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Hello, until now I have only relumed some hands but now I have to relume a dial for a Landeron 248 project. The original lume was only 12 tiny dots at the end of the minute markers, diametre a bit smaller than 1 millimeter. How can I create such little dots and insure that all of them become the same size? Which tools/techniques do you use? Thanks in advance. 

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I’ve  used pens like these https://www.artsupplies.co.uk/item-joseph-gillott-mapping-pen-set.htm, but also heard of others using an old oiler.

I tried using an oiler but found it less controllable. Takes a bit of practice putting drops on a piece of plastic or similar. You also need good magnification and good lighting.

I’ve only used lume with a water based acrylic binder. It tends to dry very quickly and I suspect an oil based lume may be easier to use.

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