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Old 01-15-2005, 01:16 PM
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Default Changing graphics, paint, gel or vinyl?

Some day I am going to change my graphics, if I ever stop pumping $ into it keeping it running. I like the idea of vinyl for ease of installation but concerned about scraps and tears. Same with trying to repair paint. Gel seems easier to repair and can be wet sanded to hide any repairs. Any opinions and experiences?
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Old 01-15-2005, 01:38 PM
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its really difficult to try and do any kind of graphics in gel outside of a mold. actually repairing paint is easier than you think. i have had to do repairs right in the middle of some of my graphics jobs and the products used to blend these days make it fairly easy.
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Old 01-15-2005, 03:52 PM
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I like vinyl. It is pretty durable and for the price you can change it every couple of years. I think with vinyl you may be limited to a more basic design but that is OK with me. My boat came with vinyl and I removed it thinking I was going to replace it but the all white grew on me.
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I'd look close at vinyl--at least you can change them when they get old--and they all do.

I did some in reflective vinyl---they were a knockout--even a small flashlight would make them light up like a neao sign.
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