Reprolabels quality?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by thoughtcrime, May 24, 2007.

  1. thoughtcrime

    thoughtcrime Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone vouch for the quality of Reprolabels symbol sheets? I'd like to order some, but the last sheet of Repro symbols I got was printed very poorly. The symbols are out of focus, the edges aren't crisp at all, esp. the Autobot symbols. Did I just get a bad sheet, or did anyone else get original-quality symbols?
     
  2. unicron's blues

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    For the most part they seem to be pretty good, although I got a set for sixshot and the ones on his left leg have pretty much fallen off, seems like there was nothing sticky on there.
     
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    I've been happy with the products I've gotten from them. No stickiness issues ever.
     
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    the stickers made for specific figures are fine, but I have never gotten a decent faction label set. they're either blurry, pixelated, or faded.
     
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    I've ordered from them 3 or 4 times over the years, and each time I found them to be better quality than even the authentic originals (including faction symbol sets). Didn't realize people had had issues.
     
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    I've been plenty happy with mine.
     
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    Reprolabels are awesome I wouldn't worry or hesitate for a second on them.
     
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    Never had any problems
     
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    reprolabels are possibly the greatest thing to happen to the novice kitbashing community. adds something clean and crisp to my drab repaints
    never had a problem with quality, only that the need more, many more designs... alt ram motormaster & streetwise please????

    Regards

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  10. thoughtcrime

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    Yea, between the replies here and at Allspark it sounds like I got a bad sheet. I will take my chances and order some more and see how it goes. My follow-up question is this: do you guys recommend the clear or silver background? I like silver for that toy-accurate look, but clear would look nice for 'show accurate'. Maybe one material takes printing easier then the other? I will likely order a set of each.
     
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    They have redone their faction symbols, the ones that were "blurry" no longer exist.
     
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    Yeah, I just got two sets of faction symbols, and they are great. So are all the sets I've gotten from them since they went to pre-cut labels years ago.

    :thumb  :thumb 
     
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    I bought clear background ones & they are great for brighter backgrounds but i found (strangely enough) that purple doesn't stand out at all on dark backgrounds. Im strongly consigering the silver backed ones for the dark colours

    JL
     
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    Great to hear, I'll place an order tonight. You don't work for them do you? lol
     
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    I've ordered more than that and never had an issue. I love the sets for BT/ALTs. I've found the labels to be of good material. I've also never had any issues with a faction symbol set either. I've been very happy with Reprolabels over the years.
     
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    i've been with reprolabels since day 1,and only ever had an actuall issue with my last order. it wasn't quality, but color matching. i ordered a ratbat set, and found that the purple was WAY OFF from the toy. i JUST got them in a few days ago, and havn't used them, but will be contacting them for an exchange perhaps. othe rthan teh color issue, 've been 100% satisfied. they even replaced old sets from before the pre-cut days, with new higher quality ones for free.
     
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    I've gotten a few sets, I've never had an issue.
     
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    Even better than the originals.
     
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    I've bought faction symbol sheets from Reprolabels several times (usually at conventions) . Since it was a long time between each purchase, they were different each time. The first set I got were quite sharp, but you needed to cut them out of the label sheet yourself. The second ones were pre-cut, but a little faded/softer by comparison. The most recent (bought shortly after Botcon 2006) were the best yet. Sharp, cut well, and adheres to curved surfaces well. I got the silver and white backed versions. (also got free gold-on-black bot symbols as a promo thing. Haven't figured out the best uses for them yet)
     

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