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big squeegee + slitter question

Discussion in 'Tips & Tricks' started by RalphGS, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. RalphGS

    RalphGS Member

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    I am planning on buying the "Big Squeegee" after reading on this forum a bit (thanks!)

    my question is; can the BS be used with etched glass foil?
    or is etched glass foil only to be mounted wet?

    Also, watching the BS-video's on youtube I wonder where I can find the "slitter" he is using in this video http://www.youtube.com/user/bigsqueegee#p/a/u/0/oRbZC0btIwI (at 0:22)

    thanks in advance!
     
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  2. RalphGS

    RalphGS Member

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    I got an answer from Dale himself; it does work with etched glass.

    the slitter he is using is a prototype.
     
  3. The Big Squeegee

    The Big Squeegee Major Contributor

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    I'm not sure with your 2nd post here if I answered you correctly. If the etched glass can be mounted dry then the Big Squeegee will work. If the etched glass works the same way as window tint then you will need to apply it the same way as window tint.

    I have applied window tint dry with success but it is not recommended by those that do it on a regular basis. The wet allows you to move it around some before sticking it down.
     
  4. omgsideburns

    omgsideburns Very Active Member

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    Etched is just vinyl.. I'd suggest doing it wet with rapid tack.. but I use rapid tack for everything.
     
  5. jiarby

    jiarby Major Contributor

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    The last time I did glass etch on a store front dry it was ugly... I had to recut it, then used rapid tac. Everything else I would do dry, but there is something about that glass etch... very soft & thin.
     
  6. bigben

    bigben Very Active Member

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    I've always put etch glass dry like any other vinyl without any problems. Why it would be different?
     
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