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Old 11-15-2017, 03:03 AM   #1
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Tint shop

Can anyone recommend a tint shop in the Middlesex or Essex county MA area.

Also is 60% a waste? Don't want it too dark just want to reduce the "fish bowl look"
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Old 11-15-2017, 03:57 AM   #2
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Tint king. Amazing jobs they do


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Old 11-15-2017, 04:13 AM   #3
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Tintworks in Burlington is where a grip of people get their stuff tinted. They do great work.
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Old 11-15-2017, 04:58 PM   #4
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Tint works is definitely where to go for a quality job.

And in terms of 60% I definitely think it's WAY too light. It would be difficult to even tell it's tinted at that level.

The legal limit of 35% also just slightly too light for me so I usually ask for 30-35% film to be applied which drops the total somewhere in the mid-20s. Illegal but I take my chances.

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Just to clarify, are you talking about:
-60% total light passing through (approx 85% film application)
-60% darker than stock (40% film)
-or 60% film application which would drop it to approx 42% visible light transmission?

Stock glass, btw, is usually around 70%

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Old 11-16-2017, 07:35 PM   #5
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Tint works is definitely where to go for a quality job.

And in terms of 60% I definitely think it's WAY too light. It would be difficult to even tell it's tinted at that level.

The legal limit of 35% also just slightly too light for me so I usually ask for 30-35% film to be applied which drops the total somewhere in the mid-20s. Illegal but I take my chances.

EDIT:
Just to clarify, are you talking about:
-60% total light passing through (approx 85% film application)
-60% darker than stock (40% film)
-or 60% film application which would drop it to approx 42% visible light transmission?

Stock glass, btw, is usually around 70%
Ah....Guess I was thinking apply 60% film....but didn't realize stock had some tint already. 42ish % sounds reasonable.

Thanks for the clarification.
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