Remove Printing From T-shirt

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Old 06-22-09, 03:32 PM
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Remove Printing From T-shirt

A company I use to work for required you to buy T-shirts with the company logo. Printing is white and shirts are medium to dark blue. Got more money then I would pay for a T-shirt tied up in them so I don't want to dump them but am sure not going around wearing the company's name.

I was going to dye them a darker blue but would like to remove as much of the lettering as possible first. It seems to be just some kind of heavy ink. Almost thick enough to feel and kid of a rough surface to the letters. Any way to remove the lettering? Fading of T-shirt in the area of removal would be OK.

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(OK to be fare they gave you three but if you work 5 days a week you can see how that works out. You'd wanted more you had to buy them.)
 
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Old 06-22-09, 03:53 PM
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Probably silk screened? Acetone maybe to see if it lifted at all?

Heck, my problem is the opposite...all my printed T's fade and peel w/in a year.
 
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Old 06-22-09, 04:15 PM
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I'm not coming up with much that wouldn't harm the shirt as well. I'd try only a small portion of the logo at a time, that way there's more log left on which to experiment if something fails.
 
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Old 06-22-09, 05:22 PM
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Acetone sure sounded like a good idea but no go.
 
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Old 06-22-09, 05:57 PM
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Scissors and a iron on patch? lol

They do have some sort absorbant paper that you can iron over to absorb stuff.

But ya know Wally World probably has T's for $6 or less?
 
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Old 06-23-09, 11:10 PM
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Thanks all. Think I'll just try the dye route.
 
 

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