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My blade lettering

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by drivewaydoctor, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Thought I would dare to be different and letter my blade. Its painted on using stencils. So far its attracted a lot of attention. I've never seen any other trucks do this in my area in all my years of plowing. I used Tremclad Rust Paint and then put a clearcoat over it all when it was dry.

    Also a pic of my backrack lighting with Grote High Intensity Strobe. Dont mind the bag in the photo. Did some late season leaf cleanups today.


  2. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Let me guess Canadian Tire is your fav store.
  3. LMAO@Dave

    I live right beside one... Princess Auto is my favorite but they are too far away...

    The backup lights are from International Trucks. Those are the same backup lights used on the sleeper of the transports for backing up. They are made by Grote also. The tool box was a freebee from a friend that had a couple of them. The forward lights are from Crappy Tire. I plan on replacing them but have not picked out a brand yet.
  4. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy Senior Member
    Messages: 948

    Nice truck
  5. shade tree

    shade tree Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    should throw your phone number under your name on your plow!
  6. modedicebox

    modedicebox Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    Your Biz concept is awesome. Nice rig.
  7. jimaug87

    jimaug87 Senior Member
    Messages: 179

    yeah man, toss your number in slightly smaller font under your name. It wouldn't hurt.
  8. shepoutside

    shepoutside Member
    Messages: 88

    Yes, add your phone number, and I also added many coats of clear-coat too. I'm the only one in my area too to do this. Great advertising !!!
  9. deckboys

    deckboys Senior Member
    Messages: 198

    stands out really well,
    i would think about a new cutting edge tho... looks like its getting kinda close...:/
  10. Yeah guys I bought the stencils for the phone number I just never got time to do it before the snow came. Now it wont stop snowing. lol

    The cutting edge needs replacement no question there. Again, time is the big issue.
  11. mruiz

    mruiz Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    Thumbs up!!! Great Idea
  12. fatboy

    fatboy Senior Member
    Messages: 222

    Hey I think I saw your truck at the Timmys at Nugget and Makham Rd a week or so ago?
  13. I'm sure you did. I live at Markham & 401 area. I take all my guys there before we start our routes to buy them Wendys and Timmys Coffee.

    If you see me around again don't be shy, say hello.
  14. BeSeenGraphics

    BeSeenGraphics Member
    Messages: 60


    Definitely, get your number in there.
  15. Mister Plow

    Mister Plow Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    Wow, you are THE most annoying poster I've ever seen.

    Cut that clutter down, cuz all you are doing is irritating people and they DEFINITLY won't be giving you any business.
  16. nicksplowing

    nicksplowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,226

    i think its ok for a sponsor to post :nod:
  17. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    My neighbor just buys 5 cans of black spray paint before the winter and spray paints it on. It looks so much less unprofessional than this does. Good job.
  18. BeSeenGraphics

    BeSeenGraphics Member
    Messages: 60

    Thank you sir. No biggie. We can't please everybody.

    Drivewaydoctor, where did you get your stencils and how much did they cost? I was thinking about offering some stencil kits for just this purpose.
  19. Be Seen Graphics,

    Sorry for such a late reply. I dont come to this site till Im in the winter mindset.

    The stencils were really cheap. I bought them at Staples for maybe $10.00

    The biggest problem was having to reuse some stencils more than once in same word because the word has more than one of the same letter.

    If you offer the stencil I would recommend custom cutting them for the application the buyer wants. Also I would recommend a peel and stick stencil cut out of vinyl or something would save effort of using masking tape...
  20. 80sturgisrider

    80sturgisrider Member
    Messages: 55

    Add your number--I have had my plows lettered for 2 years now. More of a novelty than real advertising. Cant hurt though.