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Vinyl as Blackout Film Alternatve?


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I was wondering if it is a possibility to use vinyl as alternative flat glass blackout film.

I know some people use either oracle 751c, 851c or 951c over dots on BG's will the glue dry clear enough for this type of application?

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I put vinyl strip on the outside of glass and black 651 has lasted for 7yrs on our pontiac sunfire,,just starting to peel in upper corners

If they wont like that then I have the glue stuff to make the air gaps disappear,,squeege lightly,,don't push it all out

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I was wondering if it is a possibility to use vinyl as alternative flat glass blackout film.

I know some people use either oracle 751c, 851c or 951c over dots on BG's will the glue dry clear enough for this type of application?

The only problem I could see being the problem with using vinyl as black-out film for flat glass is the paper liner vinyl typically has. If that stuff gets wet while trying to install, it starts to get soggy and doesn't want to release from the vinyl leaving paper stuck to the adhesive. 

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I have blacked out glass with vinyl dozens of times. Any type will work, the better the quality the longer it will last. (Obviously)

Getting the paper liner wet will screw it up, but its fairly easy to keep that from happening. I mist a small area on a window beside it or on a peel board so that when I lat the vinyl on it the edges don't get wet.  :thumb

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Black vinyl is not as opaque as a poly Blackout film. It will allow a 'glow' of light through it, but maybe that is fine for your purpose IDK.

I always plan on using a non acetic black silicone around the edges. Even the smallest light gap stands out like dog's knackers with a blackout installation.

Be wary of thermal stress breakage issues.

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