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Windshield price lettering

Discussion in 'Vehicle Graphics' started by artray, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. artray

    artray New Member

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    Greetings again.
    I am looking for some suggestions on a very low tack vinyl for doing the vehicle prices on windshields at a car dealer lot.
    Am I right in thinking it should not be something permanent that the dealer would have to fight/scrape to take off after a making a sale?

    Art
     
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  2. Mosh

    Mosh Major Contributor

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  3. G-Artist

    G-Artist Active Member

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    When we screen printed those (in another life, it seems) we used EZ removable bumper sticker vinyl. Some shops (not us) used cheap vinyl impregnated paper. Both were available from print supply houses like Mac Paper. In any case, the adhesive was merely rubber cement.

    Nowadays it is very hard to compete with places like Mosh listed.
     
  4. OldPaint

    OldPaint Major Contributor

    i used to PAINT EM!!!!!!! $3-5 each vehicle!!!!!!!
     
  5. scarface

    scarface Guest

    I would use Paintmask vinyl. It has a low low tack.
     
  6. Fred Weiss

    Fred Weiss Merchant Member

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    Static cling is often the first choice for windshield applications.
     
  7. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    thats what I was thinking would be best for the app
     
  8. Gino

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    Prices are declining so fast these days, that I think dry erase would be a better idea..... so they can mark 'em down every few days.
     
  9. ProWraps

    ProWraps Very Active Member

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    lot of around here gino use those big ole windshield marker things.
     
  10. Cross Signs

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    I'm like you O.P. I used to paint them myself
     
  11. artray

    artray New Member

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    windshield pricing vinyl followup

    Thanks for the suggestions folks.
    This is a great site.
     
  12. pointjockey

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    Like Dino said but with White Shoe Polish
     
  13. artray

    artray New Member

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    Aaaah. I spent thousands on equipment and materials and I really don't want to be known as the guy that uses shoe polish on new car windshields instead of cut vinyl lettering. Also I am pretty sure that the car dealer owner would like for his car windshield prices to look just as good as all of the other car dealers on the same street.
    I would also think that shoe polish on a windshield would also have a small effect on customers decision to buy a car from a dealer that supported a graphics business by have professional cut graphics done vs a dealer that looked like he had to cut corners and used shoe polish for his lettering.
     
  14. G-Artist

    G-Artist Active Member

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    Never shoe polish. Glass Wax. It can be tinted and applied with a brush.

    Washes off in the rain, though.

    Good enough for the third-rate 'buy-here, pay-here' places...lol!!!
     
  15. strypguy

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    Most suppliers have easy remove vinyl or you can try oracal 3621 if printing.

    John
     
  16. gnatt66

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    +1 on 3621
     
  17. Mike Paul

    Mike Paul Major Contributor

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    Aerosol Cool Whip :birthday:
     
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