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Fri May 07, 2004 7:52 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Reynobond Signs: D&B Crash Repairs

Replies: 16

Views: 2686

Wow! VERY impressive mate, looks just like a giant business card, perfect:D

Fri Mar 26, 2004 9:57 am

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Vehicle Wrap : VW Beetle

Replies: 15

Views: 5921

WOW! How long did it take? How many swear words did you use to apply it:)
Steve.

Tue Mar 23, 2004 3:33 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Sign : Using Signgold

Replies: 14

Views: 2444

VERY nice! I've never used SignGold:(

Tue Dec 02, 2003 4:23 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A CHRISTMAS CARD

Replies: 6

Views: 1026

Same to you Phill, nice card btw!

Wed Oct 01, 2003 5:57 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Couriers...would this work?

Replies: 34

Views: 5782

Disaster here for a while with Securicor Omega but they were moving depots from Edinburgh to Perth. You think with their experience they would be able to co-ordinate it properly! Agree about City Link, crap service and expensive. Looking at going back to Parcel Force, good price if you send a few ou...

Mon Sep 22, 2003 6:42 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Vinyl Cut Photos

Replies: 39

Views: 8838

Who cares? If you can make high quality signs with a ZX Spectrum and a blunt Stanley knife AND make money...........:)

Before the rumours start, I get a fresh six-pack of blades EVERY year!

Love y'all now.
Steve.

Sun Aug 31, 2003 1:00 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: wheres the best place for a loan?

Replies: 1

Views: 595

Seems obvious I know, but, the one with the lowest interest rates you can find. Make sure you get a leaflet detailing their bank charges as well. They will probably try to give you an overdraft as it's quite a small loan, insist on it being a loan, overdrafts are usually more expensive. They may try...

Thu Aug 21, 2003 3:32 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: hand painted signage: shunters cafe bar

Replies: 23

Views: 9256

Once again, excellent Steve. How are the staff going to get the barman/waiter mannequin back indoors at night though? :roll:

Fri Aug 15, 2003 6:21 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "...LET'S ROCK!!!..."

Replies: 62

Views: 11124

Pink Floyd - any,,, ye cannae whack it wi' a big stick mon! Noo where's that reefer maaaannn! :cool:

Thu Aug 14, 2003 9:58 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Many Happy returns to Rob Lambie for tomorrow...

Replies: 28

Views: 4732

Happy Birthday mate, have a Bucky for me ;)

Tue Jul 29, 2003 7:36 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Custom roof for new mini?

Replies: 5

Views: 1105

ooooohhhh! (holds handbag closely under chin)

Tue Jul 29, 2003 3:19 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Custom roof for new mini?

Replies: 5

Views: 1105

Screen printing will last longer on a vehicle, should be a helluva lot cheaper too.

Edit: onto vinyl, not directly onto the vehicle I meant to say!

Mon Jul 28, 2003 10:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: FREE.. Full length Girl, from Vectorwise.

Replies: 18

Views: 4066

Superb Andrew, didn't expect you to do this over the weekend though!
Thanks very much, I will manage the tartan and gun-stuff myself - the least I can do!

An excellent service that I will definately be using :D

Sat Jul 26, 2003 5:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Home again - naturally!

Replies: 8

Views: 1801

Hi Gray, good to see you back laddie, glad you enjoyed your travels and meeting global sign buddies. Now, away and blow that nose...............

Sat Jul 26, 2003 1:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A Quick hello and introduction

Replies: 6

Views: 1046

Hey Rod, welcome aboard the sign express. A few more Scots and we''ll have enough for an invasion..........

Sat Jul 26, 2003 1:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Thought i would say hi to everyone!

Replies: 5

Views: 890

Hi Andrew, welcome to the gang.

Sat Jul 26, 2003 1:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: FREE.. Full length Girl, from Vectorwise.

Replies: 18

Views: 4066

Yeah mate :P and both bits including my balls are a copyrighted custom illustration for the Scottish Airsoft Teamplayers, it is not clipart so no nicking it or you will find yourself nicked. :wink: Seriously though, all you uksignboarders, it is a custom job so please don't use it for anything. Yeah...

Sat Jul 26, 2003 11:24 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: FREE.. Full length Girl, from Vectorwise.

Replies: 18

Views: 4066

Here ya go Andrew! :P

Fri Jul 25, 2003 4:48 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Help with CMYK Setup in Arizona 180 printer

Replies: 9

Views: 4580

Why on earth not?

Sorry Joserijo, I don't have a clue about Arizona's or the software you are using, is this a RIP package?

Wed Jul 23, 2003 1:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: UKSG, You all deserve a pat on the back!

Replies: 8

Views: 2064

If I can't get a photo as big as SteveL above then I'm not playing any more I'm going home telling my mummy on you and you can't borrow my Action Man Commando again Robbie so there and you smell

Thu Jul 17, 2003 3:21 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Gay Rainbow Bunting needed...

Replies: 9

Views: 1632

I thought all Rainbow's were gay? I've never seen a straight one yet! Boom! Boom!

:oops: OK, I'm sorry, and if anyone happens to be................. :roll:

Sat Jul 12, 2003 4:55 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: G'day from Australia

Replies: 10

Views: 1760

The deep, dark, recesses of my tiny mind mate.

Sat Jul 12, 2003 2:27 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What a very nice man!!! (Becky)

Replies: 10

Views: 1707

Hi Rhys Just sent you a crate of mags and textbooks I no longer require. Courier wanted £72+VAT for carriage but you say in your post that you will pay UK postage only. Pity 'cos I just sent it to you through the Post Office and it cost £126 uninsured. Look forward to receiving your cheque mate. Ple...

Sat Jul 12, 2003 2:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: G'day from Australia

Replies: 10

Views: 1760

What's wrong with peanuts? Chocolate coated, M&Mmmmmmm's, honey crisp coated......... Sorry mate, welcome to the board from the other side of our wee planet. I'm sure you will be welcome as part of our rapidly growing family. Like bloody rabbits us signologists! :wink: There you go Martin fae Co...

Fri Jul 11, 2003 6:25 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: sealant & construction services

Replies: 2

Views: 956

Nice work Steve esp.in just over 2hrs! You could have wiped the sweat off the front number plate tho :roll:

Fri Jul 11, 2003 6:22 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cutter Blades

Replies: 11

Views: 2556

C'mon Rob, he told me you were his Son.

Fri Jul 11, 2003 5:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cutter Blades

Replies: 11

Views: 2556

I spoke to Harry today, in fact he phoned me - must be psychic - nah, I emailed him last night! Anyhoo, what a great bloke! Helped loads with advice on looking after my Summa plotter and then offered me blades at a price I WILL NOT refuse :D It turned out that I was buying his blades already from a ...

Thu Jul 10, 2003 1:24 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: whats the pros & cons of led lighting?

Replies: 12

Views: 6094

I've seen the LED moving message signs using cross-fade and it's used in disco/fx lighting, so, yes.

Thu Jul 10, 2003 1:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Supplier for rotary printed vinyl

Replies: 25

Views: 4533

Just wait for 15mins John. No doubt Oor Lambie will be filling the gap in the market as we type! :wink:

Oh, and if you hadn't already considered this Robert then I'm in for 10% commission for the seed planting.

S'not as if you're busy..............

Thu Jul 10, 2003 12:35 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Transfer Papers - HEELLLLPPPPP!!!!

Replies: 7

Views: 2210

As far as I'm aware (as I've used both) they are both much the same. I think laser printer stuff is more anti-curl (snag-proof) as it tends to get shoved or dragged through more rollers than in a copier. The temperature is about the same though - unless things have changed that I don't know about. I...

Wed Jul 09, 2003 5:59 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: help needed please with an Astra van design?

Replies: 16

Views: 6138

Brian,

Other than convert it to .jpeg, bugger all mate. I'm using Flexi7 Pro.

Tue Jul 08, 2003 9:12 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: help needed please with an Astra van design?

Replies: 16

Views: 6138

A kwikwun

:D

Whit!? Oh robblocks, I'll compress it a wee bit methinks.

And this time..........on the correct van!

Erm, anyone know why the file size is so manly?
Fixed it :oops:

Tue Jul 08, 2003 8:06 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: help needed please with an Astra van design?

Replies: 16

Views: 6138

First of all I would spell preparation right.............. :wink:

Sat Jul 05, 2003 7:22 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sorry I've not been around

Replies: 14

Views: 2821

Watch that real Irish Guinness (one 'n' or two?) it has a habit of sneaking up on you. Have a great time mate.

Mon Jun 30, 2003 10:37 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: selection of signage: australia

Replies: 3

Views: 916

Very impressive mate! I particularly like the 'Wet 'n' Wild' effect with them pouring out of the bus windows. Excellent.

Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:45 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Ideas Needed.....please!

Replies: 7

Views: 1522

Why not mask/stencil it and paint directly on the wall(s). I'd like to see them pull that off!

Thu Jun 26, 2003 10:23 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HilaryF, please read this!

Replies: 3

Views: 1277

Try keeping off the Buckfast while you are doing the techy stuff mate! :P

P.S. Completed my first 'Oracle' vinyl job today - very impressed! Oh- the vinyl was OK too...............

Mon Jun 23, 2003 8:51 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: PIN STRIPES

Replies: 11

Views: 1801

Fri Jun 20, 2003 6:16 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: PC 600 down in price.

Replies: 6

Views: 1574

I have PM'd you Becky.

Mon Jun 16, 2003 8:45 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone advise on signlab or another package?

Replies: 21

Views: 6272

You'll love it Danny, much better than the Flexi 5.7 I've had for years.

Mon Jun 16, 2003 7:33 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: fabricated metal letters

Replies: 12

Views: 2168

Chris, do you fabricate these to the trade?

Steve.

Sun Jun 15, 2003 12:11 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: fabricated metal letters

Replies: 12

Views: 2168

AAAAAAAAAAArRRRRRRRGGGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

Where did that luvly, sexy stainless steel go?!

Fri Jun 13, 2003 4:01 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: How do I post an attachment?

Replies: 3

Views: 827

OK Robert, I understand.
Cheers.
Steve.

Fri Jun 13, 2003 3:07 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: How do I post an attachment?

Replies: 3

Views: 827

How do I post an attachment?

I'm trying to post an attachment of a banner for quotations to the board. Can't find any sort of attachment option on the page though!? Apart from URL, but I don't have anywhere on a server to upload it to, or do I?

Sat Jun 07, 2003 5:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Home Shop or Factory

Replies: 31

Views: 7702

We work from a shop as my house (and wife) couldn't handle the setup there. I'm at an advantage though because we had a huge 1st floor lying vacant above our catering business, so, the overheads are considerably less than setting up a new shop solely for the sign business. If I were not in this posi...

Sat Jun 07, 2003 9:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Sotuh Africa

Replies: 12

Views: 3279

Hi Rodney, welcome to the board.

I like your post on doming, very informative! I might even give it a try soon.

Best regards to you and your family.
Steve.

Fri Jun 06, 2003 12:24 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: shop signage: dental surgery

Replies: 6

Views: 2520

Excellent Gray. You might want to suggest that your sign makes their building need a bit of a painting on the balcony above! :wink:

Tue Jun 03, 2003 10:53 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Graphic Designers

Replies: 22

Views: 4801

Righty, from what I can tell, this has been saved as a text file NOT a vector .eps. I've tried it in Corel, Flexi7 and Photoshop none of them will recognise it even if I rename it. But, as I said earlier, if it's slightly more than simple, I can't do it! Sorry mate. :( Was there not a post on this b...

Tue Jun 03, 2003 10:45 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Graphic Designers

Replies: 22

Views: 4801

It's a strange one Stuart. I can't open it, just keeps coming up with screeds of data and is identified as a PHP.ID? File.

I'm not very good with file transfers though, so I hope someone else here can help you.

Best of luck
Steve.

(I'll keep trying)

Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:11 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: help needed

Replies: 3

Views: 1290

Even simpler, why not just 4 foamex cards with a picture of each of the sequences on? :wink:

Mon Jun 02, 2003 4:55 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: help needed

Replies: 3

Views: 1290

Hi Martin Easiest way I can can think of (and cheapest) is to make a mock traffic light box and put three old car headlamp units from the scrapyard in it. That way, you don't need mains voltage (I imagine this light would be in a field anyway) a car battery would do. A simple switching unit could ea...

Fri May 30, 2003 7:29 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: ambulance

Replies: 10

Views: 2038

Very nice work Mark. Did you vinyl up the back panels seperately or as larger pieces and then trim around the doors etc?

How long to do one?

Fri May 30, 2003 5:21 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sign shop van - new or used

Replies: 17

Views: 3390

Much the same as what Steve B. sez, a clean, presentable and reliable van is what is required. Buy a new one and you'll lose 20% of its value just driving it off the forecourt. "But I'll get that back off the tax man as depreciation!" I hear you say. Yes you will, but only if you're making enough pr...

Sat May 24, 2003 6:06 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Tourist Board Signs?

Replies: 12

Views: 2615

Heh,Heh - must add tho, I look the least dodgy! Poll anyone?

Martin, are you really 2'6"?

Sat May 24, 2003 6:04 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

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

Replies: 14

Views: 2730

Congratulations Lorraine, have a great fortnight!

Sat May 24, 2003 3:53 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Tourist Board Signs?

Replies: 12

Views: 2615

Ah! That's me out then Martin.

If it's supply only BTW, then it's not our responsibiliy. Blunt fact.

Sat May 24, 2003 2:37 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Tourist Board Signs?

Replies: 12

Views: 2615

That will be the very ones mate! Except the quantity is six. Do you have any gossip on this? Or are you just spying :wink:

A typical "I want this yesterday" job!

Oh, by the way - I'm quoting a fiver for each one :) :o

Sat May 24, 2003 1:48 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Tourist Board Signs?

Replies: 12

Views: 2615

Thanks Simon, I will phone and get a quote from them. Mike, thanks for the kind warning! This is a supply only job but I think they are for on-site signposting. You are right about the permission caper though, you have to be a member of your regional Tourist Board and a recognised attraction. Althou...

Sat May 24, 2003 10:28 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Tourist Board Signs?

Replies: 12

Views: 2615

Tourist Board Signs?

Hi folks Can anyone point me in the right direction for aluminium Tourist Board style roadsigns? My customer requires the traditional brown 'pointer' sign for a visitor attraction 4ftx 1ft mounted on two poles - goalpost style - where is the best place to get these? Do they come in brown or as blank...

Fri May 23, 2003 7:40 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi from Drumnadrochit

Replies: 10

Views: 2207

Welcome to the site Rab. The UKSB membership is definately worth it, I just joined a few days ago and have learned a helluva lot.

Thu May 22, 2003 6:46 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Kupa Kupa

Replies: 17

Views: 3987

Excellent craftsmanship Steve. Was the butterfly hand painted from scratch or did you use a stencil or plotted trace? I ask this 'cos I can't draw a stick-man never mind your butterfly - living in hope!

Steve.

Tue May 20, 2003 11:10 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone advise on signlab or another package?

Replies: 21

Views: 6272

Does anyone use FlexiExpert 7?
Or any of the new version 7 packages?

Tue May 20, 2003 2:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Travelling costs

Replies: 10

Views: 1935

S'right Mike they do. And if you use their autoroute planners you just multiply the mileage rate (57ppm?) by the calculated mileage. Et viola!

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