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taping numbers

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by fr8rokr, Jun 8, 2005.

  1. fr8rokr

    fr8rokr Member

    Joined: Aug 8, 2001 Messages: 731 Likes Received: 4
    so lately ive been duct taping the numbers, piecing, taking a flick, and then leaving the tape on thinking that it will run for a while with the tape still on, i imagine that any worker would pull the tape off before wasting effort on the buff, not sure if this is effective but has anyone else tried this?, i know i could pull the tape off myself but i know and most of you know a piece looks better without square blocks of numbers throughout it and the longer it runs with the tape on the better
     
  2. HATEBREEDER

    HATEBREEDER Member

    Joined: Sep 3, 2004 Messages: 448 Likes Received: 0
    ive seen pieces that ran for years with tape half coming off.
     
  3. Cracked Ass

    Cracked Ass Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 24, 2001 Messages: 7,898 Likes Received: 47
    Ehh...do what you want.
    Tape is better than straight going over the numbers. Peeling it right away is better than leaving it on because the harsh weather conditions could make it messy for others to remove later. In fact, it might take as long to scrape that shit off as it does for a workbum to just restencil the numbers.
    I never bother with tape. If the spot is that chill where I'd have time to do that, then I have time to use an easier technique, which is called can control, to paint around numbers.
     
  4. fr8rokr

    fr8rokr Member

    Joined: Aug 8, 2001 Messages: 731 Likes Received: 4
    "I never bother with tape. If the spot is that chill where I'd have time to do that, then I have time to use an easier technique, which is clled can control, to paint around numbers."

    this thread wasn't meant as a place to big up yourself, that's super cool you have can control, i didn't ask who here has enough can cantrol and thinks that taping numbers is something only toys do. pieces dont look nearly as good with boxes of numbers scattered in them.
     
  5. CACashRefund

    CACashRefund 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 14,171 Likes Received: 272
    You get can control from owning a bottle of krink.
     
  6. frate busta

    frate busta New Jack

    Joined: Jan 10, 2005 Messages: 84 Likes Received: 0
    i know what your saying, ive contemplated leaving the tape on but i never do, if i ahve a lot of time ill tape it, but when i do have a lot of time its usually at afactory,,, the last thing i want to do is tip them off that i paint there, the same crew of dudes services a few of the factories i paint and the last thing i need them noticing is a repititoin of maskign taped numbers,,,,,,,,,,,, llng story short, i peel them off,,, but dude try using masking tape rather than duct tape, that shit wont be a big deal for anyoen to remove
     
  7. poppy183

    poppy183 Senior Member

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    OH MY HOW GRAFFITI HAS CHANGED..................
     
  8. useurname

    useurname Member

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    I like that was it a typo? Imma start saying this "cantrol" like "yo that fool aint got no cantrol"
    or "damn foo you needs to pass that cantrol" I don't really talk all ganska like that....
     
  9. fr8rokr

    fr8rokr Member

    Joined: Aug 8, 2001 Messages: 731 Likes Received: 4
    I like that was it a typo? Imma start saying this "cantrol" like "yo that fool aint got no cantrol"
    or "damn foo you needs to pass that cantrol" I don't really talk all ganska like that....
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    yeah it's called a portmanteau, Lewis Carroll used them in Jabberwocky
     
  10. Sorc bcj

    Sorc bcj Member

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    twas brillig...might as well take it off after the flick.
     
  11. Kirby p

    Kirby p Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 11, 2004 Messages: 1,034 Likes Received: 0
    some times the tape looks really cool in your sketchbook, being all painted up and all

    better idea.... stencils.

    fuck em, make em read the numbers off of the ladder. that'll show em.
     
  12. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 621
    sometimes i forget tape.
    sometimes i forget to pull the tape off.

    i prefer to pull it off right after the flick, then take the tape with me to dispose of elsewhere

    i also find that
    it usually only takes a minute or so to slap on tape
    and looks a lot better than trying to go around numbers
     
  13. PHYNE

    PHYNE Guest

    graff is illegal as fuckon fr8s so why even bother puttin tape over the numbers? if you get caught at the yard painting on the fr8 you taped off YOUR ASS IS STILL GOING TO JAIL PERIOD!..


    you think they might say well they did tape off the numbers so theres no reason to charge anyone......


    man am i the only one who thinks this way? seriously?
     
  14. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

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    legality is irrelevant.
    i couldn't care less about that, and never thought it would have any effect on any charges i copped.
    hahaha i never ever thought taping numbers off would save me hahaha that is simply moronic.

    taping the numbers is about two things

    ..one only has to pay attention to freights for a short time to see many pieces
    that have been practically obliterated
    not by a buff
    but by workers restenciling numbers overtop of a big square of fresh paint.

    ..destorying numbers also gives workers/yards/layups a good reason to hate writers
    and bring heat down on the spot
     
  15. PHYNE

    PHYNE Guest

    ehh nevermind...............
     
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