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Discussion in 'Vehicle Wraps' started by WOODBS, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. WOODBS

    WOODBS Very Active Member

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    what are most using for box truck wraps? no rivets, just four big bolts with plastic covers... thanks
     
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    Bradster941 Very Active Member

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    3651
     
  3. WOODBS

    WOODBS Very Active Member

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    no... gotta be cast
     
  4. "Deposit Please"

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    If it needs to be cast, we use 3951ra. Otherwise, we would use 3551ra. why cast tho, FLA sun?
     
  5. WOODBS

    WOODBS Very Active Member

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    hell ya..
     
  6. "Deposit Please"

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    Both 3951ra cast and 3551ra cal have same outdoor lifespan...7 yrs outdoor just fyi
     
  7. WOODBS

    WOODBS Very Active Member

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    yep..what about comparison to 3m tho
     
  8. gnemmas

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    How long will your prints last? Every ink says 3 years out door. If flat and no rivets, why 7 years cast?
     
  9. Salmoneye

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    I just did a truck like that. The giant plastic buttons were actually big rivets with big plastic heads. I drilled them out and replaced them with big screw type jobs I got from a u-haul service center. I used automark material from general formulations.
     
  10. "Deposit Please"

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    Correction: 3951ra cast 10yrs and 3551ra cal is 7yrs
     
  11. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    3m IJ-40 - fixed
     
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  12. "Deposit Please"

    "Deposit Please" Active Member

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    k, i got it
     
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  13. housemusikid

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    3M IJ180-CV3-10...most box trucks I do include the actual cab wrapped also.
     
  14. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    IJ40 is comply pressure sensitive. Mostly used for floors, but GREAT for flat vehicles.
     
  15. "Deposit Please"

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    Is 3m ij40 cast?? I'm showing calendered. is there a cast version?
     
  16. "Deposit Please"

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    Oh, ok..thanks.
     
  17. signswi

    signswi Very Active Member

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    3951RA with 290G lam. Never use calendared for vehicles, not worth it.
     
  18. "Deposit Please"

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    Why isn't it worth it?
     
  19. kstompaint

    kstompaint Active Member

    We use calendared vinyl on flat vehicle surfaces all the time. Price seems to be #1 priority anymore and I can't get anybody to pay for cast. We did this whole project with 3551 / 290G:
     

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  20. "Deposit Please"

    "Deposit Please" Active Member

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    niiiiiice. ..... Today's cal is yesterday's cast.
     
  21. HulkSmash

    HulkSmash Major Contributor

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    don't be surprised if they come back in like 4 months with it peeling back. You may save money in the materials but you spend it all paying your installers to install it. It takes longer..
     
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