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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by CNHSS1 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:47 pm

Fnarr, fnarr...

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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by philhoward » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:48 pm

No-one with a surname "End" races, then?

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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by toomanysabres » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:08 pm

If you did it like this it will be enough to scare anyone.
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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by nickkeyser » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:20 pm

Lol! That's great too.

I only really wanted somthing so they could see it was me or my brother on the start line, but that ones brilliant!

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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by BigBobPilot » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:54 pm

Hi Nick,

I specifically checked with a Scruitineer at a race meeting if I could add vinyl stickers to a GRP helmet. I was told it was no problem. My first race meeting with the stickers applied was mid-season in 2011, all through 2012 not a single Scrutineer made any comment about them. I've only competed at the RSSOC Curborough this year, which also attracted no comments.


It does help to identify you in the car, even when you don't necessarily need to be identified:


By-the-way, the compound curves are difficult with large areas of vinyl, so keep it simple with small areas on difficult curves...


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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by tony.idle » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:52 pm

From past info in the motorcycle press in was only ever polycarbonate helmet shells that were affected by stickers or paint. Or almost anything really :mrgreen: There was never any issue with composites.



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Re: Helmet Designs

Post by speedy555 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:09 pm

nickkeyser wrote: What format do you need the designs in to be able to cut the vinyl?
.eps is usually best, or possibly .ai

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