GusTheTinter

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    1990
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    Western Michigan
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  1. GusTheTinter

    New from Michigan

    I'm in Spring Lake )west MI). What part are you at?
  2. GusTheTinter

    For all Michigan tinters

    Gov Snyder did not sign the bill. So it's dead.
  3. GusTheTinter

    For all Michigan tinters

    sorry that didn't go through as I planned. The bill would amend Section 709 of the Michigan Vehicle Code to the following: -- Revise or delete provisions concerning the application of window tint on a motor vehicle's windshield, a rear window, or side window to the rear of the driver. -- Prohibit a person from operating a motor vehicle with a sign, poster, nontransparent material, window application, reflective film, or nonreflective film upon or in the side windows immediately adjacent to and forward of the driver or front passenger. -- Allow a person to operate a motor vehicle with a material that had a visible light transmittance of 70%, plus or minus 5%, or more, upon or in the side windows immediately adjacent to the driver or front passenger or the sidewings adjacent to and forward of the driver or front passenger. -- Allow a person to operate a motor vehicle with a material that had a visible light transmittance of 25%, plus or minus 5%, or more, upon or in a rear window or a side window to the rear of the driver. -- Delete a provision exempting the use of nonreflective, smoked or tinted glass, nonreflective film, perforated window screen, or other decorative window application on the rear window or a side window to the rear of the driver from Section 709. -- Specify that Section 709 would not require the operator of a motor vehicle equipped with a special window treatment or application to be the individual for whom a physician or optometrist considered the treatment or application medically necessary. MCL 257.709 Legislative Analyst: Drew Krogulecki
  4. GusTheTinter

    For all Michigan tinters

    Please read what the new proposed tint law will be if Gov Snyder signs it.
  5. GusTheTinter

    Any one from Jackson MI?

    Looking to see if anyone has a shop in Jackson MI
  6. GusTheTinter

    New Michigan Tint Law?

    I was at a political debate last week, and had the opportunity to speak with a state trooper. He indicated that there is legislation about changing the law to allow film on the front windows. He was a little confused about what percent of film. He gave me the name of the state police liaison. Sounds like their considering a 70%. I've got a call into my state rep to find out what is really being asked for, & try and get the house bill#
  7. GusTheTinter

    X-zacto knifes

    Thanks Fox Your on a very sturdy limb 😎
  8. GusTheTinter

    X-zacto knifes

    That's all I've ever used in the last 28 years.
  9. GusTheTinter

    Michigan Windshield Tint

    Tickets from law enforcement really don't bother me. What really worries me is a civil lawsuit. It looks like there's a legal loophole for some slick lawyer to use in a civil suit against the tinter. "However, the special window treatment or application shall not interfere with or obstruct the driver's clear vision of the highway or an intersecting highway." Even some Tinters will agree that 20% is too dark for front side windows, & the vast majority will agree that 5% is just dangerous on the front windows. And that will interfere with or obstruct the driver's clear vision at night. And that's what the guy that started this thread stated that he has on his vehicle! (just put on sunglasses). In the end for me, it comes down to what I'm will to risk for a few hundred bucks and will that make or break me.
  10. GusTheTinter

    Cut without adding extra

    Still hand cut, and do the same without even thinking about it.
  11. GusTheTinter

    Tinting from home

    If neighbor is complaining=your gonna have trouble.
  12. GusTheTinter

    rear window with window wiper help

    Use a "battery terminal puller" to pop them off.
  13. GusTheTinter

    graphtech plotter pressure

    He tried a new blade before I left. In some spots it would cut through the liner and cause the film to bunch up, while not cutting deep enough in other spots. This would happen on the same run. this plotter was mainly use to cut ppf for about 3 years.
  14. GusTheTinter

    graphtech plotter pressure

    I'm back at my old shop that I started in 97, and I'm helping to train the new owner. He has a plotter that he would like to use. he is having a hard time setting the pressure. it is either too much, or not enough. Is there anyone that could give some input?
  15. GusTheTinter

    Cutting back windows with dark film (can't see)

    most parts stores have thin pin stripe tape, & yes shrink over it.