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Old 01-10-2014, 11:10 AM
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I have exhausted most sources on this. I called BAWS and unfortunately they are closing up for good. Very nice folks and hated to hear that. I called their source, and they only go up to 2000 model year which is just cut vinyl. I have called most all dealers with no luck. I believe someone in the sign/vinyl business could do good reproducing these if Master Craft is dropping them completely. If I could get the files from MC I could definitely have them printed myself, but most of the wrap/sign/vinyl shops I have talked to don't seem interested in reproducing the art.
they don't want to reproduce the art because many shops aren't capable.

Try elmer martinez he's a real good guy. His website is down right now under construction.

Use my name for reference. mike gorczak from Mutoh

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Old 01-10-2014, 11:10 AM
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Try this for your graphics - this is the gal from BAWS

""Make sure and let folks know that Cheri, our graphic designer still has all the templates to do decals. You can reach her at (813) 929-1111. She knows her stuff and would be happy to help y'all out.""
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:15 AM
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Try this for your graphics - this is the gal from BAWS

""Make sure and let folks know that Cheri, our graphic designer still has all the templates to do decals. You can reach her at (813) 929-1111. She knows her stuff and would be happy to help y'all out.""
www.planeth20.com is her web address.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:50 PM
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Sounds like he already checked with BAWS decal source, and they were not doing anything post model year 2000.
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:57 PM
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Sounds like he already checked with BAWS decal source, and they were not doing anything post model year 2000.
elmer can make wraps I also have graphic artist who is very good but $65 an hour to draw... the biggest challenge is the application. One of the reasons I don't offer. Takes a bit of skill to apply larger decals..

Once you get the hang of it - not too rough... boats are easy...
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Old 01-10-2014, 02:29 PM
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elmer can make wraps I also have graphic artist who is very good but $65 an hour to draw... the biggest challenge is the application. One of the reasons I don't offer. Takes a bit of skill to apply larger decals..

Once you get the hang of it - not too rough... boats are easy...
I was referring specifically to the sharing of BAW's graphic designer's contact info, who he had already checked with.

That's great that there's hope for recreating the "x" graphics. There's a ton of detail in those which I would have assumed would be impossible to accurately and/or cost effectively reproduce. For instance, the background of the original decals on my '03 X2 had a visually complex, almost "celestial" look to them.
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Old 01-10-2014, 03:20 PM
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Seems strange that no one carries graphics for a 2010 star? That seems to be an awfully short shelf life.
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I am trying to secure the graphics files from MC - not sure if they will charge for them or require a royalty - I will post an announcement when I find out either way - even if I have to work with a dealer to make them
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okay - bad news - got a reply from MC - the x series vinyl graphics art is gone. I can't believe it... they were design by an external company and MC has long fired them.

Now the project is to restore the library of graphics. I wish I had the talent cuz I would do design for the passion of it.

I have access to artists - so I can have them made. Again big pieces of vinyl take skill to install. I will work on this... I have a 2 projects I want to finish this winter - power slot / super slot decals and a graphic for D3skier.
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:24 PM
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okay - bad news - got a reply from MC - the x series vinyl graphics art is gone. I can't believe it... they were design by an external company and MC has long fired them.

Now the project is to restore the library of graphics. I wish I had the talent cuz I would do design for the passion of it.

I have access to artists - so I can have them made. Again big pieces of vinyl take skill to install. I will work on this... I have a 2 projects I want to finish this winter - power slot / super slot decals and a graphic for D3skier.
How could MC let that happen?? Yikes.
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