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Old 10-10-2013, 09:40 PM   #61
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Just did my first decal mod today. Swapped out the dunes for dolphins.
Looks great. Thank you for your service.

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Old 10-16-2013, 05:54 PM   #62
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Just did my first decal mod today. Swapped out the dunes for dolphins.
Those are real slick, is it a flat sticker or 3D, looks so crisp.

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Those are real slick, is it a flat sticker or 3D, looks so crisp.
Sorry so late to answer, just saw your question. The decal is flat, but it has a very realistic look to it. Good shading gives it an almost 3D appearance. Ordered from WWW.MILITARY-GRAPHICS.COM

They are reasonably priced and shipped fast. I'd definitely order from them again.
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Sorry so late to answer, just saw your question. The decal is flat, but it has a very realistic look to it. Good shading gives it an almost 3D appearance. Ordered from WWW.MILITARY-GRAPHICS.COM

They are reasonably priced and shipped fast. I'd definitely order from them again.
Thanks for the link. Checking them out now.
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The best part of Army and Marines PT'ing at 0630... Chow line is clear for the Navy.
I was in the Air Force...
I don't remember PT. LOL



I'm military decaling up my Commando Green JKU soon (Already replaced the "sport" decals with flags).
I just had a hard time deciding on white or matte black.
I got matte black flags and they have a cool subdued look, but I like the contrast of the white (might be a little flashy though).

The best part is that it's vinyl...
If you change your mind, you can peel it back off.
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Old 11-01-2013, 01:34 AM   #66
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i like the idea on some colors.. sand OD green and even silver looks good.. i would if i had those colors
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I was in the Air Force...
I don't remember PT. LOL



I'm military decaling up my Commando Green JKU soon (Already replaced the "sport" decals with flags).
I just had a hard time deciding on white or matte black.
I got matte black flags and they have a cool subdued look, but I like the contrast of the white (might be a little flashy though).

The best part is that it's vinyl...
If you change your mind, you can peel it back off.
Go with the reflective black. I put a pair of those on my black Jeep. VERY sharp. They appear to be black, but when light passes across them they shine reflective silver. So in normal daylight you get the subdued look you want and at night, a reflective flag. Pixeldecals sells them.
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Go with the reflective black. I put a pair of those on my black Jeep. VERY sharp. They appear to be black, but when light passes across them they shine reflective silver. So in normal daylight you get the subdued look you want and at night, a reflective flag. Pixeldecals sells them.
I have these also. They're awesome. Got mine from Pixeldecals as well.
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Just put the reflective black flags on mine…Looks sharp!
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Just put the reflective black flags on mine…Looks sharp!
Looking damn good!
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i like the idea on some colors.. sand OD green and even silver looks good.. i would if i had those colors
off topic... GO CHIEFS!!! 8 - 0 baby!

back on topic, when I first got my jeep I wanted to theme it out and I saw a bunch of military style Jeeps, I loved the look and I see it as a sign of respecting the military and their heritage and their commitment and service and sacrifice. I wasn't accepted for service when I tried to sign up due to flat feet. so I do anything and everything I can. I ride with the Patriot Guard, I give to military members and their families through charity whenever I can.

so do what you want to do. some people will hate it other will love it. the upside is, the decals arent that expensive and if you want to remove it they'll come up pretty easily.

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For those of you who prefer those who have not served to not do their Jeep in a military style (I happen to agree with you - I have not served) what do you think of a G.I. Joe themed Jeep? I don't think that would be too disrespectful.

One of my favorite toys as a Kid was a G.I. Joe Jeep with 2 machine guns on the top. I could see anti cobra and Go Joe stickers
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For those of you who prefer those who have not served to not do their Jeep in a military style (I happen to agree with you - I have not served) what do you think of a G.I. Joe themed Jeep? I don't think that would be too disrespectful. One of my favorite toys as a Kid was a G.I. Joe Jeep with 2 machine guns on the top. I could see anti cobra and Go Joe stickers
I think that's fine as long as you're not representing yourself as a veteran. The only problem with military themed jeeps by non military personnel is when they put things on that signify they were in the military. I am a veteran and last week I saw a jeep with my old unit patch so I spoke to the guy (always interested in 173rd vets in my area) and apparently he plastidipped it on his hood because he thought it looked cool. Needless to say, he removed it before he left the parking lot. Being respectful is one thing but passing yourself off as a vet is another thing. He did give me the idea for when I redo my paint though.....
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I think that's fine as long as you're not representing yourself as a veteran. The only problem with military themed jeeps by non military personnel is when they put things on that signify they were in the military. I am a veteran and last week I saw a jeep with my old unit patch so I spoke to the guy (always interested in 173rd vets in my area) and apparently he plastidipped it on his hood because he thought it looked cool. Needless to say, he removed it before he left the parking lot. Being respectful is one thing but passing yourself off as a vet is another thing. He did give me the idea for when I redo my paint though.....
As a Vet I do not care what folks put on their Jeeps. If you advertise yourself as a fake then so be it. The other part of this is that Jeeps were the Army's Cadillac for many years and those WWII replicas are cool. If they could do this it would honor those vets. In other words military insignia should not reflect on the person if not a vet but if it reflects on a time the Jeep was military, so be it.
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As a Vet I do not care what folks put on their Jeeps. If you advertise yourself as a fake then so be it. The other part of this is that Jeeps were the Army's Cadillac for many years and those WWII replicas are cool. If they could do this it would honor those vets. In other words military insignia should not reflect on the person if not a vet but if it reflects on a time the Jeep was military, so be it.
Paying tribute is one thing but with so many stolen valor posers out there, who knows what that guy was telling people. A generic tribute jeep with stars and flags is a different story than flying a unit patch in my opinion. I don't want posers pretending to be what I am. In my mind it's almost as bad as putting Purple Hearts on his jeep. These things were earned not given. I'm not saying people can't do replicas or pay homage to jeep or military history, but it's distasteful to represent something you have no idea about and haven't earned when there are still soldiers dying with that patch on.
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This is interesting...
I never thought to add a PACAF decal to the Jeep.
That's something I might consider.


I don't care what anyone puts on their Jeep, but I would be disappointed to see a unit patch on a non-veteran's Jeep.
Liars are liars though, and there's nothing that I can say that will change that.
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Paying tribute is one thing but with so many stolen valor posers out there, who knows what that guy was telling people. A generic tribute jeep with stars and flags is a different story than flying a unit patch in my opinion. I don't want posers pretending to be what I am. In my mind it's almost as bad as putting Purple Hearts on his jeep. These things were earned not given. I'm not saying people can't do replicas or pay homage to jeep or military history, but it's distasteful to represent something you have no idea about and haven't earned when there are still soldiers dying with that patch on.
I think we are in agreement.
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im a vet and I hate seeing ppl pose as something they are not.....its just disrespectful
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I think we are in agreement.
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If you are active and do it, you look too motivated. If you have not served and do it, you are a poser. If you are a veteran, GO FOR IT!

kid I served with first day to the unit he got a tat of the 2nd id on his chest and a week later we changed over to 4th 1d....does that count as over motivated?

and I will try and find a pic of this guys truck he is deff way to motivated even as a retired SSG lol

he has more stickers than nascar
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kid I served with first day to the unit he got a tat of the 2nd id on his chest and a week later we changed over to 4th 1d....does that count as over motivated? and I will try and find a pic of this guys truck he is deff way to motivated even as a retired SSG lol he has more stickers than nascar
Talk about a tattoo fail, that's funny.
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kid I served with first day to the unit he got a tat of the 2nd id on his chest and a week later we changed over to 4th 1d....does that count as over motivated? and I will try and find a pic of this guys truck he is deff way to motivated even as a retired SSG lol he has more stickers than nascar

The tat reminds me of that snickers commercial about the football player.. And as far as stickers whatever floats his boat i guess
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I'm in agreement with what looks like the majority here: You make a generic military tribute out of your Jeep, that's cool. You try to make it personal by claiming you are something you are not is just plain wrong.

I think Call of Duty, GI Joe, Halo (and the list goes on) tributes are all fair game.
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I was in the Air Force...
I don't remember PT. LOL
There wasn't any PT in the Air Force.

When there was anything, it was PC. Physical Conditioning.

I spent most of my exercise time during 1990's on a stationary bike, preparing for the annual fitness test. No running, running is bad for the knee's and joints.
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When there was anything, it was PC. Physical Conditioning.

I spent most of my exercise time during 1990's on a stationary bike, preparing for the annual fitness test. No running, running is bad for the knee's and joints.
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I didn't go with stickers...... I just got the plates with the Marine emblem on them. Just present your DD-214 and the are free, unless you personalize them(I did not).
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I didn't go with stickers...... I just got the plates with the Marine emblem on them. Just present your DD-214 and the are free, unless you personalize them(I did not).
Wish NH would do service specific plates. We get a generic plate saying vet with the flag on it.
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There wasn't any PT in the Air Force.

When there was anything, it was PC. Physical Conditioning.

I spent most of my exercise time during 1990's on a stationary bike, preparing for the annual fitness test. No running, running is bad for the knee's and joints.
Sounds like we served around the same time.
I spent most of my exercise time digging my car out of the snow so that I could get to work. LOL
I never liked that stationary bike.
It always felt like the opening of The Six Million Dollar Man to me.

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I didn't go with stickers...... I just got the plates with the Marine emblem on them. Just present your DD-214 and the are free, unless you personalize them(I did not).
I considered the Air Force one here in Texas, but the "new" Air Force logo doesn't really represent the time that I served.
Besides, the new black and white standard Texas plates look better.
Unfortunately, the Air Force doesn't seem to see value in tradition as much as the other services.
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Sounds like we served around the same time. I spent most of my exercise time digging my car out of the snow so that I could get to work. LOL I never liked that stationary bike. It always felt like the opening of The Six Million Dollar Man to me. I considered the Air Force one here in Texas, but the "new" Air Force logo doesn't really represent the time that I served. Besides, the new black and white standard Texas plates look better. Unfortunately, the Air Force doesn't seem to see value in tradition as much as the other services.

I feel the same way about the new ARMY logo. ARMY OF ONE my ass

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