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PAUPAU

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What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« on: September 16, 2010, 03:26:52 PM »
OK. please define this for me. I think these terms are used interchangibly. If anyone can clarify i'd appreciate it.

Sticker   and    Decal

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2010, 05:05:45 PM »
That great old Cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth O.B.E. was once asked what was the difference between a highlight and a flare, his answer was "About 3,000 Pounds a week"  LOL  ;D ;D ;D   So if you're selling or advertising your work,  Decals are more expensive than Stickers. LOL  ;D ;D ;D
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mrmopar64

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2010, 05:06:26 PM »
I used to think of decal as being soaked in water to install
And a sticker is a peel and stick type of install
But today I think people use either word for the same thing

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2010, 05:08:18 PM »
That great old Cinematographer Geoffrey Unsworth O.B.E. was once asked what was the difference between a highlight and a flare, his answer was "About 3,000 Pounds a week"  LOL  ;D ;D ;D   So if you're selling or advertising your work,  Decals are more expensive than Stickers. LOL  ;D ;D ;D
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And as joe put it if a decal brings more money... UR SELLING DECALS  ;D

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2010, 10:20:45 PM »
or my favorite is when people use the term die cutting when cutting with a plotter - Wrong answer -

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2010, 07:11:41 AM »
or my favorite is when people use the term die cutting when cutting with a plotter - Wrong answer -




I was a steel rule die maker for many many years. And I made many dies for cutting decals/stickers.
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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2010, 08:16:40 AM »
or my favorite is when people use the term die cutting when cutting with a plotter - Wrong answer -




haha, yeah.  With these plotters the term should be "CAD cut"

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2010, 04:23:23 PM »
decals cost more & sound cooler, therefore they are not stickers lol!  :cheers:



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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2010, 05:24:35 PM »
haha, yeah.  With these plotters the term should be "CAD cut"

That's it I'm call'n 'em "CAD cut Decals" sounds complacated...  complacated = more $$$  :)

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2010, 07:55:05 PM »
In my mind, a sticker is printed and is peel-and-stick, while a decal requires apptape.

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #10 on: September 22, 2010, 08:55:59 AM »
Mine are premium vinyl graphics. Cost more than stickers or decals.

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #11 on: September 22, 2010, 02:32:15 PM »
what  knucklehead  said   049.gif :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2010, 04:10:04 PM »
what  knucklehead  said   049.gif :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Yep guess I'm chang'n the name again  ;D

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2010, 04:49:38 AM »
Im really new at this vinyl cutting thing and I was wondering thia myself! Im so glad you asked it :) And Im so glad everyone answered it! Thanks

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Re: What's The difference, sticker vs decal
« Reply #14 on: September 29, 2010, 10:11:01 AM »
decal-a specially prepared paper bearing a picture or design for transfer to wood, metal, glass, etc.

sticker-an adhesive label.