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Looking to get a custom emblem for my grille and tailgate

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I am looking to get a custom emblem (well two of the same). Searching online has only led me to sites that either only offer their "custom" emblems or will create a custom emblem for a minimum order of 250. I only want two, one for my grille and one for the tailgate. Any one on here able to do something like this or know of someone who can?
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Just reread, do you want your own design? Look up Dunder Dan, he does grills, but believe he will do emblems as well.
 

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Yes, I want something that does not seem to be out there. I will look him up.
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I'm a DIY type of person. If I were looking for customs emblems, I'd make them. Visit a craft store, pick yourself up some modeling clay, silicone mold kit, and some resin. Make your desired shape/emblem from the modeling clay. Then make a mold of it. Then cast it with resin. After it's out, trim the flashing, prep, and paint (unless you're looking for chrome).

Here's a good video showing how to make a one piece mold (no - this is not me and the parts being made don't fit well with this forum)

Here's a writeup of the same process, but this time they're making a taillight for a chopper. (this is where I originally got the idea).

How-To: Wing a Custom Taillight - Greatest Hits
 
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Are u sure thats not u. I Am looking for something in the more professional realm though. I may be good at some DIY stuff this looks like it would take me too long with trial and error. Now if u wanna give it a go and then show and tell to sell it to me that would be ok. Haha. I am gonna hit up Dundee tomorrow but that does not mean I don't want to keep hearing about other contacts so please keep them coming.
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Too late. Haha will do though if u still want me to.
 

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Me + 3d printer = custom emblems for you :eyebrow:
Heck ya. What type of media do those 3D printers lay down? Is it a plastic or ???
I print in ABS. I use it for the brackets for my headlight mod
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Too late. Haha will do though if u still want me to.
I hate when these exchanges of info go private... Post up a sample of your work so we all can see it please. The OP prolly is not the only one interested in this...
 

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If this design prints well I was thinking $70 for one and $100 for two. Like I said though it'll need to print nicely before I sell it.

As for pics here are some designs I've done. The whistle was someone elses design, but it works and is sweet :)

Turbine
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t28/Mrmegnum/titan prototype/IMG_20110421_062841.jpg

Whistle
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t28/Mrmegnum/titan prototype/IMG_20110421_062855.jpg

I used these for custom taillights
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t28/Mrmegnum/titan prototype/IMG_20110421_062904.jpg

GPS mount
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t28/Mrmegnum/titan prototype/IMG_20110421_062917.jpg

Prototype for part of a patent I was working on until I got hosed
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t28/Mrmegnum/titan prototype/IMG_20110421_063009.jpg
 

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Looks like a bunch of goop, sweet, research and development goop. How long are they?
 

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I meant they look like sweet potential goop because I am excited. I am eager to see the finished product. Has anyone else hit you up for this type of service?
 
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