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Offline dpaulson

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Pinstriping
« on: August 16, 2010, 08:25:43 pm »
Does anyone have a metal with the original pinstripping still on,   like in this picture?


I am looking for some measurements of particularily the corners.  I have a vinyl cutter that I use for cutting decals and if I had some measurements I could draw it up in autocad.  I can make it available to others if they wish to pinstripe their machines.

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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2010, 02:28:49 pm »

   I think it's a standard design on the woody & metal. Averyman has the original striping on his & Oldsledz had his painted on. Maybe one of them could measure theirs for you.

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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2010, 08:17:49 pm »
I found and downloaded a program that's  a screen caliper and measured it myself.



I drew it up in autocad.  It looks pretty close.
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2010, 04:55:51 am »

   I think your wasting your time in the steel business. By the way you get around on the computer, you could be a computer instructor. Maybe even the next Bill Gates !!
   Would the pic you posted be the same size as original ? Have you figured out the design on the rad door yet ? I was thinking you could bring a copy to a sign shop & have them made.
                                                         
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2010, 05:50:54 pm »
Although it looks smaller, it is drawn full scale in autocad.  If I get a  good picture of the design used on the rear door, I may draw that one also.  Do you know if it is the same drawing that is found on the front.  I don't think that I really ever saw two the same and many do not have anything on the front.
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2010, 06:46:25 pm »
 Here's a couple of shots of pinstriping. I have more but I have everything screwed up on this contraception... AGAIN !!!!

   Check out Oldsledz pics. There are a few there. I have them on this computer ...but I have it on the blink...

   I think the stripe is the same as on the metal or woody. The pic on the bottom is the same machine as the one you posted earlier..



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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2010, 06:31:12 pm »

   Here's another one with pinstriping.

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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2010, 06:42:51 pm »
Does anyone know if the wood strip on the cargo door came from factory or just added by the last rebuilder.   I have only seen this done a couple of times.
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2010, 06:45:10 pm »
On second thought, probably not.  As it would interfere for opening the door completely open.
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2010, 09:19:01 pm »
your correct.....they are add on's....
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2013, 04:12:49 pm »

   Here's another one with pinstriping.



    Can anyone tell me if this is like the original pinstriping ?? Mike wants to put the original pattern on his.                                                              OT.
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Re: Pinstriping
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2013, 06:06:35 am »
I think that it is correct.  The little bell and the dots represent the ringing of sleigh bells I was told.
The front and rear designs varied by whoever was doing the stripes on that particular day.