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So I did some truck advertising today. I got a quote for having graphics done and it was $3,000 so I figured screw that I will just get door magnets, then I figured I would do it the cheepo way and get lettering and do it myself. I also put the phone number on the back of the tractor between the LED arrows so people can clearly see it while I am hauling it down the road.
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For about $100 you can get some good vinyl for your truck

$3000 is crazyness thats for a vehicle wrap I use to design and work front counter at fast signs
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For about $100 you can get some good vinyl for your truck
I payed that for 2 signs and 1 vinyl on my trailer. I'm sure you can get vinyl for about $100 to $200 easy
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my lettering courtesy of 696 signs

he does amazing work and has incredible service

not too pricey either

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i realize my truck is a piece of crud
and so is the picture..im not done putting it all on yet..i have to do the drivers side and then put on the 696 signs stickers he gave me
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That is great, something is better than nothing, If you lived closer I would do your vinyl free.

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Lettering looks great! Nice job!

What is that on your roof? a flashing light? Great for lawn emergencies! lol seriously, good idea for when you are on the side of the road - especialy in rural areas
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Lettering looks great! Nice job!

What is that on your roof? a flashing light? Great for lawn emergencies! lol seriously, good idea for when you are on the side of the road - especialy in rural areas
Thanks for the comments. Thats a rotating amber light. I put it there the day after my truck nearly got rear ended parked in front of a clients house. The truck came from the county so the switch and wire for the light bar was already there. I get about 3 hours out of the light before my battery starts to hurt. I am in the works of looking for a green lens for it.
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That is great, something is better than nothing, If you lived closer I would do your vinyl free.

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I can see where this would get some attention. It may even be worth a parking ticket to get good visability LOL. Not a handicap spot though-bad publicity
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I can see where this would get some attention. It may even be worth a parking ticket to get good visability LOL. Not a handicap spot though-bad publicity
Technically its not legal for me to have the light on there while driving but I hardwired and mounted it and thus far I have not had any problems with the boys in blue. It kinda helps that I know most of them.
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