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Hey everyone,

A few weeks ago, vizwiz and I began a conversation about his new moose emblem for Takspeed. Sooner than later, he kindly offered me the honor of designing the new moose myself! We've been in contact ever since then, and I have had a blast making these guys. We narrowed them down to the following 3, and decided it would be very cool to have swedespeed vote for their favorite. So, which one would you like to see as a product? Any suggestions?

Thanks a lot everyone, and thanks again Alan for this opportunity!


- Alexi

1 - Standing Moose


2 - Charging Moose


3 - Rearing Moose
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (agc525)

I LOVE the rearing moose!! Do you have a ballpark of when these (which ever one it may be) would be available?? I think I might be the first one in line...
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (agc525)

Whatever you do, please look into getting them acrylic domed. That both protects the surface, and gives them a 3d effect that is more like the true enameled badges. Non-Gigantic sizes would be nice too. (same size as the scuderia shield)
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (ForceReconTrojan)

For those looking to place these on the front fenders, how about a matched set so the moose is facing forward on each side. Also, I second the idea for a smaller badge that could be placed next to the R on the rear lid. I would opt for the latter, rather than place decals on the side of the car.

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (agc525)

Prancing Moose is neat - but mostly because it is such a copy of the Ferrari emblem. And that is the rub - Ferrari is very likely to take offense and cry infringement and you probably will not win that one (they didn't like the ones that Volvo passed out). Charging moose on the other hand is much more Volvo - sort of an unstoppable beast - may not be the fastest animal in the forest, but it will go where it wants to a lot faster than one would think and not much will stand in its way.

I second the idea of left and rights - would be nice to make some magnetic ones for the fenders - fun to have on, but not necessarily all the time.
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (OwlsInBog)

Quote, originally posted by OwlsInBog »


- would be nice to make some magnetic ones .
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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (agc525)

I'd have to go with #2. I think once the novelty of the similarity of the third to the Ferrari logo wears off, it won't be as cool, and in the first one, the moose looks like it's about to die. I don't know if they'd work on my car, but I agree with the acrylic doming idea. Also, have you looked into getting other stuff made with the logo? I'd definitely wear a nice flexfit hat with logo #2 on it. Just an idea.
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (AS40)

Number 2 looks like he's been shot and about to go down.

On the subject of "domed" badges, he's a link to a site that does "domed" boat registrations.
http://www.domednumbers.com/index_html.html

 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (AS40)

Design-wise i prefer the rearing moose but the similarity to Ferrari rubs me the wrong way (kinda reminds me of ppl who swipe BMW badges to glue onto their Honda Civics...). I love the idea of a charging moose but the body isn't very well defined (don't mean to be poo-pooing the design work here b/c i think you guys have done a great job) so a more delineated charging moose would get my http://********************/smile/emthup.gif http://********************/smile/emthup.gif http://********************/smile/emthup.gif Would actually love to put the volvo and ferrari badges side by side so that the charging moose's horns were about to give that horse a nice shot to the rump...
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (agc525)

I like the suggestion for a 3D effect & personally prefer a solid background.

I like this one from the yellow XC90 show car -->


I also like Slowrey's renditions -->


(images stolen from a previous thread --> http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=45836)
 

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Personally I like the moose magnet that looks the MOST like the Ferrari prancing stallion. I believe that was the original idea, and that is the magnet that is on my car
 

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i think i'm one of the few who dislike the moose. It rubs me as cheesy and pretentious.

If anything, I love the Swedish flag and the light blue and yellow colors. Forget the moose, do more designs incorporating the Swedish identity.
 

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Re: (Dygitalpmp)

Quote, originally posted by Dygitalpmp »
i think i'm one of the few who dislike the moose. It rubs me as cheesy and pretentious.

If anything, I love the Swedish flag and the light blue and yellow colors. Forget the moose, do more designs incorporating the Swedish identity.

I'm not sure all of us are really putting them on the cars as a completely SERIOUS mark of pride... to me it's more about poking fun at the Ferrari guys and their $1600 shields.
 

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Re: Which Takspeed Moose is your Favorite? (agc525)

I voted for standing moose but only if you can raise his head up a little so he doesn't look so sad. The others look like Lambo or Ferrari too much. I think the standing moose with the shield is enough for people to "get it". The others are a little over the top, IMHO.
 

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Re: (Dygitalpmp)

Quote, originally posted by Dygitalpmp »
i think i'm one of the few who dislike the moose. It rubs me as cheesy and pretentious.


Far from it. It is about making fun of Ferrari's emblem. How is that pretentious? Cheesy? Maybe. It's fun. I love em!! http://********************/smile/emthup.gif http://********************/smile/emthup.gif
 
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