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Partial Wrap with detailed contour cutting

Discussion in 'Vehicle Wraps' started by crickit7, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. crickit7

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    So I have a client that wants to wrap the lower half of his 2011 camaro with solid color wrapping film. The top of the graphic has to have contour cut flames. If I use an application tape I will sacrifice the conformability I need to go around the curves. But if I don't use it I will have the cut pieces "floppin" all over the place when I install. Any suggestions???
     
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    Circleville Signs Very Active Member

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    Is this solid color? If so, I would use knifeless tape, tape out the pattern of the flames, wrap over the whole thing, then pull the tape to cut the flames out.
     
  3. 2B

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    sounds like knifeless will be your friend.

    make sure to post heat good, since the knifeless pulls the edge up as it cuts the film
     
  4. jfiscus

    jfiscus Map Wraster

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    I did one like that on an HHR. We used application tape and put down the larger/flat areas first, then removed the tape from the tricky contoured areas and installed them with only a few small pieces flopping around... I don't have a photo of it, but I do have the proof artwork.
     

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  5. crickit7

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    I tried that once. It worked, but It was nerve racking!
     
  6. crickit7

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    I have been wanting to try the knifeless tape anyhow. Best way to learn is to jump in head first....right?
     
  7. Kentucky Wraps

    Kentucky Wraps Kentucky Wraps

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    There is non paper transfer tape that conforms pretty well, BUT it smells funny :)
     
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