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vinyl vs sticker vs decal

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by dylandercole, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Feb 25, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    dylandercole

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    Im looking to get a california state flag sticker(?) for the back window of my truck. whats the difference between a sticker, decal, or vinyl???
     
  2. Feb 25, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    Vinyl is the material used to make stickers and decals.
     
  3. Feb 25, 2010 at 10:56 AM
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    I figured that but wasnt sure. So is it a sticker I want or a decal?
     
  4. Feb 25, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    I don't think it makes a difference.
     
  5. Feb 25, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    i think the only difference is "cut" or "printed"...

    these 2 are cut
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    here is printed (notice the common edge along the top of the clear decal)
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  6. Feb 25, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    ah I get what your saying
     
  7. Feb 25, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    u want a DECAL......


    Stickers are for kids and their sticker books :)
     
  8. Feb 25, 2010 at 11:16 AM
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    i now it does not make much difference which you say, but i always thought of stickers as paper and decals as vinyl
     
  10. Feb 25, 2010 at 11:37 AM
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    i think "technically" a sticker is something you peel and "stick" and a decals is applied using heat and or water (like with plastic models)

    decals sound more serious, anyways :cool:
     
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    sock u doing anymore work?
     
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    Yea he is. I just got mine today they are awesome.
     
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    haven't stopped in 3 years
     
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