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    Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    OK so round 2 went MUCH better... I actually feel like bragging. I have 1 last peice to do and it's drying so I had a little time.... to be honest I feel like a pro... now it better look nice in my car

    It's actually about 95% of what I hoped for but it's only my second time..

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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    Its definately better, but why not mount the rings, then vinyl the whole thing?




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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    No doubt, peel the vinyl off, glue or screw the rings down, fleece and resin it, then vinyl the whole thing. Use some heat to help get the vinyl to stretch and use a good glue to help it set and it will look 100% better.



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    this way was easier and will produce much smoother/seamless results...

    and I'm happy with attempt #2... getting the right glue helped fix the mumps look



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    Quote Originally Posted by 6spdcoupe
    Its definately better, but why not mount the rings, then vinyl the whole thing?
    That is deffinitly an improvment but third time's a charm




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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    heat gun and some time you might have gotten no "folds" on the circles.

    other then that they look good.



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    Quote Originally Posted by AcidicDreams
    this way was easier and will produce much smoother/seamless results...
    There are several noticable creases around the mounting rings.




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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    ohh and I have marine vinyl... it doesn't stretch well even under heat... so rather than redo the project with the stretchy stuff I did this...



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    If you are viewing my profile from SMD, FSC, or d-series.org, then this is the thread with my refs...
    Refs: http://www.caraudio.com/forum/showthread.php?t=231239

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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    hmm couldnt you just redo the rings?

    even if you ocudlnt get the same color strechy vinly have it a 2 tone if you coudl match to the rest of youtr interior



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    well at least your getting better




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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    Quote Originally Posted by PhatTonyDeMarco
    There are several noticable creases around the mounting rings.
    I know... about 1/2 of those are gone now.... it's in spaces where I didn't let the glue try totally so it doesn't stick well... I pushed on them later and they stuck....

    still not 100% but not bod for attempt #2; and final for now... I still need to vinyl my sub box...



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    haha everyone was so nice in the disaster pics thread then I post new ones and people pick it apart ....

    I'm ok with this for now... I'm sure they'll get yanked within 3 months and something new done... if I hadn't screwed up my door panels in the first place I would have done a teardrop shape...



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    not picking apart... constructive criticism... plus i just like a nicely done 2 tone job



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    Re: Disaster Vinyl Follow-up (With Bragging rights)

    Quote Originally Posted by AcidicDreams
    haha everyone was so nice in the disaster pics thread then I post new ones and people pick it apart ....
    Looks good




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