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White Marking Pen #4580677
11/21/17 05:03 AM
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Kennett Square, PA
artbuc Offline OP
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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.

Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4580678
11/21/17 05:07 AM
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Markal


Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4580680
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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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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4580686
11/21/17 06:34 AM
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Look for "white paint markers"


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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4580725
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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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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: Timo325] #4580728
11/21/17 07:45 AM
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artbuc Offline OP
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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.

Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4580747
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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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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: E150GT] #4580776
11/21/17 08:54 AM
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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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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: Phishin] #4580902
11/21/17 11:35 AM
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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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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4581122
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I just use white auto touch up paint.


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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4581210
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They are available at fabric stores too.


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Re: White Marking Pen [Re: artbuc] #4581394
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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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