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New truck, another "help with lettering thread"

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by alldayrj, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Picked this guy up a couple months ago. the lettering was painted on so thankfully I have a family member who owns a car wash and detailing business, it took oven cleaner to get it off.
    here she is in all her glory
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    massive tool box, fold down sides, DT466 with allison auto and 80k miles
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    NOW, here's the preliminary layout. I have a great vinyl guy that does the full color printing etc. I was going to wrap it but I think this is a little cleaner and the paint came out great.

    shoot me some feedback. I may add some more services, i dont want to put them on the dump body because it takes a beating and gets painted every couple years. Also due to the vent on the drivers side hood, I think the phone number has to come below the logo on the cab doors. I dont want to get cluttered but I'm torn trying to get the point across

    FIRE AWAY!
     
  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    That is a sweet truck. I agree the phone # needs to be more prominent
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  3. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I like it as-is. And I'm picky.
     
  4. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    I appreciate it guys. I know Krazy knows a thing about vinyl decals lol

    I'm torn on the website vs. phone number. maybe I will put the phone number on the cab visor as well. Some people are phone people, some are website people. so I want to draw them both in
     
  5. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,735

    I'm still convinced that people do not say "OH, look there's a landscape company! Let me call the number on their truck!"

    Same for crew t-shirts... People approach you, then you talk, or they look things up online. BUT, this is an entire other issue and only my opinion. I'll wait for the dozen or so guy who'll now tell me how many dozens of ladies wrote their company number down off their shirt in the grocery line.

    NICE truck! And that's what matters! Good luck with it!
     
  6. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,747

    I agree, but something in me won't let it go, its the "what if"

    shout out to Tom G, ETWman, and tthomas, I saw their operations and it just make sense. Wish I had a hook lift, but theres always a next truck. thanks for putting up with my questions and posting pics of the rigs
     
  7. CL&T

    CL&T LawnSite Senior Member
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    Not liking the RJFalcone.com you have vertically on the front of the dump body. I think what you have on the back is perfect. Duplicate it on the doors. What you have on the storage box door is good.
     
  8. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Should i drop the font size down a size or two?
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  9. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
    Posts: 6,553

    Your web address needs to be more prominent IMO. Vertically on the bulkhead of the dump body is very hard to read going down the road.
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  10. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Maybe put it above the dot and gvwr on the bottom of the toolbox?
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