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Old 07-04-2008, 06:37 AM   #21
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What is foamcore plastic?

I saw some posterboard the other day, which I'm pretty sure was stiff foam with card stock laminated to both sides of it, and briefly considered it...but I figure it probably loses its structural integrity when the paper card stock gets wet.
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:00 PM   #22
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Over the weekend, I saw that some jerk had really spammed the hell out of the main road near my house. Every few miles, there would be a cluster of 6 to 10 coroplast signs for a dating website, spaced 15 feet apart. It was so offensive that I would have stopped to pick them up even if I had no interest in keeping them.

I picked up something like 30 of them in just a few stops. In one stop I took 12. 12 signs for a dating website in one place. That's just scummy.

They're 12" x 18", too small to do much with, but I'll use them for something.
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Old 08-12-2008, 06:21 PM   #23
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Over the weekend, I saw that some jerk had really spammed the hell out of the main road near my house. Every few miles, there would be a cluster of 6 to 10 coroplast signs for a dating website, spaced 15 feet apart. It was so offensive that I would have stopped to pick them up even if I had no interest in keeping them.

I picked up something like 30 of them in just a few stops. In one stop I took 12. 12 signs for a dating website in one place. That's just scummy.

They're 12" x 18", too small to do much with, but I'll use them for something.
Hmmmm.... What to use them for?
How much would it cost to ship a bundle of 6 or 8? I need a grill block and air dam for my other car.
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Old 08-12-2008, 06:27 PM   #24
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I'm tempted. There is a serial signposter around here that has these huge, white coroplast signs. I think they are just big enough to make a grille block for the beast. The only problem is I would like something either clear or black for behind the grille. I'm not too keen on painting it as I think it will probably look bad when the paint starts flaking off the plastic.

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Old 08-13-2008, 08:42 AM   #25
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I'm not too keen on painting it as I think it will probably look bad when the paint starts flaking off the plastic.

Krylon Fusion spraypaint on lightly sanded plastic would probably be pretty durable.
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Take the ones from the serial signposter. Adhesion promoter will make it work with regular paint. If they're that big, they'd probably be good for belly pan work, too.
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man, i never see coroplast for free here in nj! how much to ship it to me?

its like that stuff grows on trees where you guys are! i have been wanting to make a belly pan for a while but never got around to spending the $.

also, you should never paint without sanding because it will always flake eventually if you dont.
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man, i never see coroplast for free here in nj! how much to ship it to me?

its like that stuff grows on trees where you guys are! i have been wanting to make a belly pan for a while but never got around to spending the $.
Just wait until election time! You'll have free coroplast all over!
To be ethical I'd recomend waiting until the day after the election before helping them take down the signs.
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is there ever anything larger than 4x4 ft?
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I just got a sheet of coroplast from a friend that works at a sign place its a black sheet 4'x8' and was only $22, I thought that was a great price! Should be more then enough to do a rear belly pan and I am tempted to do a front one now also
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