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Thu Aug 05, 2004 12:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Catch the baby!!!

Replies: 9

Views: 1478

This has got to be a record!!! it will take some beating!!!

Wed Jun 16, 2004 2:38 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: vehil wrapping: Euro 2004

Replies: 7

Views: 2670

vehil wrapping: Euro 2004

Just thought I would post a couple of pics of a Smart car we finished a couple of weeks ago, Job designed, printed and applied by ourselves, Printed on Mimaki JV3, on Avery 1005Ez Unlaminated -Only a short term affair (........Well as long as we can stay in the tournament) :wink: :wink: Dollar Bill

Mon Jun 07, 2004 12:23 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Avery Ezee Apply

Replies: 21

Views: 2519

Everyone, Thanks for the information about the gloves, I will follow that up today, As regards to over lamination, we have not bothered on our most recent project as it is a short term job and does'nt really need it, but to be honest I think it would totally compromise the conformability of the mate...

Sun Jun 06, 2004 2:58 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Avery Ezee Apply

Replies: 21

Views: 2519

Signco, If you are planning on using a printed vinyl for vehicle wrapping then personally I wouldn't even contemplate using anything but Avery 1005EZ it literally is the best stuff, we have used plenty of different types of vinyl with claims of great conformability, NONE of them come even close!! Ye...

Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:09 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Whats the best place to get good application paper?

Replies: 16

Views: 2440

Just going back a bit to Signdevil's trouble with Paper Co. Also let down this week, had been repeatedly pestered by sales people ringing up, so relented and ordered a roll of Orajet printing vinyl told it would be next day - next day out of stock and it would have to come from Germany 10 days deliv...

Tue Jan 06, 2004 1:30 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: pole banners?

Replies: 3

Views: 855

Darryl Try Signfix Systems they do one called Bannerfix which is suitable for attaching to lamposts etc, this is just the brackets and fixings then you just make up your banner to suit with pockets at the top and bottom which slide over the brackets. 01934 852888 Hope this i...

Wed Dec 10, 2003 1:23 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: what do you think of this design layout?

Replies: 16

Views: 3832


Not too sure about them colours, I take it this company only sell
black & white tv's then!! :wink: :wink:

Only joking!!


Tue Dec 09, 2003 2:41 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Heat Transfer material... best supplier....?

Replies: 5

Views: 1104


Chris is right Xpres seem to be the best, wide range of materials and all ex-stock. I have found that trial and error can be the best way to get the best results with their materials- different types on different fabrics & which one is best suited certain logos and designs.


Wed Nov 05, 2003 1:42 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: what are peoples views on PC60 and should i buy one?

Replies: 3

Views: 1790

If you are going to be printing and contour cutting lots of small labels/decals then this a great machine, if not a little expensive to run like Phill says. If you have the intention of printing things larger than approx 300mm square I would forget it, most picky customers get sniffy about the 'band...

Mon Sep 29, 2003 8:31 am

Forum: Mimaki Printers

Topic: has anyone got any tips tricks for the Mimaki JV3 please?

Replies: 5

Views: 2793

Innocent We've had our JV3 for a few months now, I must say the output has been excellent, I do have a few tips though, always clean out the capping stations at the end of the day so that while it is "ticking over" during the night or weekend the heads are'nt sitting in to much ink, also bear in min...

Mon Sep 15, 2003 12:29 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: jetster image trouble

Replies: 13

Views: 3404

Dave is right, the quality of the artwork is critical, for example a high-res photo image around 1500x600mm can be 6-700mb when exported as an EPS, and when its ripped can create a file well over a Gb in size.


Mon Sep 15, 2003 12:23 pm

Forum: Mimaki Cutters

Topic: how do i install software onto MimakiJv3-160 please?

Replies: 2

Views: 2050

Have you bought the machine new? if so, why has'nt the supplier set it up for you?
What RIP are you using? we run our JV3 using the ColourGate RIP.


Wed Jul 30, 2003 7:52 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: what printer would you recomend?

Replies: 29

Views: 10381

Am I missing the whole "Gerber Edge thing"? :o I just don't understand why people are still investing hard earned money in such old technology, surley manually changing ribbons for each process colour is very labour intensive (not wishing to knock those who run a Gerber :oops: ) £12000 is a very lar...

Tue Jul 22, 2003 9:53 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: ambulance

Replies: 10

Views: 1983

Point taken, it was just a private ambulance, and the vinyl used was'nt upto full spec anyway, the main intention the customer had with the job was so the vehicle "looked the part" but I will take into account your comments on the next job,
Thanks for the tip!


Thu Jul 17, 2003 12:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Gay Rainbow Bunting needed...

Replies: 9

Views: 1617

I'd give Trounce in Cheetham Hill, Manchester a try.
They do all kinds of bunting in PVC, Nylon, Banner material,
either off the shelf or custom made ie different arrangements of
colours, they tend to be very reasonable on price to.

Tel 0161 740 2159
Fax 0161 721 4768

Dollar Bill,

Wed Jun 25, 2003 7:42 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: im about to wrap a vw beetle, where do i start?

Replies: 12

Views: 4653

We use Avery 900sc on wraps or very alkward vehicle contours, the CD-ROM avery sends out is very useful, and the tips and pointers it gives for concave and convex surfaces are very good. The only tips I could give for lining up prints over panel gaps etc. would be to try and ensure that joints land ...

Mon Jun 09, 2003 7:44 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Anyone recommend a low-cost roll laminator?

Replies: 1

Views: 1250

We've been running a 1000mm Excelam machine for a few years now for encapsulating and mounting A1 and A0 prints, we've done some quite high volume runs with it and it has run very well, with no breakdowns. The main thing is to look after the heat rollers, giving them a good wipe down during roll cha...

Sat May 31, 2003 4:59 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: ambulance

Replies: 10

Views: 1983

Thanks for the positive comments, The vinyls used were, Oracal 7510 2/3Yr Flourescent for the yellow, RiMark Cast Flourescent for the Orange, and the new Avery 700 Premium Series for the green, red text for the rear and sides was done using LG Lucky-Lite Reflective, the client did'nt require the use...

Fri May 30, 2003 12:40 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: ambulance

Replies: 10

Views: 1983

vehicle graphics: ambulance

Being a new member, I thought we would display an example of our work.
This is one of a fleet of private ambulances we have recently done.

Opinions welcome.


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