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  1. Mobile?? Check this out!!

    wow, i thought he had a lot of tool. . .smh
  2. I go through Umesh and I've asked him about any other light films they have and he advised the only light film he has is a 70% ceramic I'm going to ask him if he can order it though and what the prices are because I really need a light film and I prefer to stick with global/garware. Not Only that but Umesh had always taking care of me if I've ever had any issues. . . I posted the same question on Facebook and got some pretty cool answers one was Rayno Platinum air 7090 IR and also a Helios Supernova Nano ceramic which is which is for a really really good price almost too good to be true going to do some more research on that one
  3. I'm a technical person and I absolutely love your technical response I really appreciate it hit all the details right on the head
  4. Hello @Naples Tint Company I've been busy , but am still looking for the perfect 70, I just realsied there is 2 difference companies selling a "wincos" one is wincos-global and then the other is madico, if you dont mind me asking which one were you referring . . . for the madico, there is only one wincos and for the wincos, there is a bunch as listed above. . . . Automotive Film WINCOS www.wincos-global.com/automotive/ Lintec automotive grade films offer superior levels of thermal insulation performance and are friendly to both vehicle occupants and our planet. ... These automotive films block heat from summer sunlight and greatly contribute to making car interiors a more comfortable space. WINCOS www.wincos-global.com/ LINTEC offers high quality window film products, WINCOS, developed by its unique coating technology. Madico Automotive Films - Madico Window Films & Specialty Films www.madico.com/window-film/automotive/ Wincos Automotive films pair natural beauty with sound scientific research for the ultimate in windowfilm style and performance. ... by blocking 99% of UV rays; Reduces fading of vehicle's interior; Helps hold shattered glass together in the event of an accident; Extreme IR rejection – up to 92%; Lifetime, no-fade warranty ...
  5. WOW. .. . I would have never expected the CEO of laser labs to reply to me . . . .lol. . . I hope i didn't get any one in trouble as the lady was extremely nice, but the more i inquired the about "the green glass" the more awkward the conversation got, so my question for you ed, is there any effect of a green led being used on green glass? My logic in my mind indicates yes, but I dont have the knowledge to back that up. . Either way thanks for the reply , I have one other questions as well. Are these meters accurate for measuring tint alone with out glass, I tried several time but kept getting an E1 error, it seem i probably should have got the 2 piece meter because its near impossible to press the lever and slide a piece a film in there with out geting an E1 error, My reason for doing this is the as we mentioned earlier the factory glass is getting darker and darker to the 70 percent level and as it does we have to compensate what tint we put on the car for the darkness of the glass.. thanks for the replie
  6. thanks every one for the great responses. . I know what im lookin for may seem impossible but then again its always out there some where, if you look hard enough, @naplestint i just checked out wincos 70 website and it seems like a great film, im going to give them a call tommorow and get some prices on it, there specs are very impressive especially on the ir sidehanks
  7. Back glass tint removal damage waiver

    I know this post is old but im actually looking to make a waiver for all my customers and was wondering if you can upload a sample of your waiver that you use
  8. Tip for hand cutting doors with mirror in the way!

    WOW, never in a million years would I have thought to do that, thanks for the vid!. That's the beauty of tips and techniques is that normal normally they're so far out there that you would never think of doing them could you imagine what the optima tinter thought drysheers and soap when that first came out as a technique, I presumed sum of scoffed at it! again thanks for that vid. . However it brings up two questions 1 do you do this on all cars or do you just have a list of cars you already know that you need to do it on 2 It seems like it would run risk the chance of destroying the lines, have you had any issues with this?
  9. Im looking for something that has a relatively High TSER , easy to shrink and good optical clarity and most important of all not be crystaline expensive I've tried 50 percent global/suncontrol nr and love it clarity wise and shrinkability , but its to dark and has a tser arround 30 [from memory] , I ve tried 70 global cermaic but way to hard to shrink and horrible hazing issues, so i returned it, but had great heat rejection and a TSER of 50 percent I know 3m crystaline also TSER of 50 but way to pricey Was looking at express nr cl 70% Tser 26 percent and there all metal 70% which is 24TSER but thats to and obviously that's pretty low TSER and the sizes are very odd like 60 inch and 30 inch which is very incovenent for installs when i normally get 40inch rolls does anybody have any recommendations: I know were not supposed to discuss prices so im call it value in $$$$$ and im looking for something with a global value for reference : we will call global $$ call crystalline $$$$$ I would love to know what your using , the TSER, shrinkability and value .
  10. Well I just did a little bit of digging and found this. . . . this on there website "" http://www.laser-labs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Online-Training-course-mobile-1.pdf She advised that they had to change the led to white, so i guess the question is what is the affect of using a green led to measure vlt on green glass. this would be a scientific question having to do with light absorption. . I know black absorbs all light , white reflects all light, but not sure the relation of a colored light shing on a colored glass, would be the light would be reflected back at a higher percentage OR would the green light be absorbed by the green glass resulting in a lower vlt. . it would take a genius to answer this. . . lol Any takers?
  11. So I just placed my first order with Laser Labs and just got off the phone with them, I was speaking with some one and we were just casually talking about tint when she brought something up that i have never heard of before. She said that they have to modify the meters for the japanese market because japan has "green" auto glass and the meters dont meter right with out then changing out the type of the led to a white led. . . I asked her can she send me info on this because as most tinters know the glass on these new cars are getting darker and darker, right down to the the federal 70 percent mark. and the hue chosen for the darkness is more often then not GREEN. I informed her this and she responds well japan has different glass and they dont ship japanese cars with japanese glass to the states, I replied well its quite ironic how japanese toyotas like the corollas and camry have green glass just as she is describing even the newer impalas have this look. . she responds well its proprietary information and so i can't send you any info. . . she was very nice, but at the this point seemed a little nervous as she likley was talking about something that she shouldnt have, however too late as my curiosity had just been arousen \ so the million dollar question : she just inadvertently admitted that the meters on the us market are not accurate with green glass which is slowly become the standard for newer cars, does anybody have any info on this. it seems like with the right documentation this would be a good way to get out of a ticket. but at the same time there are millions of meters on the market already and deeming then all inaccurate for modern dark green glass would be a bit controversial . . I'd love to your opinion on this or if any one has any info on this especially @smartie2shoes
  12. Tip for hand cutting doors with mirror in the way!

    thanks for the vids, its always helps to see suggestions and tips from others, I have a couple of recommendations for vids of common issues 1] installin film in cars that have very deep gaskestsn the left and right side of the window, example would be an audi a8 or newer bmw 745s, the rubber seal comes in almost an inch in both sides and it very hard to get it all in there with out iy either creasing the film or cutting the film shorter to compensate 2]installing rear tint on cars that have extra thick defroster lines while avoiding peanuts as it dries. . example chrysler 300 lexus es 300 3] installing film on front windows that have a very small length on the mirror side of the glass , the issue is when your you have the window rolled down an inch for part one of install the mirror side of the glass can be only a 2 or 3 inches making it very hard to seal it into place and roll it up so you can get do part 2 of the install aka the bottom install. . . for example newer some newer cadiliac , lexus is 250 and several others These are all cars i have dealt and and i got them all done and done well, BUT not with out a bunch of frustration and irritation, any tip videos would be much appreciated by me and many others.
  13. you sound like one of my customers . . . lol, and the response i give them is : Tint is designed to be seen thru if you coulndt see thru it then you would not be able to see out . . . . simple as that . . . . if you dont want any one seeing in you might as spray paint your windows black or install black out film or put some type of curtain over the windows. . . the technical answer would be its all about the angles your looking thru it, clouds, reflection , sun angle, interior color, vlt of your factory glass, reflectivity of the film, . Even limo 5 you can see thru in the right conditions, . . . Heck, I have double 15 on the back quarter panel window of my suv which should be about 1 or 2 percent and if my windows or down and im looking from the outside quarter panel window thru the open window you can still see thru in it , in short no film is 100 percent non see thru in 100 percent of conditions, except black out film, which is truly pitch black and the equivalent of you painting your windows black. . . . Now for the morality of it. . . .I personally had 5 percent tint one of my cars when i was 18 [im 31 now] . I had just installed it and no more than a week later i was at a gas station on the beach at night time and there was a crowd of people there and i was making a u turn in the parking lot AND COULD NOT SEE HIM AT ALL i almost rand a guy over. . .. .. if it wasnt for him pounding on my car i would of hit him. . . story number 2: I also used to have 30 percent on the windshield one of my cars also when i was about 18 and at night if it was raining, I LITTERLY COULD NOT DISTINGUISH THE ROAD FROM THE GRASS, AND SWERVED OFF ROAD SEVERAL TIMEs. . . WHAT YOUR DOING IS DANGEROUS AND LIKELY TO GET SOMEONE KILLED, Do you really want that on your shoulders. . . I know your gonna say you can see thru it just fine, but that is not true in all conditions, especially if its dark out and its raining . . . for your answer, as for as im aware tell tint does not do "weird things" when layered. . . vlt is vlt. . .minus it being twice as likely to fail since one layer is attached to another. now for a solution that might actually help you achive your goal with out you killing someone. . .and being easily removable in low light conditions https://www.amazon.com/ShadeSox-Universal-Window-Protects-Included/dp/B00YI3IGA6/ref=sr_1_6?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1516061958&sr=1-6&keywords=window+shade i currently have these for my car on the fronts, my suv has double 15 in the back quarter panel, 15 on the rear windows, and 40 percent on the front 2 and when i put these on the front 2 it makes them match the rear 15 percent nearly perfect, if you were to put them on yours is would likley make it look like 1 or 2 percent which is extremely dark, but again you need to be careful and i would only recommend you using them when parked. .
  14. Thank you so much for your response. I am a technical person by Nature and always have technical questions and you always give great technical answers I really appreciate it. I don't live in the best area hence my interest and putting security film on my own house but before I drop 300-400 plus dollars on the roll to do it I was wondering if it's actually worth it we've all seen some great vids on testing out these films but like all things most people leave out the fine print. . I must admit though llumar was the most Fair in showing the different ratings of their film on different types of glass and the others did not do this they only use single and dual-plane quarter inch tempered which is crazy Strong by itself . . .I love to chat with you in person one day smarty to shoes , I have other technical questions that I've posted on this forum before that have not really been answered to the technical degree that my mind loves . One of those questions is actually lays out a principal for an invention that has yet to be made, and would revolutionize The Tint industry. of all people you would probably have the answer to it and or know the way to accomplish it
  15. Does anybody tint part time?

    hellow @ErieTint I was told from a local tinter in the swfl that lumar will not just sell to anybody , and will not allow new installers to install there product, I figured he might be lying since he seemed to be full of his self? But being that you have first hand experience with opening an account with llumar, I figured i ask you, it seems from you post they gave you no hassle at in setting up an account and ordering film , Id like here from you on this matter. LLumar is one of the few films that can get big money in the Southwest Florida area . The same guy told me he charges 450 for there high end CTX , which in florida is crazy as everybody is in the raise to zero, and its common to see people tint between 99-140