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Old 01-23-2018, 03:18 PM   #1
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Graphics color durability ratings

I'm choosing colors for graphics, but durability will narrow my selection. No point choosing something nice if it's not the most durable (for my situation).

The graphics color sheet has a few options with icons indicating 2 or 3 yr durability etc, but most colors have no specific durability listed.

ETI told me today "If the graphics do not have a specific year indication they are rated for up to 6 years." I thought it was odd that the colors with specific years listed would be LESS durable that the unlabeled ones.

Can anyone confirm this for me?

EDIT: can I delete this thread? ETI just clarified with a new graphics sheet that has the tiny numbers that denote each durability rating.
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Old 01-23-2018, 03:46 PM   #2
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Nah, keep the thread. And post the sheet!
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Old 01-23-2018, 04:20 PM   #3
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Nah, keep the thread. And post the sheet!
I will, she actually sent me someone else's build sheet, but once I get the sheet she described I'll post it
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The sheet with durabilities will be very interesting. Our 2010 19 had the very popular red graphics and they looked great at 7 years when we sold it. I’d guess that summer sun fade and off season outside storage may well shorten the life.
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Old 01-23-2018, 05:08 PM   #5
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I think I just attached the graphics sheets with durability in years. Who has gotten the extra durable Avery 900 film versus the standard 700? How long are your graphics lasting? Peeling graphics would really age a trailer.
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Thanks for the sheet. Glad I don’t have a thing for
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I've had no problem with peeling but our nearly 11 year old trailer does has quite faded gold colour graphics on the passenger side. The trailer is stored outdoors and both when Alf had it and now in our Drive the passenger side always faces south. The photos were taken just last week.
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Have Forest Green to match Toyota Black Forest Green for 9 + years and I've seen no evidence of fading or peeling.
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...... How long are your graphics lasting?
Ours lasted about a year. Decided i didn't want to deal with it and preferred the nekked look so I peeled 'em off. Others opted for no install during production. Some folks I've had the pleasure to meet out there in the Great Wide Open say they couldn't come to terms with Tammy for their rolling billboard royalties
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Ours lasted about a year. Decided i didn't want to deal with it and preferred the nekked look so I peeled 'em off. Others opted for no install during production. Some folks I've had the pleasure to meet out there in the Great Wide Open say they couldn't come to terms with Tammy for their rolling billboard royalties
Ah, oh boy. Ive taken issue with car dealerships in the past with this.

What color did you have? How hard was it to remove the old graphics?
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