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No vinyl registration decals on wood boats 3 years 2 months ago #105374

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Re:No vinyl registration decals on wood boats 3 years 2 months ago #105456

What I do is have Fastsigns make me a neg. I then put it on my boat and fill in making sure to leave a few bush lines in the paint. I will even some times make sure that there is a very small brush marks at the end of a few straight runs.

I will remove the Neg after it dries. Many have asked who is my sign painter

One boat I had them have shadows for the letters and #s

Fashsigns Always gives me the cutouts anyway for they are charging me for the Pos and am giving me what they throw away

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Re:No vinyl registration decals on wood boats 3 years 2 months ago #105573

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Thats a great idea wit the negative. Do you use heat to take off the decal so it won't bring up the paint or varnish?

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Re:No vinyl registration decals on wood boats 3 years 2 months ago #105686

They use the cheapest vinyl they have. Something like contact paper

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Re:No vinyl registration decals on wood boats 3 years 1 month ago #106251

Duh. We even cut vinyl (decal/tshirt biz) and for some reason I didn't even think of that. Ours are hand painted by the PO but the boat needs a repaint and I was sweating being able to do as good of a job. Sweet. One minor detail to cross of the list of things to worry about!!

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