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hey guys, i know i could probably get the answer to this by way of trial and error, but I need to save time and get an idea from all you illustrator users out there.

basically, what's the smallest stroke size that i can use for screenprinting? assuming i also get a kick arse burn on the screens..?

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basically, what's the smallest stroke size that i can use for screenprinting? assuming i also get a kick arse burn on the screens..?
If you want to be safe, a one point stroke is a good place to start.

You may think that is way to thick, but if your design relies on a lot of clean .25 pt lines printed white on black shirts, and you have someone else print it, you are going to have a lot of shirts to wash your car with.

If you are doing the printing, you can control the variables and print a much thinner stroke.

A higher screen mesh will hold a smaller stroke.
Printing white on black may force you to use a thicker stroke.

Make a test pattern with a set of strokes from hairline to 2 pt thick.
Slip it in the corner of your next project. Print some black on white and white on black samples. That's the only way to find out how thin a stroke your set-up will print.
 
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