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Suggestions for making a lifesize stand up?

Discussion in 'General Signmaking Topics' started by SummitSignsandmore, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. SummitSignsandmore

    SummitSignsandmore Active Member

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    I'm looking for some suggestions/techniques/ideas on material to use. It would have to be a sturdy substrate. I would like to built a base so it could be on wheels and could be wheeled out from inside the business to a sidewalk for advertisement during the day. Has anyone ever done any?
     
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  2. Gino

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    Show us what the finished product will look like.
     
  3. SummitSignsandmore

    SummitSignsandmore Active Member

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    The finished product would be a life size stand up of a pin-up girl (design still to be decided) For outdoors, however will only be outside maybe 10 hours of the day.
     
  4. idsignsil

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    1/2 pvc - router cut - apply print - trim vinyl - double sided tape to post attached to base

    This is what we have done in the past.
     
  5. Gino

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    Make it out of 1" thick Cor-X, strap it to a hand dolly and put two pins in it and it will stand there all day.


    Or look into sign boot [new Merchant Member here], he might have a possible remedy for ya.
     
  6. John Butto

    John Butto Very Active Member

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    lifesize

    Her name is dolly. You can put a motor on her arm hinge and make it go up and down.
     
  7. SignManiac

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    Make sure she comes in at night. I had a hot model standup holding a for sale sign and forgot to bring her in. She was abducted that night and never seen again.
     
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    :goodpost:


    The waving arm would be a BIG plus, the motion would catch more eyes!

    :cool1:
     
  9. John Butto

    John Butto Very Active Member

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    "bring her in"

    You know that would probably work if it was a real women holding a For Sale sign also. But if she was a hot model I would definitely bring her in at night.
     
  10. Pat Whatley

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    Local anti-littering campaign had 36 life-sized stand up police officers made holding anti-littering signs. They stuck them at intersections around town. I don't think any of them lasted more than a week.
     
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