If you’re just getting started in the vinyl sign business and have questions about those ubiquitous roadside signs on stakes (some folks call them “bandit signs”), this blog post is for you. It’s a beginners’ guide to corrugated plastic sign blanks. We’ll answer the basic questions about “cor-plastic” sign making, including what makes it so popular, and how to cut it, mount it, grommet it, hang it, and even print it.
“Bandit signs” are signs on stakes that can be placed anywhere there’s soft enough ground to secure the stake. They’re most effective when placed adjacent to areas of high vehicular or pedestrian traffic. They’re simple signs, but they offer unique advantages. When should you use “bandit signs”, what do you need to make them, and what are your options?
One of our customers owns a large format digital printer, a laser engraver, and an EnduraSCREEN 960 screen print system. He told me that, of all the equipment he has, the most profitable is his screen printer.