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      04-01-2014, 02:11 PM   #1
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Where do you guys for tints?

Where do you guys normally go for tints?
I know Tint King does an awesome job, just wondering what other places are good? hopefully closer to Boston.
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I've had several cars done at Eastern in Charlestown. Nice guy, never had any issues.
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I had mine done at Tint King and as far as I know, I've got the best E92 dot matrix around.
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Had three cars done here. Cool couple(?). Funny location to get to. Very very quick in and out. On BMW's they do charge a little more for the mole skin or whatever to protect the tint from scratching. Which is totally fine as it's needed for these cars. Nice waiting area to hang out in, but it's a quick job. He usually has it all the precuts laid out ready to go by the time you're there. They do alot of dealer cars (what they do most of the time)


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I've had several cars done at Eastern in Charlestown. Nice guy, never had any issues.

Really nice guy. He really takes his time also. I haven't been there in a while, but if I remember correctly, he did it all by hand. Had two cars done here. He gets really booked so it's hard to get in.





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I had mine done at Tint King and as far as I know, I've got the best E92 dot matrix around.

Had one car done there. I didn't want to drive that far again. Same machine as Solar Solutions. It's all precut.
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Really nice guy. He really takes his time also. I haven't been there in a while, but if I remember correctly, he did it all by hand. Had two cars done here. He gets really booked so it's hard to get in.
His name is not coming to me right now... very cool guy to deal with. Yes he cuts all the pieces by hand.
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+2 for solar solutions.
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I'd argue Tint King is worth the drive. I have had them do several of my vehicles and a bunch of my friend's cars and they have all come out amazing.

Jorge and Randy are extremely talented at what they do.
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I'd argue Tint King is worth the drive. I have had them do several of my vehicles and a bunch of my friend's cars and they have all come out amazing.

Jorge and Randy are extremely talented at what they do.

didn't one of those guys win some nation wide tinting competition?
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didn't one of those guys win some nation wide tinting competition?
Yeah Randy won tinter of the year in the national Llumar competition. Real down to earth dude, too.
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How much does a tint run for an e92 from Solar Solutions or Tint King?? Probably about time I got mine done.
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Went to think king yesterday I just bought a e92 m-sport and got rid of my e90. Had it tinted yesterday from randy with the top of the line stuff. Was 380 they heat up the dot matrix, it's the best on the dot matrix yet!
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$380?!? Wtf. Paid less than half of that at Solar Solutions.
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I had to search what dot matrix was. What method does Tint King and Solar Solutions use to deal with the dots on glass? Sand, glue or vinyl? Anyone notice that theirs has bubbles around the dots?

See here what dot matrix is: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173825
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+1 Tint King. Its worth it, nice guy as well.
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I had to search what dot matrix was. What method does Tint King and Solar Solutions use to deal with the dots on glass? Sand, glue or vinyl? Anyone notice that theirs has bubbles around the dots?

See here what dot matrix is: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173825
They heat the dots so that way it will stick better. They used to sand them but they said it will cause rusting bc the dots have metal in them. My last car had bubbles around the dots and that was a e90, and e92s are worse and I'm sort of a perfectionist so I just went with the best tint and the best people! Goodluck
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Eastern in Charlestown is great have had multiple cars done there and friends have all done there cars with Rick...Hes a great guy too. He did my apartment windows to...
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$380 is for the top of the line tint which is the ceramic stuff I think. I got mine done at Tint King for $230. It was my 4th car I had done there and I have been happy every time.
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