Vinyl Wrap - Seeing for Myself
I am experimenting with Vinyl Wrap as a low cost alternative to painting my Van's Aircraft RV-8.
I also put a small patch on the spinner.. It has everything wrong
about it; multiple layers, exposed edges (into the wind) and no
Why the 3M 1080 series vinyl wrap? Had to start somewhere and this is
specifically designed for vehicles. I may switch but as I said this is a
Pictures of test patches will follow. No beautifully crafted 30' foot shot of the gorgeous finished wrap, but close ups of the screws and screw ups.
First off, if you spent a lot of money for a meticulously done professional paint job you need not worry that a vinyl wrap will make you wish you hadn't. From the picture above it is obvious that it has a slight orange peel look. For you, my section on dealing with screws and screw holes may be of interest.
That's all for now as I have to get back to sanding my wheel pants.