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Sat Jul 14, 2007 2:50 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Is there anyone in Spain !!

Replies: 4

Views: 663

Na...I know I've been threatening to pack it up for ages, but now I'm getting on for 40 :D I'M beginning to realise life's too bloody short to keep putting up with all the crap that we have to handle from tigh fisted, picky, impatient and ungrateful a***oles when we don't really have to. Mind you, s...

Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:25 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi Is there anyone in Spain !!

Replies: 4

Views: 663

Is there anyone in Spain?

Yep,....I'm in Spain - near Cadiz.

I've had four years of supply problems, but I think most of 'em are sorted out.

I'm packing up this year - I'm knackered now...


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Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:18 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Hello....Sunny Spain calling

Replies: 7

Views: 869

Ah well, there you go Andrew...... I dunno, but they're probably Spanish. The nearest British one I know of is in Fuengirola.....about 200 away. I wouldn't want to be accused of misleading anyone. However, whether it's 150 or 200 clicks away is a bit academic anyway don't you think? Regards Lee

Sun Oct 08, 2006 11:52 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Hello....Sunny Spain calling

Replies: 7

Views: 869

Yes Pete...you're right, of course....
there are several in Marbella, which is only about 140 Km

Lee

Sat Oct 07, 2006 5:49 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Hello....Sunny Spain calling

Replies: 7

Views: 869

John, A place called Chiclana, about 10K from Cadiz..South West Spain. Atlantic coast, the best beaches in Europe (about 25 miles of golden sand) and not famous for lager louts. This area retains some of its original charm and is in reach of loads of great places. Seville, Jerez, etc. It is also on ...

Sat Oct 07, 2006 12:53 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Hello....Sunny Spain calling

Replies: 7

Views: 869

Hello....Sunny Spain calling

I've been threatening to post this for weeks and weeks but after due consideration here it is..... That's it....I'm knackered, getting old and am now fed up with work. It's time me and sticky backed plastic parted company, so if anyone wants to move out to Spain and set up, here's an ideal opportuni...

Sun Sep 03, 2006 6:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Grafityp (moan)!

Replies: 37

Views: 4550

Just thought I'd pop my five pennorth in re Grafityp. I used them when I was in the U.K., and have been using their Spanish branch for seven years now, and have always found them reliable and efficient...no moans from me! I wish all suppliers were as good.... especially here. Am I on the Xmas card l...

Mon Aug 07, 2006 11:46 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: looking for a company or training place to learn from?

Replies: 2

Views: 541

Arslan,

It may be worth getting in touch with me - I'm in Spain (Cadiz). p.m. me for my phone number if you like

Lee

Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:36 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Here I am again.....

Replies: 5

Views: 1053

Thanks for the messages guys.....Yes Nik, I'd started to get blood in my alcohol stream....cor 'eck can't have that can we?? Hic. Sticky backed plastic here we go again..... I s'pose I'd better find a photo to post as my old one has gorn - trouble is I'm older now and don't want to frighten everybod...

Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:02 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Here I am again.....

Replies: 5

Views: 1053

Thanks Peter......

I was too young to retire ayway. Who wants to spend their days laying around in the sun and going fishing and stuff like that.
(hot)
I BxxxY DO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lee

Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Here I am again.....

Replies: 5

Views: 1053

Here I am again.....

Hi everybody.... I'm posting this as a blanket apology to all my colleagues out there in the sign world who hae sent me p.m.s over the past 18 months. I include Pete Nrminton, Andrew Bennet, Phil Davies, Evox - and Uncle Tom Cobbley and all. However, I digress. I moved to Cadiz 14 months ago and hav...

Sat Jul 22, 2006 6:26 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press

Replies: 10

Views: 1286

Okey Cokey Andrew....thanks for the kind words and I'm glad you're happy. Only other things to get shot of at the moment are the ususal - the wife, kids, the mortgage etc etc, and I'm sure you don't reallly want that lot!!! Happy mugging ( or whatever it's called) Hasta banana from boiling hot Spain...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 9:03 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: price for second user 24 inc camm1 ?

Replies: 6

Views: 723

Freddy,

Okey Cokey

Lee

Wed Jul 12, 2006 5:01 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: price for second user 24 inc camm1 ?

Replies: 6

Views: 723

Hey up Freddy, I'm holding one against a bad debt for another couple of weeks, so if you're not in a hurry I may well have one available. I works well and is complete with stand. The only snag is it stands me in at about 750 quid - but I don't think you'd want to pay that - or maybe........but serio...

Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:46 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press

Replies: 10

Views: 1286

No Andrew - that was nicked-along with everything else in my factory - by the scroat who was supposed to buy my business before I moved here from near Malaga.

Good hunting though

Lee

Sun Jul 02, 2006 11:51 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press

Replies: 10

Views: 1286

Andrew,

Sorry - I've just realised that Richard is over here again for this weekend.

He'll be back in Luton on Wednesday next, so if you've tried and can't get him that's why.

Anyroad up, he's expecting your call

Regards

Lee

Sat Jul 01, 2006 3:26 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press

Replies: 10

Views: 1286

Hi again Andrew.... Yep, I'm back again - until my conection goes down again as it has been for four weeks. The pleasures of living in Spain in the 17th Century! Mind, the gin's 2 and a half quid a bottle and it's sunny. However, the mug press is yours mate...if you would care to ring Richard Lockye...

Sat Jul 01, 2006 7:23 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press

Replies: 10

Views: 1286

Just had a look on E-bay - it seems 220 is too much....so...other than Phill's unbelievably generous offer, what's it worth to you?

Lee

Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:57 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press

Replies: 10

Views: 1286

Mug Press

Anybody wanna buy a mug press??? It's a Magic Touch HTP 616 machine with two wrap thingies so you can cook two at a time. It works O.K. and comes complete with half a box of tranfer paper. I'm only selling it because I can't get any mugs around here any more. I know i'm in Spain, but the mug press i...

Wed Jun 21, 2006 7:32 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Training

Replies: 4

Views: 616

Hola John,

Welcome to the madhouse......

If you're fancying a holiday in Spain, have a day off from the beach and learn in the sun...you'd be more than welcome

Lee

Tue Jun 13, 2006 2:54 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: roland versacamm ink for sale

Replies: 5

Views: 732

roland versacamm inks

Stephen,

Just seen your post - been away for a while.

Have you still got these inks?
How much?
Just to confirm - they are EcoSol Max?

Cheers

Lee

Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:41 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: putting canvas on frames

Replies: 10

Views: 1168

putting canvas on frames

You can, but it won't do you much good, you need to fly from Stanstead to Jerez - keep trying........ I'm one of the few who don't live on the Costa del Crud any more..it's too full of the wrong sort of people there. (Don't ask me to go into that too much - it's my soapbox subject) If you, or anyone...

Fri Apr 28, 2006 6:49 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: putting canvas on frames

Replies: 10

Views: 1168

putting canvas on frames

Nice try Steve......great idea, but the only snag is by the time you get here, they'll already be done and delivered.

Oh well, can't win 'em all!

Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:02 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: putting canvas on frames

Replies: 10

Views: 1168

putting canvas on frames

Thanks for the advice Steve....I'll trust you....here we go then

Thu Apr 27, 2006 3:37 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: putting canvas on frames

Replies: 10

Views: 1168

putting canvas on frames

Colin,

Thanks - I've had a look at that site and it seems that what I invented was just about the same, so I must be on the right track...I'll perservere and see what happens.

Okey cokey, back to the sun

Cheers for now

Thu Apr 27, 2006 2:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: putting canvas on frames

Replies: 10

Views: 1168

putting canvas on frames

P.S.

Where's me photo gorn? I turn my back for a few months and ........

Thu Apr 27, 2006 2:41 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: putting canvas on frames

Replies: 10

Views: 1168

putting canvas on frames

Hola me dearios, I don't really know where to put this question, 'cause there isn't a forum whose title seems to cover this...... Thing is, I've been commissioned to print about 25 pictures on canvas for a new hotel that's opening here next month. So far so good..I can do that no prob - BUT - does a...

Thu Apr 20, 2006 5:09 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: laminating

Replies: 5

Views: 1387

John Thanks for that. That's exactly what I have been doing, but I still managed to (oh i swore !) 'em up! Perhaps it's a case of "practise makes perfect", so I'll have a other go. Eazythingy may be worth a look at - thanks Shane Oh well, sticky stuff 'ere we come...... Lee

Wed Apr 19, 2006 5:44 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: laminating

Replies: 5

Views: 1387

laminating

Hola all, Can anybody give me any suggestions....... I've printed some posters (on poster paper) on my Versacamm and want to laminate them BUT I ain't not got a laminator. 'course when I try to lay the laminate on it sticks like whatsit to a blanket, which is fine if it's not wrinkly and it's in the...

Tue Feb 14, 2006 10:58 am

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: RolandSP300V

Replies: 20

Views: 4946

My tale of woe

Hi all As promised my tale of woe. I thought that I had sold my magazine, The Trading Post to a young chap in town. However, 2 of my employees (who incidentally I had not been able to pay for 8 months, so were working on a freebie!) set up Trading Post Spain, using my database. This obviously p****d...

Sun Jan 29, 2006 1:21 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: RolandSP300V

Replies: 20

Views: 4946

Hi Guys, Thanks for the replies and the welcome back remarks. I'm a bit stuck at the moment not having internet access at home or office - this is Spain and it's only the 21st century remember!! I'm having to use internet caffs and friends' access at the moment, but I have been promised a srvice v. ...

Tue Jan 24, 2006 3:27 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: RolandSP300V

Replies: 20

Views: 4946

Hi again Nik,

Never did get to meet your folks.....have you any relatives in the Cadiz area? If so, I'll try to meet them!

Tue Jan 24, 2006 2:54 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: RolandSP300V

Replies: 20

Views: 4946

RolandSP300V

Hello All, I'm back it appears. Although I retired a whiles ago and moved to a different part of Spain, I now find I have been seriously ripped off and need to start work again. I'll tell y'all about it later. However, I am looking to buy a SP300V print & cut machine. Has anyone any experience o...

Sun Apr 24, 2005 11:12 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: bad payers

Replies: 27

Views: 2485

Cat, It's just a case of keep at the bxxxxxds. I don't mind giving something to someone who is needy, but when they're not and they nick things from me I get a bit "assy!" Things are a bit different here in Spain as there's not really a small claims court - well, there is, but it costs about 600 eur...

Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:59 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: bad payers

Replies: 27

Views: 2485

bad payers

Cat, i know how you feel..... I've only really got one bad payer here in Spain and that's, of course, a Brit owned company!! This is for a job I did in January 2004 Trouble is, they've closed their local office and I'm trying to get the cash from their head office in the U.K. The problem is, they re...

Fri Apr 15, 2005 12:12 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: advice on fridge magnets please / trade supplier

Replies: 8

Views: 1499

Ali, Yep...use the a-pad or you'll crinkle the magnetic. They come out fine - I don't know whether it will wear off, though -but nobody's come back to moan (and they usually will if they're not happy). So there y'go Oh Andy .....Update is I'm still here messing about with sticky backed plastic and l...

Fri Apr 15, 2005 8:08 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: advice on fridge magnets please / trade supplier

Replies: 8

Views: 1499

Hello itkserv (How the hell do you pronounce that?) I do loads of magnetic business cards - lasered onto Magic Touch CPM paper and heat pressed onto magnetic sheet. The only pain in the proverbial is cutting them up, so I print a thin line border around the card, and use that as a cutting guide. Qui...

Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:17 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Are you looking for someone with flair ?

Replies: 5

Views: 720

Darren,

Wanna come to Spain?

Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:13 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: 4x4 wheel covers - supplier info?

Replies: 3

Views: 781

Dave,

Just saw your post re wheel covers.

Give Fred Cutler a call on 01284 725582. He has a brill range and probably the best prices you'll get. I've taken on the agency for Southern Spain with him and the stuff's good.

Oh, is it all right to say that Rob?

Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:09 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sign Stock in Spain? Help! need suppliers?

Replies: 4

Views: 1068

Larry, Bienvenido........hope you do well out here. I'm based near malaga and have no probs getting stock, Oracal, MacTac and the like are all represented in Spain. You could do worse than ring a guy called Andy McPhillips (yep - a good old fashioned Spanish Name!). He's based just down the way from...

Sat Mar 19, 2005 8:44 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: ITS GOT TO BE A SCAM ISNT IT ?

Replies: 28

Views: 2493

well, whaddya know - it seems that, as we suspected this was a scam in the making. I put low bids in for a couple of items and have today been informed that the auction is cancelled as the seller has been given the order of the elbow from E-bay. So there we go, someone's prob'ly been scammed, but fo...

Wed Mar 16, 2005 1:36 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: ITS GOT TO BE A SCAM ISNT IT ?

Replies: 28

Views: 2493

I'm having fun at the moment, but I really should be doing some work! I've checked with Paypal regarding security of your dosh, and it only applies when the item is listed as being specifically covered. These items aren't covered by Paypal Protection, so that's prob'ly the answer to whether to buy o...

Wed Mar 16, 2005 12:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: ITS GOT TO BE A SCAM ISNT IT ?

Replies: 28

Views: 2493

Well....

I've got a reply.

They said they couldn't do C.O.D., as they've been caught before, but are offering Paypal.

This, as I understand it, offers buyers protection against scams (or does it really?)

I may try one item (cheapish) to find out - or should I??

Whaddya think?

Wed Mar 16, 2005 9:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: ITS GOT TO BE A SCAM ISNT IT ?

Replies: 28

Views: 2493

Barry ----

Perhaps she doessell knickers.....prob'ly those post-used variety you see in top shelf mags! (Well, someone told me, so it must be true<)

Wed Mar 16, 2005 9:30 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Vehicle lettering-quality motor

Replies: 17

Views: 2406

Steve, Andy, John et al....

Thanks for that info - I'm just about to call and get some signgold to try - look intriguing.

Cheers

Lee

Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:17 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: ITS GOT TO BE A SCAM ISNT IT ?

Replies: 28

Views: 2493

I saw the posts this morning, and thought I'd have a shufty at E-Bay. I think I identified the auction in question, and there are a couple of items I might be interested in. So....... I've sent a question about delivery, 'cause I noticed they're here in Spain, and I've asked whether they will offer ...

Tue Mar 15, 2005 8:02 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Vehicle lettering-quality motor

Replies: 17

Views: 2406

Signworxs,

What's "engine turned signgold"? - I've never heard of it, but sounds like it could be worth a look.

Mon Mar 14, 2005 1:37 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Vehicle lettering-quality motor

Replies: 17

Views: 2406

vehicle lettering-quality motor

Wowie..... thanks for all the replieschaps and chapesses. I particularly like the sound of etch vinyl on this job, so I think I'll give that a little trial and see if that works. The bird came back with her old man (well, can't win 'em all) and he wants their coat-of-arms type logo on the doors! Thi...

Mon Mar 14, 2005 9:27 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Vehicle lettering-quality motor

Replies: 17

Views: 2406

Vehicle lettering-quality motor

Mornin' all, 9.00 a.m. Monday and the first problem of the week. It's partly an ethical one 'cause I like nice cars. This 'ere classy blonde Swedish bird has just been in and is starting up an estate agency around here (No 78 in this town alone!) She wants the usual stuff (for sale boards etc) , BUT...

Fri Mar 11, 2005 9:38 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Message for Nik

Replies: 1

Views: 382

Message for Nik

Hi Nik, Your folks came in yesterday to see me...... sod's law usually rears it's ugly head and yesterday was no exception...........I WAS OUT!!!! Ne'er mind, eh it was durned socialble of 'em, give them my best and hope they find somewhere to live round here soon. When they do, and yo come a visiti...

Sun Feb 27, 2005 1:10 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: My Dilema - price increase on beverages

Replies: 11

Views: 1055

my dilema

Hey Fred, They're right - get rid of the pub and become a sign maker......even better keep the pub, come here to Spain, buy my business, become a sign maker, buy your booze here and take it back to Blighty. Job jobbed - the best of both worlds! Mind you if you got caught it could be a bit of an emba...

Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:59 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: how do you fabricate the corners of dibond tray signs?

Replies: 19

Views: 7174

di bond fabrication

Yep,

and me, please...............wouldn't it be easier for you to issue it as a download?

I've been in touch with Alcan (USA) and haven't really found them helpful at all, so p'rhaps you will be dear Alcan man

Ta

Lee

Sun Feb 27, 2005 8:52 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press wanted

Replies: 3

Views: 511

MUG PRESS

Alan,

Thanks for the reply...

How Much?

Regards

Lee

Fri Feb 25, 2005 7:26 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Mug Press wanted

Replies: 3

Views: 511

Mug Press wanted

Hi gang....... Anybody got a mug press they don't want? Mine has ceased to be - it's an "ex mug press" to nick a phrase. I've got a friend (yes really) who is coming out here end of next week and can bring it with her. I've heard it's snowing and stuff there in the U.K. Oh well, never mind Eh it's n...

Sat Feb 19, 2005 4:15 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Living & Working in Spain

Replies: 25

Views: 2691

living & working in spain

Holar me dearios, I've just seen a couple of posts....I seem to be having a lot of bother getting and sending e-mails on my Hotmail account, so I haven't had many for a couple of weeks. Anyroad up, here's an update: I've sold my house here and am ready to move although the business hasn't sold yet. ...

Tue Jan 18, 2005 9:44 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Living & Working in Spain

Replies: 25

Views: 2691

Spain

Phil,

Yeah..for some reason my PMs don't seem to work - prob'ly my fault, it usually is!!

If you would like to e-mail me your telephone number, I'll give you a ring today, or feel free to call me, my number is below

Regards

Lee

Tel: (0034) 952 490 178

E-Mail: leethesign@hotmail.com

Sun Jan 16, 2005 6:43 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Living & Working in Spain

Replies: 25

Views: 2691

living & working in Spain

Hey Nik,

Sure is a small world....

I haven't come across yur uncle Ron, but I'll keep my eyes open in case I see a lost Scotsman with an old Sunday newspaper under his arm.

Luv

Lee

Fri Jan 14, 2005 4:49 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Living & Working in Spain

Replies: 25

Views: 2691

living & working in Spain

John...where the 'eck's Periana????? Never heard of it. hang on. I'll look at the map - back in a minute. Hello again.. Well, whaddya know it's in this area. Never done nuffink for any of the locals there. That's prob'ly why I've never heard of it. Mind you, theres a lot of funny people about here a...

Fri Jan 14, 2005 10:30 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Living & Working in Spain

Replies: 25

Views: 2691

living & working in Spain

Thanks for the good wishes everyone...we'll wait and see what happens next. Hi. Clive - how's Gib? I haven't been there for ages. My business is located in Alhaurin el Grande, which is about 15 miles inland from Malaga and about the same distance from Fuengirola. A nice spot really up in the mountai...

Thu Jan 13, 2005 3:36 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Living & Working in Spain

Replies: 25

Views: 2691

Living & Working in Spain

Hiya all, Well, it's finally happened - I have decided once and for all to forgo the pleasures of messing about with sticky backed plastic and get myself some fishin' and drinkin' time. The Sign Factory here in Spain is therefore, officially up for sale and I have decided that, as not a lot of peopl...

Thu Dec 30, 2004 2:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Turkey or Bulgaria

Replies: 8

Views: 886

Turkey or Bulgaria

Thanks for the replies guys and gals....it seems that Turkey wins 'cause of the weather. That's one of the main reasons I'm in Spain (as well as the cost of booze and stuff) Hey Andy - stop dreamin' and get going....,we're located on the Costa del Sol - about 15 miles inland from Malaga and about 15...

Tue Dec 28, 2004 4:30 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Turkey or Bulgaria

Replies: 8

Views: 886

Turkey or Bulgaria

Just had a thought - as I've decided to retire this year, me and herself have been discussing moving from Spain to either Turkey or Bulgaria when the business is sold- well, why not? I will probably find that I'm not really fed up with sticky backed plastic really and may like to do a bit of work la...

Thu Dec 23, 2004 11:13 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Odd Font Behaviour

Replies: 4

Views: 874

Odd Font behaviour

Hi Chris, Tried all that - still the same. Now......I've got Flexi installed on my computer at home and it doesn't happen on that one, so I've come to the conclusion it must be something adrift in the installation of the software on my computer here.....I'll install it again and see what happens. Ac...

Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:40 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Odd Font Behaviour

Replies: 4

Views: 874

Odd Font Behaviour

Hi Rod,

Thanks for your reply.

It only does it with Flexi Sign - all other progs seem to be o.k.

It's not the font itself, 'cause I've re-installed it three times from different sources.

So - bafflement still sweeps over me.

Cheers

Tue Dec 21, 2004 1:03 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Odd Font Behaviour

Replies: 4

Views: 874

Odd Font Behaviour

Hola me dearios, Has anybody come across a silly behavioural pattern by a font...... I type the letter "a" in arial lower case and it's fine. Change it to upper case (or just type an upper case "a" and it changes to "uyghuyg" in lower case. When it's the first letter of a word, the "uyghuyg" shows u...

Sat Dec 18, 2004 1:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Epson

Replies: 2

Views: 505

Rod,

Thanks for your reply....there's a lot of food for thought!

Kind regards

Fri Dec 17, 2004 3:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Epson

Replies: 2

Views: 505

Epson

Hola all, I'm thinking about buying an Epson 400 ink jet printer as I've heard some reasonably good reports about this little beast. has anyone out there got any experience of these. I need to know whether to splash out a grand and a half to print things like full colour flyers and business cards an...

Fri Nov 12, 2004 6:27 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Eating Humble pie

Replies: 18

Views: 2370

eating humble pie

Why don't we form a "vinyloonies" club...I thought it was only me, but I was happy to see I'm not the only one who's a sandwich short of a picnic. Wot about this.....I did a 3 metre x 1.25 metre sign - loads of lettering - on powder coated ally sheet, advertising promotional printed goods. About 18 ...

Thu Nov 11, 2004 10:49 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: brushed ally & checker tape

Replies: 5

Views: 832

checker tape & brushed ally

Thanks all for the info, Dewey......checker tape is white background with alternating coloured squares, like wot you gets on the sides of a racing tractor I'm on the track of this stuff now....but, d'you know I've e-mailed and telephoned three U.K. suppliers - Victory Designs and two others, and the...

Wed Nov 10, 2004 6:49 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: brushed ally & checker tape

Replies: 5

Views: 832

brushed ally & checker tape

I'm tearing my hair ( or what's left of it ) out. (hot) Two days ago I had an enquiry for black & white checker tape, and yesterday I was asked to supply a brushed aluminium panel with rounded corners 2mm thick to stick Acrylic letters on. Neither of these items seem to exist in Spàin, so I'll h...

Wed Oct 27, 2004 3:13 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hot Foil Stamping

Replies: 9

Views: 1113

hot foil stamping

Hi guys, Thanks again for all your advice. I've been in touch with Foilink and Hot-Foil-Stamping, so I think I'm stamped out now........ Here we go - I luv something new to lose money with. Oh......we're all fed up here 'cause it's started raining today. That's the second time in only four months. W...

Tue Oct 26, 2004 1:51 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hot Foil Stamping

Replies: 9

Views: 1113

hot foil printing

Thanks guys for the info...I've been to the foilink site, but found only stuff that was 18 months old.......am I in some sort of time warp or what?????????

I think I'll try again - in the meantime, has anybody got their 'phone number?

Hasta thingy.....

Mon Oct 25, 2004 5:21 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hot Foil Stamping

Replies: 9

Views: 1113

hot foil printing

Thanks for the info Becky - -I'm on to it now

Cheers

Lee

Sun Oct 24, 2004 10:23 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hot Foil Stamping

Replies: 9

Views: 1113

Hot Foil Stamping

Hello all, Now, this may seem daft, but as a kindly (and slightly looney) professor-type according to some, I have a question to ask of anyne who has been into hot foil printing. I recently had an enquiry for a fairly large amount of hot-foil stamped items, and as I had seen Becky's machine for sale...

Wed Oct 20, 2004 6:10 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: printer/cutter

Replies: 1

Views: 613

printer/cutter

Hey up Lilli, Yup............... I've got a virtually brand new Roland P600 colorcamm that has only printed about 8 prints. It's, obviously, in immaculate condition, comes with all software, a stand and a box of ribbons. I bought it on a whim, but haven't really got the time or inclination to promot...

Tue Oct 19, 2004 3:18 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: hot foil machine

Replies: 0

Views: 305

hot foil machine

Hello all,

Anybody got a hot foil machine for sale???

It would appear that Becky's has been sold

cheers me dears

lee

Tue Oct 05, 2004 5:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Ouch, that hurts

Replies: 38

Views: 2633

vinyl stripping

Blisters, Eh? I'm even dafter than the looney professor I look like!!!! Last week I was pulling a large vinyl panel off the back of a van, and had used my scalpel to lift the corner. Somehow, I reversed the scalpel in my fist while I pulled the vinyl and the bit of vinyl suddenly snapped. My hand (w...

Thu Sep 30, 2004 9:53 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: t shirt and mug press for sale

Replies: 5

Views: 903

Presses for sale

Okey Cokey Peter,

Keep me posted as to the status.....

Bye the bye what d'you consider a "sensible offer"??

Regards

lee

Thu Sep 30, 2004 7:28 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Wanted - Vinyl Printer Cutter

Replies: 4

Views: 778

PC600

John,


It would be nice in pesetas - but I've priced it in pounds sterling to make life easier.

Getting it to the U.K. would be no problem.

Regards

leethesign

Thu Sep 30, 2004 7:25 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: t shirt and mug press for sale

Replies: 5

Views: 903

Cap & Mug Press

Peter,

Would you sell just the mug press?? I've got 2 t-shirt presses already!

Cheers

Leethesign

Thu Sep 30, 2004 7:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello

Replies: 15

Views: 1253

hello

Hey up John

We're in South, close to Malaga.

If you're coming here, drop me an e-mail and I'll give ya full instructions

Cheers

leethesign

Wed Sep 29, 2004 7:55 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello

Replies: 15

Views: 1253

hello

Cor 'eck thanks for your replies (I think)..... Mind you, how did I go from being a "kindly" professor (thanks Jill) to a nutter? I was, actually, a kindly nutter in a past life but now I'm better, well, so my psychiatrist says.................... Come on down, we'll have an exhibition......well, we...

Tue Sep 28, 2004 5:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello

Replies: 15

Views: 1253

hello

Hola all, I'm just having a coffee & brandy break for a minute, so I thought I'd have a quick browse. Whilst doing so I thought "why not just say hello to everybody?" So I am Weather here is gorgeous as usual and all's well with the sign world in Spain (as far as I know). Plenty of business and ...

Tue Sep 28, 2004 5:20 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Wanted - Vinyl Printer Cutter

Replies: 4

Views: 778

vinylcutter wanted

Hi newbee, Welcome to the madhouse!!! I've got a virtually brand new Roland P600 colorcamm that has only printed about 8 prints. It's, obviously, in immaculate condition, comes with all software, a stand and a box of ribbons. I bought it on a whim, but haven't really got the time or inclination to p...

Mon Sep 20, 2004 4:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Car Winscreen Thingies

Replies: 1

Views: 429

Car Winscreen Thingies

I've been asked to quote for some car windscreen "for sale" thingies, probably on electrostatic cling material. Something like the ones with the prices on, produced by finance companies etc. The ones I've seen have been screen printed...does anyone know if it's possible to apply vinyl instead to the...

Tue Sep 14, 2004 3:38 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: PC600 RIP

Replies: 2

Views: 1012

PC600 RIP

Hey up gang, Can anyone help.................I've had a new computer system installed and have lorst my RolandColorchoice V4.5 disk, so can't load the RIP software. Could anyone send a copy as an attchment to an e-mail for me. I've been trying to contact Roland (Rat????) all day to ask if there's a ...

Thu Sep 02, 2004 11:26 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: FlexiSignPro7

Replies: 5

Views: 768

flexisignpro7

John,

Rub what in what ??????????????????????????

You've got to be v. careful what you're rubbing in and where you're rubbing it on the beach

Lee

Thu Sep 02, 2004 7:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: FlexiSignPro7

Replies: 5

Views: 768

FlexisignPro7

Lee - Common name Eh?

Thanks a zillion for that - it seems the obvious place is the one place I didn't look!

Hey Ho, we ive & learn

Regards to all

Wed Sep 01, 2004 9:24 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: FlexiSignPro7

Replies: 5

Views: 768

FlexiSignPro7

Good Moaning.Amigos, Does anyone happen to know if it's possible to change the default weeding border setting in FlexiSign7? I find it too close to the lettering, and if the Roland doesn't track properly, the weeding border can cut into the letters at the edges. It don't 'appen too often but when it...

Tue Aug 31, 2004 11:01 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: BBC Television (Or are they Inland revenue spies?)

Replies: 0

Views: 430

BBC Television (Or are they Inland revenue spies?)

I've just had a visit from a dolly bird with a camera - she was purporting to be from the BBC - along with one of my customers who was due to pick up some printed t-shirts for their new business. They said they were filming a documentary on "golly, how wonderful it is to live and work in Spain/Yugos...

Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Eyelet Punch

Replies: 1

Views: 504

Eyelet Punch

Blimey - I've got to put eyelets on all 4 corners of 250 Correx boards that I've just done for a big firm of estate agents here. The thought of doing it with my little screw together eyelet thingy makes me want to go on holiday. Does anybody know where I can lay my hands on a proper bench-mounted on...

Fri Aug 13, 2004 7:49 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Working in Sunny Spain

Replies: 4

Views: 865

Working in Sunny Spain

Paul,

Well, whaddya know - I was living in Fuengirola about then.

You didn't by any chance sign up an English registered boat the called "The Sea Hawk" did you? if so - hello again! Did I ever pay you?
Otherwise, thanks for the message.

Regards

Thu Aug 12, 2004 8:49 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Working in Sunny Spain

Replies: 4

Views: 865

Working in Sunny Spain

Hola, (that's Spanish for Hola), I have not been very active on this site for some time owing to pressure of work, so hello again. Now .......... I was wondering if anyone out there would be interested in living and working here in Spain. I have been established here for three years in a rapidly-gro...

Thu Dec 04, 2003 6:29 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Printing Equipment for sale

Replies: 0

Views: 540

Printing Equipment for sale

Does anyone want to get into Litho printing? I have for sale the following litho presses: Ryobi 500N-NP with numbering & perforating. In good order and complete with 4 numbering boxes. Rotaprint delta 35 with numbering & perforating, but no boxes. Oldish machine but in superb order. Also ano...

Thu Dec 04, 2003 3:27 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Looking for a new Job

Replies: 30

Views: 6514

Job

Lorraine, Surprised to see your posting..however should you ever consider living & working in the sun, I'm looking either to sell my business here in Spain or take on an experienced partner. I am in a completely unopposed position, 15 miles from Malaga in a nice mountain town. Although this is p...

Fri Nov 07, 2003 2:52 pm

Forum: Screen Printing

Topic: screen printing -messy but should be profitable!

Replies: 18

Views: 10281

Lorraine, Becky et all Re your last messages...........der........am I fick or wot? I've just translated the label on the emulsion container into English and it says something like "only a prat would use this emulsion for other than water-based inks & Plastisols" So there we are - you're right. ...

Thu Nov 06, 2003 4:09 pm

Forum: Screen Printing

Topic: screen printing -messy but should be profitable!

Replies: 18

Views: 10281

Lorraine,

Oops....seems I spoke too quickly. The screen I'm using now has broken down again after doing only 20 lighters....Oh bugger it -I'm going home. I'll try again in a couple of years.

Leethe(fed up)sign99

Wed Nov 05, 2003 3:20 pm

Forum: Screen Printing

Topic: screen printing -messy but should be profitable!

Replies: 18

Views: 10281

Yahooooooooooooooo, It seems I may have stumbled on something 'ere. Thanks all for your replies to my original question, and I've taken the suggestions on board and so far, post exposing seems to have helped with my screen problems. The more I look into the possibilities for screen printed stuff, I ...

Tue Nov 04, 2003 4:28 pm

Forum: Screen Printing

Topic: screen printing -messy but should be profitable!

Replies: 18

Views: 10281

screen printing -messy but should be profitable!

Hey Up everybody, I have just decided to enter the murky world of screen printing, 'cause I heard about a screen printing firm in Gibralter going bust or something, so I bought their equipment. Now I've got loads of my sign customers wanting stuff screen printed, so it's inky fingers time. Does anyo...

Tue Jul 15, 2003 9:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: access to limited areas

Replies: 3

Views: 963

Rob

Muchas gracias......I'll have a shufty later....I'm actually working for once!

Leethesign

Tue Jul 15, 2003 7:27 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: access to limited areas

Replies: 3

Views: 963

access to limited areas

Hey up amigos, I'm a bit of a new member and have only posted a couple of thingies, but love looking through the site. It's v. entertaining and prob'ly informative, but each time I try to get into various bits I am told I can't read this bit 'cause I'm not a priveliged ( or something) person. How ca...

Fri Jul 11, 2003 7:04 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Transfer Papers - HEELLLLPPPPP!!!!

Replies: 7

Views: 2210

Good Moning all...... It's another freezing cold day in paradise.....7.55 a.m. and 29 degrees...oh well, we'll have to suffer and drink a bit more. With regard to my query about lasers and heat transfers, thanks all a million for your advice...it seems that I was right (for once) and the heat is too...

Thu Jul 10, 2003 11:56 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Transfer Papers - HEELLLLPPPPP!!!!

Replies: 7

Views: 2210

Transfer Papers - HEELLLLPPPPP!!!!

Buenos Dias Amigos ('ello me dearios), Greetings again from sunny Spain.....I've gorra bit of a problem getting an answer to a query about transfer papers for laser printers. These are the papers for printing a t-shirt transfer on then heat pressing to a garmnent As I understand it, there are two ty...

Wed Jul 09, 2003 4:40 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello (Hola)

Replies: 8

Views: 1464

Thanks for all the welcome messages and comments like "lucky bugger"...actually, I feel a little less than lucky, 'cause my favourite red wine has come off special offer in the supermarket and now costs the equivalent of 82p a bottle - bloody cheek! The technical bloke has just gone after installing...

Wed Jul 09, 2003 10:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello (Hola)

Replies: 8

Views: 1464

Hello (Hola)

Mornin' evryone ( or anyone) I'm a relatively new member bod on the scene and am just saying Hola from Sunny (and incredibly 'ot) Spain. I'm actually v. excited 'cause I've just had a new Roland PC600 delivered and am waiting for the Spanish technical bod to come and plug it in and show me how to us...

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