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Kris C 11-19-2012 02:13 PM

Dyeing a Rhyno to the rim
 
Has anyone done this? Obviously I'm worried about bleeds from the thumb-trak. Any tips will be greatly appreciated, thanks!

Kris C 11-19-2012 02:38 PM

My friend wants his Rhyno to look like a tractor tire, so I need to dye all the way to the edge without it bleeding from the trac.

1978 11-19-2012 05:19 PM

My main putter is a dyed Rhyno ... its pro so the dye has all but faded in the last 3 years... Anyways... it was dyed cleanly in the shape of a skeleton tree frog thing and there was no bleeding so I imagine it is possible.

-Mark

Dan Howard 11-19-2012 06:16 PM

OK this one may be a little more helpful. I've never dyed a rhino Kris but in my experience with bad stamps with raised edges I've found a hair dryer to be extremely helpful. Warm that vinyl up, it expands a little and fills in the gaps.

Kris C 11-19-2012 06:23 PM

Dan, would you warm it up before applying the vinyl so it stretches into the trac better, or only after applying the vinyl and stretch it in? Thanks!

pacanova 11-19-2012 07:18 PM

With the last couple rhynos I've done, the real problem is the patent number on the track. If you take your time applying vynil, and apply center out, the track isn't much of a problem.
http://i422.photobucket.com/albums/p...-06-26_344.jpg

http://i422.photobucket.com/albums/p...-10-04_756.jpg

Dan Howard 11-19-2012 08:57 PM

I apply the heat after I've done my best to get the vinyl down.

Eky8 11-19-2012 09:00 PM

Probably the biggest trick is keeping bubbles from accumulating in the thumb track.

Kris C 11-20-2012 03:31 AM

Thanks for the input guys. I'll be trying it later this week.

tallpat 11-20-2012 04:10 AM

Depending on the pattern, you might be able to get away with concentrating on pressing down just the parts that overlap the thumb track. Such as this one, where I concentrated on the ears and toes:
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...ictureid=11386

Otherwise, I tried not to over complicate it and just worked from the center out with this pattern. It really helped that the flight plate was mostly flat to begin with.
http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...ictureid=17411


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