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  • Poster holder case, help finding a supplier please?

    Posted by Karen White on October 5, 2020 at 3:13 pm

    This is not my area of expertise and I am wondering if anyone can help?

    I am trying to source a lockable poster holder case.
    Does anyone supply this type of thing that can share the supplier details, please?

    I see some online, but as I don’t really understand what is a good and bad one, it is difficult to judge.

    Karen White replied 1 year, 9 months ago 7 Members · 11 Replies
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  • David Wilde

    Member
    October 5, 2020 at 3:49 pm

    We have bought loads of these over the years from various sources. Its fair to say you get what you pay for (which is also the case with pavement signs and such).

    My advice is to buy from an established business such as UKPOS and resist the temptation to buy lower cost offerings from the likes of Amazon and Ebay.

    Also, on amazon and ebay, buying the more expensive listing doesn’t guarantee quality either.

  • Colin Crabb

    Member
    October 5, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Signwaves do a nice selection of lockable cases, good quality too

  • Chris Wilson

    Member
    October 5, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    +1 for signwaves

  • Robert Lambie

    Administrator
    October 7, 2020 at 10:33 pm

    UKPOS.com

  • Richard Wills

    Member
    October 9, 2020 at 8:16 am

    About to buy a dozen or so 40×60″ frames, so we can extend a gallery to an external space.

    The plan is to drill a set of mounting points so we can switch the frames from portrait to landscape or square (yes, more frames will be needed…) as shows change.

    I’m looking for suggestions for the mounting points – some sort of hollow bolt, that we can cap off when they’re not holding the frames. The walls are seriously solid red brick.

    Prints will be mounted on 2mm ACM with a laminate, frames 38mm profile from Signwaves.

    Thanks.

  • Colin Crabb

    Member
    October 9, 2020 at 8:31 am

    Threaded wall anchors / drop in wall anchors

    • Richard Wills

      Member
      October 9, 2020 at 9:09 am

      Thanks Colin, like the idea of the drop in anchors. As soon as I know the size of the fitting holes in the frames, I’ll get some ordered in.

      Life is so much simpler when someone else tells you what a thing is called.

  • Robert Lambie

    Administrator
    October 9, 2020 at 9:08 am

    About to buy a dozen or so 40×60″ frames, so we can extend a gallery to an external space.
    The plan is to drill a set of mounting points so we can switch the frames from portrait to landscape or square (yes, more frames will be needed…) as shows change.
    I’m looking for suggestions for the mounting points – some sort of hollow bolt, that we can cap off when they’re not holding the frames. The walls are seriously solid red brick.
    Prints will be mounted on 2mm ACM with a laminate, frames 38mm profile from Signwaves.

    do you mean an actual sign Frame Richard, or a poster holder?

    Could you not drill the mortar/cement, rather than the brick?

    • Richard Wills

      Member
      October 9, 2020 at 10:54 am

      Robert, you’re right, these are the snap poster frames, similar to ones we installed years ago outside our old gallery. Signwaves have confirmed that these will take 2mm DiBond.

      Once we get the frames in, we’ll be able to see if they’ll line up with the mortar, but the two which we currently have up, removed from the old site (can no longer find the supplier details) didn’t line up.

  • Karen White

    Member
    November 1, 2020 at 4:00 am

    Thank you everyone for your replies and help. I ended up going with UK Point of sale and had the frames the next day. a very quick and painless process. 😍