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Antialiased
01-10-2008, 10:27 PM
Since I'm a - very - poor law student, I couldn't afford to buy large decals for my car (much less, a "wrap"). However, I remembered that they now make spray paint that sticks to plastic ... and, contact paper (tm) is plastic... anyway, I tried my hand at "decalling" my car... Though I screwed up the "Ron Paul" text (tried masking freehand), the stenciled part seemed to come out well...

http://image.bayimg.com/jaiepaabo.jpg

Larger pic @ http://bayimg.com/DaibEaAbo

rmholla
01-11-2008, 02:09 AM
I agree, it turned out very nice. Creative idea, I might try it as well. Or rather I might have an artistic friend try it. LOL


Rhonda

Creative Icon
01-17-2008, 01:11 AM
I have something that could help the situation.

The material I use for the Ron Paul bumper clings I sell would do the trick.

It is a weatherproof fabric that sticks to any smooth, clean surface like a vinyl window cling. The only difference is that this stuff has a much better hold and it can be used on the sides of cars and trucks. You can remove it and it will not leave any residue. That means you can remove it and re-stick it an UNLIMITED amount of times. The stickiness never comes off, even if the sticky side should accidentally get dirty, you can wash it sorta like a vinyl cling and it after it dries it will be just as sticky as the day it was new.

We can plaster the words "Ron Paul for President" as big as possible on the side of any automobile for mobile Ron Paul advertising.

Here is the website that describes this miracle fabric: www.phototexgroup.com/

And if you click on the link below it will take you to my site where you can buy bumper clings at low prices :
http://ronpaul.creativeicon.net/bumperclings.html

angrydragon
01-17-2008, 01:46 AM
The link doesn't work.

Antialiased
01-17-2008, 07:23 AM
I have something that could help the situation.

The material I use for the Ron Paul bumper clings I sell would do the trick.

It is a weatherproof fabric that sticks to any smooth, clean surface like a vinyl window cling. The only difference is that this stuff has a much better hold and it can be used on the sides of cars and trucks. You can remove it and it will not leave any residue. That means you can remove it and re-stick it an UNLIMITED amount of times. The stickiness never comes off, even if the sticky side should accidentally get dirty, you can wash it sorta like a vinyl cling and it after it dries it will be just as sticky as the day it was new.

We can plaster the words "Ron Paul for President" as big as possible on the side of any automobile for mobile Ron Paul advertising.

Here is the website that describes this miracle fabric: phototexgroup.com/

Thanks for the suggestion. It appears, however, that the material needs to be applied to a relatively flat surface. In other words, it doesn't solve one of the only difficulties with the contact paper - curving on both the horizontal and vertical make application more difficult.

Also, though the site doesn't list prices, my original purpose in this was a temporary way to advertise RP without spending more than I had. An 18"x25' roll of contact paper is ~ $5. and can be painted on, easily removed and reattached, and can stretch to handle some dual-axis curving. So, while this might work ok for some people, it wouldn't have worked for my requirements.

Creative Icon
01-17-2008, 03:40 PM
If you search Google there is a distributorship of this material, you can get a free sample from them. It Technologies I think.

RonPaulFTW08
01-20-2008, 05:56 PM
Since I'm a - very - poor law student, I couldn't afford to buy large decals for my car (much less, a "wrap"). However, I remembered that they now make spray paint that sticks to plastic ... and, contact paper (tm) is plastic... anyway, I tried my hand at "decalling" my car... Though I screwed up the "Ron Paul" text (tried masking freehand), the stenciled part seemed to come out well...

http://image.bayimg.com/jaiepaabo.jpg

Larger pic @ http://bayimg.com/DaibEaAbo

Hmm... I'd get some decent hubcaps bro

Antialiased
01-20-2008, 11:06 PM
Nah, hubcaps are for yuppies... Oh, crap, I guess I am a yuppy... though not quite "young" anymore.