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Wed Mar 16, 2005 5:32 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: where to get Panatrim from

Replies: 3

Views: 397

Amari Plastics supply foamex & panatrim.... comes in 6m lengths for standard also you can buy corner angles for screwing together... If you cannot transport 6m take an Hacksaw with you and cut it to approx length of sign... number for the nottm branch is 0115 9425110 they will be able to tell yo...

Wed Mar 16, 2005 5:29 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Hinged Flex Case - supplier needed

Replies: 2

Views: 574

Hinged Flex Case - supplier needed

Hinged Flex Case

I'm trying to find a company that can make hinged flex cases

1no 8500mmx1400mm
1no 7600mmx1400mm

had a few prices in but would like to see a few more...


Any Ideas....


Thanks in Advance

Mon Feb 02, 2004 5:40 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Which method do i use for outlining?

Replies: 15

Views: 4381

I usually leave a 'couple of mill' gap between the two colour as to allow for any variation in cutting (which is common on 'friction fed' cutters) if you use registration makes when cutting laying up is quite easy. as becky said if you lay yellow on top of black the yellow 'sinks' and if you have ye...

Mon Nov 10, 2003 12:13 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Import Tax

Replies: 4

Views: 834

leeroy...just had a quick look at the site...absolute minefield

I'm gonna need some time reading that lot...

Thanks anyway...

Mon Nov 03, 2003 7:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Import Tax

Replies: 4

Views: 834

Import Tax

Just trying to find out about import tax from the 'us' to the 'uk' product is a fuji pictography 4500 retails over here at 10k retails in the us at 7000 dollars (approx £4100) can anyone advise the amount of import tax that would be payable.... I understand all the possible problems that could arise...

Sat Oct 18, 2003 11:39 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: barbers poles

Replies: 3

Views: 898

Rob 'thats the kiddie'

found some on the net in the states... but struggling over here....

Wed Oct 15, 2003 1:12 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: barbers poles

Replies: 3

Views: 898

'just a push to the top' :wink:

Tue Oct 14, 2003 12:25 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: barbers poles

Replies: 3

Views: 898

barbers poles

does anybody know a uk supplier of barbers poles
thanks in advance

Fri Sep 26, 2003 10:36 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Self Extinguishing fire retardant plastic

Replies: 6

Views: 1615

amari stock polycard in most mm sizes in sheets of 3m x 2m approx.. they will also cut to size...
the product your looking for sometimes is discribed as 'class 0' for full fire protection and is specified by most shopping centres etc.

hope this helps...

Thu Sep 04, 2003 8:45 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: How would you go about matching cmyk to vinyl?

Replies: 4

Views: 2095

Dave A customer of our gave us cmyk colour ref to work from.... sorry for my question being a bit short....but so was my teather at the time.... I wanted to test print a cmyk rectangle (std inkjet) and try to match with vinyl to avoid an edge or roland job... 8no 3mm stripes at 1m in length.... but ...

Mon Aug 18, 2003 7:02 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello all

Replies: 15

Views: 2149

Yeah I should have put 'Nottm' theres a world of difference....

Hey brian I agree I don't go into sutton...but it beats derby hands down... :wink:

Did you know the best thing about derby is the A52 to nottingham... :lol:

Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:59 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: In a Mucky Fuddle

Replies: 1

Views: 1342

In a Mucky Fuddle

I am looking to go digital printing ...I've been busy doing homework... Now i'm all confused... can anyone help... I don't run any spandex applications... Is the dpi on thermal printing good enough for close up digital photo's Would I be better getting an wide format inkjet them laminating can you g...

Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: some people....

Replies: 9

Views: 1686

Thats easy....Its about this big... :lol: :lol:

Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:24 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: how do i apply dibond to curved railings?

Replies: 7

Views: 3303

How tight is the radius....If its not to tight...alucabond...will form with vertical straps do it losely to start and tighten away....
If its a tight curve and your worried about paint finish 'crazing' have it rolled to approx radius & then fit as above...

Hope this helps...

Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Mottled/tie-died tee shirt

Replies: 7

Views: 1652

Polo neck....Parker & Winkle Pickers.... :cool:

Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello all

Replies: 15

Views: 2149

Steven...
Get yourself out of derby....and into Notts mate...
you'll be safe then... :D :lol: :lol:

Mon Aug 18, 2003 6:01 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: electricians

Replies: 16

Views: 2202

What were them two doing in the bath at 4 o'clock....sommet funny going on there... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fri Aug 15, 2003 11:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "...LET'S ROCK!!!..."

Replies: 62

Views: 10545

yeah I kinda remember....Even thoguh I was only 6 at the time

Was the song title 'Get off the Cats tail' :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fri Aug 15, 2003 10:58 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Need a Roland PC60 ,anyone wants to sell?

Replies: 1

Views: 669

I think becky might have one in a box... somewhere :wink:

Try this link???
http://www.uksignboards.com/viewtopic.php?t=2598

Fri Aug 15, 2003 10:41 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "...LET'S ROCK!!!..."

Replies: 62

Views: 10545

[quote="rightsigns"]
I really like Dolly Partons biggest hits :o

She only had two didn't she :lol:

Fri Aug 15, 2003 7:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: "...LET'S ROCK!!!..."

Replies: 62

Views: 10545

[quote="Steve Broughton"]Fave band The JAM, Paul Weller one of the best songwriters of his generation

YOUR NOT WRONG THERE...ENGLISH ROSE GETS ME EVERY TIME...

Wed Aug 13, 2003 11:09 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Signart Nautilus P&cut

Replies: 16

Views: 4367

Neil...I received your issue 15 today and noticed the 610 & the 900 model Questions? Whats the overall dpi printing of the machines Are they the same except for size what is the overall width of the machine...(it looks about 1800mm) Do you do a package for the 610 & 655 laminator? (If not wh...

Sat Aug 09, 2003 11:07 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Dibond builders board

Replies: 16

Views: 3714

Gav...Dead right mate... less work more money...why work 60 hours to earn the same you can in 40...all that happens is you get more tired, make more mistakes, then you have to do more work...then the quality is going to slip...before you know you'll be chasing two bit jobs...working part time in tes...

Wed Aug 06, 2003 12:11 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: keep it clean

Replies: 11

Views: 2654

It looks fantastic...
I'd have asked for more...but If your Happy...your Happy

Did you do the artwork???
How long from start to finish???

Tue Aug 05, 2003 2:51 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: How would you go about matching cmyk to vinyl?

Replies: 4

Views: 2095

How would you go about matching cmyk to vinyl?

How would you go about matching cmyk to vinyl
I know anderson's used to /or still do vinyl to pantone....
But how about CMYK....anybody know owt....

Tue Aug 05, 2003 2:30 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Perspex : interior car sound system

Replies: 19

Views: 4191

now your talking....

Tue Aug 05, 2003 2:05 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Perspex : interior car sound system

Replies: 19

Views: 4191

Andrew
Thats looks amazing... but....in the back of a MONDEO....what a waste...

Tue Aug 05, 2003 1:57 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Flex faced signs

Replies: 8

Views: 1876

lorraine The best way to describe it is a fancy banner system tensioned over a special illuminated box system If you have a universal info pack (Panatrim Daulcase etc) you should find a product in there called 'flexcase' this will show you the basic principles of how it works....although there are d...

Tue Aug 05, 2003 11:17 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Flex faced signs

Replies: 8

Views: 1876

yes its best to use translucent vinyl...for a more even light distribution.... but not essential... because mike's laying red letters on a yellow background (and the size of it) I would build in a white outline of about 10/15mm this won't be visable by the 'public eye' and it allows for any differen...

Sun Aug 03, 2003 9:59 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Roland...pc600

Replies: 3

Views: 1715

Thanks Stephen...I had found this site but I prefer to buy from people who publish prices on there website....(which is something hard to find in the UK) that way I know where to start from...but can I find a uk company selling pc600 onsite....NO.... Thank for the reply.... PS... did you see my post...

Sun Aug 03, 2003 9:24 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: labourland ltd

Replies: 9

Views: 3032

fantastic work Steve...did you use black vinyl or was it white on a black drop shadow...after all the hard work in the airbrushing I bet its a bit tense getting it on the van....

Sun Aug 03, 2003 6:40 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Roland...pc600

Replies: 3

Views: 1715

Roland...pc600

Can Anyone out there in Signmakers land give me any details on UK companies to get a quote for the above...I'd also need a demo...

Thanks in advance...

Sat Aug 02, 2003 11:37 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Flex faced signs

Replies: 8

Views: 1876

mike I used to work for a national company and we did a lot of flex face signs...some alot bigger than this... the flex systems are all different...some have black plastic parts...some have green clips with ali strips...some are bolt tensioned...and some are rods & pockets... first you need to k...

Sat Aug 02, 2003 11:21 pm

Forum: Adobe Software

Topic: Has anyone got experience with using Photoshop and Corel?

Replies: 9

Views: 3462

if the files are photoshop...try exporting to AI then you should be able to import to corel...is the file extension psd...???

Sat Aug 02, 2003 1:06 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi There

Replies: 5

Views: 833

Welcome Paul...loads to read & comment on...the days will dissapear... :wink:

Thu Jul 31, 2003 11:43 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone help with this van layout please?

Replies: 27

Views: 6541

gav...Yeah thats what I meant..I call it 'handed' (like arrows on a double sided panel) one to the left...one to the right...but when it seen from each side it looks right...

Done a good job there...

Thu Jul 31, 2003 11:12 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone help with this van layout please?

Replies: 27

Views: 6541

gav...how did you do the other side...did you cut the house & tiles handed... ???

Thu Jul 31, 2003 10:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: VectorWise

Replies: 4

Views: 1381

Rob... Can you vector a photograph of somebody or thing....sort of making them a cartoon image???? If so this could be a fantastic gimmick...I mean sales tool...

Thu Jul 31, 2003 10:19 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Signlab ES composer

Replies: 14

Views: 2627

???HOw would you go on If you brought this...Do you have the licence rights to upgrade or product support etc...????

Wed Jul 30, 2003 9:38 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: what printer would you recomend?

Replies: 29

Views: 10421

Henry...Can you use an egde with most signmaking software packages???

or do you have to swop everything to gerber/spandex...

if you have to swop....whats the true cost...

Wed Jul 30, 2003 9:06 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: More Plotter Advice Please

Replies: 9

Views: 2995

Paul...It may be worth looking at a price list for the vinyl...I know that amari charge the same per metre for 610mm as they do for 500mm I would recommend a 610mm machine most fascia designs will not have lettering over 450mm due to the length & layout....and if its cut in 'relief' design in a ...

Wed Jul 30, 2003 12:18 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: NEW Record for the site!

Replies: 10

Views: 1954

Rob... another record was broke yesterday.... The record number of users.... Most users ever online was 54 on Tue Jul 29, 2003 12:59 pm Well done Rob... Just a quick question...has the format always been like this.... If not...is it possible to post the very first screen shot...for us new lot....

Wed Jul 30, 2003 11:54 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Computer Setup, storing files etc..

Replies: 31

Views: 7722

Rodney... I need a little help...and I reckon your the guy to help....If you don't mind I have just upgraded one of our PC's We now have... 1 workstation with accounts/admin/sign making 1 workstation with sign making but with an additional hard drive both linked through a switch What I want to do is...

Tue Jul 29, 2003 5:57 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Custom roof for new mini?

Replies: 5

Views: 1104

You Should be able to panel the design so the screen printing will be more cost effective..... eg 20 off 400mm squares....

Tue Jul 29, 2003 5:29 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: What's the most effective antivirus on the market?

Replies: 14

Views: 4805

I suppose it's the one that stops the next virus!


Yes thats right you have to keep the definitions upto date or they mean nothing....

Tue Jul 29, 2003 1:39 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: What's the most effective antivirus on the market?

Replies: 14

Views: 4805

You can get a free download from AVG....GRISOFT
Updates automatically & is as effective as norton...We run Both and they work equally as good... AVG is free...Norton is a subscrption per year...

If you have a virus...download AVG and scan straight away...it should Quarantine or cure...

Tue Jul 29, 2003 11:46 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: More Plotter Advice Please

Replies: 9

Views: 2995

lee...
Isn't it amazing how the spoken word is different to the written one....
If you would have told me....I would have said 'OH YES'
But reading that...i got lost in the word.... :D
Is it a bit like explaining the off side rule to my cat!!!!! :D

Sun Jul 27, 2003 12:17 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: what printer would you recomend?

Replies: 29

Views: 10421

Keith...What are the average running costs for ths pc600 per sq metre...and if you don't mind me asking...what can you sell them for per sq metre...I'm looking to buy and at present the pc600 seems the best entry level machine available...but instead of taking the salesmans word...I'd rather hear it...

Thu Jul 24, 2003 11:20 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: does anyone know where i can get cheap ram from?

Replies: 9

Views: 3198

A mate of mine who owns a computer shop...Has just lately had a lot of problems with ram..So now they only use Kingston with a life time guarantee... for the extra few quid you can have the comfort that if it has a 'lifetime guarantee' there will be some sort of quality check prior to dispatch unlik...

Thu Jul 24, 2003 11:06 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: What is the best general Application Tape

Replies: 22

Views: 6106

We use perfectear... I was just thinking about it today...We were doing multi layup in inlaying large text and the tape seemed very 'papery' (if thats a word???) It kept ripping where I was holding...Wet or dry...It doesn't normally do this..But today it did it on every size...every time Does anyone...

Thu Jul 24, 2003 10:55 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: would insurance cover my work if customer fitted job?

Replies: 7

Views: 2062

Paul... You can use either method... laying up on top can darken some colours...like yellows on blacks etc (it takes the bightness away) If you inlay try to allow a small outline from the next colour and position registration marks at each corner...(if you tape leaving the tops of these visable...an...

Fri Jul 18, 2003 10:30 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: after vehicle been sprayed when can i apply vinyl?

Replies: 13

Views: 3077

I did a job a few weeks ago....the van had just been painted...I was so uneasy about doing it :-? .. told the customer straight... he said carry on at his expense.... NOT A PROBLEM... I was very nervous about putting masking tape on .....but everything was fine :D I think paints have come a long way...

Thu Jul 17, 2003 10:08 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: help please trying to match CMYK to Vinyl?

Replies: 3

Views: 1360

Thanks Jon

Had a look .... I only need 5 metres (bloody designers with there fancy colours..???)
Interesting about the edge...not sure if it will stand the cost...

But If thats all there is... thats all there IS...

We've sprayed it with PVC paint in the past...might have to use this route

Thu Jul 17, 2003 9:54 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: MIME FILE

Replies: 4

Views: 1758

jon..
Thats good to know
I have a bit of artwork sitting on my desk ending .dat...and I have asked my mate with a MAC to sort it for me...but... :D I think you've sorted it for me...

Cheers Mate...

Thu Jul 17, 2003 4:27 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Castop Plus V Signgo

Replies: 10

Views: 5723

Phoned Wissen today... Castop plus is exactly the same as Signgo Signgo is sold under licence in the states Dongle free Wissen get paid a commision What you don't get is any telephone support??? This is the first time I've phones them??? To upgrade to two licences of castop is £500 If I buy Signgo a...

Thu Jul 17, 2003 4:20 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: help please trying to match CMYK to Vinyl?

Replies: 3

Views: 1360

help please trying to match CMYK to Vinyl?

Does anyone know if there are any suppliers that match to CMYK...
Or have I gotta get it flood coated...

Wed Jul 16, 2003 9:49 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Castop Plus V Signgo

Replies: 10

Views: 5723

Thanks for everyones input... I will be phoning wissen in the morning to try & find out why 'castop plus' is so expensive compared to 'signgo' when they are exactly the same product...I may look at cross-grading to another application if they don't sort a deal out for me... thanks again...I'll u...

Wed Jul 16, 2003 5:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Castop Plus V Signgo

Replies: 10

Views: 5723

thanks phil...

It shows the price in dollars....How do you pay for it etc... do you need to pay any tax???

EXACTLY THE SAME (:) as wissen

Wed Jul 16, 2003 5:05 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Computer Setup, storing files etc..

Replies: 31

Views: 7722

Thanks for the quick reply stephen... thats how our system is at present

I didn't what to spend money :( then find out I should have done it a different way... at more expense...

Also I didnt want files being 'all over'

Wed Jul 16, 2003 4:59 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Castop Plus V Signgo

Replies: 10

Views: 5723

Cheers phil...
I'm playing on 30 trial of signgo...and its exactly the same as castop plus

I hope nobody else gets caught out like this.... £1100 ish

Is signgo dongle protected...

Can you buy it over here (UK)

Do you know a website thats sells it...

Wed Jul 16, 2003 4:39 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Computer Setup, storing files etc..

Replies: 31

Views: 7722

Stephen just a quick question....

Sorry for jumping in Gav... :wink:

Do you need a seperate pc to act a server...or can it be one of the workstations....

Were looking to expand our set up... and it frightens me to think we need an extra PC...

Thanks Gav...

Wed Jul 16, 2003 4:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Castop Plus V Signgo

Replies: 10

Views: 5723

Castop Plus V Signgo

Can anyone out ther in Signland please help... We run castop plus release3 (wissen) its the new X1 if that means anything.... We are looking to set up another workstation and I wondered if anyone knew if these two packages are the same animal... reason for asking is... Castop retails at £1400 approx...

Tue Jul 15, 2003 12:22 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Looking to Learn New Skills !

Replies: 9

Views: 1697

Hi Paul & welcome
I'm sure in time you will be able to offer sound advice to someone 'just coming into the trade' Its a fantastic & exciting learning curve with an end product that is there for all to see. Welcome again

Mon Jul 14, 2003 11:51 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Illuminated signs & cable glands advice please?

Replies: 6

Views: 2539

Its amazing what we see on our travels... I've seen live cables twisted and covered in chewing gum The sign switched through the neutral on a fused spur (always live) Conduit box's filled with silicone instead of lid & gasket Neon transformer wired to E instead of earth the list goes on... All w...

Mon Jul 14, 2003 11:05 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Curved Ali Face

Replies: 6

Views: 1365

If its any help... What I do when we need ali panels is... 1 buy the ali ourselves (saves money) 2 have it delivered to a local sheet metal worker 3 have them fold weld etc 4 we take to powder coaters etc This way I can control full manufacturing spec, I find it not only saves alot of money.. You ca...

Sat Jul 12, 2003 11:51 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Anyone in the Inverness area

Replies: 4

Views: 809

Rab...
Come to think of it ...I did the DE Shoe shop in fort william...and my fitters mate left the spirit level on top of the sign...You can Have it ??? as a welcome present (to the site) if its still there...

Sat Jul 12, 2003 9:15 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Computer Setup, storing files etc..

Replies: 31

Views: 7722

We back up on disk every month religiously... copying to cdrw it recognises existing files and just adds new we have two pc's running xp on both networked with the info all stored on one for the sign making and the other stores all contact, quotes, invoice & vat account details but all info is a...

Sat Jul 12, 2003 3:49 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Anyone in the Inverness area

Replies: 4

Views: 809

Hi Rad

I've been to inverness a few times...WORKING... 'DE SHOES' is that still there...??? always used to stay at north kessick?? on the beuly?? waiting for Dolphins...

Any Info you need I'm sure you can find the answers Here...
All you need to do is ask...

Sat Jul 12, 2003 3:41 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: G'day from Australia

Replies: 10

Views: 1700

SIGNOLOGISTS...?????

Where did that one come from....

Interesting Thought...
Suppose its better than being a 'Stripper Out'er'er...

Sat Jul 12, 2003 3:31 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: fit my kitchen

Replies: 2

Views: 868

Looks good Steve The designers of new vans must now think about vehicle graphics.... because most new vans now have flat area to work on... which makes it easier for us... and we can be a bit more creative than the days of 'keep it in the panels' transits.... I like the text across the bottom... I t...

Fri Jul 11, 2003 9:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cutter Blades

Replies: 11

Views: 2520

Spoke to pippa today...gave me lots of info on the blades...ordered some and there coming first thing monday...try before I buy...fantastic thanks...

Thu Jul 10, 2003 10:10 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cutter Blades

Replies: 11

Views: 2520

Thanks I'll be onto them tomorrow...and i'll tell em..

Thanks again

Wed Jul 09, 2003 10:57 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: whats the pros & cons of led lighting?

Replies: 12

Views: 5840

Paul Have you set up suppling led's yet...I have a job coming up for them...I understand a bit about LED...We fitted Pizza Hut Restaurants with them for a big nottingham company...using sloanled....ordered in america...made in singapore...shipped to austrailia then to us...We had a guy come from ame...

Wed Jul 09, 2003 8:57 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Cutter Blades

Replies: 11

Views: 2520

Cutter Blades

I need to order some new blades... We use New Star OM60 cutters.The price we pay at present is 35.80 for 5...Any one know of other suppliers...I Don't like being tied to just one...

Wed Jul 09, 2003 6:36 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: will i layer up vinyl first in workshop?

Replies: 16

Views: 2515

Martin Waht we would do is lay the first piece on to the van dry (assuming that this is a full background) then lay the other pieces on wet using registration marks. vinyl sticks ok to vinyl after being wet and you do not have to wait for any drying etc etc. we also tend to do slight inline & ou...

Fri Jul 04, 2003 10:24 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What's it called?

Replies: 7

Views: 2011

whats the sheet size and who stocks it nationally

Fri Jul 04, 2003 10:22 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what is the life span of chrome vinyl?

Replies: 27

Views: 8327

yeah what im thinking of doing (after everyones grateful input)...is black outline, foil, then clear protector...sandwich the foil...

thank for you help....

Fri Jul 04, 2003 6:41 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what is the life span of chrome vinyl?

Replies: 27

Views: 8327

thanks for the quick reply robert the stuff i'm remembering was a chrome vinyl with a clear plastic coating it seems its moved on since this. foil sounds interesting..how does it cut...is it anything like one way mirror for cars...I've had a few problems with that... the outline is a good idea...I d...

Fri Jul 04, 2003 6:13 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what is the life span of chrome vinyl?

Replies: 27

Views: 8327

what is the life span of chrome vinyl?

I need advice on chrome vinyl....we have to do a van... purple stripe going from nothing to 600mm from front to back... around back at 600mm and back to front to nothing...with chrome letters... we have no problem in doing the work...the customer is coming in on monday to finalise the design (so to ...

Sun Jun 29, 2003 11:42 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone help with layout for van please?

Replies: 12

Views: 3219

I usually find that customers are happy with what they know...(thats there comfy zone)...but show 'em something different ( & more modern) they often go for it...espescially as the design 'mike' did was far more eye catching than there original van

Sun Jun 29, 2003 11:34 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

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

Replies: 12

Views: 4666

Marty
just had a look whats the parrot upto...
If you've got the gear you can do anything...

Sun Jun 29, 2003 10:34 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Advertising...what works for you?

Replies: 8

Views: 2069

My own experiences with yellow pages are that possible customers phone the large adverts to get prices and phone the smaller ones to have work done...we have monitored YP over the last few years and when we had a lge AD we had a lot of enquiries..running around surveying quoting chasing etc etc...wh...

Sun Jun 29, 2003 10:18 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: VinylMasterPro help wanted please

Replies: 8

Views: 2080

Hi Kevin What I'd do is take a digi pic as square on as possible and measure one of the panels...when you import this into your sign making software...you can re-create the same size panel you have measured...then simply blow the digi pic up until the two panels match...or there abouts...this will g...

Sun Jun 29, 2003 1:21 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: HELLO

Replies: 5

Views: 1389

Hi there & Welcome...
I've only been visiting the site for about a week now...and everyone seems very friendly..with lots of...help...good advice...and enthusiastic input into our Industry...I'm sure there are plenty of people out there willing to answer any of you queries/questions...

Fri Jun 27, 2003 11:18 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Make sure its LEVEL...

Replies: 10

Views: 2385

We put tramps trunking distibution
on both sides of a lorry...It was on for about 8 months before anyone noticed it...

Fri Jun 27, 2003 11:08 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Ideas Needed.....please!

Replies: 7

Views: 1502

If you having them laquered....Do a test piece first some vinyls react to the cellulose...

Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:50 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Ideas Needed.....please!

Replies: 7

Views: 1502

The signs are to be for internal use..they want these signs to be vandal resistant ...nice place hey. What i would use is 3 mm white acrylic with blue text applied and a 3mm polycarb face panel double sided together
framed in panatrim standard (using hex head fixing in the panatrim if necessary)

Fri Jun 27, 2003 10:21 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone suggest a different layout for florist signage?

Replies: 15

Views: 4504

Neil...Have you done this Job yet...I would like to the finished product...to see if you changed/developed anything from your original..how did you finally make it & what sort of size is it..because if this is a shop front the flower will look amazing... and would like to see how you progressed ...

Fri Jun 27, 2003 9:57 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Make sure its LEVEL...

Replies: 10

Views: 2385

Make sure its LEVEL...

picture this... I'm a 16 year old trainee signmaker....back in 1984 My boss then Trevor Taylor of Sign Centre Nottm said 'hey mark...you been here a couple of months now...Go and stick these stickers on the side of the truck in the loading bay... and Make sure its LEVEL OK..? I can do this...? Simp...

Wed Jun 25, 2003 10:14 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Arizona 180 Digital Screen Press - Best Offer Secures!!

Replies: 3

Views: 1013

Sorry...

Wed Jun 25, 2003 9:53 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Clear Acrylic Office Sign

Replies: 13

Views: 2637

If your flame polishing the edges... dont use meths to clean the panel with.. it can lead to 'crazing' Personally... I would use 6.4mm laminated glass fully polished with 10mm hole drilled to each corner then use shopkit stand off fixings. this would make the sign look alot better... and would be ea...

Tue Jun 24, 2003 4:36 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: alvenor aquatics

Replies: 10

Views: 1977

Looks Great...
I like how the design is handed...so it looks balanced each side
sometimes it to easy to forget about details like that...

Tue Jun 24, 2003 1:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hips & Styrene

Replies: 2

Views: 710

yeah cheers mate William Cox Plastics...there a name I haven't heard in a while... all there stuff used to turn up covered in dust & dirt...wonder if its changed?

Ps. Sorry for putting it in the wrong bit???

Tue Jun 24, 2003 12:08 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: This Post is just Rubbish!

Replies: 15

Views: 2939

We used to have a local company taking scrap acrylic, he would deliver a skip and when full he would exchange it. It didnt cost anything, only saved us time & space. as for the metal another company should supply you with two skips one for ferrous & the other for non-ferrous, these can be lo...

Tue Jun 24, 2003 11:50 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hips & Styrene

Replies: 2

Views: 710

Hips & Styrene

Can you help me...?

I am loking for a new supplier of Hips & Styrene
Amari Plastics do not stock it anymore....

Just need prices at present....But it would be nice to know
I can get hold of some.

Sat Jun 21, 2003 10:37 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Just Found You...?

Replies: 6

Views: 1383

"A good way to learn more about digital without spending a fortune."


This is what I had in mind...If This is the way forward, its probably best
to learn on something mid range with short run capabilities...

Do you Know any supplier details...So I can send for information...

Sat Jun 21, 2003 10:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Just Found You...?

Replies: 6

Views: 1383

used google and searched for roland pc600...
your site contained info from discussions
thats how...

Sat Jun 21, 2003 12:39 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Why do I see this...??

Replies: 1

Views: 1334

Why do I see this...??

Sorry but only users granted special access can read topics in this forum


when I click on a link....

Fri Jun 20, 2003 11:54 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Just Found You...?

Replies: 6

Views: 1383

Just Found You...?

Hello everyone...
I have just found this site......
looks very interesting and have spent 2 hours reading loads of stuff.
was researching info on roland pc600...thats how i got here.
the posts were of great interest but now i have to do some serious
'homework' before buying...

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