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I am wondering if any one has a vector version of the R logo. Illustrator (.ai) or .eps, .wmf or is it a specific font?<p>I was planning to digitize it but I wanted to check to see if anyone had it first. <p>Thanks.<br>
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (83caddy16v)

There's a <A HREF="http://homepage.mac.com/jdijkstra/.Pictures/v70r/Roll%2012%20-%2046.jpg" TARGET="_blank"><U>close up</U></A> on my mac page.<br>Maybe you can trace it.
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (Johann)

Thanks Johann. <p>I digitized the logo this morning, but I don't have access to my server to upload it. I think it is pretty close. I need to work on the inner line on the vertical stroke. I have a slight curve on mine and after looking at Johann's picture I need to make it straight.<p>I'll post it later. I was going to use it to get some vinyl "r" letters cut or do some 3D animation stuff. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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Chris,<p>I'd definitely like to get hold of your digitized version when you're done with it. I was thinking the same as you about getting some vinyl "R" letters made. The open space where the gas and temp gauge are beg for an "R" to be place there. And some nice dark grey ones would look nice on my Meteors.<p>-Larry
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (deleonl1)

Larry,<br>I think I've got it pretty close now. I was planning on the same thing. I may get my Titans refinished in a brighter silver and then get a slightly darker grey vinyl letter for each wheel. I may then shoot a layer of clear coat over it...maybe not. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0"><p>We should go in on a sheet of R lettering together, probably cheaper. I was also thinking of getting a nice golf shirt style shirt stitched with the R at the shop in the Dulles Town Center -- depends on price. I'll post a link to the file for folks to grab when I get on my workstation at home. <p>Chris
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (83caddy16v)

ok, here is a .jpg. Let me know what you guys think. If you notice anything wrong let me know. thanks to Johann for the pict.<p><IMG SRC="http://www.icstew.com/v70R/r_logo.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (83caddy16v)

Looks good Chris. I'm comparing it to the R in your Avatar, and it looks more rounded at the top (yours). I'm sure you have a more accurate reference though on your car. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Wow, that's pretty sweet! At least to me, the only thing I can see and I'm sure no one would be able to tell with vinyl decals, but the loop of the "R" on the right side edge should be a little more square. That's great, Chris....I've been wanting to create an "R" for a long time, but just didn't have the patience to do it. When it's finalized, I'll definitely go in with you on some "R" decals and let me know how much the shirt will cost.<p>-Larry
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (deleonl1)

I'll take a peak at the right side. I am also noticing a slight bump up on the top arc at the upper right corner -- it is not a smooth arc across the top so I'll tweak that also. <p>If you notice anything else let me know, it needs to be perfect. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcocktl.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (83caddy16v)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>If you notice anything else let me know, it needs to be perfect. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcocktl.gif" BORDER="0"> <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Chris,<p>It looks good so far...<IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>-Drew
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (83caddy16v)

Look'in Good! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Remember to delete as many nodes as possible and still maintian right curve at the top. The less nods you use to draw it the less likely you will find bumps or sharp angles in the middle of a curve. Often when I trace a bitmap I'll place quite a few nodes to get the shape then start to delete the middle nodes that can be smoothed over with curve from controlling nodes farther away. This isn't always possible though if the angle changes drastically. You shouldn't need any nodes at the top of the R, one at the far left were the curve starts and one one right side where the angle changes. Hope that helps. Its more important to get that when doing a very large vinyl cut.<br>At least if your using Illustrator or Corel Draw.
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (Spearzy)

Ok, here we go. I cut down on a few points and adjusted. I cut out a logo and matched it up to my badge and it is really close. The actual R badge size is: 1.1875" (1 3/16" )<p>If someone would like the Illustrator file drop me an email.<p><IMG SRC="http://www.icstew.com/v70R/r_logo2.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (83caddy16v)

Looks awesome! I found out that you can download the R icon. Go to the Volvo UK site and there's a special link to a R webpage. There they have screensavers, wallpapers, and icons to download. But I guess you don't need it any more. Excellent work! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (mike_c70)

That may not offer a vector format though, anyone can cut vinyl from an illustrator file. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: line art or font of the R logo? (Spearzy)

thanks guys. have fun with the file. I may work with the font below to get accurate letters for S/V70<p>I wish I had an in with the marketing department at Volvo. My search so far has not produced the Volvo in-house font. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsad.gif" BORDER="0"><p><A HREF="http://www.roostertypes.com/prod_display.asp?prod_id=RRT-11205" TARGET="_blank">Elston Light</A> is a similar font.<p>This is more Volvo text related and not "R" related:<br>Here you can type in your lettering for Elston Light: <A HREF="http://www.myfonts.com/FontStyle" TARGET="_blank">link</A><p>
 
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