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on: July 22, 2011, 12:46:52 PM
Nolan or Dennis..on the color buster, Part B of it.    It says first to crease the folds, then to tape the back together...THEN to laminate it.              Shouldn't I be just creasing the folds first, then laminate it, then cut out that little window,   then fold and tape?
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Reply #1 on: July 22, 2011, 08:47:49 PM
Pat, it seems like everybody prefers to make part B differently.  ;D
Lately I have laminated part B along with the Color Buster itself (in other words I laminate the entire sheet), then I cut everything out.

To make part B (the slider), I then carefully peel off the laminate off the back of the slider - this reduces the amout on bowing. I then line up the window on the slider with the Tone Checker (rainbow area) to ensure the window fits perfectly. I then tape it down with selotape, turn the Color Buster over and wrap the end that overlap back to form my loop. This way I get a perfect fit on the window and the sides of the Color Buster. It will then slide perfectly along the entire length.

I have made a video of the process, I just need to edit it..... :crazy2: