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im trying to find a somewhat inexpensive way to put a mural on the bow of my boat. has anyone ever seen a vehicle wrap on a jet boat? if so how did it look? any pics?
 

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One of my friends had it put on his boat , it looked ok . But it was not cheap nor did it look as good as paint . I will try to get him to post a picture.
 

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First of the week, we have a 28 skater going for a wrap for the Outboard Church

You can see some pics later next week

They say it will take 3 days to do it.
 

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One of my friends had it put on his boat , it looked ok . But it was not cheap nor did it look as good as paint . I will try to get him to post a picture.
Yeah i didnt think it was gonna be cheap but hopefully nowhere near what an airbrush mural would run. ive seen it on ski and wakeboard boats but they have graphics all over the place. im curious to what it would look like with a solid color and maybe a pinstripe or two
 

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Tom Bandy did his race boat a few years ago I think he goes by TB028 here. He might be able to point you in some direction.
 

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im trying to find a somewhat inexpensive way to put a mural on the bow of my boat. has anyone ever seen a vehicle wrap on a jet boat? if so how did it look? any pics?
What area are you in? One of my friends has a graphics shop in Glendora, CA and he has done some cool stuff on pro level funny cars and dragsters.
 

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im in the sacramento area. what im thinking about doing is painting the bottom of the boat and wrapping the top. probably a midnight/pearl blue with a mural of a pin-up girl bent over dropping her pink panties on the bow. planning on naming her "Pink Pantie Dropper"
 

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Sweet. The kona looks great with that. What did that cost you? Did you just wrap the top or the whole boat?

Monster,

I live in South Africa, and if I convert our currency to the a $ value it was around $2000-00. It is expensive, but I have a 7 year guarantee on fading, tearing and scratching on the product.

I think it makes the boat unique and is well worth the expense.

Wikus
 

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No issues with the wrap, material, etc. It was easy to keep clean and always looked good. Gas would however take the coloring right off since its a print on a sticky backing. Have to be careful...
 

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No issues with the wrap, material, etc. It was easy to keep clean and always looked good. Gas would however take the coloring right off since its a print on a sticky backing. Have to be careful...
<br><br>Only problem I had was when the fuel vents spilled, the wrap got damaged, but the supplier fixed it immediately, only drawback so far.<br><br>Wikus
 

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im going to try a white base coat with carbon fiber vinyl stripes, and then a few coats of clear on top and then wetsand the bumps out and make it smooth. then hopefully get a pinstripe between the white and the vinyl to break it up. im gonna do a test piece and see how it comes out.
 

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$2000 is about right. The amount of detail or color is not an issue as it is printed and can be as complex as you would like. The charge for a wrap is based on complexity of the install and the square footage. I had a boat that had paint then added striping in vinyl. the pin up girl can be done in vinyl and outline cut. at that point you would only need to pay for the vinyl decal which would be around a couple 3 hundred dollars and you install or have the shop who prints it install. Wrap vs a mural painted may be cheaper to go with paint.
 

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wraps

I'm in Glendora and do boat or car wraps, If you only want to do a single color and pin stripping just use premium vinyl, don't waste the money on a wrap.
The trick to a great looking wrap is good and well printed art. The wrap materials can be printed on very high res but slower
and more expensive to to use printers and will be incredible. Watch out for the less expensive printing, it's usually done on
large vuteks. Great for large trucks that are viewed from a distance but not good enough for close up.
Give me a call and I'll answer any questions you have about wraps. Mike at MW Design 626-852-0226.
 

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