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RL Hydro-Graphix Water Transfer Printing

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade - Other' started by ntilehman, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. ntilehman

    ntilehman [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yes I do have an update for everyone. I'm terribly sorry for the extended delay. Starting this all back up was a big job with a personal move involved cross country. I have an electrician coming at the beginning next week to get my stuff wired up. Here is a couple of quick pictures of where it will be at in the building behind our new house.

    Office going into the shop building:
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    Actual shop area:
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    Here is an extra one of my front garage for my mechanical stuff:
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    Everyone I thank you for your patience. Beginning next week I will start taking in orders again. I'll make to sure to keep hooking my Tacoma guys and gals.
     
  2. ntilehman

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    Things are coming around guys. I started setting up the rinse tank and film table today. I should be having work processed by the end of the month.
     
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    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    Still trying to think of things to get dipped :D
     
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    For sure dude. Let me know whatever I can do for you.
     
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    How flexible and abrasion/scratch resistant is the finish? I'm very intrigued.

    Would it hold up to dirt bike or atv plastic that is under the abuse of vibration, flexing, and dirt/rock abrasion?
     
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    People need to think of it as a paint application because that is what it is with the extra step of the film pattern. In saying that, I have done many plastics for customers on atv's/dirtbike. Nothing is indestructible. There is a special flex agent that is mixed when I know it is going to be on something that is going to have some flex in it.
     
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    Bump...Getting parts in and out of the shop.
     
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    bellassaiw10 Formally afroman5015

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    Does your carbon fiber film match the 3m di noc vinyl ? I've got the vinyl on some interior pieces but I'd rather get it all dipped for a flat black carbon fiber look
     
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    The DiNoc stuff has the texture to it. There is no texture to the hydrographics process because it is paint and clear. The following pictures is what I feel is the best looking CF that is available in the hydrographics industry. A flat clear does not make it look good. The gloss is needed to make it pop like real CF.

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    I would recommend that you get it all done in one thing or the other.
     
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    A Sunday afternoon bump.
     
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    General quandary here...

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    Size~2" round.

    Material-Cast Aluminium (no paint)

    What would it cost to get 6 of these done in real weave CF?

    And could you potentially get repro chrome?
     
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    Sent PM
     
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    Can you do Bug Deflectors??? And on the Engine Cover on the Tacoma can you do Camo in a MAX 4 Pattern???
     
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    We can do bug deflectors. I'm assuming you are talking about the plastic piece that goes across a hood. Send me some dimensions on it to get a quote.
     
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    Had my eye on your product for a while now. Finally ready to get a few things done. Below is a photo of the parts I am looking at.

    These are the items:
    Cluster bezel
    Small clock bezel
    AC control panel (only looking at getting the outer area covered, where the info is still clear)
    Custom built switch panel

    Not included in this photo is the center radio bezel. I will try and post one of it soon.

    I would like a quote on the cost of getting all of these items hydro dipped in a Carbon fibre black and silver, like the ones in post 132 above. Thanks.

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    Sent a PM
     
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    Bump........Just have to figure out what I'd like have done :rolleyes:
     
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    Was looking at having the window switch trim pieces on the driver and passenger door dipped with the carbon fiber pattern along with the automatic shift surround panel. Is that something you can quote me on or will you need pictures of the three pieces? I took a shot at using the 3m carbon fiber wrap and that was a no-go, more a bitch than I thought it would be, lol. By the way, these parts are for an '08 tacoma double cab. Thanks!
     
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