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Thu Apr 24, 2008 5:59 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Printing curtain sided lorrys - where?

Replies: 2

Views: 881

Do a Goggle type in (curtainside) you will find a number of companies here that can help.......

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Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:15 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: does anyone use jetbest inks?

Replies: 74

Views: 46114

Ive just received mine at $540 or about £285 for 6 gal of ink plus 1gal of flush can't be bad.
Only problem I found was the money needed to be wired to them pain having to go in to the branch to do this no card or paypal set up..

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Mon Mar 24, 2008 9:56 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: what mark-up do you put on travelling to and from jobs?

Replies: 13

Views: 1408

I have recently priced a job in Humberside from Northumberland at 50p per mile + £25.00 hour and they excepted it, I run a 3.5 ton van and couldn't run it for less.....

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Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:05 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do I go about removing the tint film from windows?

Replies: 9

Views: 1271

Thanks for the help guys, Chris it's a V6 petrol

Cheers

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Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:24 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do I go about removing the tint film from windows?

Replies: 9

Views: 1271

how do I go about removing the tint film from windows?

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Just bought a Ford Friendee or better known as a Mazda Bongo MPV off e-bay Got a great deal with it and I am very pleased indeed with my new toy. Problem is that the last owner in Japan was a boy racer and the van has b...

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Tue Mar 04, 2008 3:22 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Help locating arizona 180 software?

Replies: 3

Views: 685

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Tue Mar 04, 2008 2:07 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Help locating arizona 180 software?

Replies: 3

Views: 685

Hi

I believe that the dongle is needed with the Arizona to load the software.if postershop6 has been used with another printer I don't think it will work...

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Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:45 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: banner material help

Replies: 2

Views: 546

banner material help

I have 2.5 rolls of banner material that I need to remove from the core they are on and fit them on an Arizona notched core any ideas with out having to buy expensive equipment to do it.

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Sun Jun 17, 2007 4:34 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What price for lettering an artic curtain sider?

Replies: 8

Views: 982

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Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:03 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Digital Print vinyls on curtain siders is there a material?

Replies: 17

Views: 2537

You can get clear ink that I have used over digital printed curtains to laminate, not sure if this would work on vinyl.

Norman

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Mon Jun 04, 2007 8:21 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what vinyl can be applyed to lightweight nylon sails?

Replies: 22

Views: 2257

My local boat shop sells self adhesive numbers for sails so I would think some one must supply the vinyl to cut. :-?

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Fri Apr 13, 2007 4:20 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sewing a banner...

Replies: 8

Views: 1496

Hi Terry The sewing machine that I used was a huge (Adler walking foot) that would sew your hands together if you got then in there, We used it for tarpaulin work but we give that up some time ago, Anyway I remember constant timing problems stitch variation with different thickness of materials plea...

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Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:22 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sewing a banner...

Replies: 8

Views: 1496

Terry I put this post on just as another option to hemming banners I am in no way trying to sell or promote them, I have this machine for other work we do, we also have a sewing machine too. As for speed 5 minutes to completing a banner of say 3ft x10ft The HF welder is 10 times more reliable then a...

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Wed Apr 11, 2007 11:05 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sewing a banner...

Replies: 8

Views: 1496

After seeing posts on a number of sign forums I thought I would show how I hem my banners in this short video using a small HF foot welder, I used a bit of scrap material for the demo. There are many types of bars you can use various lengths & width you can also emboss your name or logo in to th...

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Thu Feb 08, 2007 8:39 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Oce Arizona 180 solvent printers

Replies: 5

Views: 2072

Oce Arizona 180 solvent printers

Hi Can anyone help with info about Oce Arizona 180 printers done a Google search & downloaded a Flaar report but nothing much else to find on them? Looking to buy a second-hand machine is there any dealers. Also if anyone uses this machine your views on the cost of running them, quality of print...

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Fri Jun 18, 2004 6:49 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: will silver vinyl last on a curtain side truck?

Replies: 7

Views: 1504

Silver Vinyl for Curtainside Trucks

Hi

Steve's right its looks like it maybe your only option masked & inked.

Silver ink from Appollo Tel 0151 9225665 (53)silver gloss vinyl £16.66 per kg 1999 price so it will be a bit more now.

Norman

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Mon Jan 26, 2004 7:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: URGENT 4hrs

Replies: 22

Views: 2648

Great idea Phil. :D

Norman

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Wed Dec 03, 2003 8:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Car n Truck Collection C.D.

Replies: 0

Views: 410

Car n Truck Collection C.D.

Hi

Can any one help me please i have looked on this C.D. for an outline for a Volvo FL10 sleeper cab but i can only find FL7 daycab.

IT'S GOT TO BE IN HERE !!BUT WHERE!! CAN YOU HELPPPP.

Thanks

Norman

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Sat Nov 29, 2003 5:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Curtain sider advice

Replies: 10

Views: 1054

CURTAINSIDE ADVICE

Hi

If you use ink on the curtains you could send a sample of your cab vinyl to apollo ink in liverpool (0151 9225665) and they well mix it for you.

Norman

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Wed Nov 26, 2003 11:46 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: FOR SALE H.F. WELDER

Replies: 0

Views: 406

FOR SALE H.F. WELDER

Hi I HAVE A HIGH FREQUENCY WELDER IDEAL FOR MANUFACTURING BANNERS TAX DISC HOLDER COASTER ETC ALSO CAN BE USED AS A HEAT PRESS WITH THE RIGHT TOOLING. IT IS A RADIO HEATER MODEL PW/50 SERIES 3407 3 PHASE 7kw AIR OPERATED HEAD( I USE IT WITH PHASE CONVERTER)THIS IS NOT WITH THE MACHINE. WORKS WELL &a...

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Fri Nov 21, 2003 8:37 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Wage rates

Replies: 16

Views: 1916

PAY RATES

Hi On the subject of Rates in different areas it astonishes me at times when I see how much some guys in my area are lettering vehicles. One example a guy came to me with a midi bus he wanted stripes from front to back writing with shadows 4 colours in total he told me he'd already had a price of £1...

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Thu Nov 20, 2003 12:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: POOR COURIER SERVICE

Replies: 3

Views: 687

POOR COURIER SERVICE

Hi all Courier services how bad are they in your area. We live in a rural area and we suffer horrendous problems with courier services basically deciding that we are not getting the delivery that day because of the location we live. This week we have been waiting for the urgent material sent by next...

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Tue Oct 21, 2003 8:55 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Banner for nightclub singer

Replies: 8

Views: 1543

banner for night club singer

Hi Ruth & Ramjam Why not try a black banner with fluorescent vinyl ink & mask it. I did a number of them for a guy who runs a lot of disco & karaokes in my area he has one of those purple lights on the banners and they really stand out . You can get this ink from Apollo ink in liverpool ...

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Sun Oct 19, 2003 10:13 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: an example of vinyl peeling off curtain lorry side?

Replies: 20

Views: 6202

LEARNING THE HARD WAY!

Hi Rob No Rob i have not used truck vinyl & i did not mean to put it down i am sure there are vinyls well up to the job available now. I only use ink for the job as it is well tested and i know it can and will last the life of the curtains you are right when you say they get a hard time a curtai...

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Sun Oct 19, 2003 7:18 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: an example of vinyl peeling off curtain lorry side?

Replies: 20

Views: 6202

LEARNING THE HARD WAY!

Robert my main business is vehicle curtains i supply 6-10 sets a week and 50% may be writen i can tell you that all the major curtain manufactures in the U.K. and Ireland always mask & ink the sign writing . i see lots of curtains that have vinyl letters on them coming off after sometimes only 2...

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Mon Sep 15, 2003 11:17 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: VINYL MASTER PRO V2.0

Replies: 2

Views: 1161

Thanks for the help.

Phil

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Mon Sep 15, 2003 9:33 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: VINYL MASTER PRO V2.0

Replies: 2

Views: 1161

VINYL MASTER PRO V2.0

Hi

Can anyone help.
where are the registration marks in VMP .
ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED.
Cheers :wink:
norman

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Tue Jul 29, 2003 9:21 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: how do you get clipart from corel9 to sign lab5 please?

Replies: 9

Views: 2583

Hi Mike

Thanks again for your help :D i have tried this and it has worked fine

regards :wink:

Norman

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Tue Jul 29, 2003 7:54 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: how do you get clipart from corel9 to sign lab5 please?

Replies: 9

Views: 2583

how do you get clipart from corel9 to sign lab5 please?

Hi

help needed how do you get clipart from corel9 to sign lab5 please.

thanks

norman
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Fri Jul 18, 2003 9:30 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Canon Large Format Printer

Replies: 5

Views: 1661

Canon Large format Printer

Hi Jon Thanks for the info yes your right it is B.J.W. 9000 I had the rep out to see me i am going to use it mainly for printing banners. In all fairness the rep has taken some samples of the pvc vinyl away with him to try and see how it prints on this material as he was not sure himself. clearly th...

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Thu Jul 17, 2003 3:04 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Canon Large Format Printer

Replies: 5

Views: 1661

Canon Large Format Printer

Hi

I am thinking of buying a canon P.J.W. 9000 PRINTER

Any INFO good or bad about the machine would be appreciated
also what RIP software do you use for this printer.

Thank You

Norman
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Sun Jul 13, 2003 10:14 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: !!MONEY BACK ALREADY!!

Replies: 3

Views: 1041

!!MONEY BACK ALREADY!!

Hi everyone

thought i'd let you know i saved £83.46 on my first order through uk sign group I bought 3 50m rolls of paint mask £133.29. local supplier £216.75
i think you will agree joining was money well spent.

thanks
norman
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Mon Jul 07, 2003 6:39 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: what do i use to paint banners?

Replies: 1

Views: 2182

whats the best way to paint banners?

Hi Sparky The best way to make your banners are with gloss vinyl ink & masking vinyl. If you are not doing this type of work regularly it will be costly to buy in the materials ink tinners & rollers etc. We use this all the time on banners & vehicle curtains so we could do the banners at...

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Mon Jun 30, 2003 10:02 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: HELP!! sign lab5

Replies: 2

Views: 1012

SHADDOW OUT LINE

Cheers Phil

Ill try that in the morming

Thanks for the quick response

Regards

Norman

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Mon Jun 30, 2003 7:20 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: HELP!! sign lab5

Replies: 2

Views: 1012

HELP!! sign lab5

Hi

Can anyone tell me how to get a space /out line between the letter & the shaddow in sign lab5

THANK YOU
Norman

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Sun Jun 29, 2003 12:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HELLO

Replies: 5

Views: 1389

HELLO

Hi to everyone out there Like to say this is a brilliant site found you by looking for help in a search engine Breif details about ourself's we are a small business myself & my wife we supply and manufacture vehicle curtains + sign writing. All writing is inked on with a masking vinyl.We have al...

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