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Old 11-22-2012, 08:59 AM
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Suggestions for truck lettering

Wondering if any of you guys can help me out with some suggestions. Will letter this 2 suckers next spring. Will add logo to the doors, something on the tailgate and possible back fenders.

I was thinking about putting a white vinyl on the back windows with my logos on it, with those see-through special wraps. Not sure what my options are probably black or white background since the trucks are red lol.

Any tips or opinions is welcome!
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Old 11-22-2012, 09:02 AM
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Get one of the see thro window decals thats whats on my truck go back through my post should be there with a pic
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Old 11-22-2012, 09:13 AM
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http://www.lawnsite.com/showpost.php...6&postcount=16 i got this done in my back window a few months back.. it cost me $150.00 i've seen much better looking.. but i gotta say it stands out.. but never had a call from it. i am gonna get the doors lettered for next season as well as the tail gate, and when the window decals wear, and time to come off i won't do that again. can't see through it when it rains.. not a big deal until i have to back my trailer back into my driveway which is down a hill.. when i can't see out back window it makes it a little tough.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:23 PM
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I look at door lettering as a means to look more professional, along with having all crew members in matching shirts with my logo. I spent about $200 to have a start up graphic designer render my logo and business cards when I decided to go "all in." Well worth the money in my opinion. I believe continuity in your brand is critical, and really sets you apart in an inundated market. I started out with vinyl door and tailgate lettering, but have since gone to magnets. This was no problem for me since I run fleet white on all our cabs, but probably wouldn't work for you with red. I have done some truck swapping and did not enjoy removing the stickers.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:35 PM
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Prob gonna letter my truck in the spring. I was wondering if there's a website that allows you to design the lettering (maybe graphics) on your own make of vehicle or upload actual pic of your truck &/or logo, so you can mess around with some ideas.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:00 PM
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I would recommend doors and tailgate instead of the back window. The back window can become a pain if it's done incorrectly.
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:20 PM
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I spent about $200 to have a start up graphic designer render my logo and business cards when I decided to go "all in." Well worth the money in my opinion.
I am a big believer in getting a graphic designer to design the logo, business card, magnetic signs, etc., but $200 . . . wow. Anyone looking for good work at a much lower cost, contact Judy at http://www.zibbet.com/PortableGraffitiGraphics. She's currently quoting a price of $15 for the design of a magnetic sign. I don't know how she can do it for that price.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:55 PM
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Prob gonna letter my truck in the spring. I was wondering if there's a website that allows you to design the lettering (maybe graphics) on your own make of vehicle or upload actual pic of your truck &/or logo, so you can mess around with some ideas.
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sign-a-rama lets you do it on the site. I do all of my trucks on it from simple lettering to full wraps. There prices aren't the best, but one of my customers owns a franchise, so I get a good price
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:25 AM
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Thanks GreenI.A.
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As much as I want to get my truck wrapped, I like being able to take my signs off and hang out with my friends without any business repercussions.

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