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Old 09-19-2010, 06:23 PM   #1
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Avoid decal disaster ( don't do what I did )





I received my Sockmonkey bedside decals about 10 days ago and just got the chance to put them on . To make a long story short I got everything ready , washed my truck , laid out my location with painter's tape and then it happened . I put the decal down on the bedside to make one final measurement and didn't realize that the bed rail was still wet . When I pulled off the backing paper it all came off except for an approx 1 " wide strip of now mushy paper .

I spent the next 1/2 hour picking the fluff off of the decal and actually thought I had got it all until I was done and could see a bunch of backing caught between the decal and the truck .

It was pretty depressing removing the Sock decal 5 minutes after putting it on . I guess it's back to the bank for another money order .

On the positive side , I was going for a subtle look and I really think it is going to look great when I get them on .

So the moral of this tale is , don't get the backing paper wet .
 
Old 09-19-2010, 06:26 PM   #2
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Old 09-19-2010, 06:30 PM   #3
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ouch

Yes , it sucked balls .
 
Old 09-19-2010, 06:33 PM   #4
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This picture makes it all better though....





NICE TRUCK!
 
Old 09-19-2010, 06:39 PM   #5
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NICE TRUCK!
Maybe if I owned that house , I'm just building it . haha
 
Old 09-19-2010, 06:55 PM   #6
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I was talking about the truck!!!! lol It looks like an awesome work horse!
 
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That sucks but they are good looking decals and will awesome when they are finally done.
 
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:13 PM   #11
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Old 09-19-2010, 11:15 PM   #12
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I had short johns on .
 
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I got a little water on mine when applying, so I feel your pain. Was not fun pulling the wet paper off. But somehow it's still holding on several months later.
 
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I got a little water on mine when applying, so I feel your pain. Was not fun pulling the wet paper off. But somehow it's still holding on several months later.

I thought I had gotten all of it off where it would be trapped behind the clear part of the decal , but I was incorrect .
 
Old 09-19-2010, 11:31 PM   #15
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