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#4580677 - 11/21/17 04:03 AM White Marking Pen
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
Posts: 1174
Loc: West Chester, PA
I often see techs in videos marking timing belts with a white pen. I have used white out before but it does not do a very good job. What brand or makes these white marking pens? Thanks.

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#4580678 - 11/21/17 04:07 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
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Registered: 01/30/07
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Loc: Clovis, CA
Markal


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#4580680 - 11/21/17 04:14 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
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Forney Paint Marker

I have one of these in yellow for marking parts and other stuff. It's basically the kind of marker they use at the junkyard.
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#4580686 - 11/21/17 05:34 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
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Look for "white paint markers"
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#4580725 - 11/21/17 06:39 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
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I have had GREAT success with Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Pens. They are incredibly durable.

I've even used them to detail the lettering on tires and it's lasted a long time.
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#4580728 - 11/21/17 06:45 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: Timo325]
artbuc Offline


Registered: 12/02/05
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Originally Posted By: Timo325
Look for "white paint markers"


Gee thanks, would have never thought of that, lol. Searched that plus many more and got lots of negative reviews. That is why I asked the experts here.

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#4580747 - 11/21/17 07:13 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
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I used a paint marker under the hood of my truck to write “Do not top off fluids” on a piece of rubber deflector.
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#4580776 - 11/21/17 07:54 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: E150GT]
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Registered: 02/26/09
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Milwaukee Inkzall paint marker from Home Depot, $4.97. I just bought one a few days ago. Have used the Sharpie paint marker as well, Milwaukee is a better one imho.
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#4580902 - 11/21/17 10:35 AM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: Phishin]
Linctex Offline


Registered: 12/31/16
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Originally Posted By: Phishin
I have had GREAT success with Sharpie Oil-Based Paint Pens. They are incredibly durable.


Yes, these are harder to find, but worth it

"Paint Pens" are splotchy and blotchy and the tip is always too dry or too wet - never "just right" for more than a few seconds.
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#4581122 - 11/21/17 03:08 PM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
mightymousetech Offline


Registered: 04/03/17
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Loc: Ontario, Canada
I just use white auto touch up paint.
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#4581210 - 11/21/17 05:08 PM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
JoeJ Offline


Registered: 05/09/14
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Loc: New York
They are available at fabric stores too.
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#4581394 - 11/21/17 08:10 PM Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc]
Merkava_4 Offline


Registered: 01/30/07
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Loc: Clovis, CA
Markal is what's sitting on the front counter at Gordon Industry Supply. I'm assuming they're good since everything else in the store is good. They got Proto hand tools, Wilton vises, and Apex screwdriver bits; all of which you'll never see at Home Depot/Lowes. Another good source for paint pens is a welding supply store.

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