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inertia

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Bespoke vinyl decals
« on: January 16, 2016, 02:14:09 PM »

I've tried to find a thread on here which gave a satisfactory answer to this but I've now given up!
I need a gold and white nameplate to be printed onto clear vinyl so that I can affix it to a dark blue background. Waterslide transfers just disappear against the darker ground, and I can't seem to find a White ink cartridge for the trusty old Casio inkjet... The nameplate is approx 40mm x 26mm. I have the artwork in various file formats (CDR, PDF and JPG).
Has anyone a link to a supplier who can do this reliably without requiring one of my limbs in payment? I did try Barry's a while ago but Sarah never did get back to me.
DM

BTW I must emphasise that cutting out the letters separately is a non-starter - the font is an italicised version of Script MT Bold, with letters no more than 10mm high (and that's the capitals).
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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2016, 02:40:54 PM »

I have used these before: http://www.vinylletteringonline.co.uk/

I didnt use white in colour so I dont know if they do it, but, they were good and quick for what I needed.

Goos luck.

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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2016, 05:06:39 PM »

Think Essex 2  has some expertise in this kind of decal making.


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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2016, 05:22:57 PM »

I've tried to find a thread on here which gave a satisfactory answer to this but I've now given up!
I need a gold and white nameplate to be printed onto clear vinyl so that I can affix it to a dark blue background. Waterslide transfers just disappear against the darker ground, and I can't seem to find a White ink cartridge for the trusty old Casio inkjet... The nameplate is approx 40mm x 26mm. I have the artwork in various file formats (CDR, PDF and JPG).
Has anyone a link to a supplier who can do this reliably without requiring one of my limbs in payment? I did try Barry's a while ago but Sarah never did get back to me.
DM

BTW I must emphasise that cutting out the letters separately is a non-starter - the font is an italicised version of Script MT Bold, with letters no more than 10mm high (and that's the capitals).



Hello Ref white ink . The main printer that printed white was ALPS it could also print gold. they now go for mega bucks


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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2016, 05:25:46 PM »

Think Essex 2  has some expertise in this kind of decal making.
Ned

Thanks, Ned. I'm sure E2V will stick his head above the parapet if he really wants to! Ian's suggested business looks like they only do the cut-letter type which, as I said, isn't feasible for this design.
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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2016, 06:05:45 PM »

Dave,
I have ordered and received a boat name : el diablo: in a fancy script from them and it came as a one piece vinyl..well. two of them as I wanted two names, not as individual letters.

Go to the home page, at the bottom there is a link to create your own vinyl lettering which brings you to this: http://www.vinylletteringonline.co.uk/lettering-designer

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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2016, 06:26:39 PM »

Check out, on the west side of the Island, on the west side of the big pond;

http://www.callie-graphics.com/

Callie comes very highly recommended.
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Re: Bespoke vinyl decals
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2016, 06:29:37 PM »

Thanks, Ned. I'm sure E2V will stick his head above the parapet if he really wants to! Ian's suggested business looks like they only do the cut-letter type which, as I said, isn't feasible for this design.
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