Paul's polishin' blog

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by saintjamesy89 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:22 am

Paul296 wrote: @Tom, I found that site; I liked it! 8)
Isn't it awesome? I stumbled upon it whilst looking at rendezvous special specification a while back.
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by merlyn » Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:26 pm

Count me in for a T shirt, I will wear it every other weekend when my partner is here, just to wind him up!
I too would like a less "white block" effect but happy to have it as it is, great work.

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:46 pm

saintjamesy89 wrote:
Paul296 wrote: @Tom, I found that site; I liked it! 8)
Isn't it awesome? I stumbled upon it whilst looking at rendezvous special specification a while back.
It certainly is! There's a kind of 80's style madness that's strangely compelling 8) The (very long) list of AX's are worth a look. Here's my favourite . . .

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:52 pm

T-shirt update; £10 for a white T-shirt, £15 for colours - colours available here;

http://www.newark-embroidery.co.uk/catalogue.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (that doesn't seem to take you to the right page, should be T-shirt; GD005)

So that'll be 15 quid as the design will look crap on white (I think 15 quid is reasonable?). I thought I'd go with the design as posted ( well, I like it anyway). I'm going over there this evening to get the low down on the resolution of artwork required etc. etc.

T-shirt interest so far;

Me, Tim, Sandre (?), Mulley, Phil (? no V neck option I don't think!) Jane. Anymore for anymore?

The design might change depending on what the T-shirt man says and the 'eme' will get an accent!

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Caffiend » Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:22 pm

Put me down for 2 please :) - one each of forest and irish green (the one further down, not the antique one), medium.

Thanks for organising.

The page won't load direct 'cos it's frames (how very 1990s) - this should work for direct to GD005 I hope!
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:24 pm

Two for me please! Royal blue and Cardinal red...
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by saintjamesy89 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:56 pm

One 'light blue' medium for me please!
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by mds141 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:10 pm

Two in navy please. 2 XL large fat bastard size!! :oops: :oops:
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Tim Leech » Wed Jun 13, 2012 6:51 pm

Medium for me too please!
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Philip Chidlow » Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:39 pm

One in Carolina Blue for me. In 2XL (they always shrink a bit)... And I like 'em loose.

Send me the file, Paul if you need me to do anything.

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:31 pm

I went up there tonight - it all looks pretty do-able. All the guy needs now is a high-res PNG file from me which I'm going to drop off mid-week next week with the order (thanks for that folks - now on my 'special T-shirt list' 8) ). Obviously I can add more if people want to PM me or post an order on here.

I'm not sure what P&P will be; how does £2.50 sound? That would make one T-shirt £17.50 and 2 T-shirts £32.50 or I can just bring them along to meets etc. I have a paypal account but I'm not sure how to get money out of it - would it be possible for people to send me a cheque as I'll need the money up front, then I can get on and get them printed asap.

@Phil, Would it be possible for you to send me that BX banner file? I'm not sure what dpi the artwork will be yet, but if the banner is say 300 (or whatever) - I'll work to that.

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by hilarystone » Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:28 am

Minimum postage for a packet within the UK is now £3 so you'll need to charge at least £3 but it covers for up to 750g... When many years ago I posted out lots of teeshirts and sweatshirts I recycled carrier bags as packaging which worked very well. The easiest method for payment will probably be direct payment into your bank account which is what a lot of my customers do... I'll have more than one teeshirt and perhaps a sweatshirt which could also be done with the same design.
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 1:03 pm

Many thanks for that Hilary; postage is now 3 quid! Can you post up (or PM me) how many T-shirts you require, plus size/colour etc? It looks like sweatshirts are available (if you want to check out the 'Newark Embroidery' website - link further up the thread).

Early next week I'll PM my bank details to interested parties and once all the money's in I can get everything made up and sent out.

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Mickey taker » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:35 pm

mds141 wrote: 2 XL large fat bastard size!!
not even close to a real man size Tshirt :D
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:06 pm

I might be able to get my hands on a couple of ex-army bell tents if you want one printing up Mick!? :D