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Pulled All-Nighter to make the boss happy

Discussion in 'Vehicle Wraps' started by MikePro, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    My boss has been riding me for a while to wrap one of our pickup trucks, but never had the time due to other projects and me having to learn how to install 3 print heads on my Mimaki (thanks artbot).
    Anywho, printer's working PERFECTLY again and soooo I pulled an all-nighter (ok ok, i went to the bar from 10-12 for "lunch") and came up with this:

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  2. Gino

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    Looks good, but I didn't notice any nighttime in the sky in any of those pictures................


    psst........ you forgot the hood and roof​
     
  3. zmatalucci

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    looks good..paint the wheel wells black
     
  4. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    just finishing the rest of it this week, as I didn't wrap the otherside of the truck due to me putting a HUGE dent right in the middle of where my company logo would fall into. luckily, the truck I turned into took a scuff to the tail light...

    Getting the dent fixed today, should be fully wrapped by tomorrow.

    Next up... my Tahoe and my Boss' F-150.
    ... and my girlfriend is out of town for a week, so i might "ninja-wrap" her car with somethin' clever. Like I did recently to my sister's car when she graduated from the Univ. of Minnesota:
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  5. MikePro

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    lol, ran the printer@ 6pm and washed/prep'd the truck... peeled off old decals/etc.
    took a break at 10pm to go see friends at the bar, was back by 12am to laminate and apply (first picture).
    I have a full sequence of photos where you can actually see the sky outside the garage getting brighter as I go, but limited myself to just a few pix for the thread :)

    lol Gino, if you wanted to know... the hood/roof/tailgate go on today as well :) I was an idiot for trying to do this as an all-nighter project, as I was deliriously exhausted by 4am... almost dropped an X-acto on my foot at least 3 times. AND have a burn on my leg from sitting on my heat gun.

    Buuut for the record, the hood/roof/tailgate are actually already wrapped with a printed red-carbon fiber + logo/contact info. from my original plan to wrap the whole truck, but stopped before printing/applying the sides
     
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  6. MikePro

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    oops! knew i forgot something:

    3M IJ180-CV3 with 8915 UltraMatte that was used in this years' ISA Wrap-Star.
     
  7. SignManiac

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    Nice job! Enough of a design for interest, but not over the top gaudy with Arora effects. Good example of less is more.
     
  8. tomence

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    Nice job your boss should be proud of you and make you do more all nighter jobs. LOL
     
  9. Mikeifg

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    But did you get paid?
     
  10. Flame

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    So...........about your sister.....
     
  11. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    lol, see her if you wanna... at the Miss Wisconsin pageant this year :)
    ... she also carries pepper spray
     
  12. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    nope... one of the perks of bein' the boss' kid. I do a lot of off-clock work around the shop. Plus, I needed a better sales tool, anyways, for vehicle wraps... so this will pay out for me in the long haul.

    now I just gotta sell 20 wraps before the end of the year and maybe I'll get a budget for a better sales/install vehicle :)
     
  13. Gino

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    What's your wife gonna say when she hears about this ?? :Oops:
     
  14. signage

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    Gino if my memory serves me right he already is separated/divorced:omg::omg2:
     
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