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Best Big Squeegee tool?

Discussion in 'Vinyl' started by phototec, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. phototec

    phototec Very Active Member

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    What is the best Big Squeegee tool for installing large cut vinyl letters (24"x24") on a vertical surface outside?
     
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  2. 401Graphics

    401Graphics Very Active Member

    none. why not use a regular squeegee?
     
  3. ProWraps

    ProWraps Very Active Member

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    rofl x 1

    i would send you mine but its holding up a door i think somewhere.
     
  4. 401Graphics

    401Graphics Very Active Member

    BAHAHHAHAHHAAA! I still use mine as a "paper weight"
     
  5. ProWraps

    ProWraps Very Active Member

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    it does a great job though right? i would reccommend it to anyone that needs a door stop/paper weight.
     
  6. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    by the time you set it up for the big squeegee, you can have it installed with a 4" squeegee.
     
  7. Salmoneye

    Salmoneye Very Active Member

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    Setup for a 24" letter with a small squeegee and a yard tool would be the same on a vertical surface like he is suggesting, the application would take maybe 1 or two seconds for each side of a hinge. I think it is a great tool for this type of thing and keep one with me in my install kit along with regular squeegees.
     
  8. showcase 66

    showcase 66 Very Active Member

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    How many of the 24" x 24" pieces are you applying?

    If one or 2 than I would just use a regular 4" one.

    If you have 5 or more than it could be worth it. I have a 24" cradle that I have used in the past. Did a job of 25 windows with each window have a 20"x30" "poster" going on them. Lined them all up then came back and put them on. 10-12 minutes of actual application time.

    I love the cradle for a lot of what I do. It works great.
     
  9. 2B

    2B Very Active Member

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    Depends the situation, multiple decals (more than 6) then look at the big squeegee

    as far as which is best you will need to go to Dale's website he has SEVERAL videos showing the different models
     
  10. Mosh

    Mosh Major Contributor

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    24" letter big? (lol) As a fellow BS user, I would not use it on an install like this, I use a 6" teflon. Use the a top hinge method and do each letter by itself. Or a side hinge, if it is a connected script.
     
  11. phototec

    phototec Very Active Member

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  12. aaronJREgraphics

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    Get yourself a box of normal 4" squeegees youll use em all on 24"x24" graphics before you use a big squeegee once...but if it works for you it works!
     
  13. Edna

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    How big is a big sqeegy? I have never seen one.
     
  14. 401Graphics

    401Graphics Very Active Member

    bigger than your chest. then again a regular sqeegy is too.
     
  15. synergy_jim

    synergy_jim Very Active Member

    scratch that.....
     
  16. splizaat

    splizaat Very Active Member

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    Squeege?? What's that....laminator!
     
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