Welcome!

By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

  1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at [email protected] and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

INK RECIPE SUPERTHREAD

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by rubbish heap, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. LUGR

    LUGR Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 10, 2008 Messages: 7,638 Likes Received: 864
    Probably bro. Try it and let us know...Thanks
     
  2. TwistedDrips

    TwistedDrips New Jack

    Joined: May 30, 2013 Messages: 4 Likes Received: 1
    Pen ink stains mad hard. just saying
    50-60pens per 100ml 95%ethanol/isopropyl (safeways brand is good)
    if your goin for even more staining use Purple primer cleaner from the pvc/plumbing section same ratio
     
  3. religion

    religion Member

    Joined: Aug 21, 2002 Messages: 288 Likes Received: 2
    So after years of not posting.... And actually using and trying almost every type of ink and paint mixes in my absence, I've learned the following: How well an ink stains, and how well an ink weathers are two completely separate things, and the only way to get an ink that will do both well. Use a UV resistant base ink. T-Grade being the standard for my base, although I find its tackiness a growing concern. It clogs on contact with water beads and has ruined my night a few times. I used to use Garvey to dilute the T-Grade but found that it compromised the opacity and lightfastness to much even at minimal dilution. Now, I use tgrade (50%) mixed with any other alcohol based ink (30%) to reduce tack, and a dash of speedflow (20%) for extra UV protection. A sprinkling of GV/MB/WHY and that's it! I've been tagging for coming up on 18 years now, and I've gotta say this is the holy grail of ink for me. Don't get it twisted... I've spent days and gallons of ink mixing, experimenting, trial & error getting to this. I'll often now use a lighter color for the filler (alcohol) ink which can add nice highlights in this hot mess of vandalicious delight. For me brake fluid is a joke, as are most dyes and alcohol based inks as they cannot handle the weather here. Between the constant rain & sun, and lifestyle of a ruthless hustler, I don't have time for anything less than the best... and this is it my friends.... Enjoy. And if you can't afford it, you shouldn't use it. Speedflow is the bidness though.
     
    theprotester and ~KRYLON2~ like this.
  4. HARVEY21

    HARVEY21 New Jack

    Joined: May 18, 2015 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0
    Take
    the cap off and hold onto the plastic part and screw to the right
     
  5. slothssydney

    slothssydney New Jack

    Joined: Jul 10, 2015 Messages: 22 Likes Received: 1
    I was struggling with my molotow marker so.i used a pair of vice grips :)
     
  6. slothssydney

    slothssydney New Jack

    Joined: Jul 10, 2015 Messages: 22 Likes Received: 1
    Can you buff acid etch on metal?
     
  7. ilthesphinx

    ilthesphinx New Jack

    Joined: Jan 4, 2015 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0
    Yo so what do you guys think of this recipe:
    T-Grade
    Nero leather dye
    GV liquid
    MB liquid
    PP powder.
    Mix all of that shit together well making sure there is no clumps of anything.
    I want to try boiling it all together but getting cancer doesn't sound fun especially cause I don't know what Im doing.
    Any advice?
     
  8. breakfast menu

    breakfast menu Member

    Joined: Dec 23, 2014 Messages: 684 Likes Received: 163
    i would start with 2-3 of those mixed if you don't know what you're doing (i barely do).
    don't really need to boil it.

    lol
     
  9. ~KRYLON2~

    ~KRYLON2~ 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 10,443 Likes Received: 191
    we have ourselves some mad scientists up in here. I just stick with t grade and xt70. sometimes mix in pen ink if I'm running low on t grade or xt70
     
  10. Medser

    Medser New Jack

    Joined: Apr 13, 2016 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 2
    Ha nice
     
  11. Medser

    Medser New Jack

    Joined: Apr 13, 2016 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 2
    Hello guys and girls im in my forties in the uk and killin it I boil my ink fiebings red and purple blue inferno and creasote killer stains get on it
     
  12. Medser

    Medser New Jack

    Joined: Apr 13, 2016 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 2
    What a dope site this is man I love this shit
     
  13. Baggedmilk

    Baggedmilk New Jack

    Joined: Apr 23, 2016 Messages: 10 Likes Received: 0
    Black Parker Quink
    Diamine Denim
    74% isopropyl alcohol
    lots of pens and sharpies
    WD-40
    two caps of dot 3
    lil bit of charcoal
    and some car polishing type shits who's labels say they're UV resistant and water resistant.

    I've used this brew a couple times before in my mops, but have yet to establish the best ratio for the ingredients. Or at least I haven't measured it. Otherwise it's pretty sexy.
     
  14. Baggedmilk

    Baggedmilk New Jack

    Joined: Apr 23, 2016 Messages: 10 Likes Received: 0
    Curious has anyone ever experimented with iron gall ink as a base?
     
  15. OHSHITSTOR

    OHSHITSTOR New Jack

    Joined: May 12, 2016 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0
    CAN YOU HOOK ME SOME XYLENE KNOWLEDGE PLEASE? what type of inks, what type of markers are available and how large a range?
     
Top