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ALN Signs Video Intro

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ALN Signs Video Intro

Introducing ALN Signs. Your wholesale sign solution.

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Melrose Avenue Leads the Way in the Neon Renaissance 1985

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Melrose Avenue Leads the Way in the Neon Renaissance 1985

The Glass Menagerie : Melrose Avenue Leads the Way in the Neon Renaissance February 24, 1985|ELAINE WOO | Times Staff Writer A tourist from Pennsylvania gazed at the neon sign above one of Melrose Avenue's offbeat stores. The eye-popping lights glowing red and blue spelled out the name "WACKO"in capital letters two feet high. Around the border were yellow, orange and green zigzags and dots, an inspired combination that added to the overall crazed effect. "It has a charm," the tourist said, smiling. "I personally like these kinds of things." The aesthetic appeal of the sign was lost on some of the...

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Once Controlled by Sign Trade, Neon Is Revived as Art from 1988

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Once Controlled by Sign Trade, Neon Is Revived as Art from 1988

THE DAZZLE RETURNS : Once Controlled by Sign Trade, Neon Is Revived as Art September 19, 1988 |JESUS SANCHEZ | Times Staff Writer Inside a stiflingly hot cinder block building, a crew of shirt-less men cradle glass tubes between spouts of blue gas flame. The tubes sag in the intense heat as the men twist and bend the 4-foot lengths of glass into gentle curves and intricate squiggles. This is the heart of the Alert-Lite Neon [ALN Signs] plant in Sunland. Here, owner Rio Lee Score and his family try to keep up with the rush of orders for everything from mundane neon...

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Installing Reverse Reverse Channel Letters

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Installing Reverse Reverse Channel Letters

Material List for Installing Reverse Channel Letters This is a comprehensive list of some of the recommend products used to install reverse channel letters. As one of the leading wholesale sign distributors in the nation we are constantly giving out technical information during and before the installation of channel letters. Especially for reverse channels also called revers pan or back lit letters. Front and back lit letters would also be installed in a very similar manner. On the channel letter listing itself we have posted the installation method for everyone’s review. Here is the side view:   For the install...

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TFT Transformers and Discontinued Comparative Products

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TFT Transformers and Discontinued Comparative Products

Heico Lighting TFT or Transfotec International a list of product replacements you can purchase here. TFT substantially reduced the amount of neon products it produced in 2013. A number of there transformers have been discontinued. ALN Signs has listed several of the discontinued product items and a recommended product sold here you can compare it to. Call customer service if you have additional questions on product replacement and upgrading. These following indoor transformers can be replaced with our Indoor 10KV transformer: Our 10kv transformer is long lasting and has a one year manufactures warranty.  TFT-022PL-3000-20 (Part #21) replace with Indoor 10KV transformer:...

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