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Re: HYB:Tags

  • Subject: [iris-photos] Re: HYB:Tags
  • From: alhbee@aol.com
  • Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 17:13:56 EST

I've used the clear plastic tags and discovered the sticking power was not the best. The clear label on a gray metal holder did not stand out well and the holder required painting. Not a big problem as I am not busy most of the time    
I printed the info from a database onto a labels format database and had the friendly neighborhood repro guru print it for me. Requires laser print for longevity. That no longer works as I destroyed the data base header in one of my frequent fits of stupidity. 
I found a better label for my purposes. It is a white, plasticized, 1" X 2 5/8" with much better adhesion. It is Avery laser 5520. Most labels have been covered with 7" of snow and 1/2" of ice for 10 days with no parting of the label or fading of the marking. Until I redo the data base I use an extra fine DecoColor opaque paint marker #140 with very good results.   

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