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Old 06-01-2007, 12:42 PM
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I want to make my own decals. What is the best way to do this? Also, what is the cheapest vinyl cutter out there? Where can I get them? Thanks
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Old 06-01-2007, 01:38 PM
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buy sticker paper

find/make design

print on sticker paper

cut out
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Old 06-01-2007, 03:49 PM
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Vinyl Cutters are not cheap. I think the Cheapest is around $500-$700.
The most popular brand is Roland Stika.
Your best bet is to try to find a used one.
A vinyl cutter will only make you solid color designs or masks.
The Decals that come from manufacturers are not easily made and are expensive.
They are usually made in huge runs in order to cut the cost down.
They are screen/offset printed on the backside of the clear vinyl, then the adhesive is placed on top of that printing, and then the peel-away is added.
Finally they are sent to be cut.
This makes really nice decals that are nice and shiny since your looking through the vinyl.
Similar to a body shell.
You paint the body on the inside, then from the outside it always looks nice and shiny due to the clear lexan.
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if your interested is some cut vinyl graphics at a decent price drop me an email

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