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Truck & Trailer Sign Design, silk screened apparel & uniform discussion

Talk about sign designs help for your Landscaping Business. Lawn Signs, Lawn Care Truck Signs, Trailer signs, Magnetic Signs, Banners etc, Vinyl Signs. Show off your signs or uniforms.
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I had an old sheet of aluminum laying around that I am turning into a few signs on my trailer. I am trying to do this project as cheap as possible in order to be utilize my setup for advertising as I work. I have a four door Yukon that I am painting white to go along with my signs on the trailer. I plan to purchase 2-4 large magnets to go along with the signs I am creating, with hopes of using my truck an trailer for as much advertising as possible. I already have various accounts in neighborhoods throughout my area, I feel like the signs will help potential customers be able to contact me very easily. The aluminum cost me $0, I prepped the aluminum myself, and have a buddy doing the template for my designs for free (that's what good friends do), so basically all I am paying for is paint. Sorry for the post just wanted to give as much detail as possible. My question is what is the best way to mount these signs? I think I would like to put something behind the aluminum in order to make it more sturdy, I just don't know which material would be the best? I plan on finishing this process by the end of the week so for the guys that have dealt with this advice would be very helpful.

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How many signs do you want to put on the trailer?

You could put one on the back gate. Maybe have it attached to a piece of plywood?

You could put a sign on each side of the trailer as well, potentially with a wood back or you could weld some angle iron on the sides as a frame. How big of signs would you want on the sides?

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[quote=Steve;126495]How many signs do you want to put on the trailer?

You could put one on the back gate. Maybe have it attached to a piece of plywood?

You could put a sign on each side of the trailer as well, potentially with a wood back or you could weld some angle iron on the sides as a frame. How big of signs would you want on the sides?



Thanks for the ideas. He is currently making the templates and should be done this weekend. Let me know what you think here is the design I am going for. I plan on using a big sign on the back an the two smaller signs for the sides. The design was made from my flyers and postcards I created with the intentions of trying to make everything flow together to give me a more professional look. I am guessing plywood on the back and the sides? or is there a better option out there? Your feedback is greatly appreciated as I am attempting to do this as cheap as possible using the resources I have available. If I can get them provide good advertising for a couple of seasons I will be happy because i'm not paying to get them done, as it is not one of the top priorities in my budget and they can get expensive.
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I thought about doing something like this, but was concerned with the drag it would create in having the back gate of trailer solid. I don't have a 1 ton truck like a lot of you guys, I have a GMC Canyon. Any ideas?
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I thought about doing something like this, but was concerned with the drag it would create in having the back gate of trailer solid. I don't have a 1 ton truck like a lot of you guys, I have a GMC Canyon. Any ideas?
I use a little 4cyl 5 speed Colorado, it pulls everything just fine. Didn't really notice a difference with or without the sign on the gate, but my sign doesn't cover the whole gate and probably because I don't pull it around empty much. Stopping can be a little "white-knuckled" if someone pulls out in front of you though
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