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Fri Feb 11, 2005 12:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Paris Show

Replies: 5

Views: 582

are you running IE or firefox? IE, copy name to search box min google & it will offer a translation for the site firefox, just download their permenent extension this offers multi lingual translations that are great, hope this helps if your'e not on firefox yet, do it, its alot more secure than ...

Sat May 01, 2004 12:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The car you drive.....

Replies: 57

Views: 4722

yah, shame your not closer, flying most w/es weather permitting

Sat May 01, 2004 12:10 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The car you drive.....

Replies: 57

Views: 4722

just got me self a new pegasus quik flexwing microloight, gret fun & beats all the traffic.........bloody dufficult with ladders starapped on tho !

Thu Feb 26, 2004 11:50 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: 24" roland or summa cutter required

Replies: 10

Views: 1240

i take it you are not interested then?

Tue Feb 24, 2004 10:21 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: 24" roland or summa cutter required

Replies: 10

Views: 1240

yep, sorry pnc1200

email me & we can talk turkey

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:00 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Data Protection Scam

Replies: 27

Views: 2790

Hi All, theres a cricular going around at present that pertains to be collecting your fee for data protection, these are not genuine, mine latest is from Rochdale but there are several addresses. Having spoken to the tradiind standards, please report to them if you receive one, also send it to 'MISL...

Mon Feb 23, 2004 11:56 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: what are peoples opinons on the Roland CX24 please?

Replies: 13

Views: 4209

Hi Brian

going to sign uk ?

Mon Feb 23, 2004 11:38 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: 24" roland or summa cutter required

Replies: 10

Views: 1240

I gotta roland pns1200 fast track plotter, 610 width, spare blades.
bl%$dy good workhorse, upgrade to larger reason for sale.

Tue Feb 17, 2004 12:51 am

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: what do you think of this layout for petshop store?

Replies: 37

Views: 8671

sorry not a good piccy, this may be better

Tue Feb 17, 2004 12:49 am

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: what do you think of this layout for petshop store?

Replies: 37

Views: 8671

try this:

Mon Feb 16, 2004 11:56 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Recognise this Font ?

Replies: 12

Views: 1866

the onlt way to be sure is to obtain from sources, either the commissioning agent, customer or original designer, any of these would expext this & should be happy to do so.

Tue Feb 10, 2004 12:43 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: tip: how to put shortcut on working with another page

Replies: 22

Views: 4533

i'm the same as you, alwasy had signlad, even electric sign studio before that, have bought all modules & upgrades as they arrive, however, e6 i do not rate a present, so save your 500 & take the missus out, you'll have better results. i feel it was mostly cosmetic, a few 'e'e features for t...

Tue Feb 10, 2004 12:24 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cutting shaped business cards with my plotter?

Replies: 18

Views: 3555

, why waste time trying to do something your machines npot built for, get in touch with RCS Print, they are reallt good, we sub ALL our print work to tem, 4 day turnaround on receirt of artwork, proof checking for you, shaping, scoring, punchimg you name it & all that for as little as £70 for 50...

Tue Jan 27, 2004 11:44 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone tell me how to use the plot spooler in 4.95?

Replies: 10

Views: 2275

Just saw this in the equipment thread !! This machine is in good general condition. It needs a new print head because one of the pinchers that graps the cartridge popped out one day. In my attempt to pop it back in l snapped it and cracked the head. I can sort this out with Roland myself or a potent...

Tue Jan 27, 2004 11:37 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Can anyone tell me how to use the plot spooler in 4.95?

Replies: 10

Views: 2275

I'd agree, SL5 is still best.

speak to brian hays when he's online next.........he sells it.

e6 is OK but abit slower & maybe more cumbersum, but it might be that i'm too used to SL5.

Tue Jan 27, 2004 11:33 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Font management

Replies: 6

Views: 1622

try 'printers apprentice', great prog for lists & character maps of fonts, lots of other features

http://www.loseyourmind.com/

i use all the time :P

Tue Jan 27, 2004 12:42 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Anyone out there using LG vinyls?

Replies: 5

Views: 1577

try vinyl logostics, they are doing JAC, 4 years or 8 Years at really good rates, cuts, handes & performs very well. CAll them & speak to Jane for samples. &this is supposadly to be avery). I used to use LG, but stopped due to difficult handling, plotter skidding problems & poor perf...

Sun Jan 25, 2004 6:08 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Truck Graphics : Various Airbrush Work

Replies: 3

Views: 692

Hi flyingsplash, yep, the piccys want to be bigger, & a word to the administrator, how about asking for a better picture of 'flyingsplash' as we can't actually see him !!

Sat Dec 27, 2003 11:44 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Transfer Tape Application Tool

Replies: 6

Views: 1509

Hi, have a qwik look on 'show us your stuff' section, for info on application tape dispensers.

its a downloadable word document with illustration & sizes.

Wed Dec 10, 2003 12:36 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

Hey, Dewi, thanks for the pm message, cant seem to reply on the pm system, but appreciate your comments

cheers

Wed Dec 10, 2003 12:31 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

well hi again Noel, nice to hear from you, you follow my line then yeah?


may be if i'd put on a more apealing face it would have helped settle in?

Wed Dec 10, 2003 12:24 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

well, aint it nice, & about time to have an unhiddered proper discussion on a subject, maybe thats what we should all be heading towards, & less of the'mutual aderation society' comments. 99% of the jobs & designs taht appear are between good & excellant, those that fall shorter that...

Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:28 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

@@keepers of the craft''.................move on do, its nobodies domain other than those participating in the real world with real demands, we look back to past experience to provide insight into the prosent commercial & design demands of today. no respect is lost by the more traditionalists, b...

Tue Dec 09, 2003 1:14 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

thanks phil, was feeling a bit lonely here, but you also seem to grasp my overall meanin, earn from wot you are good at & know, u8sing the profit from building that successful business will give you the ability & funds to dabble further for either personal pleasure or diversification, , the ...

Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:49 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

Cheers Noel, looks aint everyting, they dont show the real you, its whats in the heart that counts & god gave me a carin heart.

i'll help anyone! wiv an open mind

Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:33 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: can someone tell me more about airbrushing?

Replies: 16

Views: 7326

Hi Noel,
Yay, thats wot I found, good stock, good range, good prices & great help.

I understand the new colours are in now so I'll be checkin this out again.

Tue Dec 09, 2003 12:24 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

Hi Noel, Glad you read the real message within the message & not just cop the hump like some others, dont know if i'll bother any more cos it seems that everyone wants to agree & pat each others back, but I like to say what i want, GOOD & BAD, because it aint no good smooching on a subje...

Sat Dec 06, 2003 1:04 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

a lot more than that, i'm not into criptic messages, plain speakin is always best !

Sat Dec 06, 2003 12:58 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: trimming down numberplates

Replies: 24

Views: 3822

anyway, why perspex

dibond offcut, foam offcut etc etc, overlay with reflective offcut & add numbers, just as good!

Sat Dec 06, 2003 12:56 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: trimming down numberplates

Replies: 24

Views: 3822

seems you're doing alot for wot the charge will be,
no polishing just sand any burrs off layup & out

profit made !!

Sat Dec 06, 2003 12:49 am

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

Dewi wrote:Its a New Labour directive isn't it, prenatal intelligence implants that inform you of what your tax bill will be upon birth, give you an assigned job, usually in the local Citizens Advice and mentally prepare you for huge council tax bills. :lol:


wot?

Fri Dec 05, 2003 11:56 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

yeah enry, i know but over here unless you specialise its no good lookin to paint, & i dont agree that running a sign business isnt about makin money, it is, otherwise only do it as a hobby & dont sell it, & because its 'vinyl' dont mean you cant enjoy it, again i'll say its all about go...

Fri Dec 05, 2003 10:37 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

sorry but i'll say again, if you dont know it dont touch it, vinyl is the game now, paintin is a limited market. design, layout & colour balance aint anything to do with paintin, they are seperate disaplins that can be learned & developed, so stick wiv the vinyl.................but mike stev...

Tue Dec 02, 2003 12:03 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Looking for a new Job

Replies: 30

Views: 6514

hey girl, just hang in there & keep pumpin, somethings bound to come up soon

Tue Dec 02, 2003 12:00 am

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: what do you think of my first business card design?

Replies: 37

Views: 8151

some good lookin arts there, hey niks, whered you get your foto done i luuuuuv it

Mon Dec 01, 2003 11:58 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: traditional signwriting sounds interesting should i do it?

Replies: 61

Views: 23073

stick with the vinyl, it aint no good dabblin with stuff you dont understand

Mon Dec 01, 2003 11:53 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: can someone tell me more about airbrushing?

Replies: 16

Views: 7326

Hi Noel,

grap an airbrush as quick as you can, they are great, track down 'createx autoair' from createxuk its really good stuff.

practice makes perfect, once you get the hang of it you wont look back.

if you come down to brixton anytime look me up i'll show you some tips

Tue Nov 11, 2003 12:40 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: 3D Resin Cast Letters : Applied to vehicle

Replies: 10

Views: 2122

NOISEY, NO NOT IF THE RADIO IS UP HIGH ENOUGH! THESE WERE CAST FOR ME BY 'GETSET DESIGN', A NEW COMPANY AT SIGNUK LAST YEAR.........JUST SEND THEM YOUR OUTLINE DRAWING IN .EPS OR .AI SIZED, WITH PRIFILE STYLE & HEIGHT, FINAL COLOUR & FINISH PLUS FITTING LOCATION & THEY'LL BE WILL YOU IN ...

Tue Nov 11, 2003 12:29 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Pro Spray

Replies: 6

Views: 1878

HAVE YOU TRIED SERICOL TSHIRT FIX?

Tue Nov 11, 2003 12:08 am

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Vandal Proof Sign Advice needed please

Replies: 21

Views: 10070

TRY USING REYNOBOND FROM AMARI PLASTICS, VINYL TEXT THEN OVERLAMINATE WITH GRAFITYP'S ANTI-VANDAL LAMINATE CLEAR, THEN EDGE THE LOT WITH STOCKFRAME EDGING......... I.VE READ TO COMMENTS ABOUT THIS EDGING, ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT YOU ARE ALL NOT TRYING HARD ENOUGH. ! OFCOURSE THE OTHER WAY IS TO LAY VI...

Tue Nov 11, 2003 12:01 am

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: what are the different materials available i can use?

Replies: 14

Views: 6962

OTHER THAN WHITE, FOAM BOARDS ARE NOT FOR EXTERIOR AS THEY ARE NOT UV STABLE, IF COLOUR b/g IS NEEDED, OVERLAY WHITE WITH GOOD VINYL. ALSO, CONSIDER USING IN PANATRIM AS THIS MAKES SUCH A BETTER LOOKING SIGN. TRY REYNOBOND FROM AMARI PLASTICS, GREAT COLOURS, ALL EXTERIOR, ASK FOR SAMPLES.........THE...

Sun Nov 09, 2003 2:31 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: what are the different materials available i can use?

Replies: 14

Views: 6962

lifespan of what?

Sun Nov 09, 2003 2:29 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: 3D Resin Cast Letters : Applied to vehicle

Replies: 10

Views: 2122

i'll try & sort some more

Sun Nov 09, 2003 1:40 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Sign : Printed Graphics on Faomalux

Replies: 1

Views: 493

all vinyl, with digital girl

output myself on vinyl on an epson 9600 pigmented, getting 3 years plus

overall size 8x4

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:23 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: picture

Replies: 2

Views: 681

picture

my picture keeps dissappearing? wot am i doing wrong, should it be smaller?........

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:17 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: 3D Resin Cast Letters : Applied to vehicle

Replies: 10

Views: 2122

yep

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:13 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: 3D Resin Cast Letters : Applied to vehicle

Replies: 10

Views: 2122

3D Resin Cast Letters : Applied to vehicle

just use some resin cast 3d letters on my combo

stuck with 3M uhb tape

Sat Nov 08, 2003 9:08 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Sign : Printed Graphics on Faomalux

Replies: 1

Views: 493

Sign : Printed Graphics on Faomalux

another for the same customer
photo digi
overlayed 10mm foamalux

Sat Nov 08, 2003 7:21 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: what are the different materials available i can use?

Replies: 14

Views: 6962

materials

correx is the fluted boards used for estate agents signs foamex is an expanded rigid foam used for panels in panatrim, although 10mm & above can be used without trim suppliers: william cox http://www.williaamcox.co.uk. amari plastics http://www.amariplastics.com/links/suppliers.asp rightons adp ...

Sat Nov 08, 2003 11:30 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Pilots license (NPPL)

Replies: 4

Views: 808

flying

yep, just landed a 2 legged stork, great flight, thinking of launching a new airline to take over from concorde.

anyone know of a vinyl that will stick to feathers?

seriously, yes 5 hours logged in c152, still a novice

Sat Nov 08, 2003 1:54 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Speeding

Replies: 18

Views: 3119

got 72mph in a 40mph area the other day, but then i was screaming & they want to get me home for a ni***e nuzzle

Sat Nov 08, 2003 1:31 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi everyone

Replies: 12

Views: 1580

yep, loads & loads & loads & loads & loads...........

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:57 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Looking for a rigid printable substrate upto 1.5mm thick

Replies: 4

Views: 1769

epson 9600

got the same printer, its pigmented ink, you need a coated substrate for the ink to 'go into', you can only stay with your same process.

if you want card, them try AIT & ask for Anthony, he will source it for you....great company.

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:52 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Problem using Windows XP?

Replies: 8

Views: 2180

xp

dump it by reformating your hard drive & load your old windows version...........problem solved.

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:50 pm

Forum: Screen Printing

Topic: screen printing -messy but should be profitable!

Replies: 18

Views: 10284

suppliers

look for 'sericol' in your phone book, they are everywhere worldwide, they will advise on inks for different substrates, emulsions, films & the rep will normally call on you & show you different techniques. they are really v.g.

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:47 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: life

Replies: 4

Views: 1035

chrome gold

mirror gold is difficult, try using an overlaminate on it to extent longevity, this also works for florescent if you use a uv inhibitor laminate.

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:43 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: what paint can i airbrush onto vinyl?

Replies: 11

Views: 6104

great paint

use createx autoair, great colours, were 46 now there are 150, all blendable, acrylic & safe. sticks like s**t to a blanket & I should know!

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:30 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Mactac RGB values

Replies: 13

Views: 3152

colour profiles

just keep a hard copy of what you produce & write your vinyl codes on !

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:26 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: are there cheaper alternatives to anti-graffiti film?

Replies: 5

Views: 1782

cheaters

maybe they did'nt use 'anti-graf' film !!
however, have you tried grafityp?

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:23 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: A Boards

Replies: 5

Views: 1189

a frame in plastic

use 18mm 'excel' from amari plastice, cut as previously sugested & use plastic hinges with either screws or 3M 'uhb' tape.

can be painted, sprayed, left & grafixed up, edges can be covered with edging from 'stockframes' for tidy job

hope this helps

Fri Nov 07, 2003 9:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi everyone

Replies: 12

Views: 1580

hi everyone

Hi all,
new to site, seems interestingly interesting, will watch posts & responses for a while until I'm old enough & experienced enough to comment !

recognise some names, do you?

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