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Recommend some stencils for spray paint?

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I have a lot of ammo cans and crates that I need to label for storage. I bought some cheap generic letter and number stencils from walmart that are made from thin cardboard. Not exactly heavy duty but the price was right. I want a more heavy duty "kit/set" if I can find one. You know, stencils, maybe a spray shield, case to put them in, etc. I was thinking 2" or so would be a nice average size for crates and cans and other smaller items.

Not sure if any of you have ever used any stencils, but I want personal recommendations before I make a purchase. Thanks guys!

I will update this thread with anything I find that might be what I want to buy so you guys can see what I am coming up with on my own.
Edited by A-E-I-Owned-You - 3/18/11 at 5:15pm
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Do what I do
Copy the text on PC
Set it to 70 size font
Print
Glue paper over cardboard
Use knife to cut out letters

I successfully did this with Chinese+Russian characters and the nividia logo
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I was going to do that, but I want a more heavy duty set that is still cheap. Maybe plastic or thin metal? Cardboard and paper are out for sure.
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You could do it
i use paper for printing the text and characters onto then atach to other material for strengh
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i cut mine out of styrene ran through the plotter
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