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Wed Sep 22, 2004 12:15 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: Painted Vehicle Lettering Easyer to remove than Vinyl ?

Replies: 20

Views: 9715

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Fri Sep 10, 2004 4:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Caption Competition

Replies: 27

Views: 2071

look out! here comes the hair bear bunch...



:D

Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:32 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: best selling signs?

Replies: 7

Views: 1255

Thanks for all the help so far everyone, great ideas
I think I will be doing

Pavement signs (buying in)
Correx signs
Magnetic signs
Foamex signs (can cut with Stanley knife)
Vehicles (fit on site)
Windows (fit on site)
All vinyl cut stuff basically.

Any other ideas would be great. :P

Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:24 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HORRIFIC...Dont look!

Replies: 12

Views: 1521

:lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:

great replies, i thought it was an eggcellent yoke too! :wink:

Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Nun joke

Replies: 37

Views: 2593

Scotsman walks into a butcher shop holding a bin bag and says. “Pound a fillet?” Butcher says. “A pound you don’t!” Next man walks in & says. “A steak & kiddely pie please?” The Scotsman turns and laughs saying, “Oh you said kiddely!” The man frowns and says “no a diddley” .

Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:21 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: best selling signs?

Replies: 7

Views: 1255

best selling signs?

I try to do only vehicle signage because I work from home and don’t have space to manufacture signs. As time has gone on I find myself doing more small signs and that type of thing. What I would like to ask is, “what types of signs do you sell most of?” Shop front signs Pavement signs Vehicle signs ...

Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:24 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HORRIFIC...Dont look!

Replies: 12

Views: 1521

HORRIFIC...Dont look!

This is not for the faint of heart. If you have a weak stomach, then don't look at the attachment. . . . . . . . . . . It is a picture of the demise of a suicide jumper. . . . . . . Taken shortly after he landed, it shows him with his insides now on the outside. . . . . . . . You will see the look o...

Sat Jun 26, 2004 9:44 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: All reet!

Replies: 9

Views: 1098

Hi splat!
Great people, great advice, great site!


I love seeing newbie’s, makes me feel a little less new to this trade & ask questions I feel awkward asking!

:wink:


:pink:


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Tue Jun 22, 2004 9:33 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: sheet material, how do you ?

Replies: 9

Views: 2182

sheet material, how do you ?

I have recently seen the demo on correx cutting. It was a real eye opener for me because I have tried this many times myself without great success. This got me thinking, I really do not know that much about sign boards like Foamex, Perspex, di-bond. The list goes on! Buying in sheet material is one ...

Fri Jun 18, 2004 9:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Need Staff! what do you do?

Replies: 8

Views: 1096

Geeeee guys, I have been up to my eyes in work and only just got time to read & digest this.
Like my last post I will reply later with more questions, but want to say a big thank you to you all for replying. It has given me much food for thought!

:thanks2:

Fri Jun 18, 2004 9:29 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Weeding & Blade advice needed?

Replies: 15

Views: 2342

:wow: Great tips, help and advice! :love:
i will go over this again and come back with more questions. :oops: :thumbsup:

Fri Jun 18, 2004 9:25 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: what tools do you use and why?

Replies: 2

Views: 651

what tools do you use and why?

This may sound a silly question but! What does everyone use for cutting, trimming etc? Do you all use a scalpel for everything? Does everyone use a pair of tweezers for weeding? Cutting magnetic panel, foamex or is it just self preference. I want to start to get things right from the word go. I am a...

Wed Jun 16, 2004 10:57 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: vehil wrapping: Euro 2004

Replies: 7

Views: 2554

looks great, really smart.
it must take ages to do/learn?

ho-hum i can only admire :-?

Wed Jun 16, 2004 10:55 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi there

Replies: 10

Views: 1405

welcome! :D
i am sure you will enjoy it lots. everyone does :wink:

Thu Jun 10, 2004 11:32 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Need Staff! what do you do?

Replies: 8

Views: 1096

Need Staff! what do you do?

just wondering what the rest of you would do in this position. i work from home but getting allot more business now & need extra hands. (one set :D) do i look for time served staff or someone from school? i do not think i need a pro, just a helping hand. not forgetting the price of an extra wage...

Sun Jun 06, 2004 9:40 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Avery Ezee Apply

Replies: 21

Views: 2304

how much does it cost a metre & why is it so easy to apply?

Sun Jun 06, 2004 9:39 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: People that don't pay..

Replies: 30

Views: 3760

I cannot afford to not be paid. I ask for most, if not all upfront. People that do not pay their bills sometimes have good reason. (Sometimes (!) ) I know I would struggle to pay my supplier if one of my customers didn’t pay me. :o Not because I didn’t intend to pay, more just how things work out. I...

Mon May 31, 2004 1:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello

Replies: 6

Views: 851

welcome to the uk sign boards andy. another scot! :P

Thu May 27, 2004 10:30 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Weeding & Blade advice needed?

Replies: 15

Views: 2342

Weeding & Blade advice needed?

I have been wondering if everyone has the same problems as I have weeding small text. I always lift dots, letter I’s and so on. Has anyone any tips?

Also, how do you know when your cutter blade is about to go? What I mean, are there any tell tale signs?

Thank you in advance :D

Sun May 16, 2004 10:13 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Backing Up....

Replies: 11

Views: 2347

I won’t bore you all with it but I recently lost lots when my computer crashed. Hence the reason I have not been on this site for some time.

back-up
back-up
back-up
back-up

Sun May 16, 2004 10:10 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone help with this van layout please?

Replies: 11

Views: 2900

looks good but seems to lack something. not sure what though. :roll:
will the wheels be prints or cut vinyl?

Sun May 16, 2004 10:07 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: I need a vinyl cutter from the range of 24" and up

Replies: 4

Views: 871

from past comments made here on this site graphtec seems to be a high choice. :roll:

Mon May 10, 2004 10:40 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: signs from around the world

Replies: 3

Views: 587

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
great! :P

Mon Mar 22, 2004 12:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Am New

Replies: 8

Views: 1009

welcome! :wink:

Mon Mar 22, 2004 12:46 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: advice on application tape dispenser type machine?

Replies: 17

Views: 2190

thanks everyone for giving me your advice. i think i will have to buy one. i am not good with tools & like nikola, i prefer it made for me. :wink: all nice'n'new :P

Thu Mar 18, 2004 8:19 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Sign 10mm Foamex : Greenacres Motor Trade

Replies: 4

Views: 960

Do you print all of the sign or is the text part vinyl?
If you print it all, would it not be cheaper in vinyl?

Thu Mar 18, 2004 8:03 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: advice on application tape dispenser type machine?

Replies: 17

Views: 2190

advice on application tape dispenser type machine?

Does anyone use an application tape dispenser type machine? I am thinking of buying one at or after sign UK but I am not sure just how good they are. Are there many suppliers doing this type of equipment & what is the average cost for a 24” wide one? I work alone and if they do the job right, it...

Tue Feb 03, 2004 11:44 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: "A board" questions

Replies: 6

Views: 1206

"A board" questions

does anyone have any good suppliers for "A" boards?
swing or rigid?

is there a standard price to sell a vinyl lettered board at?
or even an average price?

how do you price them up?

Mon Jan 19, 2004 7:50 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Need help with my sign design please?

Replies: 31

Views: 6413

now that is smart! wish i could do that.
what software do you use kev?

Fri Jan 16, 2004 10:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: niknaxpc - Nicola

Replies: 11

Views: 1229

I think he means that the picture has some trailers nicola. Seems to be a slight blur around your head, monitor etc so gives the impression of motion trailers… i.e as if you are maybe moving when picture has been taken.. or the camera was on slow shutter speed. Like I said. I think that’s what vivid...

Sun Jan 11, 2004 6:04 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi all from sunny (not) Grimsby - Aargh look out - a newbie!

Replies: 21

Views: 2139

Big welcome from me in sunny Glagow. :o :lol: :wink:

Tue Jan 06, 2004 10:59 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Rapid-tac, Sign-Prep & Overlay. opinions please?

Replies: 12

Views: 3491

Rapid-tac, Sign-Prep & Overlay. opinions please?

Application fluids? Well after my recent problems with bubbles in the freezing cold I thought About the wet method of application using a proper fluid! Then I thought, will it stick? I have heard many stories about wet in cold, none very good. “Rapid-tac”, do they have a website? I have some old sig...

Sat Jan 03, 2004 12:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi - new member

Replies: 20

Views: 2320

Welcome aboard.
I’m sure you will find this place a friendly & very informative sign site. :D

Sat Jan 03, 2004 12:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: uksignboards.com - OLDSKOOL

Replies: 20

Views: 1937

:lol: :lol: :lol: love it!

Wed Dec 31, 2003 10:21 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i apply vinyl in the cold?

Replies: 8

Views: 2689

how do i apply vinyl in the cold?

hello all. over the last few days i have been applying vinyl to some vehecles. i now apply 95% dry.. but even doing that doesnt seem to get the vinyl on properly. it does not stick good & i am having bother with "sort of" bubbles. even though i can put it down fine normaly. is this the...

Tue Dec 30, 2003 11:53 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: THREE CHEERS FOR ROBERT......

Replies: 13

Views: 1348

(drink1)

Tue Dec 30, 2003 1:21 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Collection of Antique Signs

Replies: 6

Views: 1108

Those are so cool… (disolve)

Mon Dec 29, 2003 2:11 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: UKSB Logo

Replies: 33

Views: 3000

Ok, I will probably get slapped for this, but I still like the new one. Even though I know they may look like bubbles, it is still a distinctive logo. We could easily make fun of most logos these days when you think about it. PEPSI. I mean what’s that ball/bubble about? What is the story behind that...

Sun Dec 28, 2003 7:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: UKSB Logo

Replies: 33

Views: 3000

i like it too. nice & clean :wink:

Sun Nov 23, 2003 12:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello All!

Replies: 16

Views: 1997

Good to see another from down under Vincent, Welcome! I’m not on the net as much as most here. I have a bad connection and a slowish comp. Every time I log on here I learn tons of new stuff that I could never find out about myself/alone. You did well finding this place. Spotted jillbeans too. Great ...

Sun Nov 23, 2003 12:31 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: what do you think of my first business card design?

Replies: 37

Views: 7518

i prefer roberts also..
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and like si, im not trying to suck up either :lol:

i think all the others are great, better than i could do. but the chalk & layout of roberts comes across sharp & professional.

but what do i know... :oops: :oops:

Wed Nov 12, 2003 12:58 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Competition Winners. Find out who won???

Replies: 31

Views: 6953

Congratulations the both of you. (hot) I Wish it was me, I need some vinyl right now! Love the engraved sign. Is that paint or vinyl on it? Well done the runners up. Love those designs also. The judges must have had their work cut out for them. :wink: Rob, when do i get my t-shirt? :wink: :lol:

Sun Oct 12, 2003 8:07 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: scrap vinyl what do you do with yours?

Replies: 21

Views: 3793

brilliant idea rob! (hot)
thats one to keep note of.
my only problem is i do not have a reception :(

Sun Oct 12, 2003 8:01 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: LAMINATOR

Replies: 3

Views: 963

costco, makro, office international, office world. :D they are all reasonable priced..

Sun Feb 23, 2003 8:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: EURO POINT ORDER

Replies: 11

Views: 2361

i only deal with europoint on a cash sale basis, but when i have they have been spot on. i love the vinyl also but i am not a big user yet.. maybe some day now! :roll: :lol:

Sun Feb 09, 2003 7:14 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: i need some application tape advice please?

Replies: 20

Views: 5194

nice one sparky! :wink:

i think i will also copy your tape thingy. hope you dont mind, do you? :o :wink:

Sun Nov 10, 2002 6:42 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Natinal Express

Replies: 6

Views: 1866

Love the work Tim! EXCELLENT :wink: Wish I could get work like this, but i’m afraid I don’t have that type of customer base. :-? For now anyway :P i’m working on getting my own premises and joining the UKSG. Natinal Express Now if you have not got a cold then you must spell as bad as rob! :lol: :lol...

Tue Oct 29, 2002 12:52 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: sorry a bit late

Replies: 1

Views: 1090

i just thought i would reply to your post pete. seeing the others have not.. shame on them :lol:

thanks for letting us know and i am now off to look at that link you posted :D

Sun Oct 27, 2002 9:12 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what type of squeegee do i use?

Replies: 23

Views: 5809

what type of squeegee do i use?

ok sounds a daft question, but!
there seems to be so many diferent squeegees on the go now. hard, soft, rollers etc... am i using the right kind?

i use a red mactac one, soft plastic type. what do you use and can you advise me?

Sun Oct 27, 2002 8:40 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Portugal

Replies: 7

Views: 1895

hi alex :D cool part of the world to come from! :cool: i think you have made the right choice joining in here. just join in when you feel like it they are a great bunch. im not big on posting, i just hit the boards in a wave every now and again :lol: :lol: i also visit other sign sites, letterheads ...

Sun Oct 27, 2002 8:35 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HELLO AT LAST

Replies: 5

Views: 1422

hi there SIGNIT! :D

good to see another brit on the board... :wink:

Sun Oct 06, 2002 8:18 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Impressive work Down Under

Replies: 5

Views: 1780

Thank you both for the links.
There is some truly unbelievable work out there.
This is an eye opener I can tell you. :o

A little over my head but amazing none the less!

Sun Oct 06, 2002 8:10 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Forum Suggestion - Design Task

Replies: 22

Views: 3833

I would be particularly interested in a forum like this. Im always undercutting myself… well that’s what I reckon. Being new you just don’t know what a good or a bad price is. There are so many cowboys out there willing to do it for nothing I feel I have to price jobs low to get them. I know they mu...

Sun Oct 06, 2002 8:07 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Another Pennsylvania guy!

Replies: 6

Views: 1517

Hi I have just had a look at this guys work. How did you make it & from what? What tools do you have to use to make something like this… oh and how much would something like this cost. Im afraid I don’t see me having the time or the skill to create something as beautiful as this but i would love...

Sun Oct 06, 2002 8:01 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Banners & Magnetic roll

Replies: 33

Views: 5704

Banners & Magnetic roll

Can anyone tell me who sells magnetic roll for vehicles? I have heard that the thickness matters is this true and why?
I would also like to start buying in banners for lettering… anyone with any knowledge to share?
Thanks in advance!

Mon Jul 29, 2002 4:00 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i find the level line on a van?

Replies: 5

Views: 1819

how do i find the level line on a van?

hi everyone! i have a question that has been bugging me for a while. when you fit small vans with an odd shape to them. where do you find your straight level edge? hope that makes sense :lol: when i finish a job i always feel its maybe not running level, but it is with my sizes.... please help :oops...

Sun Jul 28, 2002 10:10 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: braille signs, are they necessary?

Replies: 12

Views: 2859

ive seen these signs in the magazines & a couple of office blocks.
infact i think one was the "morgan stanely" credit card office complex. they im sure had them. i thought it a good idea at the time but now you have said that it has me thinking. maybe your right! :-? :-?

Sun Jul 28, 2002 9:56 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: clipart & fonts?

Replies: 2

Views: 1744

clipart & fonts?

Hi everyone
I was looking to maybe buy a clipart CD.
Can anyone recommend one other than “beeline” its not because beeline is bad but because I think its more cartoons than real looking graphics. Also are there any good font disks around?

thanks in advance for any help you give! :D

Fri Jun 14, 2002 9:14 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Night & Day sign. can you guess how its done?

Replies: 10

Views: 3056

Hi Phill
I know rob, The smarty pants solved the puzzle you set.
What I would like to know is how did you come up with this idea.
I think it’s very clever. Well done Phill.

Mon Apr 08, 2002 5:03 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: removing glue left from vinyl. How do you do it?

Replies: 8

Views: 7682

removing glue left from vinyl. How do you do it?

im lettering a few vans for a local company. the problem im having is this. the vans have vinyl on them already & it seems to be stuck solid. can anyone suggest a good way to remove the vinyl & how do i get the thick glue gum off. its taking me more time to strip & clean a van than it wo...

Sun Apr 07, 2002 7:58 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: clear application tape. what are your views?

Replies: 3

Views: 1598

thanks guys i thought it was probably somthing i would have to get used to.
it is much better to lay up like you said. its really just the tearing bit that bugs me the most.

Fri Apr 05, 2002 8:23 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: clear application tape. what are your views?

Replies: 3

Views: 1598

clear application tape. what are your views?

Hi board
I was wondering has anyone used clear application tape.
I bought some in and used it today. Im not sure if I liked it. It's very hard to tear
And doesn't feel good when applying.
Am I being silly or has anyone else had the same views on the stuff.

Tue Jan 08, 2002 5:59 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic:

Replies: 4

Views: 1639

hi all im considering buying a vehicle outline library for me to do vans. after reading about the vehicle outline subjects in the software section im no further forward in my decision. i have seen the impact signs one and been to there site. but ive also seen the signmaster one at half the price. is...

Fri Dec 14, 2001 12:49 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i stop vinyl getting wrinkles?

Replies: 5

Views: 2190

how do i stop vinyl getting wrinkles?

as you all know im new at this game...
im having problems taping large panels of vinyl... anything over about 16 inches. is there a way to do this to stop it happening.
i do it alone and by hand. is there another way?

sal
x x

Fri Dec 14, 2001 12:46 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: does the cold make lettering fall off vehicles?

Replies: 2

Views: 2077

does the cold make lettering fall off vehicles?

hi all looking for some help.
i did a few vans in the last couple of days... only to have them come back with letters falling off. i think its due to how cold the van is as i had problems getting backing tape off the letters...
any helpers out there?

sal
x x

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