Apex Tint

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  1. Apex Tint

    Apex Tint

  2. Nice Roach. Any tips on doing accurate relief cuts on the corners? Those types of windows with deep frames are a struggle for me.
  3. Thanks Roach! Very helpful advice. I made a huge mistake when I bidded the job and didn't get exact measurements. I just know that I need *roughly* a 12x12 pattern for each pane. I'm attempting to pre cut everything, but it's not going well. I have a 36" roll with a box slitter set up at 12" and 24", giving me three 12" cuts. I have yet to get a good straight edge from my middle piece. I think I will pick up a cutting mat of some sort and a good T-Square - thanks for the tip. I've done a few of these before and I found it impossible to get perfect cuts... I'm assuming a few imperfections are to be expected?
  4. Hi everyone, I have a few sets of these french doors with single panes to knock out this weekend. I'm not looking forward to it. Any tips? I sold ceramic for this job which i'm now regretting, due to how thick and difficult it is to work with. Any tips/tricks would be much appreciated. Thanks!
  5. Yes of course. Why do you think it’s twice the price? For one the TSER is 50% more (5% VLT). It comes down to blocking more heat. If that’s not a concern go with the basic QDP.
  6. Looks awesome. I need to hit up Midtown and get going on my display.
  7. Sounds like I’m tinting in the wrong part of the country!
  8. Lol, I clearly haven’t seen the back of a 96 Prelude for a while. Last Prelude (not sure what year) I did was cake... But 96 must be “one of those”. OP - your mileage may vary!
  9. Prelude looks clean. Should be able to find a reputable tint shop that will get you dialed in with a good dyed film for $180 give or take.
  10. Last I heard Suntek was the film supplier for the Tint World chain.
  11. It’s been said that auto tinters never retire... they just do flat glass [emoji4]
  12. Freak accident for sure! The razor had to fall perfect for it to do that kind of damage. Worst cut I’ve got from tinting is when I was playing around with shaving a frameless window. I thought it was a good idea to run my index finger across the top edge to see if my shave was below the beveled edge of the glass. Cut the s*** out of my finger - thing wouldn’t stop bleeding. Won’t make that mistake again!
  13. Why are you trying to ditch the clear crush? That’s been my go to for a while. No complaints here.
  14. Same - been years since I tried it though.
  15. Awesome work! I'm scared to ask how much that would cost me.