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  1. crimson's Avatar
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    Jan 12, 2016, 1:03 PM - Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #1

    Hi all

    Is there some way of erasing the black line that the carbon/ transfer paper creates ? I use a putty rubber/ standard pencil rubber and it does not get rid of the marks completely i even tried using soap and water (but it washes away the enamel)

    I am using 3 X Royal Artists Transfer Paper 18"x36" Sheets. which cost 6 for all three sheets

    It was fairly cheep say compared to
    Saral Wax-Free Transfer Paper which is X4 the cost (20 )

    Is there a secret to it ? it is it just the cost of the paper ?
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  3. Bounty1138's Avatar
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    Jan 12, 2016, 1:57 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #2

    I just used 0000 steel wool and mine came right off without wrecking the paint.
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    Jan 12, 2016, 2:23 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #3

    i tried that but on the smaller details it removes the paint

    what brand of paper you using ?
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    Jan 12, 2016, 3:47 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #4

    This is what i used. I tried a few different brands and it worked best.
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    Jan 12, 2016, 4:49 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #5

    my last carbon paper had similar problems, i waited that paint was fully dry and after with a wet sponge i keep off the carbon line
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    Jan 12, 2016, 6:31 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #6

    I have been using the Saral you mentioned. Sometimes a little more cost is worth the ease of use. The Saral comes off with a slightly damp Q-tip.
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    Jan 12, 2016, 7:51 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #7

    Thanks for bringing this topic up, probably saved me tons of frustration later!
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    Jan 12, 2016, 8:11 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #8

    I also tried the Mona Lisa Brand, in the white color recently and found it okay, but it left a lot of leftover residue that was hard to get off. I have since switched to the Saral and like it a lot better. Just my 2 cents.
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    Jan 13, 2016, 12:23 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #9

    Maybe I'll give Saral a try when my new lid arrives.
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    Jan 13, 2016, 1:43 PM - Re: Transfer paper/ Carbon paper #10

    I removed lines with a damp rag or a damp q-tip as mentioned above.

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