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Old 15 June 2009, 17:27   #1
Country: USA
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registration numbers keep falling off

How can I keep my vinyl registration numbers attached to my vinyl tubes. I have been through three sets of numbers in 3 weeks. Any ideas?

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Old 15 June 2009, 22:47   #2
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Are the tubes constantly being inflated deflated? If not see you need to clean the tubes properly where the letters go. If your tubes are hypalon then use a solvent such as MEK or toluene or acetone etc.

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Old 16 June 2009, 01:20   #3
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Acetone is fine, don't bother with the others.
Use the very thin conformable vinyl for the numbers warm them up with a heat gun after fixing and smooth down carefully with a cloth.
But I may be talking Rubbish.
Expurt is a drip under pressure, and the difference between an Amateur and a proffesional is getting paid.
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