Size matters !! know your dims.

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  1. carhil

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    Being new and not able to fully remember the size of my van I thought Im not taking any chances and wanted the dims visible at all times !!

    I didnt want to stick up a scrappy piece of paper with sellotape. As I have facilities and can make and print onto aluminium I knocked up this for Vincent (y)

    Its stuck above my head with two tiny velcro spots. All neat and tidy :)

    Pretty good eh

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  2. tjay

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    Great idea, very professional looking, are you taking orders ??
     
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    I do wish you would market that, it's really nice.
     
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    Defo would have an order for our BanHam. Don't really like the sticky label that came with Insurance.
     
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  5. carhil

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    Folks

    I have just spoken to the big cheese, he is happy for me to advertise these as kinda a one off. Im more than willing to pop a few quid in the charity tin depending on how many folk fancy one.

    I will make up a for sale thread and we can take it from there but probably best for me is group buy, that way I can do them all in one run and it keeps Jim happy and me from not having to fire up the machine constantly !!

    Briefly. The printing is done on coated aluminium in credit card size. The dims and name can be personalised ( obviously) but I could also add tyre pressures too if that helps ? Card would come with little velcro sticky spots for you to attach.

    I think realistically id be charging £5 each. This would include first class postage and take into account my time and materials.

    Any more interest before i post a FS post ?
     
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  6. Spanda

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    We would definitely buy one.
     
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    Don't want to rain on your parade, but in the back of my mind I recall the dimensions of the lettering has to be larger than you are offering


    It might only apply if you are over 3m tall though (y)
     
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    Yes please, would pay a fiver for one
     
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    Sorry David, you've lost me .
     
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    Me, me.
    Sorry.
    Us, us!
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    Can you do one for me to put on my belt buckle as an advanced warning? ;)


    JJ :cool:
     
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    @DavidG58
    Don't think will come under ant legal requirements, just a friendly personal reminder
    Geoff
     
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    On commercial vehicles it is the law and the letter size is most likely stipulated, this be what David is thinking.

    Martin
     
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    I would like one as well great idea
     
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    Yes please I'd like one. But can you change the picture to a A class:whistle:?
     
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    The vast majority of motorhomes (under 3m) don't need a specified letter height, so I suppose the sun is still out on his parade :)
     
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    You can count me in for one. Great idea and very professionally executed (y)(y)
     
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    They look great - I'd have to fit mine on the back of the sun visor though ;)

    Sadly I won't have the measurements until I've ordered my van though ... maybe next week!

    :)
     
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    We'll have one please, I can then get rid of the horrid bit of paper!
     
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    @carhil

    Thanks Martin, I have just been trawling back through old threads looking for the same

    I am sure we decided the law says HGV over 3m must have a plate with certain text size and minimum plate size

    there was some cloudiness as to whether this would extend to a PHGV (y)

    any warning is useful though, when I saw the thread title I presumed we were gong to get another reference to Rouen o_O
     
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