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thanks so much buzzy! hope to meet you soon as well - you are rapidly becoming our forum celebrity with all of your very helpful videos!  we'll have to get a pic and autograph from you once we finally meet:)

 

seriously, your videos and very detailed descriptions and thoughts about oliver are so very much appreciated.  thanks to you for all of your contributions to these forums!

 

tina and ken

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Big thumbs up - that's awesome! Really nice job.

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Snowball • 256 • 2018 Ford Raptor

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That looks as awesome as your store sounds! Just read through your website, let me know when you'll be opening a store in the Northeast would love to try that ice cream.

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Randy


One Life Live It Enjoyably


2017 F350 6.7L SRW CC LB


2015 Oliver Elite II Hull #69

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Tina and Ken,

 

Like your Ollie!!!!!!

 

We visit Anna Maria Island annually, so will visit your ice cream shop while there next year!!!!!

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Bill

LE2 Tundra

 

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thank you so much bill and randy!  would love to see you guys or any fellow oliver owners at the ice cream store.  (was not intentionally trying to advertise the store, btw...) please feel free to mention you know me and ken and we'll make sure you get the "tina discount":)!

 

hope to meet you sooner rather than later:)

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a bit of commentary, no need to respond, but this explanation is a bit therapeutic for me:)

 

one of the unfortunate side effects of social media is the open vulnerability of posts/pictures to conflicting opinions.  i was and still AM so excited to have had this wrap designed and installed for us.  the wrap is a purely personal and custom work of love for myself and my family.

 

i don't normally post to facebook and our account is actually a requirement in order to have a facebook business page (for our ice cream store).  the posted album was an easy way to share the wrap with friends, who excitedly shared with their friends (including the oliver travel trailers' own facebook page)...but alas, one comment made me cry a bit inside, like a punch to the stomach:  "oh! how sad (with an accompanying crying frowny emoticon)".  i think the person thought i permanently disfigured my oliver???  well the answer to that thought (if it was thought?)is no...

 

for anyone interested, the vinyl graphic idea originated with me seeing pictures of the 2 custom ollies painted black and red early on in production.  i asked anita and the sales staff about options for color and they mentioned it was too costly an option to offer so instead i asked to leave the stripes off of the trailer and leave a blank slate.  i did some research on after market options for color on the trailer, initially focusing on painting of fiberglass.  very soon i found the option of vinyl wraps being a much more viable and reasonable solution.

 

my first thought began with a simple different exterior color but as i continued with the research i discovered the infinite possibilities of a wrap, not just on the exterior walls but over the windows as well!

 

fyi, the wrap is completely removable, partially or in entirety.  the design we chose is completely personal and we love it, but i just wanted other oliver owners out there to know that other colors on your own oliver are possible:)  this forum has been and continues to be a great venue for sharing and introducing ideas for completely novel and personal modifications and i thank everyone here for that!

 

also side note:  i'm researching the option of wrapping the interior window shades a bright white as an alternative to the spray paint.  will let you guys know what i find out.

 

thanks so much for letting me get this off my chest - yes ignoring other people's comments is an easy thing to say, but not so easy (for me personally) to do:)

 

love you guys!

 

tina

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I deleted your second post for you.

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Steve, Tali and the dogs: Reacher, Lucy and Rocky plus our beloved Storm and Maggie (both waiting at the Rainbow Bridge) 2008 Legacy Elite I - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0026 2014 Legacy Elite II - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0050 2017 Silverado High Country 2500HD Diesel 4x4 

 

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You should be very proud of that design.

 

Frankly, I think you've added something important to the Oliver community.  Not only is your trailer beautiful, but as far as I know, no one has thought of doing a wrap on the entire trailer before.  It's a fantastic idea and I strongly suspect that you won't be the last person to do this.  Like you say, the design potential is infinite, and equally important is that we now know that there's an easy way to get a custom color on these trailers without painting or asking Oliver to revamp their production line.

 

In fact, I could see Oliver getting into the custom wrap business just so they can offer different colors.

 

I'd love to see some close ups of how the wrap works around tight areas, seams, corners, trim pieces, etc.

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Snowball • 256 • 2018 Ford Raptor

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That is one unique Oliver!  Amazing and well done.  I agree that this could open up all kinds of graphics possibilities.

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Mike and Carol | Fair Oaks Ranch, TX | 2016 Elite II #135 | 2020 Ram Rebel 4X4 5.7L Hemi

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you guys are so awesome:)!  i got the courage to look back at the facebook page and there are 10x as many positive comments as that one sad one:)

 

when we see the trailer again (it's in storage) i'll snap some pics of wrap up close...seams, edges, etc...

 

 

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Hello all,

 

 

 

First post here. Potential Airstream customer being lured to other brands. One of the negatives of the Oliver for me is the appearance--sort of blah. But wow, this wrap sure changes everything.

 

Would it be possible to share a rough idea of what such a thing might cost?

 

How long will it last?

 

Thanks,

 

--Darin

 

 

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Look at a lot of city and tour buses. Car dealers shuttles.. a lot of these folks use wraps to advertise their services. You know the dealer peals the wrap off and sells the shuttles as plain used cars. You can see through the windows. A lot of graphic/design shops install these as well. Who does your local police? We use Banana Banners, Bowdoinham, Maine. Prices vary depending on complexity of the design. It is impressive to look at, window trim is done too. I like the stuff that looks like kevlar fiber...

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Hello all, First post here. Potential Airstream customer being lured to other brands. One of the negatives of the Oliver for me is the appearance–sort of blah. But wow, this wrap sure changes everything.

Please check out a freshly washed Oliver in person before you decide that they are blah. I don't think they photograph well. When I first saw one up close in good lighting I was stuck by how beautiful it is.

 

I am deleting the swoosh side graphics on my upcoming Elite II, but I am going to leave the sides blank (pristine) to match my Ram 3500.

 

Here is some general wrap info. .... http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/g1105/how-to-vinyl-wrap-a-car/

 

Tina, while your design is not my style, I think it is wonderful that you did this. Don't take any negative comments too seriously. You can't please everybody, nor should you expect to.

 

John Davies

 

Spokane WA


"Mouse":  2017 Legacy Elite II NARV (Not An RV) Two Beds, Hull Number 218, See my HOW TO threads: https://olivertraveltrailers.com/topic/john-e-davies-how-to-threads-and-tech-articles-links/

Tow Vehicle: 2013 Land Cruiser 200, 33" LT tires, airbags.

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I have been dreaming about owning an Ollie for years. I've always imagined Cesky Terriers running & jumping & chasing various things across the sides of an Oliver!! Such fun! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity! It's awesome!

 

Kayrae51

 

Hoping to be an Oliver owner soon!

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Clair & Kathy Reed - plus our travel companion: Emma


2017 Legacy Elite II - Hull# 245


2014 Ram 1500 3.0 V6 Eco-diesel 4x4


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Kayrae51, I was going to welcome you to the forum but I see you've been around here almost as long as Mountainborn. So.. welcome to your first posting, good luck with becoming an owner, I can't wait to see pictures of the trailer and graphics you mentioned..

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Randy


One Life Live It Enjoyably


2017 F350 6.7L SRW CC LB


2015 Oliver Elite II Hull #69

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Kayrae51, your graphics idea sounds like fun.  An Oliver is a blank canvas for each owner to personalize.  Whether it's left blank or not, you can still tell it's an Oliver!  Mike

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Mike and Carol | Fair Oaks Ranch, TX | 2016 Elite II #135 | 2020 Ram Rebel 4X4 5.7L Hemi

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My husband and think this is fantastic!

 

Angela


2017 Legacy Elite II Standard


2006 Chevy 2500 HD Diesel 4WD

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