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Author Topic: Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)  (Read 4121 times)

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Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)
« on: September 08, 2009, 07:09:40 pm »
I'm looking to add full-size, full-colour adhesive vinyl side-art to a friend's cabinet but I'm struggling to find a decent UK source that will offer the correct grade stuff for the job at the right price. The only 'hobby'related' supplier I can find is mamemarquees.com but by the time it gets to the UK for the size I need with VAT and delivery it will run to over 150 for the 2 sides.

Are there any UK arcade artwork printing services like this or 'tried and tested' vinyl printers anyone knows of who can do this? I'm looking at a print 66" x 32".

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Re: Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2009, 07:20:28 pm »
http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=92656.msg1002349#msg1002349

think i forgot to add it to the wiki, cant get there to check  :cheers:
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Re: Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2009, 07:32:02 pm »
http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php?topic=92656.msg1002349#msg1002349

think i forgot to add it to the wiki, cant get there to check  :cheers:

Thanks for that, I never realised he did full-size prints though I'd come across his site before. I will e-mail him and see what he can do. I can always add him to the Wiki if necessary.

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Re: Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2009, 02:49:14 pm »
Tried e-mailing Nigel but no response yet. Surely there are more than this in the UK?

Anyone know of any more?

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Re: Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2009, 06:51:25 pm »
It looks like there's a gap in the market that could be exploited.

As you're already running a business, have you considered investing in the equipment to do it yourself? It might be cheaper in the long run. And you could then sell artwork as well as fully build machines.
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Re: Adhesive vinyl printing in the UK? (For side-art)
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2009, 04:38:17 pm »
It looks like there's a gap in the market that could be exploited.

As you're already running a business, have you considered investing in the equipment to do it yourself? It might be cheaper in the long run. And you could then sell artwork as well as fully build machines.


I'm certainly thinking about it. I'm hoping next year to expand on the existing business to supply parts and hard-to-find-in-the-UK accessories, as this will help when people buy extras to go with their kits. Even basic accessories like T-moulding are hard to come by, and it can only be had in metric widths, rather than the metric wood is supplied in. I may look into getting the necessary equipment for this too.