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First full wrap

Discussion in 'Portfolio Board' started by graphix45, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. graphix45

    graphix45 Member

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    Thought I would post some pictures of my first full wrap. The vinyl was Avery and was printed by someone in IL and shipped to the State Farm agent here, we just installed it. I didn't like where the phone # ended up but that's where they showed it on there drawings.
     

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  2. ucmj22

    ucmj22 Very Active Member

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    Nice job!
     
  3. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    You pulled the SILVERADO letters off then stuck them back on top of the wrap?
     
  4. SignBurst PCs

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    Very nice! congrats.
     
  5. Coloradosigns

    Coloradosigns Major Contributor

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    might want to add relief cuts to that door stopper...those things have D/S Tape on the back, and clipped, they vibrate a lot and will cause your wrap to loosen around it..
     
  6. CheapVehicleWrap

    CheapVehicleWrap Very Active Member

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    Nice
     
  7. sar bossier

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    Great job ... Follow Colorado's advice, and make the relief cuts, though
     
  8. ucmj22

    ucmj22 Very Active Member

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    Thanks for pointing this out, I was wondering about this.
     
  9. thewvsignguy

    thewvsignguy Active Member

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    Looks great, nice job. Just curious, is it normal practice to go over the pinstripe or remove it?
     
  10. tattoo.dan

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    turned out really nice!
     
  11. Gino

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    :thumb:
     
  12. graphix45

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    Yes. this was requested by the customer and he didn't mind paying a little extra. I made a template using transfer tape so I could line them back up, then used 3M emblem adhesive to re-attach them.
     
  13. graphix45

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    I mentioned removing the pinstripe & the Z71 decal, but he wanted them left in place. I told him you would be able to see them under the wrap but he insisted.:covereyes:
     
  14. idsignsil

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    Here is a GMC that we recently did. We took the door moldings off, which was not hard. Getting all of the black adhesive tape of was a pain in the back side. It is a clean look if you take them off. But if the client wanted them left on, then you got to do what they want. Wrap looks good, nice install job.
     

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  15. Craig Sjoquist

    Craig Sjoquist Major Contributor

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    Wrap install looks great.
    Don't know why designers put information on bottom of trucks & cars though, something I see alot also spread it around to much.
     
  16. TDFcustomSL

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    I work in a body shop full time (signs on the side). The fastest and easiest way to remove the adhesive tape is to invest in a 3m eraser wheel, there are cheaper ones out there but 3m is of course "the best" pop it in your cordless drill and itll take the tape of no problem, just be sure to not stay in one spot too long or you can burn through the paint. Just keep the wheel moving, usually up and down is best but once you do it a few times youll learn a technique that works for you.
     
  17. mudmedia

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    Looks Good.. Only thing I would have done was do it in more sections so it would appear seamless instead of a seam right above the window
     
  18. Sign Up Graphics

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    Nice job!!! :thumb:
     
  19. OlsonSigns601

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    Nice job. We just did a partial on the same truck. We took the panel and silverado off. Customer got the plactic and letters back in a bag.

    Enjoyed the smooth flat surfaces of the truck, even the hood was easy to wrap.

    Great job and good client to make happy, hope it brings you lots of referals and repeats.
     
  20. johnnysigns

    johnnysigns Very Active Member

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    Nice job OP.

    I make no claims to return the emblems personally. Half the time they break when I pull them.
     
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