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Can you straighten a porcelain sign? Pic attached
#190167 Mon Jun 07 2010 10:53 AM
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I bought this Magnolia sign this weekend. The sign is nice and shiny and there are few pops on the porcelain.

However, the sign is wavy...



I'm guessing this was in a pile of junk somewhere for years and years... Is it possible to straighten a sign like this without damaging the porcelain?


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YIKESS!! I have read on this site that someone wrapped a rug or something around it and drove over it with their vehicle. Not sure I wouild do that.

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keithia #190172 Mon Jun 07 2010 11:41 AM
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I wouldn't try that, even w/ your sign.
GOOD LUCK, if you try.

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Dick Bennett #190177 Mon Jun 07 2010 12:13 PM
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I think it will always be warped but if you screw it to a wall it will seam fairly flat. Let me know if you want me to put it on my wall smile


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i have drove over signs before, sandwiched between two sheets of plywood

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dave62 #190195 Mon Jun 07 2010 05:05 PM
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Could you put it in a 30" sign ring??? That may hold it straight??

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gmstuff #190209 Mon Jun 07 2010 06:34 PM
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I wish I had one of the dog eared 30" rings (usually found on Magnolia signs) to try it with...if anyone has an extra one please let me know...

Powerlube, thanks for your generous offer...may have to think on it??


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