Today's trick is about decals:
Waste a sheet of clear decal stock because you expected your dot matrix printer to print white.
So, I had decided to reprint the decals for my Hostile Projectiles Delta X-15. I ruined the set provided in the kit when I covered them with Future Shine. I thought this stuff was completely safe for decals but I found out otherwise. Luckily, HP provided a full resolution image on the instruction CD. I printed a new set and began reading the instructions to get a feel for their placement. Then I read something like, 'I had to print them on white decal stock because my cheap printer won't print white.' D'OH! I struck me that my cheap printer won't print white either.
I printed another copy on full page label stock. They are on and the clear coat is drying. I left off the 'NASA' banner on the dorsal fin because I had already applied MDRA stickers. I guess mine is the USAF/MDRA variant! Photos will be separately posted shortly.