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Advice required for model boat nameplate.

Nameplate for a model boat.

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Bob Mc05/07/2021 14:55:54
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Advice needed!

Could anyone tell me where I could have a couple of nameplates for my model boat made, obviously water resistant material say brass or perspex, I have no means of making something with small text etched or carved or printed.

The nameplate is only ~ 40 x 10 mm long and need only be ~1mm thick, I don't mind paying for this, after all I have spent many hours in making the model and if I make it... it wouldn't do the model justice.

An enamelled badge type would be absolutely fantastic .. however I don't know if there is anyone doing this for 'one offs'..

I feel certain there must be someone with expertise in this subject on this forum and I would be gratefull for any advice.....Thanks...Bob.

Steviegtr05/07/2021 15:02:31
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There are many companies that will make & engrave that for you. Look up on google for engravers or, look for the shops that sell trophies.

Steve.

Andrew Entwistle05/07/2021 15:27:55
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Steve Sparrow (steamplates.co.uk) will do a good job.

pgk pgk05/07/2021 15:36:33
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A quick net search turned up a couple of enamel badge co's that also do name badges. While they are larger than your request it might be worth the punt to order a couple with centralised small text and cut them to size??

pgk

steamdave05/07/2021 16:33:46
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I've used Peter Wood a couple of times and can thoroughly recommend his work. He's very easy to deal with and costs are reasonable and not too long to wait.

http://menp.co.uk/

The pic is of his pre-order drawings of the required plates. The originals are 2nd row, left side, 3rd row right side. Finished plates are about 1-1/8" x 7/8".
Edison plate.jpg

Dave
The Emerald Isle

Bob Mc05/07/2021 18:55:17
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Thanks everyone for your advice,

I had never thought of having an enamel badge with a smaller section I could cut off...that is a great idea...

thanks pgk and all.

rgds...Bob.

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