Amphicar Decal

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amphi@cablespeed.com

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I am thinking of having 2 or 3 large (12 or 18") amphicar emblem
decals or signs made to put on the outside of an enclosed trailer.
Does anyone have good three-color artwork of the hood badge that I
could borrow/purchase to provide to a local sign maker? If this is
determined feasible, is anyone else interested in such an item?

Thanks,
--LarryS
 
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Cap''n John

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--- In amphicar-lovers@y..., amphi@c... wrote:
> I am thinking of having 2 or 3 large (12 or 18") amphicar emblem
> decals or signs made to put on the outside of an enclosed trailer.
> Does anyone have good three-color artwork of the hood badge that I
> could borrow/purchase to provide to a local sign maker? If this is
> determined feasible, is anyone else interested in such an item?
>
> Thanks,
> --LarryS

I could easilly take a hi-rez digital pic of my hood emblem (you've
already seen a lower rez pic on the amphicar.com site) and then
convert it to what ever flavor you like. Talk with your sign maker
and see exactly what file format he needs. Forward the information
to me and I would be glad to help. It is not very difficult for me.
John
 
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Eric Mattlin

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Cap'n John...

If you end up doing this could you post the file? I'm sure I'm not
the only one who'd like a good copy for business cards, stationary,
web site etc... but is just not talented enough to get it done.

I'd love to see a folder in the files section of Amphicar Clip-Art.

Eric

>
> I could easilly take a hi-rez digital pic of my hood emblem (you've
> already seen a lower rez pic on the amphicar.com site) and then
> convert it to what ever flavor you like. Talk with your sign maker
> and see exactly what file format he needs. Forward the information
> to me and I would be glad to help. It is not very difficult for me.
> John
 
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tommyintpa@aol.com

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Re: Re: Amphicar Decal

<font FACE="arial,helvetica"><font SIZE="2">Larry, It is true that most artiste want to work with Mac info but you may
want to call around a bit. Most sign guys will have a wider plotter than the
old Gerber 11&1/2" wide model. Lots of vinyl sign guys will have 60" cutters.
The ones that make a lot of truck signs will have the widest vinyl. There
will be at least two grades of vinyl available, be sure to get the heavy
duty. If you make your image out of strips as they shrink (and they will) you
get this little line of unfaded color that can look a little weird after a
while. Good luck Tommy in Tampa</font>
 
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Larry & Nancy Solheim

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RE: Re: Amphicar Decal

John,
As most art types apparently do, my sign guy works with a Mac and said he
can work w/ .bmp, .jpg or .tif. He recommended that I provide the file in
all three formats as it seems there are always problems. The standard panel
size is 11-1/2". Larger decals will be made from multiple panels.

Thanks for the offer. I look forward to seeing your photos!

--LarryS

-----Original Message-----
From: Cap'n John [mailto:minnow@amphicar.net]
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 11:47 AM
To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Re: Amphicar Decal

--- In amphicar-lovers@y..., amphi@c... wrote:
> I am thinking of having 2 or 3 large (12 or 18") amphicar emblem
> decals or signs made to put on the outside of an enclosed trailer.
> Does anyone have good three-color artwork of the hood badge that I
> could borrow/purchase to provide to a local sign maker? If this is
> determined feasible, is anyone else interested in such an item?
>
> Thanks,
> --LarryS

I could easilly take a hi-rez digital pic of my hood emblem (you've
already seen a lower rez pic on the amphicar.com site) and then
convert it to what ever flavor you like. Talk with your sign maker
and see exactly what file format he needs. Forward the information
to me and I would be glad to help. It is not very difficult for me.
John


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Larry & Nancy Solheim

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RE: Re: Amphicar Decal

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="EmailStyle18"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial">I
appreciate the info, Tommy.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </span>I’ll
do some checking in the larger, Seattle-metro area.<o:p></o:p></span></font></span>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="EmailStyle18"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial"><o:p></o:p></span></font></span>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="EmailStyle18"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;mso-bidi-font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial">--LarryS<o:p></o:p></span></font></span>
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<span style="font-weight:bold">From:</span> tommyintpa@aol.com
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<span style="font-weight:bold">Sent:</span> Monday, August 20, 2001 2:51
PM

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Amphicar Decal</span></font>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><font size="2" color="black" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:black">Larry,
It is true that most artiste want to work with Mac info but you may

want to call around a bit. Most sign guys will have a wider plotter than the

old Gerber 11&1/2" wide model. Lots of vinyl sign guys will have
60" cutters.

The ones that make a lot of truck signs will have the widest vinyl. There

will be at least two grades of vinyl available, be sure to get the heavy

duty. If you make your image out of strips as they shrink (and they will) you

get this little line of unfaded color that can look a little weird after a

while. Good luck Tommy in Tampa</span></font><font color="black" face="Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial;color:black"> <br style="mso-special-character:line-break">
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