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Letters on inside..

Discussion in 'Newbie Forum' started by Dentafrice, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Dentafrice

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    I'm a major newbie (remember.. 16 here..) and my "second dad" who is running for school board wants some letters to go on his window at his office.

    He has his mind set on putting the letters on the inside of the window, to be read from the outside.

    I explained the glare issue and everything but he is still persistent.

    What would the best way to do this, would it be just mirror cutting it and then just applying it on the inside?

    Or would that look awful, I've never put letters on the inside before.

    Help! thanks in advance.
     
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  2. JR's

    JR's Very Active Member

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    yup,
    ( just mirror cutting it and then just applying it on the inside?)

    good to go.

    JR
     
  3. Mike Paul

    Mike Paul Major Contributor

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    Depends on the color, it may have a pigmented white or gray adhesive.

    Why only on the inside? Can someone make a funny word by peeling off a letter?... :popcorn:
     
  4. Gino

    Gino Premium Subscriber

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    Either side is easy to cut and install. Just reverse cut and do your thang.

    It tends to be a customer preference.

    No right or wrong....... unless your on a sixth floor window and they want them outside. :rolleyes:
     
  5. Dentafrice

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    He is worried if the campaign doesn't go too well, or people don't like him, they'll peel his letters off which he paid for.

    It's white vinyl, oracal 651.
     
  6. Malkin

    Malkin Very Active Member

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    In my area, vinyl letters on the outside of the glass count as signs and need a permit, whereas lettering on the inside does not.
     
  7. Mike Paul

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    Then by all means apply it to the inside and sell him a Oracal 651mil compatible razor scraper so he can reuse the letters.
     
  8. Dentafrice

    Dentafrice Member

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    Haha, I don't think he meant peel them off as in he'd lose them, just peel them off and deface it and stuff.
     
  9. jfiscus

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    do it in etched glass vinyl; way better looking than just std vinyl for reverse installs. it's a bit more of a pain but looks great.
     
  10. Bigdawg

    Bigdawg Just Me

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    Is there any tinting in the window? Do a quick test with him using a square of vinyl to make sure you can see...
     
  11. Bigdawg

    Bigdawg Just Me

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    Is there any tinting in the window? Do a quick test with him using a square of vinyl to make sure you can see...
     
  12. HeavyHitter

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    Funny... I guess you guys do a lot of inside installs then. :thumb:
     
  13. 7oaks

    7oaks Active Member

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    Same here Malkin. Vinyl on outside means approval from antique city committee. Inside you can put what you want.

    Frosted vinyl on non tinted glass looks good

    Ken
     
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