Those clear vinyl signs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TurfPro, Dec 31, 2002.

  1. TurfPro

    TurfPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 232

    Has anyone used those clear vinyl signs you see on business windows for truck signs?

    The reason I ask is I want to get away from magnetic signs ,but I don't want permanent vinyl lettering on my truck either. If they were available for trucks,you could have the best of both worlds,nice clean look of vinyl,while still being able to remove it as needed.
    I saw 1 website that advertised this,but they were for semi's ,,,waaaay too big for a regular truck.
  2. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    I have seen some on pickups around here. I am thinking of the same thing for my back window of the truck, but still using vinyl on the sides. I talked to the guy who did my magnetics and he said that he could do the window signs for me.
  3. KLawn

    KLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    Any sign shop can put vinyl lettering, graphics, etc. on your truck windows. Once they are on you have to scrape the off if you want to change them, but they come off your windows pretty easily. This is the what I have and they look good! :)
  4. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    I have vinyl lettering on my windows also, But like KLawn said, they don't come off unless you scrape them off.
  5. Joel B.

    Joel B. LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 458

    TurfPro, here's what you do:

    Mount 1x5 boards along the top sides of your truck bed, paint them to match the truck and put your vinyl lettering on them. I did and it looks great. The boards can be removed easily if need be and aren't permanently mounted on your truck.

    Joel B.
  6. TurfPro

    TurfPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 232

    Thanks for the replies.

    I had invisioned the signs you see on glass windows,,they are made of a clear flexable backing with whatever logo/lettering/message built in. I thought this would be nice if you changed trucks ,,,,the clear backing would simply show the truck color,,and the lettering would look as though it was your every day vinyl graphics,no square border. I have really come to dislike the plain 'ol square magnetic sign look.
  7. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    Are you talking about the ones that u apply water on the back and they stick? Like the lick em flag stickers?
  8. jeffyr

    jeffyr LawnSite Senior Member
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  9. TurfPro

    TurfPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 232

    Yes Lawncare3 that's the kind I'm talking about.

    Jeffyr, I have been to that website,, I don't know if they will do any projects this smal seeing how they deal in big rigs..........worth a try though.

  10. jkkalbers

    jkkalbers LawnSite Member
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