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Hey Everyone! I am a Newbie and and my question is: I'm still in the learning process of applying/ removing the emulsion. I'm using the Speedball brand. The first time I used it and it didn't work because I suspect I put it on too thick (no scoop coater yet). I washed everything out and it seemed to work better the second time. The image came out good and I was happy. But as I looked at it before I started to print that there are a few emulsion "specks" that are still in the image. I haven't put any ink on it yet. Can I pressure wash the screen to get the remaining specks out or do I start all over again? Is there something/ some way to get the specks out or will the ink kinda "ooze" over the specks? Also, is it necessary to coat both sides of the screen? I've read that it can be done either way and just wondering for some experienced opinions.
 

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Can I pressure wash the screen to get the remaining specks out or do I start all over again?
A pressure washer might work, but runs the (likely) risk of also blasting out details you wanted to retain. Still, if you're going to start again anyway it's worth trying first.

Is there something/ some way to get the specks out or will the ink kinda "ooze" over the specks?
A cotton bud and some emulsion remover might do the trick, but it's quite hard to remove only what you don't want.

Depending on how small the specks are, the ink might just fill up behind them. It's at least worth a test print to see what happens. If nothing else it'll give you a better idea of what works and what doesn't. Nothing beats direct experience.

Also, is it necessary to coat both sides of the screen?
Not always necessary, but preferable.
 
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