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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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Looks good! I dont see any issues with the layout.

Send me the file and I can reply with the quote.

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I know you're done for the day, but note that I just sent you the file via email to the "tony@" address...

Look forward to your quote.
Keep in mind that I'm not working too good these days, so be gentle.
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Woo-hoo!

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(Much less money than from the sign place I stopped at initially)

Like I said, every time I want to do this some emergency puts it on hold. Even now, I haven't been working due to the drought, but really, the price quoted was lower than I had expected/feared, so I'm getting it done.

Provided the color looks OK, I'll also get the side windows done.

I'll post pics of the install when it comes in.
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Hey hedge, I thought about doing something like this to the back window of my truck or the tailgate. Are you just buying the lettering then applying it yourself, or are you having someone else apply it for you?
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Hey hedge, I thought about doing something like this to the back window of my truck or the tailgate. Are you just buying the lettering then applying it yourself, or are you having someone else apply it for you?

Ordering online, so I have to install it myself.
I think it's simple enough that I should be able to handle it.

Like I said in the OP, I was going to have it done by a sign place, before they gave me the runaround regarding the color I wanted. They said the installation would be $75. I'm still looking for the quote they gave me for the vinyl itself... it was WAY more than what I'm going to pay 696 Signs for this.
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yeah, the vehicles for my parents business are all lettered, and man was it expensive.
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Vinyl lettering is paid for.
Can't wait for it to be delivered.

I guess I'd better start prepping the glass. I have a decal and a piece of velcro to remove.

I started tweaking some designs I had mocked up for the side windows. If the color of this lettering is good I'll be ordering the sides next.

I had someone ask me if I do this (mowing) "professionally" the other day. Just another reminder that you should have lettering if you're trying to get new clients. Without it, you're just some guy with a mower - how would anyone know otherwise?
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Tracking my vinyl lettering...

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It arrived today.
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Here's how it arrived...





Unrolled and sitting on the table on the back porch to allow it to "flatten"...







Application instructions, a few extra logos, 696 Signs promotional stuff, an "American Owned" sticker, and a squeegee (not shown) were included...




The only thing that is "wrong" is the leaves. They are supposed to be "line art"/outlines and not a solid shape. It may have been as a result of how I created the file. Not a huge deal - I'll apply and see how I like it that way.

Hoping to find time tomorrow or Sunday to install it. Should be interesting.
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