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Sat May 29, 2004 2:16 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Vehicle outline software

Replies: 4

Views: 1291

Mark
Mr Clipart will scale if you draw a box around everything go to node point right click mouse
Go to size there should be two boxes one in pecentage change from 100% to 2000% this should makie it to full size
Hope this helps ............FB

Tue Apr 13, 2004 11:41 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Ioline Plotters?

Replies: 6

Views: 2158

hi Guys havent any recent knowledge of them but I did have a lend of one about 8 years ago and it was a really sturdy machine well engineered and worked really well no bells and whistles but a tidy machine. It also had a great holder that you could put any biro or felt pen in and it would draw and i...

Tue Mar 02, 2004 10:28 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: poster grippers!

Replies: 4

Views: 741

I think Fairfield design do a cheap plastic one or an expensive ali one

Sat Jan 31, 2004 9:39 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: ive got a really good squeege idea?

Replies: 4

Views: 1747

I do the same as rob but use a good quality velvetI tried the velcro and found that it did scratch dark vinyls. Also it did not seem to give enough pressure the way I work.

Tue Jan 27, 2004 9:38 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Magic Touch System

Replies: 7

Views: 2501

Had a lot of dealings over the years with lots of different companys and have found tmt will always give you the back up you require which is more than some others can truthfully saythey dont tend to make wild claims and thier service and goods are spot on. and before you ask no im not on commission...

Sat Jan 24, 2004 7:44 pm

Forum: Uniform Printers

Topic: what are peoples first impressions with the cadet?

Replies: 3

Views: 1651

yes we were watching to see what would happen with this machine alough it is versacamm that is badged from certain discussions i have had i have been told that BP have modified it to run on thier inks i have carried out robs rub test on samples and found them to be good. A Quick note on the Rub test...

Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:41 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: anybody rate lg chem vinyl?

Replies: 7

Views: 2121

Hi Guys To be fair the stuff used to be awful the faults were endless but I have been in touch with the rep recently and he has just sent us a roll of the new improved stock(on sale from january)which on the face of it looks and feels good we will be testing it over the next coule of weeks ill let y...

Mon Dec 29, 2003 8:41 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: UKSB Logo

Replies: 33

Views: 3183

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Thu Dec 11, 2003 6:45 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: wanted

Replies: 0

Views: 469

wanted

Wanted 1 Experienced Sign Fitter Knowledge in all types sign fitting essential must have a head for heights and a cleanish driving licence. Wanted 1 Vinyl technician able to cut and fit vinyl to a high standard in a factory environment, Design capabillitys and the ability to use the gerber edge and ...

Fri Dec 05, 2003 7:05 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Looking for a new Job

Replies: 30

Views: 6392

Hi Lorraine Sorry to hear about your hard work bearing no fruit this time. Just dont give in as most have already said. Enjoy yourself well you can because I dont think you will be idle for very long. Also rejoice in the fact that one day what goes round comes around and if it doesent Make it :lol: ...

Wed Dec 03, 2003 8:51 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: any advice please on design of new logo and van layout?

Replies: 25

Views: 6169

Hi get ready for a master class in frustration. all these designs are possible withh a lot of care and the right choice of vinyl. I am a bit confused by your post is that the correect outline or are you actually doing it to a transit. If you really want a top roof rack let me know and I willpost an ...

Sun Nov 09, 2003 1:07 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: World record vinyl application?

Replies: 32

Views: 3306

Sounds like apiece of cake to me Tack one end of the vinyl on and drive the truck past you while you lay it on :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: The tricky part will be when you find out their is only 43 mtrs on the roll :D :D serious now I wish you all the best mate.................FB

Sun Nov 09, 2003 12:54 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Business Valuation

Replies: 7

Views: 1414

Hi Guys If I May. The Usual way to price a business for sale is three times the amount of PROFIT turned over in the last recorded year as for worrying about about 50% from one customer, well You will find that those with regular customers that abot 80 % of thier business is done with about 20% of th...

Tue Oct 28, 2003 11:06 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Name Plate supplier wanted.

Replies: 6

Views: 1536

trade engraving company called lewis - howes I think

Sun Oct 26, 2003 1:23 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: newbe question about car wraping!

Replies: 10

Views: 1609

Hello Roland
Welcome to the Boards.
Vinyl cuts in panels
front bumber - front wing - front door - back door - back wing
lay down 1 colour (silver)
over lay 2 nd colour ( Black)

Regards Fatbob

Thu Oct 23, 2003 5:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: live CHAT on the uksignboards.com

Replies: 13

Views: 1984

If it was a one on one video link or if you could split the screen and see and talk to say twelve at a time it would interest me - as a chat room stuff it if i need to talk that bad I pick up the phone.

Thu Oct 23, 2003 5:05 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: is there problems fitting in colder weather?

Replies: 17

Views: 4586

Hi Guys Very interesting subject I have fitted more vans out side than I can remember and use all the tricks that you have. I have not seen any premature failures from this, the only total right off for me was when I once applied wet and it froze within an hour of of completion and when it thawed ou...

Thu Oct 23, 2003 4:46 am

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Versa Cam...

Replies: 22

Views: 5948

Hi Mike, Guys With reference to your post I note that by buying with BP That They Supply You with a rip and Inks. This then in effect ties you to them. with Roland actually based in Swansea coupled together that usually after a new machine has been out for a while other companies will start to suppl...

Sun Oct 19, 2003 6:18 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: whats the best 7-year chrome vinyl ?

Replies: 2

Views: 1471

Now Now Young Robert
You of all people should be aware that as we sit here the boys from your favorite suppliers are about let rip with a little product in gold and silver I belive which is double sided 5 year and the right price.

Regards the porky man

Sun Oct 19, 2003 8:51 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: encad printers 2 off

Replies: 6

Views: 1567

Hi moonbrat
Ref £ sign if you cant be bothered to change key board try this

Hold down the alt key 0163 let it go :roll:

.........fb

Wed Oct 08, 2003 9:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Greetings from Malaysia!

Replies: 16

Views: 2463

Hi John

welcome from Wales the land of the dragon.

If you look at a map its the nice place on the left GB the piece that with the help of Scotland stops england from sinkin into the sea. :P

Nice to see you speak to you again.

ps By the way real cool web site.

Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:55 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Alternative ploters

Replies: 21

Views: 6750

Cheers jon excellent idea.

any body else got any info

Sun Oct 05, 2003 8:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Supplier for rotary printed vinyl

Replies: 25

Views: 4397

Dont you buggers ever sleep.
Being as cox plastics are only suppliers you should delve a little deeper.
Kpmf in wales also will do 1 off colours but there was a minum order which escapes me at the moment. might be worth giving them a ring/e.mail in case you need them in the future

Sat Oct 04, 2003 8:14 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Alternative ploters

Replies: 21

Views: 6750

Alternative ploters

Hi Guys what is the form on matcing a plotter to the gerber edge
Are there any other plotters that do the job besides gerbers own make
and still hjave all the necesary functions
comments please

Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:59 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Wheelcover Supplier

Replies: 7

Views: 1501

Quick tip if you buy the type of wheel cover aquaries supply they are covered with silicon from the moulding process I asume. Take a gas blow lamp and pass it back and forth in an even pattern (Taking care not to burn or melt the Elasticated edge bit) Quite quickly turn cover 90 degrees and repeat. ...

Thu Sep 25, 2003 8:32 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: is there vandal resistant signs available and do they work?

Replies: 13

Views: 5338

Take a piece of 10 mm thick steel plate cut the letters out of it with a plazma cutter. Weld them on to another piece of 10 mm plate drive 2 six inch H section girders into concrete about 3 mtrs down. Get a large crane to lift the plate into position and get welding again. Dont paint it let it rust....

Wed Sep 24, 2003 10:07 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Wheelcover Supplier

Replies: 7

Views: 1501

Hi Guys
have dealt with a few wheel cover suppliers in the past and have recently tried fred cutlers.
The service was excellent.
The cover was finished well and is ideal for graphic application
all that and a very competetive price. What more could you ask for?
...........FB

Fri Sep 12, 2003 8:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Wrong Colours!!

Replies: 22

Views: 2895

Hi Phil I read your post with interest. I Know that life can some time be a bitch but dont sink every time have to swim. Check the customers card against a pantone chart and see if its as right as he thinks it is. Explain the mistake that you both made. Rather than lose a customer plus all the ill t...

Tue Sep 09, 2003 10:59 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Material cutting help

Replies: 20

Views: 5007

rotatrim sawmaster.
also inquire as i think you can put a head on like the other machine for cutting glass and card.

hope to be in haverford-west in a week or two might pop in for a cuppa e mail me a map.

Mon Sep 08, 2003 9:03 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: is there a blackout vinyl available?

Replies: 6

Views: 2237

Thi may come as a shock but the main supplier is now in Scotland lol :lol:

Mon Sep 08, 2003 9:00 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: How to install Foamex

Replies: 16

Views: 3442

Hi Gray If you dont mind the panels standing off the wall the then a system called split batton may be your answer.. if you have a table saw that cuts wood at an angle this is a piece of cake. slice a full length of 2 x 1" tiber at about 45 degs. Screw and glue two lengths on to the board and then s...

Sun Aug 31, 2003 9:54 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Hot Foiling

Replies: 9

Views: 2460

hi guys seen the post.
Have a marshall machine with a load of foils tons of type and a load of paper stock.

anybody interested in making me an offer ?

....FB

Thu Aug 28, 2003 9:11 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What do you charge.........?

Replies: 5

Views: 1325

hi chalkie old boy how about supply only
600mm sign class 2 reflective with 2 rails on the back. a 76mm x 3000mm post and 2 clamps £85.00

need to see you soon sorry aint been in touch been in nowhere land

soon..........fb

Sat Aug 09, 2003 7:57 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Dibond builders board

Replies: 16

Views: 3714

Hi Guys Nice to hear from you both hope you are both well. Im afraid I have to agree with the rest of them what your offering is worth 250 all day long. I also Know that dealing with building firms can be hard going. but if you stick to your guns and point out the advantages that this type of sign c...

Mon Aug 04, 2003 8:51 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Flex faced signs

Replies: 8

Views: 1876

Hi Guys just a few points id like to ask please. Would the vinyl you stick on have to be translucent or do you cut out were the letters aer going? And i Know you have to have ovelaps due to shrinkage put wont the lines show up when its lit. And do they make a translucent vinyl for flexiface signs? C...

Fri Jun 06, 2003 7:04 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone suggest a different layout for florist signage?

Replies: 15

Views: 4504

like it
would make a very nice digi print on back lit material (like the menu boxes in burger chains)

Fri Jun 06, 2003 6:49 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Keeping Foamex Flat?

Replies: 10

Views: 2981

yes martin
using 10 mm greatly reduces the amount of warp you will get

Sun May 25, 2003 7:48 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: STRAIGHT STRIPES

Replies: 4

Views: 1298

Hi Ian Try a laser on a Tripod you can get them quite cheap now.

Sun May 25, 2003 8:02 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sign UK Post Mortem

Replies: 31

Views: 6486

For Me this show was pi** poor Loads of people all selling or supplying the same machines with different badges on at the same horrendous prices. very few people on the stands fully understand what they are talking about or the ones who do are to busy or gone for a break. Like Chalkie trying to find...

Sat May 24, 2003 9:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Say hello........Say goodbye

Replies: 14

Views: 2632

Congratulations kept that quite have a really great time and send our regards to Mr Lorraine. catcha when you get back.

Sat May 24, 2003 8:53 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Toolbox.....how bigs yours!?

Replies: 11

Views: 2698

Well well I din't realise that you girls used those little boch things Iwas just explaining to martin how he could get a choice at a price. as for leads dangling all over the place well at least your jigsaw does not run out of power :lol: and as for burning out a power drill you must have been buyin...

Sat May 24, 2003 7:20 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Toolbox.....how bigs yours!?

Replies: 11

Views: 2698

Hi Martin The type of drill you require is a Rotary or Percusion hammer drill . Yes the battery versions are expensive but as you saw for yourself this type of tool is the best. If you want second best or in some cases the best option then consider the same make power version which will cost you in ...

Fri May 16, 2003 5:50 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone advise on signlab or another package?

Replies: 21

Views: 6016

I Use both and I do not find one better than the other they both have faults and they both have thier little quirky way of doing things. but at the end of the day they both do the job and its time that both companies stop bolting on loads of (oh i swore !) that we dont really need and just concentra...

Thu May 15, 2003 6:49 am

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: vehicle wrapping: retrovision

Replies: 10

Views: 4132

Great Job Could we share some information on the tech side as you are obviously very good at application as this model van has a lot of tricky bits to catch you out the depth of some of the moldings and the side of the roof all those indentations (im breaking into a sweat just thinking about it). Wh...

Tue May 13, 2003 6:38 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: That neon night sorry ‘knight’

Replies: 4

Views: 990

Nice one Alan

The best one so far :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mon May 12, 2003 6:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign Show

Replies: 12

Views: 2450

Sign Show

Any body up for Coffee or Lunch on the Wednesday (21st) :)

Details please

Mon May 12, 2003 6:48 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hapatainin!

Replies: 6

Views: 1266

Welcome old pal

Nice to see you out of your office at last :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fri May 09, 2003 7:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Notification gone

Replies: 5

Views: 1540

Hi Gray

Just as a point of interest I also have this trouble but i find if i minmise the front page its hidden behind it for some reason as before it was on the top.

Just a thought.

Fri May 09, 2003 6:49 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Plotter Help

Replies: 14

Views: 4221

Hi Martin Do You Need To Track 10 Mtrs Unless its a graphic if its text just cut it in sections of 4 mtrs. The actual loading of a machine has lot of little knacks put once you find them it is possible to track 10 mtrs or more my best so far is 37 mtrs on a mutoh 1300 using 610 vinyl and all 3 pinch...

Wed May 07, 2003 10:40 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Nautilus

Replies: 4

Views: 1959

Nautilus

Hi Guys

Did anybody find out any more information on that nautilus printer you posted about a few weeks ago or have we got to go hunting at the sign show.
I cant find much more than the aussie info on the web. but to me this might be a good sign as there is no negative feed back anywear.

Wed May 07, 2003 10:19 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: need everyones views on this!

Replies: 15

Views: 2963

Hi Rob Like the idea

Think the words need higher contrast also they seem a bit jumpy to me needs to be smother running across the page.
Regards ...FB

Tue May 06, 2003 7:03 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Masking tape 2" wide supplier needed please?

Replies: 8

Views: 2407

Yes Lads
some are stickier than others but if you buy from someone who knows tghier tapes they usually come in three Different tack Strengths like your application tape does.

Tue May 06, 2003 6:59 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Material cutting help

Replies: 20

Views: 5007

Hi Guys

I have seen a Keen cut type machine witha a saw blade that clip in instead of the blades this looked like an angle grinder with a blade instead of grinding disk to me.

I wonder if you could convert yours or bolt a roto zip onto it or something to give you more versatility.

Mon May 05, 2003 6:33 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Masking tape 2" wide supplier needed please?

Replies: 8

Views: 2407

Hi Simon

Most Good Paint Suppliers or Car paint suppliers Stock it cheapest way is by the box

Tue Apr 29, 2003 11:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Just Hello

Replies: 6

Views: 1398

Hi Skippy

Welcome to a world of madness and Knowledge.

and long may you stay.

.......FB

Wed Apr 23, 2003 11:26 am

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: can i re-use perspex for a lightbox?

Replies: 7

Views: 3365

Try Northern signcases or Kestrel Signs for your new ones Yes it is possible to remove and clean up the perspex panels but its not till youve cleaned them can you really evaluate thier state. Normally you would use an opal perspex thier are various decrees of opacity (let different amounts light thr...

Tue Apr 22, 2003 10:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Newbie.....

Replies: 7

Views: 1683

hello

Tue Apr 22, 2003 10:44 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: why are my letters not releasing from backing paper?

Replies: 12

Views: 3988

Hi Tim The boys are rigfht it usually is the plotter or blade settings specially if you scuff the end of the blade somehow. But be aware that if you are sure it is the same make and match of vinyl feel it make sure its not thicker /thinner because it is possible to have a duff roll of vinyl. I have ...

Sat Apr 19, 2003 8:33 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Foamex fitting question

Replies: 10

Views: 2495

Just been looking at the invoices and the product we have been using is cast pvc. which is Gloss both sides

Can we have your Views on this product please Graham.

Fri Apr 18, 2003 7:35 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: the anchor inn

Replies: 15

Views: 6062

Thats it

Lets all go to Aus and live with Gray if its that cheap We can take it in turns to fit his signs for him and just soak up some sun and throw a few shrimps on the barbie. *drink* *drink*

If thats a no no can we just have Signschool over thier for a month. :cool:

Thu Apr 17, 2003 7:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What customers say...

Replies: 7

Views: 1961

Cor Blimey you must have the sorest nadds in the world :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Thu Apr 17, 2003 7:43 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello!!!!!

Replies: 10

Views: 2191

Hi Jason

welcome to The boards

......FB

Thu Apr 17, 2003 7:41 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: the anchor inn

Replies: 15

Views: 6062

Nice one Steve

Theyll make a Matlow out of you yet :lol:

Wed Apr 16, 2003 8:22 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: PC60 or PC600

Replies: 40

Views: 14113

Hi Guys The point of digital print is to enhance what most of you already do and earn a living at, some of us quite merily beaver away and never even get ask to produce anything digi. and to spend what amounts to around 14 k for a serious machine then another few thousand on a laminator without havi...

Wed Apr 16, 2003 8:13 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: PC60 or PC600

Replies: 40

Views: 14113

Hi Guys The point of digital print is to enhance what most of you already do and earn a living at some of us quite merily beaver away and never even get ask to produce anything digi. and to spend what amounts to around 14 k for a serious machine then another few thousand on a laminator without havin...

Sun Apr 13, 2003 8:08 pm

Forum: Uniform Printers

Topic: Where can I get white ribbon for Colourcamm

Replies: 3

Views: 1831

Hi Mike
Last time I talked to them a company Thermal products had one under development. it might be producing by now.... if not they might be of use to you any way.
Website at thermalproducts.co.uk

hope this is of use ....FB

Sat Apr 12, 2003 9:48 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Foamex fitting question

Replies: 10

Views: 2495

Hi Guys I stand corrrected for the moment re polyprop we have been using a material out side for over 15 years and i have always assumed it to be poly prop and the surface is ideal for vinyl so I will find out exactly what this material is called and get back to you hope you got your post up before ...

Thu Apr 10, 2003 7:22 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Foamex fitting question

Replies: 10

Views: 2495

Hi Carrie Talk to your plastic supplier and get some prices on polypropolyne or polyprop for short this is thinner 3mm and because the material is of a denser composition it is more suitable for screwing striaght to walls in the same manner as descriped in previous posts ask your stockists for some ...

Wed Apr 09, 2003 8:38 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 30mph Street signs

Replies: 16

Views: 3685

Yes but it halves the vinyl and it only takes a couple of minutes to stik down while a mtr of the reflective stuff can be a small fortune :lol:

Wed Apr 09, 2003 8:33 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: I'm feeling a bit miffed

Replies: 18

Views: 3431

Hi Phil Dont give the designer to much of a hard time even if his design is poo If you do a really good job and make him look good he may well become your next customer and because there so stuck up thier own crevice They will stand a heftier bill than most normal customers ago so you have to bite y...

Tue Apr 08, 2003 5:57 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 30mph Street signs

Replies: 16

Views: 3685

Nearly right
Cut the 610 circles(red) in Quarters and nest them so you waste very little
(10 mm Overlaps)

Mon Apr 07, 2003 8:01 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: window signage: easter bonus prints

Replies: 7

Views: 2193

Hi Gray

A great bit of fun

Bunny looks a bit blue is he that way cause your on low price for trhe job :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mon Apr 07, 2003 7:50 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 30mph Street signs

Replies: 16

Views: 3685

HI Ruth/Ramjam 1) You can buy the 600mm signs ready done from most of the ones you have contacted all you have to do is cut the numbers or graphics. 2) you can buy the reflective stick it on the blank then silk screen a translusent red border or green centre then cut the numbers. There is a company ...

Sat Apr 05, 2003 11:22 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Advice Please........

Replies: 10

Views: 2072

How about a full colour led display if they have money to throw at it

Sat Apr 05, 2003 11:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Method statements? Help!

Replies: 7

Views: 1869

Hi carrie This is the sort of thing that goes into a method statement. Daily Safty check on vehicle and equipment (ladders power tools ect.). Load vehicle within cofines of manufacturers Specification check load is secure. Drive to the site destinations within the confines of the law. On arrival at ...

Wed Apr 02, 2003 8:10 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Everyone!

Replies: 13

Views: 2641

Well we cant play rugby

so we might as well try someting else like plotter racing or fast weeding

Tell you what we could even try making signs :lol: :lol: :lol:

Tue Apr 01, 2003 10:59 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 30mph Street signs

Replies: 16

Views: 3685

Hi Guys

Try These for a price

Royal British Legion Industries 01622 717202

Rennicks (paul Clark) 01446737307 m 0836 716571

Both trade suppliers

ps. if you are fitting these on the public highway check your public liability for clauses.

Regards ...FB

Sun Mar 30, 2003 8:51 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Everyone!

Replies: 13

Views: 2641

Hi paul

A big hello to the Llanrumney boy... get stuck in now you got a bigger plotter youll have to work twice as hard :lol:

Sat Mar 29, 2003 9:02 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Summa DC3

Replies: 7

Views: 7604

Hi Phil I can answer the vinyl question for you after talking to a rep on this machine the only bad thing they could come up with was the the problem with the vinyl that is why they specify a certain brand. If you look at vinyls in a certain light and at the right angle some vinyls have like an orag...

Wed Mar 26, 2003 10:28 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hellllllllooooooo!!!!!!

Replies: 5

Views: 1415

Hi Carrie

And Welcome to the pleasure dome Guaranteed to give you hours of pleasure and enjoyment (better than any person)

Just Remember no matter how little time you have to yourself in a day just make enough to teach your self at least one new thing every day.

Regards .........FB

Mon Mar 24, 2003 9:55 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Where can I get

Replies: 6

Views: 1699

I Thought we werent going to allow any traders on this site pushing thier products :lol: :P :cool:

Sun Mar 23, 2003 5:43 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what flooding technique do you use?

Replies: 9

Views: 2731

Well done guys you just learned a big lesson and that is that even the simple jobs can be pain in the neck you also learned that you can do a job in a varity of ways nothing is set in stone. And the very fact that you did a piece of vinyl with your hands is good as you will get a feel for your mater...

Thu Mar 20, 2003 10:34 am

Forum: Computers

Topic: does anyone use dell computers for work?

Replies: 14

Views: 4663

:P :P :P :P

Not as much fun as when I got a full size key board for the zx81

Thu Mar 20, 2003 10:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sniffing out time wasters

Replies: 5

Views: 1357

Hi guys Get them all the time What I used to be was totaly rude and tell them to f off. but found thier was no fun in that. So now I explain to them that I have allocated all of my advertising fund for the year thank you. If they are then cheky enough to enquire as to what on I tell them free rounds...

Wed Mar 19, 2003 8:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Are we in the wrong job....

Replies: 10

Views: 2376

Ah but is she happy in her work. and can she have a day off to go to the Hair Show. And if you bugger up a sign you sling it in the bin and do another one. Cant do that with a birds head. Or can you :lol:

Wed Mar 19, 2003 8:16 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what flooding technique do you use?

Replies: 9

Views: 2731

Hi Guys Its Dam hard to try to explain somethingyou get to do as a second nature Normally iwould go dry on that size. But I think you should go wet till you gain more confidence. Try This If You like. Cut a piece of vinyl approx 50mm Larger than the board you wish to cover. having cleaned your board...

Wed Mar 19, 2003 7:51 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: Any one else got a problem with BT broadband?

Replies: 22

Views: 9188

We Were dead lucky mate they tried this out as a test area and we were doing some work at the Royal Welsh on thier stand and they gave us all the info at the time. As for news groups havent got a clue youll have to nip over here one evening or summit and have a play your self as i dont use them or e...

Wed Mar 19, 2003 7:26 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: Any one else got a problem with BT broadband?

Replies: 22

Views: 9188

Hi Guys

Been running bt broad band since November No Problems what so ever
Using thier bt voyager usb adsl modem.

Did not have much else in the way of joice no cable in this part of the world. my mates signed up to sky and is having nowt but grief at the moment.

More Later

Tue Mar 18, 2003 10:32 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Graphix Advantage

Replies: 54

Views: 19822

Hi Brian

I thought you were a signlab Dealer I asumme you use it to drive an edge does e6 not do this and dont most sign packages convert eps to plt.

Regards ....Fb

Tue Mar 18, 2003 8:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Gateshead

Replies: 2

Views: 1021

Come on is ther no one around that are who wants a nice little wedge for a day

Tue Mar 18, 2003 8:31 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards update

Replies: 25

Views: 5186

"eye eye"

Tue Mar 18, 2003 8:27 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi & Hello

Replies: 9

Views: 2029

Welcome Mike

thought that part of the world was beggining to be a desert if you Catch my drift.
if we carry on like this well have a Enough to give them a game of rugby or soccer :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sun Mar 16, 2003 11:41 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HI..Marty Here

Replies: 7

Views: 1625

flexi what

Sun Mar 16, 2003 9:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: My name's Andrew and im......

Replies: 7

Views: 1699

Yea its a sign man thing and were not alone when you going to put a ploody spel chqer on this thing

Sun Mar 16, 2003 9:18 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: Furniture Medic

Replies: 10

Views: 2972

Hi Again Just come across this Not a critism more of a prefference I would have tried to pull back the back strap line so it did not run on to the door and the phone number the same That said thiers sod all wrong with that and it shows your not scared of coming over gaps so I dont think it will be l...

Sun Mar 16, 2003 9:00 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: SIGN NUMBER PLATE FOR SALE

Replies: 4

Views: 1171

:lol: :lol:

If that had been a j insted of the k and in front of the o I might know a man who would buy that :P :P :P

Sun Mar 16, 2003 8:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: My name's Andrew and im......

Replies: 7

Views: 1699

Hi Andrew Nothing Wrong with starting young mate So long as you can stick them letters on straight after a night down liquid or the walk about bar :lol: At least you have some help at your finger tips if you need it which is more than most of us had when we started. Youve done the hardest part now g...

Sat Mar 15, 2003 9:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Gateshead

Replies: 2

Views: 1021

Gateshead

A Short while ago we done a couple of vans for a customer which they have sent to various branches One Has a problem which we understood would be returned to us to have a whole side replaced this now has been turned around and they want us to go to them :roll: So if thier is any one who wants a days...

Sat Mar 15, 2003 9:14 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: where can i buy felt applicators?

Replies: 4

Views: 1772

I have been on tender hooks since xmas I think your stringing us along and the shop your on about does not exsist :cry: :cry:

Never mind perhaps bsga will open one up in a minute :lol:

Sat Mar 15, 2003 8:58 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards update

Replies: 25

Views: 5186

Well Done phil Thanks for alerting everybody to the place where I have been trying to place everyone. and at the moment this is the the case for 2 years and now that the BSGA are going to look At this loophole for us Wont That be great. Does no one including the citb think that this is all the build...

Tue Mar 11, 2003 6:37 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign UK Anyone?

Replies: 25

Views: 5638

hi rob Iwas thinkiing thatn you just may be able to give the suppliers thier own forum which only suppliers have acess and contained thier in could be a list of uksb full members that would be entitled to the discounts they offer and this was a way for them to see at a clance who was eligible. only ...

Tue Mar 11, 2003 8:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign UK Anyone?

Replies: 25

Views: 5638

Hi Rob

Read about the suppliers problem. Would it be possible to give suppliers you have done a deal with, acess to a members forum which lists a limited profile which only they can acess

As I see were your coming from and this could turn in to a messy situation and needs some sort of control

Mon Mar 10, 2003 5:43 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign UK Anyone?

Replies: 25

Views: 5638

Yea its that time of year again to take a day off and go up to brum and meet a few faces how will we recognise each other all wear a kilt or something what do you think Rob. ? is there a shed dwellers tartan or do they wear dresses made from that fablon stuff. Give us some info nearer the time

Mon Mar 10, 2003 5:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Carrots

Replies: 7

Views: 1675

No Phil I dont think your Wrong Most people get a feeling that somethings not right or sounds wrong or in your case if you analised it ,you will probably find that it was not just the sound of his voice you did not like but a whole lot of little things put them all together and your instinct tells y...

Mon Mar 10, 2003 5:10 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi all

Replies: 8

Views: 1828

Hi Rebecca

Welcome to the information zone

yours for the taking and giving hope you find this site as helpful and entertaining as I have done

......FB

Sun Mar 09, 2003 7:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Installation time

Replies: 3

Views: 1184

Hi Guys Health and safety point under no circumstances should you have altered the scaffolding if it was put up buy a scaffold company. if it was put up by the site operators you should instruct them to move it. or they should arrange for a scaffold erector to move it. If one of your guys had an acc...

Sat Mar 08, 2003 3:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: People have disappeared off the face of the earth!

Replies: 14

Views: 2795

Yeah I agree with this Rob But What are the plans about the Overseas people how are you going to vet them Specialy if they are only taking and not giving.

Fri Mar 07, 2003 11:14 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Website

Replies: 10

Views: 2228

Hi Lorraine

Nice sight moves fast

looks profesional and easy to find information Im afraid I have to agree with some of the others and that is the text may need to be a tad bigger as not to make people strain to read the info.

Other than that I think a site to be proud of well done

Fri Mar 07, 2003 6:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: van reps and valet guys.. i hate them!

Replies: 10

Views: 2333

Nice One Phil

Got to Go and put clean pants on know :lol: :lol:

Thu Mar 06, 2003 10:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: van reps and valet guys.. i hate them!

Replies: 10

Views: 2333

HI Rob Yea exactly the same down here now I just walk in and ask if the vehicles are inside and have they been valeted if the answer is no. I ask who is the person responsible can I have all the details and which department do they want the bill sent to for the time I have to wait for them to achive...

Thu Mar 06, 2003 9:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Snow Blind!!!!

Replies: 5

Views: 1473

obviously did not do a mountain leadership course :cool:

Thu Mar 06, 2003 9:50 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: whats the best banner vinyl available?

Replies: 7

Views: 2457

hi
Doro Tape Do A good One

Thu Mar 06, 2003 11:16 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards update

Replies: 25

Views: 5186

Hi Don Further to your post

CSCS Limited
PO Box
Bircham Newton
Kings Lynn
Norfolk
pe31 6xd

www.cscs.uk.com

Tel.01485 578777

Please note that the web site has not been updated with new catorgories yet

Thu Mar 06, 2003 11:12 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards update

Replies: 25

Views: 5186

hi guys ok here we go The clasification is sign installer The Qualifications are Trainee / Blue card / Gold Card You only need a few things to comply to get your card first you have to have or take a health and safty test. The central Registration tel no for this is 0870 6004020 They will then arang...

Thu Mar 06, 2003 10:14 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards update

Replies: 25

Views: 5186

Hi Lads

Forget bsga forget cictb or what ever go direct to cscs which is in fact a company which is administering the card program

will be in touch later.

Sun Mar 02, 2003 9:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards

Replies: 11

Views: 2344

Martin think about what we are writing here dont take Anybodys word or Associations do some leg work of your own and find out what it costs for a one man band you will be quite happy. Or would you like me to send you a pm and explain I know phil has already twigged have a word with him. Love ......FB

Sun Mar 02, 2003 9:24 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards

Replies: 11

Views: 2344

:lol:

Sun Mar 02, 2003 9:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Lunch Break??

Replies: 9

Views: 1791

Hi Dont Know whats the matter with you lot I always stop for at least an hour for lunch I mean What are you thinking your body needs food to survive So every day I get up have a cup of coffee a pint of milk 4 shreded wheat and out in the vehicle at 4 am this keeps me going till lunch at about 1 pm--...

Sat Mar 01, 2003 7:50 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Attempted Break in

Replies: 15

Views: 3114

Hi Phil Sorry to hear the news good thing they left empty handed and your right we dont think of the agro or the work being lost through not backing up, Perhaps A rather large steel box custom made and bolted to the floor might help keep them from your computer and berhaps a large girder to slide ac...

Sat Mar 01, 2003 7:37 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards

Replies: 11

Views: 2344

Hi Guys Yes martin your right But imagine this.. Please can we have a sign .... Yes Sir Where would you like it fitted. Oh Thats ok well fit our selves could you deliver it to this adress ..thank you. You make it throw it in the van get to this building site and guess what you cant even deliver it b...

Sat Mar 01, 2003 7:08 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: what does everybody else think about signlab v6?

Replies: 24

Views: 7121

Hi Guys Adobe Illustrator Dont make me laugh one of the most unfriendly expensive programs that most designers like to buy to show thier designers. Most of them never heard of vecter graphics in thier lives it is only the industry standard along with Quark because years ago thier was nothing else li...

Fri Feb 28, 2003 8:32 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: cscs cards

Replies: 11

Views: 2344

Hi John Actualy its sort of in Force alreadyBut dont Worry if your self employed and DONT employ any body you can sort it out for a couple of Quid. When they sort out a coding for our trade you have to take a health and safty test this is a Multple choice on a computer at a location near you takes a...

Thu Feb 27, 2003 7:12 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: how do i fix a raised aluminium sign to a wall?

Replies: 14

Views: 4956

Hi Kev

Give these a blast

Planet-innovation.co.uk
mpclabs.co.uk

Wed Feb 26, 2003 12:04 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 7.5 TON curtain sider

Replies: 17

Views: 4254

Hi guys I see where your coming from Rob as When doing most of the work that I do I would not dream of trying it wet. But enough of the banter Gav have you done the job yet as you should have read these posts and dived in and done it by now if you mess it up itll only cost you £150 in materials that...

Tue Feb 25, 2003 11:54 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Paint Question

Replies: 8

Views: 1821

The recomended is 6 weeks martin but I have done them 4 days after if they have been oven baked. Watch out for really bad preperation work on paint jobs hard to detect until you have to remove anything and the paint comes off down to the primer cause they never keyed it properly before they put the ...

Sun Feb 23, 2003 9:57 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 7.5 TON curtain sider

Replies: 17

Views: 4254

Hi Rob I was not having a dig at you personally its just i noticed some of the other guys seem to have spent thier money on this product and they now what they wanted it for but they seem to treat it as normall vinyl which it aint. After applying it with the wet method on one side of the vehicle whi...

Sun Feb 23, 2003 10:14 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 7.5 TON curtain sider

Replies: 17

Views: 4254

Hi Guys Come on Now Youre Quite Happy To Throw your Money AT Expensive Products like Avery Sign flex Which is a great product for this type of work. And you are Obviously not Reading the product application Guides It is supposed to be applied wet with a water meths mix of 6 to 1 the adesive is made ...

Fri Feb 21, 2003 7:03 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: airbrushing: ottomans kebabs

Replies: 6

Views: 3831

Nice one

I now what you mean we have just hit street banner time and its 14 hour days for the next week.

till the next time

Thu Feb 20, 2003 7:32 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: airbrushing: ottomans kebabs

Replies: 6

Views: 3831

well Terry another fabby job

When you going to do a little number on what inks or paints you use
as I would like to have a play with the air brush

Please

Sat Feb 15, 2003 1:07 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: should i paint or vinyl this container?

Replies: 3

Views: 2772

Hi Terry Yeah it could be done in vinyl I would have Streched the letering slightly Then laid it down as you would if you were going on a flat panel and just stick the high points down first then peel the backing or cut it between the letters and lay into the grooves Sure some of the spacing is not ...

Wed Feb 12, 2003 10:17 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: Micks Tyres

Replies: 5

Views: 1815

Hi Steve Thats the nads that is...... apriciate the way you kept off the corners with the digi stuff. well done very professional not like some pepole who slap a bit of vinyl on a tailgate and call it a wrap :lol: I want to see him do it all over all 500 of them :lol: :lol: :lol: Thought you would h...

Fri Feb 07, 2003 11:13 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: very sorry folks!

Replies: 6

Views: 1598

Hi Trigger I Mean Martin

Did i or did i not just see you on only fools And Horses :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fri Feb 07, 2003 11:08 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: White Windowed Beetle?

Replies: 8

Views: 2048

Hi Guys If It was Contravision which I doubt he would have a hell of a time whenit rains as the holes will hold the water and even if he uses wipers he would have next to no vision unless they do a white sticky side and it was on the inside. Martin I cant remeber the exact facts but you are allowed ...

Thu Feb 06, 2003 7:03 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Straight Lines

Replies: 6

Views: 1725

Hi Jill A very Big Thanks for Getting me out of the mire recently I have been going to send you a post but you now how it can be sometimes. Try getting a 1 mt steel rule from B&Q and sticking it to some magnetic tape then you can put it on the side of the van. Move it around till it looks right ...

Thu Feb 06, 2003 6:35 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: camm-1, on the blink

Replies: 10

Views: 5065

Hi Guys Is so long since I run a roland One of 2 things the one most people have mentioned (the most obvious) the second if the corners are not square or circles are a fraction out there is a thing called blade offset I now how to do it on mine but you would have to have a manual for a roland. What ...

Thu Feb 06, 2003 6:16 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: PVC BANNER

Replies: 9

Views: 2206

Hi Tony

Tar & Glue remover available in gallon cans from any good automotive
suppliers about £16

Thu Feb 06, 2003 1:02 am

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Is there a calculation for working out the wind load?

Replies: 9

Views: 3990

Hi Guys Yes there is a set formula for thi sort of thing which also tells you how big a hole to dig and how many cubic mtrs of concreate to fill it Etc. ItRetails for about 195 sterling and I think its Don you need to speak to if not Then there was an a piece about in in the sign update mag about 3/...

Sat Feb 01, 2003 10:51 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: GERBER EDGE...WHAT TO LOOK FOR WHEN BUYING SECOND HAND.

Replies: 4

Views: 2186

Hi Kev Henry has covered the models for you edge 1 & 2, The 1 would be about 7/8 years from release now and is still being sold at present last time I enquired spandex were doing a bit of an offer thing at about 9 k all in the mk 2 slightly different dpi and reported to be quite faster and quite...

Sat Feb 01, 2003 4:24 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Paper Template ?

Replies: 15

Views: 3324

There used to be a plotter on the market which advertised that it could right through I cant remeber whos it was and if i remeber ioline used to do an attachement to enable one of thiers to do it.

Sat Feb 01, 2003 4:10 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

Replies: 7

Views: 2027

Hi Steve Yes mate I am of the same opinion as you. It has a years guarantee any way if its new so from day one if you but the money they say they want per month in a rainy day account and pay for the repairs from that, Unless you are extremely unlucky I would bet you would have anice little holiday ...

Sat Feb 01, 2003 3:57 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: any recomendations for Sign Shop Insurance in the UK

Replies: 23

Views: 4828

Hi Guys In deed john Iam greatful for some of the comments you have made and I am waiting on Phil to check with his broker on what his position is if he confirms what you say then I will be going to have a serious word with our Broker. On the Heat comment this is the case with the policy which I hav...

Fri Jan 31, 2003 11:43 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i put a background colour onto forex top?

Replies: 9

Views: 2874

hi john

Yes it it can be rolled dont use those cheap foam ones though as the thinners melt them

...fb

Fri Jan 31, 2003 11:40 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: forming a fascia sign. i need some help here please

Replies: 21

Views: 8659

Hi Guys

Only just seen this post nice to see your sorted I have got an idea but its hard to explain
must learn to post piccys

till the next time...................FB

Fri Jan 31, 2003 11:21 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: any recomendations for Sign Shop Insurance in the UK

Replies: 23

Views: 4828

Hi guys Nasty one this im afraid to say first off Phil You Better get a letter of confirmation from your brokers as I think youll find that a motor traders policy Does not cover you cause you aint a motor trader. If thats the policy he sold you then shift the liability on to him cause if you have a ...

Fri Jan 31, 2003 10:42 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i put a background colour onto forex top?

Replies: 9

Views: 2874

Hi

How about painting with screen printers inks they seem to bite Into the survace a bit
but youll have to do a bit of homework on which one.

Thu Jan 30, 2003 1:12 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Banner Prices.....?

Replies: 20

Views: 4027

Hi Guys To give you some Idea of what you can get for your money a 5 mtr X 1.5 mtr full colour banner printed ont fine mesh (to reduce the wind loading) minimum charge To the customer £200 +vat supply only thats complete with eyeletts and everything + artwork charges on top if your lucky. That price...

Mon Jan 27, 2003 12:32 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Pricing work - and the damned cheap sign merchants!!!!

Replies: 16

Views: 3870

Hi Joe

Remeber It aint over till the fat lady puts the sign on the wall

I bet hell be back :roll:

Fri Jan 24, 2003 12:22 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Travellin'

Replies: 2

Views: 896

Hi Terry

same as you hourly rate + fuel I think about 32p a mile is the going rate

What Are you Happy With

Fri Jan 24, 2003 12:20 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: pvc banners

Replies: 9

Views: 3724

Hi Tony

You canget full colour printed banners up yourway 16 - 18 quid sq mtrshout if you need more info.

Wed Jan 22, 2003 10:51 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: airbrushing: pl taylor limited

Replies: 7

Views: 4293

Hi Terry Got to have a go at this Could you do a little item on what inks you use, Whats there expected life is do you need to thin them down what sort of product you need to clean the airbrush after Ect. what pressure do you need and all the techie stuff please Please PLEASE (!) (!) (!) (!) Im sure...

Wed Jan 22, 2003 10:32 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: CB Plumbing

Replies: 7

Views: 2315

Hi Guys

Exllent job Dude

Wed Jan 22, 2003 10:28 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Supplier appraisal

Replies: 6

Views: 1778

Hi Steve We have dealt with spandex in the past. and have the odd bits when you find you cannot get them else where. Thier sevice is second to none. the quality on the whole is good but is let down by silly little things. For instance the plastic fittings on the ends of directry systems. Thier bigge...

Sat Jan 18, 2003 9:04 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Laser Levels?

Replies: 25

Views: 4674

Hi John Yes I'm with you I was just putting it that way to see if martin could see the point of using a laser (he said he had one ....bet hes out there now playing with it ) Recently a warehouse near me has been doing a kit including the spinning one like the false ceiling fixers use for about £40 I...

Sat Jan 18, 2003 8:40 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: british bulldog

Replies: 8

Views: 2889

Nice one Officer.

Iwas going to say its the Dogs B****ks but he apears to have none :lol:

Sat Jan 18, 2003 8:37 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: ho do i get the glass etch look?

Replies: 7

Views: 3915

Hi Rob Just a quickie Re whitening thier was a few years back quite a few pepole selling etched or crystal like material which did this when wet and was a sod to cut unless you give lots of preassure or a very sharp blade. After doing some homework I found that what they were selling as window vinyl...

Sat Jan 18, 2003 12:26 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Laser Levels?

Replies: 25

Views: 4674

Hi Martin I can see what your getting at and I can see the boys point of view if you thik of it in very basic terms i think youll under stand. measure down a bonnet say 20" on the right 20" on the left put a string line across ping it = straight line. Now instead of putting a line of text down put i...

Sat Jan 18, 2003 12:12 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Why is sign software SO exspensive?

Replies: 36

Views: 8318

Hi Martin

Tell me more about inspire its not one ihave heard of before.

....FB

Sat Jan 18, 2003 12:04 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: ho do i get the glass etch look?

Replies: 7

Views: 3915

Hi Guys Martins Right But ay why get your your nickers in a twist Im sure one of the other Essex Lads will fit it on a Barter Deal ...they put on the vinyl your wife does thier wifes Hair Job Done. Or Bye a roll of Oracle etched vinyl from your nearest sign man has to go on wet (Water only ) Dont ge...

Fri Jan 17, 2003 11:53 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: help with a price

Replies: 12

Views: 2799

Hi Martin You asked how to I get to the price. I work on the rough guide for 610 vinyl cut weeded and aplication paper of £20 per a linear meter and round up to nearest £5 for simple graphics. design work at 25 an hour Travel 15 a hour + fuel Fitting £25 an hour Answering your Questions Free :lol: m...

Fri Jan 17, 2003 10:25 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Price and Fitting Advice Required Please

Replies: 8

Views: 1737

Hi Again Just seen Martins post. Health & safty Regs state that ladders are only to be used for acess anything over 2 mtrs its a scaffold tower im afraid. I dont Know if the law is different with you martin But the days of the customer not wanting these costs is going to be very short lived I'm ...

Fri Jan 17, 2003 10:14 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Price and Fitting Advice Required Please

Replies: 8

Views: 1737

Hi Guy

I came out at 455 +

So werel in the same ball park

Dont forget your safty harness :lol:

Cheers .....FB

Thu Jan 16, 2003 8:16 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do you find the level of a vehicle?

Replies: 8

Views: 2724

Hi Guys

Just Jack the front of the car up till the sills are level :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

..........F :P B

Thu Jan 16, 2003 8:14 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello all ive just joined

Replies: 8

Views: 2024

Hi Guys

Mike, Dont Worry about The Macbeth persons

Have you seen the members boards lately we have an influx of Essex Boys.

Cant Wait to see what they get up to for entertainment

Still waiting for Questions Tony

Wed Jan 15, 2003 9:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello all ive just joined

Replies: 8

Views: 2024

A big Hello to Toni

From the fat lad

Questions ask away

Wed Jan 15, 2003 12:06 am

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: advice needed on Car Sales sign please?

Replies: 7

Views: 2198

Hi Nice one Rob Mike s was good but this definatly rings my Bell You got to give your customer a butchers at this one Gav. What they say about your machine have they found the problem yet. Please keep us posted. Have a word with your customer Im sure he would wait a short while for somthing that sex...

Tue Jan 14, 2003 11:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bad Debts. Any Ideas on Collecting

Replies: 18

Views: 3118

Hi Kev/Guys The correct way is what Gav said but me being the nice sort of guy I am and dont lose me temper till someone actually hits me prefer Phils approach. I once had a guy who we had dealt with as you on a few occasions. We then fitted a sign for him on a fasion shop nothing special about £400...

Tue Jan 14, 2003 7:51 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: help with a price

Replies: 12

Views: 2799

Hi Rich

I would charge about £65 for the 2x3 cols
£55 2X2 Cols + £25 artwork So in the region of £145 + Delivery all in

Hope this helps.....FB

Sun Jan 12, 2003 9:49 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Corel Plug in..

Replies: 7

Views: 2159

Hi Gav Have seen your post as martin said signwizard top side of leeds is the man for you i have dealt with him and found him to be a basic but very ok guy I did not find him condesending he just tells it like it is he gets lots of tyre kickers so I supose hes bound to have an off day. But if you as...

Fri Jan 10, 2003 12:54 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: what do you think of these logos and which one should i use?

Replies: 12

Views: 2857

Hi Joe/ Guys

Were a bit Slow in Wales as you Know is that the Device that all these " Mike Brown
Sucks" T shirts are about.

..FB

Ps You in on Wed Next (15) might have to go to Bridgewater Could pop in on the way Back.

Wed Jan 08, 2003 11:20 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: foam panels ?

Replies: 19

Views: 3813

Hi Guys

I think you have come up with the best soloution so far But we must assume that Teri is having to pay for this out of his own pocket and does not wish to spend serious money
maybe. What do you think Teri.

.FB

Tue Jan 07, 2003 7:18 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: foam panels ?

Replies: 19

Views: 3813

Hi Terry

You are on about the panels being 5 mm youll be supprised the difference 6mm would make put strips top and bottom I dont think youll lose it.

As for the supply only great idea if you get away with it I would lay odds on my chance if it were me.......Best of Luck mate.

FB

Tue Jan 07, 2003 7:46 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Flooding

Replies: 12

Views: 2606

Hello Peter

Welcome hope you have as much fun as I do and get to learn all sorts of interesting stuff.

Regards FB

Sun Jan 05, 2003 11:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: First bid on E-bay and I win myself a plotter!

Replies: 11

Views: 2701

hi gav just been surfing just type in oce g 1900 loads of drivers you can download cant find an aprox age for you but its not a current model if it dont cut vinyl theres a guy on IT mart .co.uk in the wanted coloum looking for an a0 plotter There is some one else on there looking for pens for the sa...

Sun Jan 05, 2003 11:08 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: First bid on E-bay and I win myself a plotter!

Replies: 11

Views: 2701

Hi Gav.

boy OH boy you love throwing your money around dont ya.

oce is a digitall supply company down south near london way I think You should be able to get some info off them.

The problem you might have trouble getting a driver for it to cut vinyl.

................FB

Sun Jan 05, 2003 10:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: foam panels ?

Replies: 19

Views: 3813

Hi Phil

Iam not a scientist but i agree with you 100% me old china

.FB

Sun Jan 05, 2003 9:44 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: foam panels ?

Replies: 19

Views: 3813

Hi Terri I have overcome this problem in the past by putting a hanging rail top and bottom and on one occasion the sides. the other thing is to make sure the joints dont drift apart (you can by little perspex locks which hook over each other) once you have bought a couple you have a pattern to make ...

Sun Jan 05, 2003 6:19 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: PC600 problems AGAIN!

Replies: 7

Views: 2728

hi Gav Not got the machineyou have put have seen a few. I would say that from the way you describe the fault that it is the machine at fault and not software. it sounds that the machine is jamming and the scream is the belt slipping. these machines are usually running stepping motors so they just re...

Sun Jan 05, 2003 5:54 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: mini image wanted

Replies: 6

Views: 2145

Hi Rich

Are you looking for an outline or a photo

...FB

Sat Jan 04, 2003 6:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Flooding

Replies: 12

Views: 2606

Hi Lads

No probs here I live on top of a ruddy great hill :D :lol: :lol:

"Happy New Year" To all

...FB

Fri Jan 03, 2003 2:14 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Any drawings or ideas for Workbenches / Tables?

Replies: 37

Views: 6479

Hi guys Same as Becky I use work top to weed and tape on. But in the Garage where I make the signs I am pushed for room so I built a 24' X 5'6" Easel for want of a better discription with with adjustable brackets along the legth. I just put my boards on and work as if im working on a van side and if...

Fri Jan 03, 2003 1:58 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: advice needed on use of 1220 cutter & light box table

Replies: 9

Views: 3058

Hi Becky We use a mutoh and can get the same problem are you using a stand or did you not get one with the machine.? If you do slow the acceleration and cutting speed down in the move menu (S.lab) and stand by the machine when cutting and roll the vinyl over the back of the roll till it touches the ...

Fri Jan 03, 2003 1:42 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: i need some application tape advice please?

Replies: 20

Views: 5406

hi Rich My method may be the answer until you buy a dispenser or learn a differnt method. You will need a flat clean table and a ruler and a elastic band. when you have finnished weeding roll up the material graphics facing out not to tight place on elastic band so it does not unroll. I am right han...

Wed Dec 25, 2002 3:07 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi all

Replies: 6

Views: 1738

Welcome To the sign Zone.

"Nice new thinks for us all to learn methinks"

Regards...FB ( vinyl jockey )

Wed Dec 25, 2002 2:29 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Telephone symbol

Replies: 2

Views: 1665

Hi Dawn

Never used sign go so dont now its ins & outs but if you look in a font like wingdings
you should find one but you might have to use an ANC code to get at it .

Regrads ...FB

Sun Dec 22, 2002 11:31 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Gerber Edge Ribbons

Replies: 12

Views: 3927

Hi Henry The Vinyls I used were intercoat range 9600 5-7 year this is an American product that I have used for past 11 years and found to be realiable stuff. When I first encountered this problem I was refered back to the speck sheet which does state that the mettalics in this range were not to be e...

Sun Dec 22, 2002 10:34 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Gerber Edge Ribbons

Replies: 12

Views: 3927

hi boys Sorry to mislead you when I reffered to metalics I was referring to vinyl metalics and not metalic polyester or foil films. Most makers usually do them in gold - silver gunmetal or charcoal as partof thier range. and we did have a uv screen on the digi but it was not overlapped as you sugges...

Sun Dec 22, 2002 9:12 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Gerber Edge Ribbons

Replies: 12

Views: 3927

Hi guys I am not a gerber user but have had problems with digi prints on bonnets and metalic vinyls after a lot of disscusions with various people we decided that it was probably the heat of the engine. This seems to be bourne out as one we are having a look at now which is a silver metalic which ha...

Sat Dec 21, 2002 1:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Dear Doctor. I think theres something wrong with me.

Replies: 5

Views: 1530

Dr bob here

Was that stone tablets you were inquiring about with delicatly carved inscriptions ?
:lol:

...FB

Fri Dec 20, 2002 11:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: XMAS QUIZ

Replies: 11

Views: 2262

XMAS QUIZ

Guess What the Nodding Santa is Saying?

Posts please

Fri Dec 20, 2002 7:02 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: A XMAS VOTE OF THANKS

Replies: 10

Views: 4076

Hi

I would like to second the other guys statements..and add

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL

and a big thanks for shoowing me the only place to be in 2003

Fat Bob.

Fri Dec 20, 2002 6:56 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic:

Replies: 19

Views: 8779

Hi Don As I have said in a past post I respect you and look foward to your articles and advice But as far as BSGA are concerned from me on this board good or bad my opinon will be " No Comment" But on a personal level if you want me to air my thoughts Im sure Rob will supply you with my Te...

Fri Dec 20, 2002 7:49 am

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic:

Replies: 19

Views: 8779

Hi Paul Re. BSGA I have read many of the posts on this site and have not noticed in any that you "Slaged off Any organisations". After all we as individuals surely have the right to discuss all Types of issues that involve our trade or life. As long as we do not directly Slander or libel a...

Thu Dec 19, 2002 10:17 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic:

Replies: 19

Views: 8779

Hi Guys just a Quckie
Paul Being a man who works on electrical sign you should now that you are not supposed to use metal ladders when working on electrical fittings of any kind.
and if you start to read the health and safety legislations that will be out shortly you
will be really shocked. LOL.

FB

Tue Dec 17, 2002 8:55 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: traditional signage: own shop

Replies: 14

Views: 3805

Yeah I Know what your egging on about youll get me Check after Xmas

That is if you want me :(

....FB

Tue Dec 17, 2002 7:48 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: HELP....

Replies: 10

Views: 3695

Hi Becky only a thought have you tried reseting your pallet under options

Regards ...FB

Tue Dec 17, 2002 6:20 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: traditional signage: own shop

Replies: 14

Views: 3805

Yeap I can see it today the jobs a goodun I wish I could make things like that out of good material never mind scrap bits. Hi Rob I run Broadband but I was not getting Steves piccy but I was getting the others he posted ok Tried today there stright away. I have notticed also if your not logged in yo...

Mon Dec 16, 2002 9:32 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: busch lager

Replies: 16

Views: 6752

Hi Steve I can see this one and its a Stormer of a sign...Its times like this I know Iwill only be mediocre man for the rest of my life. But I am a Git for Details and I Know you dont want praise all your life or it gets boring.(and your head gets so it wont fit in your hat) So I have to say... and ...

Mon Dec 16, 2002 9:09 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: revesby garage

Replies: 7

Views: 3981

Hi Steve

Nice Job man

Iwas also going to ask what medite was. Thanks for answering that one Henry.

My second question is could we have more information on Bitumen in the Ground

Cheers FB

Mon Dec 16, 2002 8:48 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: traditional signage: own shop

Replies: 14

Views: 3805

Can you all see somthing I can't

FB

Sun Dec 15, 2002 10:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello just joined

Replies: 18

Views: 4021

Great to hear from England

Think Mikes asleep or labouring away on somthing nice.

Just cause you work for yourself now doesent mean you can keep nipping down the pub :lol:

Welcome and speak to you often I hope.

Regrds...FB

Sat Dec 14, 2002 9:01 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Well Time to do it A panel of three men and three women Had a study of the bumber stickers They were all typed on paper and done randomly so you all had the same advantage I in no way was envolved in thier choice. as the one I liked the most actually came third. So in reverse order Third place Marti...

Sat Dec 14, 2002 8:06 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Need Source for prismatic vinyl please?

Replies: 10

Views: 2957

Just another Quickie
if you get your hands on the American stuff with Kodak on the Backing sheet
Its probably 10 year kit.

...FB

Sat Dec 14, 2002 12:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Slippery when wet

Replies: 9

Views: 2141

HI

Nice website

You mean you put vehicle wraps on wet ?

I do it dry so I can go home early *drink*

Welcome Merry Xmas Catcha Again..FB

Fri Dec 13, 2002 11:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Hi Every body

Going to close the Compettion now

Will post the winner Sat evening

and thanks for being great sports

Fri Dec 13, 2002 9:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: another scotsman

Replies: 6

Views: 1586

Welcome Dougie

Havent been here long myself
Learning lots But thier all a bit Barking mad I suppose its all the glue
& Solvent they come into contact with :lol:

Catcha later .FB

Fri Dec 13, 2002 9:37 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Need Source for prismatic vinyl please?

Replies: 10

Views: 2957

Hi Guys.... May be this will help

Coburn Europe Gmbh
Schaferstrasse 5
D-99837 Berka/Werra
Germany

Thier English agent use to be Carolyn Hall

018540 8567 /0181 404 2271

and she used to keep a limited stock here

....FB

Fri Dec 13, 2002 9:27 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: F F F F F F Flipping freezing!!

Replies: 19

Views: 4105

Hi guys

I Guess I been doing it Wrong... :(

I was making the sheep wear them :wink:

...........FB

Fri Dec 13, 2002 8:54 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Casmate Pro/Windows xp

Replies: 14

Views: 12402

Hi phil Had a word with the man.... he say YES Partion Magic Ver 8 About £50 in places like pc world you can partion your disk without formatting and you can dual boot( run two operating systems at the same time and feed information between two levels . Hope this advice is of use regards....FB

Thu Dec 12, 2002 9:54 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: EU and BS standards for fabrication of neon signs

Replies: 12

Views: 4935

Hi Don, and welcome Have read some of your past articles in mags very informative and easy to understand Keep it up as some sign mags send me to sleep in the bath as they are nearly all adverts and need more content like yours. Im off on one again Mike / Rob Ever thought of a Mag of your Own. Regard...

Thu Dec 12, 2002 9:37 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Thank You Leroy / Oreo Hope the weathers good were you are ... Its cold and snowing here. I will but your entrys in the pot. I wont cheat and put mine in and just to make it fair I will print them out and pass them around a couple of mates and take a vote, " if you were any closer you would have to ...

Thu Dec 12, 2002 9:23 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Casmate Pro/Windows xp

Replies: 14

Views: 12402

Hi Phil You can partion the hard disk without losing your information but you need special software for this and they do state that it is still high risk. Most of the cheap progs need to format the hard drive first unless thier is better software than when I last done it I would think that there has...

Thu Dec 12, 2002 12:26 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Casmate Pro/Windows xp

Replies: 14

Views: 12402

HI phil Sorry to Hear about your problem. I had simular probs when I first had xp and it took me about a fortnight to find all new drivers for me printers and I had trouble with signlab till I loaded a different dongle patch. But Back to your problem I havent done it for ages but it should be possib...

Wed Dec 11, 2002 11:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Come on Now Last 2 Days
Are we going to get some late entrys or are you happy to let
Martin have the prize.

Dont they have bumbers in aussie land I know they have fenders in the U.S.

<---- That sillouetts to thin to be me :lol:


last chance Guys & Girls

Love you alllllllll FB

Wed Dec 11, 2002 10:59 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: RIPPLE problems with APS/LG CHEM/LC 7000 vinyl

Replies: 24

Views: 6134

Hi Sparky. ( These are my observations and are not aimed at my brothers) We all get Problems with glass and I find that there are two things that seem on the face of it to affect the finished article more than most. one is cleaning it properly we all do it just spray a bit of water on it wipe it of ...

Tue Dec 10, 2002 10:24 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: RIPPLE problems with APS/LG CHEM/LC 7000 vinyl

Replies: 24

Views: 6134

Hi Lads I notice you all keep Talking about wet application I assume you have all tried the normal Things like.. Applicaton fluid ( How Much a litre!) Water with a dash of Soap ( why is it Sliding Every where) Just Water( Mostly ok or grabs to much). So Heres A little Trick..... Try it and Let me Kn...

Sun Dec 08, 2002 11:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Things are starting to warm up now

A nice one liner d-ARKangel there and me rocking :lol:

but martin has just crept in to the lead with one of his :D

Keep it up FB

Sun Dec 08, 2002 10:31 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: need info on INGRAM VEHICLE OUTLINES

Replies: 4

Views: 4027

Hi Guys. Henrys right I have been buying Vehicle out lines for somtime now. Ingrams is retailing about £99 For 2 cds. MR Cliparts Badged I think. Impacts are on offer at the moment at £99 1 Cd and a neat little book. normally £199 Little bit disappointed with this not many cars but there are a few m...

Sat Dec 07, 2002 6:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Your alright so far sparky he hasnt made me giggle but I bet hell try If the winner dont drink I will find them somting else.

FB

Sat Dec 07, 2002 4:39 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Why is sign software SO exspensive?

Replies: 36

Views: 8318

Nice one Shaun I have been a SL man since it was sign factory but now its up to e6 I am getting tired of the "Designer Syndome" where they start to bolt on new whistles and Bells to Make it a Must Have Product but don't improve some of the Basic Needs of us Vinyl Jockeys This Added to the fact half ...

Sat Dec 07, 2002 4:05 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Advice needed, logo design policy

Replies: 12

Views: 2735

Im not up on Aussi copywright laws but the advice from the guys seems logical to me. IF were in your shoes I would try to do a deal where you " Present them with thier new Logo in Return for the Publicity (local Press at the Launch) and try to get a designed and produced by River signs credit under ...

Sat Dec 07, 2002 3:35 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A BIG HELLOOO FROM WALES

Replies: 14

Views: 3037

G'day Nice to hear from Gray & Leeroy Yes Gray its a bit of a monster castle is that and at long last they are starting to sort out the town centre and make it a better place for visitors. I am a Refugee and have only been here 11 years I was born and bread in Cardiff some 50 years ago its only ...

Fri Dec 06, 2002 10:20 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: RIPPLE problems with APS/LG CHEM/LC 7000 vinyl

Replies: 24

Views: 6134

I have Been Using lg And not found it to wrinkle but I have had the pink/white and found that on the reflex blue on glass you could see streaks in the glue. that added to the facts that it is a fast grab(cant move it easy if you mess up) and I cant stand the clingy back sheet makes it a no - no for ...

Fri Dec 06, 2002 8:36 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Nice one Sparky Have you really seen all these or have you been browsing the web :roll: Well any way one of yours has made Chucle the most so far :D So just tomake it interesting I think I will donate a Bottle of Brandy or something to the one who makes me laugh the most and if we say we let it runT...

Fri Dec 06, 2002 12:34 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Nice one Guys
Keep them Coming
Might Put up a small prize for the one I like the most
Before Xmas.

FB

Thu Dec 05, 2002 10:25 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Replies: 41

Views: 8879

Bumber Stickers - Just For a Laugh

Apart from Tearing or Praising another Sign persons work when stuck in trafick I just Love a Good Bumber Sticker or T shirt Slogan so How About Telling us About What You Have Seen Latly And Who's Van- Bike should it be on...... Like One For Paul... Honk if you've never seen a gun fired from a moving...

Thu Dec 05, 2002 8:37 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Wanted + For sale.

Replies: 7

Views: 1644

Sorry Havent got one that small.......... :oops: :oops:

FB

Thu Dec 05, 2002 8:19 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: RIPPLE problems with APS/LG CHEM/LC 7000 vinyl

Replies: 24

Views: 6134

Hi Just a thought put have you tried laying up the drop shadow and letters on a light box on just one piece of application tape. then applying to window in one piece. I apreciate this cannot always be done depending on the design but sometimes it pays to think about this method. Hope this is of use....

Wed Dec 04, 2002 10:02 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A BIG HELLOOO FROM WALES

Replies: 14

Views: 3037

I'm glad to be accepted

Gee Guys and Gals Thanks for making me feel at home. Most people think that men from Wales just walk around hills with wellies on defiling sheep here and there. Well I wont say its not true but some of us are very inovative and move with or before the times as when you see me with my designer spiked...

Tue Dec 03, 2002 11:44 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Anyone had experiance with Digitally Printed Flexiface

Replies: 14

Views: 5551

hi Neil - Robert I have not Stuck a Digi Print to a Flexi But Have put Vinyls on Usually the Expensive Avery stuff for Curtain siders. But I have put Others on That we understood were for short term use. A digi print will only come with a 3 ? year Guarantee I Belive but then thats all your likely to...

Tue Dec 03, 2002 8:33 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Anyone had experiance with Digitally Printed Flexiface

Replies: 14

Views: 5551

Hi Neil. I have some Experience in flexi face signs they are good for the right job. But as you are saying about the colour be careful that you get samples as some colours when printed do weird things when backlit. Kestrels springflex is easy to use if you have no experience and they are helpful A l...

Tue Dec 03, 2002 7:46 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A BIG HELLOOO FROM WALES

Replies: 14

Views: 3037

A BIG HELLOOO FROM WALES

HELLO TO EVERYBODY, I'm Fat Bob or so they tell me and at around the 20 stone mark they are right. I have been in touch with the sign world for over 11 years first as a shop fitter and for the last six as a selfemployed signmaker. It was a hard start for me at the time and a real tough learning curv...

Tue Dec 03, 2002 7:15 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: help with finding blank green road signs supplier

Replies: 3

Views: 1307

Green road signs

Dear Ana,
PAMA SIGN SERVICES 01273 581746
They supply A Green transparent overlay film (plus othercolours)
you simply lay it over normal white road signs

hope you find this useful

Robert.

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