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Old 01-29-2018, 08:17 PM
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Default What pen/pencil do you prefer for accurate marking/measuring?

I find a sharpie has the required sticking qualities it will work on most surfaces, but the tips are far too big for accurate marking and pencils are vague on styrene and plastics.
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Sharpie or thin line sharpie for me. If my lines in metals or plastic need to be very accurate I score them in. Cant erase them that way!
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Yeah, as MTDriver said. I’ll use a straight pick for a scribe on soft stuff, or I have a carbide scribe for steel


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Sharpie or thin line sharpie for me. If my lines in metals or plastic need to be very accurate I score them in. Cant erase them that way!
Guess I'll look for that sharpie stuff. I'll work on the RC right after we finished installing the rack and tonneau covers on the truck for kayak mount.
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