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Car Content-"Andy the Pinstriper" - Video

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by jaimed, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. jaimed

    jaimed Poster Extraordinaire

  2. Slow Reflexes

    Slow Reflexes Poster Extraordinaire

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    Nov 17, 2007
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    Glad someone's still doing it.
     
  3. Maricopa

    Maricopa Friend of Leo's

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    Feb 4, 2009
    Phx, AZ
    There's actually a huge resurgence in striping right now, check out jalopyjournal.com

    What he says about sign painters is very true though. Most of the guys I know that hand painted signs have gone to vinyl.
     
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  5. gypsy jim

    gypsy jim Tele-Afflicted

    Here are some stripes a retired sign painter named Roger Nelson put on my partscaster. I've got one in progress headed his way.
     

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  6. Maricopa

    Maricopa Friend of Leo's

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    I had this one done a couple years back.
     

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  7. BobbyZ

    BobbyZ Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 12, 2011
    Snellman MN
    Into pinstripping and hand lettered sighs? Check out the Letterheads.
    http://www.theletterheads.com/
    My second wife was a meber so I went to few meets. If you get a chance to go to one do it.
    You might get your car or guitar pinstripped while your there. Or just drink alot and play guitar like I always did.
     
  8. RichF

    RichF TDPRI Member

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    Oct 8, 2003
    Definitely getting harder to find good pinstripers. Took me a while to find the guy who striped this one for me.

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  9. purpletele

    purpletele Friend of Leo's

    Good stuff.

    A good friend of mine has been a pro pinstriper for a few years. He's known for restoring vintage Lambrettas and Vespas, but does hot and rat rods too.

    It truly is an art.
     
  10. Mechanic

    Mechanic Tele-Afflicted

    There's a number of good stripers out there.
    Remember "Where's Von Dutch?"
     
  11. musicalmartin

    musicalmartin Poster Extraordinaire

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    Aug 8, 2007
    Norfolk UK
    In the 60's I saw a sign writer put a pin stripe down the side of a Rolls Royce by just walking down the car and holdinghis brush .it was perfect .They used Valspar enamel in those days .All the trucks we sold came in basic colour or primer and were brush painted all over then sign written .same for all those Team Lotus JPS cars .All hand striped .I met the guy who Did them all .By the way .Only one car was ever gold striped ,the first .All the rest were straw colour .
     
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