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PERFORATED VINYL.. WHAT THE HECK..

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by elitetech, Jun 20, 2020.

  1. elitetech

    elitetech Member

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    CAN ANY ONE TELL ME WHAT SPECIFIC SOLUTION YOU HAVE FOR PERFORATED VINYL FINAL OUTPUT.. WHY AM I NOT GETTING A BRIGHT COLOR VIBRANCY WITH PERFS? IVE TRIED THE STANDARD PROFILES AND NOTHING,, CHANGED WITH FEW DIFFERENT BRANDS AND STILL NOTHING.. SOME KNOW WHAT IM TALKING ABOUT AND IF YOU DO,, AND HAVE A SOLUTION,, PLEASE SEND ME A DM AND NOT ON THIS TREAD.. i DONT WANT OTHERS TO FIND OUT ANY SPECIAL SECRETS AND TIPS YOU HAVE.. THANK YOU..
     
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  2. Texas_Signmaker

    Texas_Signmaker Very Active Signmaker

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    If someone didn't want to publicly post their "special secrets and tips" on this site, why would they share them with you?
     
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  3. unclebun

    unclebun Very Active Member

    The holes are what causes it not to look as bright and vivid. However, when you install it on a window that is dark on the backside (the interior light is much less than the outside light) and view it from a moderate distance, the eye and brain make up for it fairly well.
     
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  4. elitetech

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    JOKING..
     
  5. iPrintStuff

    iPrintStuff Prints stuff

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    I see your caps lock is broken. Do you usually go around shouting at everything?

    as mentioned, window perf looks crappy until installed. If yours looks crappy after install. Try a different profile? That’s as far as I’m willing to share because I only keep my special secrets for PM’s.
     
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  6. ewded

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    Try cleaning the Caps Lock button, see if that helps.
     
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  7. Jester1167

    Jester1167 Premium Subscriber

    On a full wrap, I always use the same profile for the wrap and perf. It's never going to look as vibrant because 30% to 50% of the image becomes the window color.

    If it's a perf only job, use the profile you know works on your vinyl, but beware of the heat settings. Setting them too high can cause the perf to buckle and increase the chance of head strikes. If that doesn't work buy better perf.
     
  8. Joseph44708

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    Try a different percentage of window perf.
    One with smaller holes
     
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  9. Brando

    Brando New Member

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    You could put a non perforated second surface print of the same image mirrored on the inside of the window on clear vinyl then back that with white vinyl. BUT IT MIGHT BE TO VIBRANT.
     
  10. Alan Menhennet

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    Try a perforated film with less transparency (smaller holes) or even try a 2 x overprint. That is what is suggested for white back PVC for instance
     
  11. Gino

    Gino Premium Subscriber

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    PM sent...... or as you requested, a DM.

    Hope that helps. We have perfect prints and results every time doing it the tworld ways i sent you..​
     
  12. karst41

    karst41 Member

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    Please do not type in Capitols. Is is called YELLING and is viewed as rude, world wide.

    Some people think that typing in capitols will get attention, but the reality is that people tend to quickly
    disregard the post, and navigate away.

    Thank You
     
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  13. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    +1 to all stated above...
    educating your client what to expect, or designing around this limitation, would be the only solutions.






    ....and hats off to the capslock tipsters
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  14. James Burke

    James Burke Being a grandpa is more fun than working

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    Exactly! That's because capitols are full of politicians, and that's the last thing we need around here.


    JB
     
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