>> Just like the terminal in our logo, the wall colors will be meant to *
>> ev= oke * a PCB, not be an exact image of one.
> Figure out where the traces need to be, then spray a copper paint in on
> the wall in the approximate location (no sense wasting paint... I would
> suggest Krylon metallic copper) and then, using *good* painter tape --
> 3M Painter tape for delicate surfaces #2080 -- lay out traces over the
> copper.  Press down well for good adhesion.  Paint over the tape with
> the green paint.  Pull the tape BEFORE the green is completely dry to
> avoid egde chipping.
> #2080 is what I use on all of my rocket paint jobs.  It's never failed
> me.  Do some test runs before you tackle the big job. ;)  Corner round
> cutter and a hole punch can make nice and even solder pads too. ;)  The
> 3M tape comes in various widths too.

Problem is, we won't have time for all that work.

To keep it simple and still evoke the PCB feeling, maybe I should return 
the lighter/brighter green tape and get a gold color.

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