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Lettering trucks?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by qualitylawnmanagement, Aug 18, 2006.

  1. murray83

    murray83 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 347

    anyways back to lettering.............lol

    with the dark grey color i'd think the silver reflective lettering would look sweet i think maybe in the rear windows if your logo isn't that large

    just a thought
     
  2. bbailey

    bbailey LawnSite Member
    from Vermont
    Posts: 115

    Here are some of my lettering pics:cool2:
     

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  3. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    Both Red and Silver won't have a high enough contrast on grey in my opinion.

    If you could incorporate a logo with a white background, the contrast would really show up even at a passing glance.

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  4. murray83

    murray83 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 347

    i was thinking in my earlier post since its a crew cab to have lettering in the 2 rear windows in the silver lettering on the stock tinted windows like you see on some extended cabs,it does look nice and stands out
     
  5. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,001

    Thanks scag48, I know it is hard to work out of if you don't have a 8ft bed. I really would like to go to the crew cab but then again I love having a 8ft, and then plowing really would be a PITA cause of the length of the truck being crew and a 8ft bed. But the more and more I think about I am leaning more towards the ext cab with an 8ft bed. I got to use a 2006 ext with a 8ft bed hauling my 18ft trailer and it did perfect. And for plowing with this truck I plan to get a hidden back up camera on the back of the tail gate and having a screen in the cab. My buddy had one of these on his crew cab and he said it worked great for him.
     
  6. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,001

    Thanks dirt water. Here is my logo, I think I might just change it to a white logo instead of green.
     

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  7. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,001

    here is a picture of the truck I am thinking about getting. I love this color.:drinkup:

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  8. qualitylawnmanagement

    qualitylawnmanagement LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,001

    Yea, I may just do the windows for the first year. Cause you know it is a personal truck. But the window thing is something I am considering big time. Thanks!
     
  9. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,068

    I hate to say it, but you need the extended with an 8 foot box. :drinkup: You'll just have to deal with the visibility plowing, but the truck will be more suited to your needs. You gotta sit down and weigh your options. If you use the truck more for plowing than you do for hauling your labor around, buy the setup that best suits the plowing side of things, or vice versa. You have to figure out how often to you really need that side visibility for plowing and how often you need that crew cab or extended cab for transporting a crew. Then figure out which side would see more use and you're off to the dealership to buy the correct package. Hope that all made sense.
     
  10. kemmer

    kemmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 608

    I plow with my chevy crew cab just fine, visibility isnt that bad, just have alota light in the back to see through those tinted windows. look into putting a plow on a diesel/crew because i think it is to much wieght on the front end. call your plow dealer
     

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