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$ 250
Mar 2008
Lansing, MI
Custom, non-fading vinyl sign  more... close row
$ 225
Feb 2008
Custom signs for cars and a plane  more... close row
$ 150
Jan 2008
Pt Angeles, Washington
Custom shingle sign for small store  more... close row
$ 50
Jan 2007
Houston, Texas
Good service but low quality materials  more... close row
$ 800
Apr 2008
Ft Lauderdale, FL
Custom signage for a new business  more... close row
$ 117
Feb 2008
Chicago, il
Turnaround time on project was great  more... close row
$ 170
Mar 2008
Monterey, California
Two-sided signs much better idea  more... close row
$ 600
Jan 2008
Lansing, Michigan
Self-assembly makes signs much cheaper  more... close row
$ 300
Jun 2007
San Diego, CA
Custom sign made for employer  more... close row
$ 24
Mar 2007
Memphis, Tennessee
Check samples of signs before buying  more... close row
$ 1100
Apr 2008
pittsburgh pa
Two custom signs plus installation  more... close row
$ 495
Aug 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Two by three foot neon sign with unrealistic estimates  more... close row
$ 100
Feb 2007
San Diego, CA
Custom sign took two tries to get right  more... close row
$ 68
Jan 2008
Columbus, Ohio
Large sign to embarrass boss on birthday  more... close row
$ 185
Feb 2007
Monticello, AR
Slightly flimsy sign but still looks nice  more... close row
$ 97
Mar 2008
Port Angeles, WA
Weather resistant roadside sign  more... close row
$ 15
Apr 2007
Northeast Arkansas
Custom-made faux vanity license plates  more... close row

Description of service

A custom made sign for a vanity license plate, using aluminum sign face with pressure sensitive vinyl lettering.

In areas where a front license plate is not mandatory, many people opt for vanity plates or custom, decorative plates. They can be expensive, but $15 is not a bad price, considering that ready made options cost about $10.

Review of Service

A friend of mine bought her first new vehicle ever. She was very excited about the vehicle, and it was even her favorite color. I had a custom license plate made for her as a birthday gift.

The shop owner was very nice and described the materials to be used in detail. He already had license plate blanks and gave me one with the installation holes already drilled, for convenience.


Signs come in a huge range of sizes, styles, materials, colors, etc. It's a good idea to call around and compare prices. Ask about the materials used. Aluminum is a good choice because it won't rust like metal or decay like wood, especially if your sign is going to be used outside. Plexiglas and similar materials work well also.

Ask about the lettering too. Pressure sensitive vinyl lettering comes in a variety of types. Make sure the kind you're getting is weather resistant and find out how long it should last.

Vinyl lettering should not come off on its own but is fairly simple to peel off if necessary.

You can also inquire about hand painted signs. If you need several signs, consider having them screen printed with weather resistant paint.

$ 129
Nov 2007
Bellingham, WA
Three by four foot folding sign is great advertising  more... close row