Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Friendship, Maine
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Agree on the local sign guy. More than likely, they have experience in boat lettering. Meaning, they should know what works best. I would not go with the interior stuff. As with most things not made for the environment, I would bet it won't stand up as well.
I priced some online services, which ended up being more expensive, and harder to get what I wanted.
The sign guy in Rockland, ME (PDQ Signs) worked with me until it was right. Printed off long mockups so I could bring it home to the boat and tape it up to see if it would work. THAT was nice!
Then, when all was set, he made the lettering and graphics (even threw in a couple extra), gave me the soapy solution (his secret blend) and a squeegee/scraper. All for quite a bit less than I found online.
He didn't mention different kinds of vinyl, but he had done a lot of boats...so I felt confident in his stuff.
So far so good...holding up great.
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1988 Sabre 30
Last edited by c40eb; 07-17-2009 at 04:34 PM.