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A special Altoids® tin cover for our members
« on: February 17, 2014, 10:34:43 UTC »
I'm creating an Altoids® tin cover for the club.  ;)

What's the exact size of the blue area (in cm)?  ???



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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2014, 11:09:24 UTC »
A little preview.


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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2014, 11:44:25 UTC »
Nicola, it is 8.3 cm x 4.8 cm

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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2014, 11:49:33 UTC »
Clever idea! I would certainly be interested in buying a few...  ;)

What about a QSL card? See http://www.qrpclub.org/qrp/index.php?topic=478.msg1457
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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2014, 11:51:05 UTC »
Nicola, it is 8.3 cm x 4.8 cm

Many thanks Mike!  :-*
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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2014, 12:56:21 UTC »
Can anyone verify that the size is correct?

Download, print, cut, test.

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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2014, 14:01:45 UTC »
Hi Nicola, I think it will depend on the individual printer/programme etc.
I am using Firefox and I just went to "Print" and finished product was 7.7 x 4.4.
I am sure if I used "Paint" or some other program, I would be able to massage it to fit the lid dimensions.

72/73 Mike VK6MB - heading to the Tavern for a nightcap

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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2014, 14:30:44 UTC »
Ok, Mike, the image size is 82,96 × 47,40 mm and GIMP (for example) reads correctly the size.

Can you try to print it with GIMP?
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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2014, 16:10:31 UTC »
I can  :)
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Re: A special Altoids® tin cover for our members: help me!
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2014, 16:15:40 UTC »
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