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Lazy man's dibond sign installation?

Discussion in 'Installation Equipment & Techniques' started by mangsigns, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. mangsigns

    mangsigns New Member

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    Hey people...I gotta install a few 12" x 18" dibond signs about 8 feet up....Anyone got any secret install methods that don't involve drilling into the wall? Possibly shoe goo or something that dries fast? Lemme know..thanks peeps.



    C-LOS GREEN
     
  2. Gino

    Gino Major Contributor

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  3. TammieH

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    Double sided tape and Silicone
     
  4. Sign Up Graphics

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    Welcome from Skokie, IL :thumb:
     
  5. petesign

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    lick the back and just slap it up there :)

    Depends what surface you are going to. Maybe VHB tape.
     
  6. rjssigns

    rjssigns Major Contributor

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    If it was me I would use mechanical anchors. Less chance of getting sued.
     
  7. SignManiac

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  8. Si Allen

    Si Allen Very Active Member

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    3 or 4 vertical strips of VHB tape ... and it will be there until the building falls down.
     
  9. SIGNTIME

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    bubble gum, a shoe lace, and a paper clip should do the job just fine
     
  10. Sign-Man Signs

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    Just slap a few pair of your dirty underwear and sling them against the wall if you're not going to do a professional job. Jesus where do you people come from?
     
  11. Moze

    Moze Very Active Member

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    What is the wall surface/material?
     
  12. FS-Keith

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  13. S'N'S

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    This↑
     
  14. skyhigh

    skyhigh Major Contributor

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  15. Pro Image

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    Lazy man way of installing.......

    Sit on your fat butt and have someone else do it for ya.......
     
  16. vinyl jedi

    vinyl jedi New Member

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    foam tape/ vhb tape with a few gobs of silicon.
     
  17. mangsigns

    mangsigns New Member

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    done & done

    thanks people... signs installed just fine with VHB and shoe goo.

    In the future though for exterior signs on stucco, and when VHB won't stick to the rough or textured surfaces, what would you use?

    thanks for the input.

    C-LOS GREEN

    :guido:
     
  18. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    you seriously used shoe goo?
     
  19. JR's

    JR's Very Active Member

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    :popcorn:
     
  20. mangsigns

    mangsigns New Member

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    ya...silicone is the devil.
     
  21. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    hey -- if the shoe fits...
     
  22. Moze

    Moze Very Active Member

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    I have yet to find a rough surface that VHB won't stick to long enough for the silicone to set up. If by chance you do run into that problem though, carry some fast dry epoxy with you and use it in place of silicone.
     

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