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Old 03-04-20, 08:41 AM
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Custom Decals?

When you frame builders are finishing up a project, where do you go to get the custom decals fir your frames? Iím finishing a restoration of a custom frame for my grandkid, and I need decals. Thanks!
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Gus Salmon Decals seems to have production decals for existing brands. https://www.velocals.com/ Velocals also has production decals. You don't say who the builder was.

I use Reid Design here in Seattle to do mine. They helped me with some design aspects and are super to work with. I'm not sure it would be a cost efficient way for a single bike though. Depending on how Smithsonian the restoration is, FastSign (or other sign/banner companies) might be a viable option. Good luck!
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Take time to learn the decal material and frame painting aspects. Some combos are no goes.

https://www.velocals.com/ and Bicycle Restoration are two more sources for decal help. Andy
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Do you know anyone who owns a Cricut? I cut all of my own vinyl decals at home with the Cricut. I cut these Trek decals for a restoration that I did for one of my wife's friends. I found an SVG file of the decal online and resized it to fit.
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