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Thinking off going into car wrapping any advice?

With my car OCD I may never make any money at it, but with around 16 months left in the Army and another 20 plus years of work ahead of me, I want to do something I'll enjoy.

I love "mucking around" on cars, and imagine I'd get a real buzz out of the transformations, and if I can make a decent living out of it then that's a bonus.

I Would be starting from scratch, so looking at training, then setting up a place.

Just wondered what peoples thoughts are, or if people have experience or would recommend where to train from experience or recommendations (I've already googled it)
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more money in the dent removal, Alloy wheel and car cosmetics side of the business 40-50k self employed and huge marketplace on damaged alloys and corner scuffs

quite a specialist business and some might say a passing trend the "wrapping" business
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Cant see many people wanting a camouflage wrap
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You can practice on our Multipla , using an image of our house wrapped on the side of it!
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It's like normal rapping, but instead of rapping all about hoes and money, you rap about bling suspension mods and horsepower.
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It's like normal rapping, but instead of rapping all about hoes and money, you rap about bling suspension mods and horsepower.
Thought so, cant see it as as long term earner.
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Whatever course you take, be sure of whether you want be self employed, it's not for everyone, (I've been for 30 years) but being in the Army I guess you are disciplined which you'll need to be when working for yourself. The other thing is you have been used to working within a team and being self employed can be isolating. You'll have to deal with the public, not always easy. Try to build up a good customer base and they do become friends over the years.
I think wrapping vehicles is not so popular as it was. Other auto trades could be a good source of income, but you'll need a van, tools, equipment, etc and maybe a unit to work from. Franchaises can cost a lot of money and there can be pitfalls. If you find something you love to do, it won't seem like work. Whatever course you choose I wish you well.
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Rent a lift.

They have one or two in the UK and more in the US.

You rent a garage space with lift, and also sell common spares / consumables.

I know if I could rent a lift near me, I would, and I would pay reasonable money for the privilege.

So you would need to rent a space to have at least 4 lifts, then fit the lifts, the next thing is online interface to book spaces. Then you could have members who pay a monthly subscription for upto so many hours usage, or higher rates for non member usage, the aim is to get a static income with low actual usage a bit like a gym.

Then you franchise it accross the UK.

Then your richer than robbie Williams. Just remember me at that point.

So you would need say 20k to 30k for a bank to take you seriously and lend u the rest.

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