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Gauging Interest: Zombie TRD Bedside Decals

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by Ghostrider757, Jul 18, 2013.

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  1. Jul 18, 2013 at 2:05 AM
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    Ghostrider757

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    Hey folks. I have been working with a graphic designer to get decals made for my truck and wanted to share this with everyone since I went through hell to get this to fruition and maybe I can save others some trouble. And sorry for the long post in advance :)

    To be transparent, I'm not here to make a living off this, I am a DOD Contractor in Afghanistan that is coming home to the states for a couple of weeks on R&R. I will then return back to the sandbox for another year. FML.

    I bought a 2013 DCSB for my girlfriend and will be picking it up and modding it when I get home Aug 2nd. She REALLY wanted the Zombie Response Unit bedside decals that were made by Sockmonkey. As we all know, he is no longer making decals. I tried to find others, but they just werent the same. I tracked down the exact fonts and graphics that are free on the web, contracted a graphic designer and well, was able to duplicate them I'd say.....to a "T". I paid more than most people would ever pay for this.....but my girlfriend has exceeded my expectations while I have been out of the country and deserves to get what she wants.

    While I have duplicated Sockmonkeys work using the same free fonts and free graphics he used, this is in no way meant to disrespect him, fill his void or have a commercial business of any sort. I apologize if anyone feels I have done any of the above, not my intention. I'm a Network Admin, not a decal maker.

    With that being said, If there is enough interest, I can order more decals for everyone that would like them. Keep in mind, this is a 1 SHOT DEAL. Meaning, Im only home for 2 weeks which is enough time for me to order them, have them printed and mail them out. I will not be doing this on a regular basis, just helping others since I already bit the bullet in cost.

    I have a pic of the design but need a minor change to it before I can post it. I should have the final design in my email within the next 12 hours and I will post it. The one I will post is for my girlfriends truck. I would be able to do different colors as well. These are printed on 3M Clear Vinyl so the color of your truck will show through and are die cut 1/8 of an inch from the graphics.

    If you have questions concerns, etc. Please let me know. Im not going to be upset if nobody wants these, I will have my set regardless. Just helping out. I also have another member on here who can vouch for me personally. Thanks for reading.

    Cliffs notes:
    Struggled to find a bedside decal for my GF.
    Sharing is Caring.
    Im not a decal maker, just play one on TW.
    Recreated design using same free fonts.
    No disrespect to SM Intended.
    Group Buy? (One time deal)
    Will post a pic shortly.
    Heyyyyyyyy Macarena!
     
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  2. Jul 18, 2013 at 2:18 AM
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    iJDub

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    No pix? And you can't say FML if you're a contractor ;)
     
  3. Jul 18, 2013 at 2:25 AM
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    I will post up a pic of the design in about 12 hours. I have one now but I needed to have them tweak it. I wont have "actual printed" pics until I get my set on Aug 2nd.

    I agree with you there.....except the hajis dont discriminate who they hit with rockets. :) Oh, and i've been here for 10 months straight now....and will be here for another 13 months....so yeah, FML haha.
     
  4. Jul 18, 2013 at 5:00 AM
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    Im interested
     
  5. Jul 18, 2013 at 5:05 AM
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    There is another vinyl decal maker that makes the ZRU decals, I bought them from him for $16 shipped to my door IIRC. Look him up in the BST marketplace.
     
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    After looking at his decals again, there is a slight difference. I had Sockmonkey's on my 11 and I will be putting this member's on my 12 tomorrow and will share the pics.
     
  7. Jul 18, 2013 at 5:26 AM
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    Yes, he was the first person I went to. Matter of fact, you can see his attempt at a decal in his thread....that one was for me. He was also very unresponsive, worked with him for 3 weeks and he wasnt capable of delivering what I want.

    Vinyl decals that he offers compared to what im getting are night and day. Mine are printed on clear vinyl and equivalent to Sockmonkeys......HUGE difference.

    If you are satisfied with $16 decals, by all means, go for it. Im offering a top quality decal.
     
  8. Jul 18, 2013 at 9:32 AM
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    I attached the Next to final draft.....just have to make a slight change to it. Its getting late out here, dont think I will have the final draft till tomorrow. Just wanted to give everyone an idea of what im taking about.

    Not final draft.PNG
     
  9. Jul 18, 2013 at 9:40 AM
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    Too many, See Build
    can we get these in all black?
     
  10. Jul 18, 2013 at 9:52 AM
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    I can get them in any color. Just need to check with the printer on pricing. Trying to keep it as low as possible.
     
  11. Jul 18, 2013 at 9:54 AM
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    cool. Shoot me a PM with price bro. I may be intrested
     
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    Interested also: blue if it color becomes an option.
    Thanks
     
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    This is gonna be a quick group buy if theres enough interest. Basically when I pick up the decals on Aug 2nd, Im going to verify Quality and put them on the truck. Take a pic, post it and get pricing then. August 10th, I will put in the order in for all those that paid and Ship them August 19th.

    This process will go very quickly as I am on a time schedule before I head back to Afghanistan. Just need enough people to make this worth while.
     
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    understood. can i ask what the price range may be? sorry if you covered that already
     
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    As of right now, it looks like it is $39.99 per pair in any color plus $2.99 shipping. If we get over 25 pair, it goes down to $34.99 plus shipping.
     
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    Lets get it rolling! we dont have much time gentlmen!! lol

    I like these
     
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  18. Jul 18, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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    Im Interested!
     
  19. Jul 18, 2013 at 11:44 AM
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    I'm interested as well... But not with that color... I'll have to choose a different color.
     
  20. Jul 18, 2013 at 11:57 AM
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    Thats not a problem. You can pick any color you want
     
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