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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.

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

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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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