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Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:15 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Grafityp Machine Sales, your views please?

Replies: 28

Views: 2488

Re: Grafityp Machine Sales, your views please?

Ewan, you had a busy week working which is a plus for you but we have people calling everyday asking for quotes and if we have used machines for sale, I did tell you that I knew where this printer came from and how well it had been maintained by the owner

Regards
Nigel

Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:02 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Grafityp Machine Sales, your views please?

Replies: 28

Views: 2488

Re: Grafityp Machine Sales, your views please?

Ewan I gave you all the info regarding this printer including the fact that it was only 3 years old and had been under Roland care for the three years and was in tip top condition, we like most dealers will have a long list of people wanting a good used machine and therefore offer them on a first co...

Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Delivery services - goods arriving damaged.

Replies: 10

Views: 1750

Re: Delivery services - goods arriving damaged.

20yrs ago I used to work for a parcel company, the amount of deliveries you had to do (without breaking the speed limit) was getting absurd back then, my delivery area used to be on average 30-40 drops then about 20 collections, nowadays you can see easily 100 drops. I agree with what you say Phill ...

Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:33 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Vinyl Invoicing - Spam Warning

Replies: 7

Views: 1665

Re: Vinyl Invoicing - Spam Warning

We received a couple here today with a word.doc attachment, nothing there when previewed !!!

Nigel

Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:46 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: recommendation for Buying a new cutter replacement

Replies: 5

Views: 2881

Would have replied earlier but I took a weeks holiday last week, if you want a Jaguar IV 132S then we have a couple coming into stock in two weeks time.

Not sure why the Jaguar doesn't seem robust enough, there are original Jaguars out there still running well past 10 yrs of use.

Regards
Nigel

Sat Sep 20, 2014 1:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Textile Vinyl Workshop Event

Replies: 9

Views: 3603

Tim you will do from Sue's email as she leaves early on Fridays, she will see your email on Monday morning.

Nigel

Fri Sep 19, 2014 3:19 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Textile Vinyl Workshop Event

Replies: 9

Views: 3603

John I would send the email to Sue asap, just checked and we have less than 10 places left for either day.

David not thinking of coming yourself ?

Nigel

Wed Sep 17, 2014 4:50 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Textile Vinyl Workshop Event

Replies: 9

Views: 3603

Textile Vinyl Workshop Event

Hello, Just a heads up for anyone who is interested in heat applied textile vinyl cadcut or printed, we are running two free textile workshop days during October 22nd & 23rd at our Tamworth premises. There is no charge to come on the course all we ask is your time for the day :) Lunch and drinks...

Thu Sep 04, 2014 11:04 am

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Cutting mdf shapes with a Laserpro Sprit GX. Help please?

Replies: 11

Views: 3797

Hello Nick,

Just as Rodney says and you should be fine, if you get stuck with anything then feel free to give me call or our tech dept for help with any LaserPro model :)

Nigel

Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:23 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Slitting down vinyl, what do you use?

Replies: 1

Views: 1053

Slitting down vinyl, what do you use?

We can do it no problem because we have a slitting machine, but as for the end user what do you sign guys n gals use ?

Nigel

Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:39 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: World Cup 2014

Replies: 80

Views: 19953

This is where it can all go t**s up, I'm 34 pts off the top of the Sun's predictor competition, #759 at the moment so not too shabby considering I was outside the top 51,000 before the knockout stages. I think Germany will be too strong now Brazil are missing two major players, and the Argies will j...

Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:44 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Advice needed on a New plotter?

Replies: 7

Views: 2627

Sable 60 is no longer available, there will be some new entry models available soon but not just yet.................mind you not sure I would want to sell to Mr Wilson as he is a pain in the a**e :wink:

Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:44 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Vinyl printer lease deal

Replies: 4

Views: 1511

Some of the finance companies we use do or will offer extended warranty policies to run for the duration of the lease deal.

Nigel

Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: World Cup 2014

Replies: 80

Views: 19953

Semi's Germany v Brazil & Argentina v Holland

Final: Argentina v Germany

Winners:Germany


That is the latter end of my prediction via The Sun's dream team website

Tue May 13, 2014 4:16 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Ordered a new lamminator

Replies: 24

Views: 8842

The ADL range have been a little hit and miss, by this I mean we ordered 8 of the 1600C and 8 of the 1600 H1, the 1600C have had mechanical issues which are been resolved by ADL and without question or hesitation on their behalf. The 1600 H1 however have apart from one faulty control panel been a hu...

Sat May 10, 2014 2:09 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Sign & Digital UK Exhibition, any good this year?

Replies: 20

Views: 4013

Ghais Din wrote:fespa london was great, and would love to go to another fespa event, hopefully it'll be back in the uk again soon


Not so great for us exhibitors............way way too long that show !!

Sat May 10, 2014 2:06 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Is there a setting to cure this

Replies: 5

Views: 1653

Clive.Griffiths wrote:
Nigel Pugh wrote:If those two areas are the start and finish point of the cut then if would be the blade offset is incorrect.

Nigel

Thanks Nigel, but do i increase or decrease that setting?


Clive the offset is too low so increase, you will get an over cut if the offset is too high.

Nigel

Fri May 09, 2014 4:56 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Is there a setting to cure this

Replies: 5

Views: 1653

If those two areas are the start and finish point of the cut then if would be the blade offset is incorrect.

Nigel

Sat May 03, 2014 6:39 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Printable T-shirt vinyl width issues?

Replies: 2

Views: 1350

Paul the TTD application tape is sold in the same sizes as the t-shirt vinyl, the TTD is re-usable for several applications until too many fibres from previous garment applications have surrendered the adhesion into submission.....sadly the TTD has to be let go at this point :( "I would want to...

Fri May 02, 2014 12:06 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Printable Flock - How does that work then??

Replies: 10

Views: 2928

Martin wrote:So a comparison might be me & you Nigel :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:


Yes Martin and yes Alan :)

Fri May 02, 2014 10:44 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Printable Flock - How does that work then??

Replies: 10

Views: 2928

It is as it says and will work with your VersaCamm no problem, easiest way to describe the material is it is not as hairy as cadcut flock :)

Nigel

Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:03 am

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: Roland estimated Ink Consumption help please?

Replies: 15

Views: 4767

Chris, If you are still using the original set of inks that came with your BN-20 then roughly half of the 220ml cart would have been used just by charging the printer during it's set-up. As for the waste tank then yes the first one does fill up quicker as the ink lines would have flushed prior to ad...

Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:09 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Wrap Vinyl ID

Replies: 5

Views: 2301

You can get both types, cadcut cast vinyl and digital cast for printing and both with a grey glue.

Nigel

Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hi from sunny devon

Replies: 8

Views: 1950

Hello Mark,

Good to have you here :)

Nigel

Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:49 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Does anyone know of any good Signlab deals?

Replies: 9

Views: 3321

You can get SignLab CutPro for £350 + vat atm

Nigel

Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:23 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Grafityp UK Ltd

Replies: 5

Views: 1325

Bill now paid and lines reconnected :)

Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:35 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Grafityp UK Ltd

Replies: 5

Views: 1325

Grafityp UK Ltd

Just a quick heads up for anyone trying to call us this morning, our phone system is currently down :(

However our emails are working so if you need to order then just email sales@grafityp.co.uk

Regards
Nigel

Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:51 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Drew: Man United Bus Wrap

Replies: 4

Views: 2124

Wow I can tell people I know the bloke who done that.........bit like knowing someone who has won big on the lottery........nice one Shane :)

Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:44 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Help with 20 meter sign

Replies: 25

Views: 3541

Chris Windebank wrote:there are different makes, have you looked at skybond, amaribond, reynabond?


jamesbond :roll:

It had to be done :D

Wed Nov 20, 2013 3:28 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Roland VersaCamm SP300i for sale

Replies: 2

Views: 2185

This printer has now been sold.

Nigel

Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:29 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: Start up advice needed.

Replies: 5

Views: 2571

Most off the shelf pc's are good enough to get you started and will be cheaper than a MAC. £800 - £1500 for a good vinyl cutter, maybe less for a branded 2nd hand one. Software could be SignLab , FlexiSign , CorelDraw , Adobe Illustrator etc , most have trial versions you can download to try before ...

Wed Nov 13, 2013 1:00 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Roland VersaCamm SP300i for sale

Replies: 2

Views: 2185

Spoke to this customer today and they are prepared to drop the asking price to £4,995 + vat - or a nearest reasonable offer.

If you are interested then just contact myself for the sellers details.

Nigel

Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:45 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Flexi 10 starter to Signlab 9 vinyl

Replies: 8

Views: 2646

Ewan you can download a 14 day free trial of SignLab from Cadlink, worth having a play to see if you like it.

Nigel

Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:30 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Roland VersaCamm SP300i for sale

Replies: 2

Views: 2185

Roland VersaCamm SP300i for sale

We supplied this printer September 2012, has pretty much done nothing except a few mtrs of print then just left in standby mode. I'm acting as the go between should you be interested and want to speak to the seller then just drop me an email and I will reply with the number, email address etc. Askin...

Tue Oct 15, 2013 3:20 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Thanks Nigel & Grafityp

Replies: 1

Views: 837

Had a few good laughs and it was great to see both you John and Scott, it was a very good two days and seeing some old faces made it even better, with some fantastic help from Rob n Joe from Roland and Bernhard from CadLink.

Thanks to all those who visited or helped.

Nigel

Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:02 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Which brand for coloured cast in terms of colour range

Replies: 17

Views: 5496

Lol just shows how good I am at multitaking :)

Nigel aka Adil

Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:36 am

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Which brand for coloured cast in terms of colour range

Replies: 17

Views: 5496

Adil, I spoke to James yesterday and learnt a little myself, our normal cast range of vinyl you would laminate prior to wrap but the new colour change wrap material range is roughly the same thickness as laminated cast vinyl and so you wouldn't need to laminate. I appreciate your feedback as it all ...

Tue Sep 17, 2013 9:35 am

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Which brand for coloured cast in terms of colour range

Replies: 17

Views: 5496

Adil, I spoke to James yesterday and learnt a little myself, our normal cast range of vinyl you would laminate prior to wrap but the new colour change wrap material range is roughly the same thickness as laminated cast vinyl and so you wouldn't need to laminate. I appreciate your feedback as it all ...

Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:49 am

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Which brand for coloured cast in terms of colour range

Replies: 17

Views: 5496

Adil just to set you straight regarding the vinyl used on the wrap course, our wrap vinyl is a two part film, cast vinyl and cast laminate, so whether you used a printed cast vinyl or just a coloured cast vinyl then both films would have been laminated at 90c temp prior to use, hence we didn't just ...

Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:39 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: backing coming loose

Replies: 11

Views: 2294

Do a test cut across the full width of your cutter, perhaps the cutting strip is damaged or seated higher along the part of the width and so reducing distance between vinyl and blade.

Nigel

Fri Aug 09, 2013 1:06 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Robert Horne / Paperlinx - again - is it just me?

Replies: 8

Views: 2448

Hugh we put labels on our boxes stating that goods need to be checked on delivery, not just to make sure the material is correct but more importantly if any goods are damaged by our courier then there is a 72hr window from delivery for us to raise a claim against the damage. On a side note the time ...

Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:51 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Easy temporary removable vinyl

Replies: 7

Views: 2428

Tim to use with the removable series vinyl then medium tack application tape should be fine.

Nigel

Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:38 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Easy temporary removable vinyl

Replies: 7

Views: 2428

Tim if you are going to look up the company John has mentioned then look for Grafityp ;)

Nigel

Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:26 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: FESPA Exhibition - London, are you going?

Replies: 111

Views: 25096

Last week I found a new level of knackered !!!! But just to see some good friends been part of it and those who took time out to visit our stand and the show.

Good times :)
Nigel

Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:39 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: FESPA Exhibition - London, are you going?

Replies: 111

Views: 25096

Q55S is where we will be, just be careful any vehicles illegally parked by our stand will be clamped :)

Wed May 15, 2013 8:55 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Need a good camera

Replies: 8

Views: 2045

Thank you all for the suggestions on various cameras the info given and the make and models we looked into helped so much, we finally decided on the Panasonic Lumix DMC G3 model. The camera has arrived today and will be used for real at the start of June, so expect some photos later :) Regards Nigel

Wed May 08, 2013 8:50 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Need a good camera

Replies: 8

Views: 2045

Cheers Colin for the advice and giving other makes a mention from your own favourites, the boss likes the Lumix based on colour I suspect ;)

Regards
Nigel

Tue May 07, 2013 8:16 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Head strikes on the first 2 meters of the day!

Replies: 7

Views: 1503

Stafford as usual is spot on, always allow your media to come up to room / working temp, a head strike will hurt your pocket more than waiting an hour or so for the media to be ready.............don't leave a heavy roll on the back of your printer for too long, the weight can cause a distortion at t...

Tue May 07, 2013 8:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Need a good camera

Replies: 8

Views: 2045

Need a good camera

Looking at getting a new camera so any opinions or advice or comment / review will be welcome.......budget up to £600 net

Thanks
Nige

Fri May 03, 2013 8:19 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A thought for JC, 3 years on!

Replies: 10

Views: 2092

I asked John a question regarding wrapping and at the show this year the answer John gave me back then was still valid when talking to a visitor.

Mr.Childs you are sorely missed.

Nigel

Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:46 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign & Digital UK 2013

Replies: 52

Views: 10168

I will do the whole three days and more than likely do the whole five days at FESPA..............please bring me food and water :wink: oh so you need food and water for the 3 & 5 days and i dont? :wink: ill settle for beer for 3&5 days if anyone can help me! :lol1: I have to stay sober for ...

Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:54 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign & Digital UK 2013

Replies: 52

Views: 10168

I will do the whole three days and more than likely do the whole five days at FESPA..............please bring me food and water :wink:

Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:18 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Big printing firm closed down and everthing being sold off..

Replies: 8

Views: 3305

Restructuring the business according to this editorial

http://www.printweek.com/Business/artic ... structure/

Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:52 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser TS One Reviews, looking at buying a heatpress?

Replies: 13

Views: 5138

Hello Rob & Matt, Rob the video shows parts of several attachments been used, such as the top plate 15cm and the foot attachment, I do believe the foot attachment has or is undergoing a change in design. Matt, heat press machines there are so many out their to choose from and you will find most ...

Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:49 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: What's everyones thought's on software subscriptions?

Replies: 11

Views: 3096

David is the contract on a monthly or yearly basis, you say £40 per month and also mention spreading the cost over a year which may mean a 12 month deal, just curious on how flexible the contract is ?

Nigel

Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Printwear n promotion 2013

Replies: 10

Views: 1720

True Rob, he will copy n paste it all over the internet lol

Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Printwear n promotion 2013

Replies: 10

Views: 1720

Big Up to Mr Wilson who not only dropped off some donuts but for the fact it took the best part of 4 hours to finally catch me not talking to someone else, some staying power you have there :)

Really busy first day and looking forward to the next two days, roll on Sign UK and Fespa.

Nigel

Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:23 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Small desktop plotter

Replies: 5

Views: 2684

Steve the Sable 60 as a desktop is £354 + vat

Regards
Nigel

Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:48 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: SAInternational Photoprint support rant

Replies: 5

Views: 1728

SAi produce the SignPal software we supply via GCC, as an OEM product I would expect them to only give support to the supplier and not the end user, I have seen this with several OEM products.

Nigel

Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:47 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Views on Plasti-Dip flexible liquid coating please?

Replies: 18

Views: 6020

For all the Pro's I would rather supply someone with sellotape and a set of crayons.......

Nigel

Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Other business ideas/suggestions

Replies: 22

Views: 4000

East European food shop, there are big numbers due to hit these shores this year.

Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:12 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: How many meters sq you can print with Eco-sol max ink?

Replies: 7

Views: 2688

Rainbow Designers wrote:Hi Nigel, Im new to this forum and apparently Im restricted from sending direct messages at the moment?
Thanks
Akeel


Moderator Edited to conform with Board Rules


Akeel use my works email address you can find it via our website.

Nigel

Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:41 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: How many meters sq you can print with Eco-sol max ink?

Replies: 7

Views: 2688

I can work it out at 18.17 per cc, if you want to drop me an email Akeel I will be happy to send you running costs for the VS model.

Regards
Nigel

Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 6 Nations

Replies: 40

Views: 10314

COME ON YOU ENGLAND :D

Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:46 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: For Sale - LaserPro Spirit 40w Laser

Replies: 1

Views: 1519

This laser has now been sold.

Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:05 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: bubble free vinyl - advice please

Replies: 10

Views: 1921

Maybe one way vision film could be an alternative once printed ?

Nigel

Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:11 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Approx cost of a pre owned VP540i ?

Replies: 4

Views: 1039

In good working order and nothing needing to be replaced for 12 months then around 5k - 8k as a private sale......................but I have seen some really stupid high prices on a well known trading website for lesser models.

Nigel

Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:30 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Problems with commercial reflective vinyl?

Replies: 14

Views: 4911

It's clearly a fault with the material & annoying that Grafityp won't compensate you for your time or damage to other substrates when it's clear the product has failed, but I believe this is standard warranty practice for any manufacturer. Shameful really. I'd get a full refund, never darken th...

Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:04 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Problems with commercial reflective vinyl?

Replies: 14

Views: 4911

Lee until we can get a sample of the reflective you have there to test against other rolls we have in stock then how can we guarantee the same will not happen again, if it is a bad batch we need to compare first of all before we can replace. I understand you are sending a sample piece back to us now...

Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:30 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I blame the Mayans

Replies: 34

Views: 6704

If tomorrow is the end then I would like to say right now that you people on here are the best people I have ever known.........by some strange event that we are still here in 24hrs I will slightly redress this post ;)

Nigel

Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:08 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Blade Issue?!

Replies: 5

Views: 2037

You are welcome :)

Nigel

Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:11 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Blade Issue?!

Replies: 5

Views: 2037

Sounds like you don't have the blade holder sitting correctly, when you open the clasp that the blade holder sits in you will notice a groove on the inside of the clasp, on the blade holder you will have about halfway along a wider thin part, bit like a metal washer, this sits inside the groove. Reg...

Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:42 am

Forum: Computers

Topic: Latest Windows update font problem.

Replies: 5

Views: 3031

Had this sent to me this morning. Microsoft released a Windows Update on last Tuesday December 11th which causes Flexi/PhotoPRINT and software packages including CorelDraw, QuarkXpress and others to lose support for Type-1 fonts. The issue has been reported to Microsoft and is not related to Flexi n...

Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:00 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser TS One Reviews, looking at buying a heatpress?

Replies: 13

Views: 5138

Hello Matt,

Drop me an email and I will give you the prices on the heat presses, any solvent / eco solvent printer will do for printing onto textile vinyl, take your pick from Roland BN-20, VersaCamm or Mutoh or Mimaki etc.

Nigel

Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:42 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser TS One Reviews, looking at buying a heatpress?

Replies: 13

Views: 5138

Matthew we offer that many heat presses now that it does my nut in :) TS-One as Rob as mentioned, just brought out a footwear attachment for this press so you can deco up footwear. SEFA presses we also do and have for a fair few years now and they come with a very good warranty, give me a shout if y...

Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:50 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: For Sale - LaserPro Spirit 40w Laser

Replies: 1

Views: 1519

For Sale - LaserPro Spirit 40w Laser

Due to ill health a customer I supplied this laser to is looking to sell, if anyone is interested then just let me know and I will email contact details over to you. Spirit 40w AD Oracle fume extraction unit Honeycomb table Rotary attachment Air assist unit Nearly two years old and not a lot of use,...

Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:01 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: Versaworks with Signlab or Flexisign

Replies: 5

Views: 2494

Signlab, Flexi or CorelDraw would compliment what you already use, you should be able to download free trial versions of these packages and see how they fit with you.

Nigel

Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:38 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Advice needed on purchasing a New Mimaki or Roland printer?

Replies: 4

Views: 1343

Re: Mimaki

Jason Middleton wrote:I wouldn't bother with white ink for t shirts as the media you print onto is white not clear


We do a Crystal Clear textile vinyl Jason, so there are some available.

Sun Nov 04, 2012 4:32 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: where to get spares for a gcc sable vinyl cutter

Replies: 5

Views: 2531

James Duff wrote:nigel i will send the pics to your works email address or send me a email address to send the pics to


Works email addy will be fine.

Nigel

Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:23 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: where to get spares for a gcc sable vinyl cutter

Replies: 5

Views: 2531

Kevin is correct we are GCC's UK dealer and have been for over 15 years, do you know what parts are required ?

How much did you pay for the Sable 60 ?


Nigel

Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:15 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Garment vinyl for Nylon garments

Replies: 10

Views: 3199

Hugh you have to pre-press the nylon extra before giving it the full press, we can send you the application instructions when you order or sooner if you want.

Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: off to get married

Replies: 22

Views: 3096

Chris enjoy getting married mucka and enjoy the time off too :)
Hopefully I will get to see you and the boss sometime next year.

Best Wishes
Nigel

Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:28 pm

Forum: Uniform Printers

Topic: Thinking of buying a secondhand cadet

Replies: 6

Views: 2597

Hello Gordon, It is a re-badged Roland, a couple of things you need to check, what inks is this printer set up to use, genuine Roland inks or third party inks. What RIP comes with the printer, is it VersaWorks or another RIP. Will the seller buy inks to show you this printer doing what it is suppose...

Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:11 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Garment vinyl for Nylon garments

Replies: 10

Views: 3199

Any waterproof garment would need the nylon extra material, as the adhesive is designed to sit on top of the waterproof coating.

Nigel

Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: off to get married

Replies: 22

Views: 3096

Congratulations Chris have a fantastic wedding and holiday's :)

Nigel

Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:35 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Great to see you Chris, Stu and Caroline plus everyone else who attended, I like it when we do these seminars, relaxed and informative and no sales pitch to worry about.

Nigel

Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from a returning signmaker

Replies: 15

Views: 2302

Hello Gary, welcome to the forum :)

Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:48 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Moved from chinese to top brand?

Replies: 19

Views: 6951

Ewan, hard for me to reply without it been seen as some sales spin, goes against forum rules and I agree with those rules, but feel free to contact me if you get time to do so.

Nigel

Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:28 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Moved from chinese to top brand?

Replies: 19

Views: 6951

Even though this make of cutter doesn't have it's own forum in the "vinyl cutter" section it is if you haven't already checked them out, worth taking a look at the GCC SignPal range of cutters.

Sat Oct 20, 2012 5:47 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Stuart Davies wrote:nigel said he will take us all for a beer after
stu


Of course I will take you all for a beer...........Stu you can buy my first beer and I will work may way through the rest :D

Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:19 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Craig the next one will be around April, if you or anyone else wishes to attend then let me have your email address and we will contact you closer to the date to confirm a place for you.

Regards
Nigel

Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:34 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Hugh, sorry but fully booked for the two days next week and tbh we could have filled 5 days. What would you learn well it is hard to say because you will take from the seminar what you want to take...........but........... At least 6 or 7 different vinyls for vinyl cutters and the same for inkjet pr...

Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:42 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: wholesale t-shirt supplier

Replies: 11

Views: 3883

Eddie Cotton wrote:Fruit of the loom, its a brand of clothing


Thanks Eddie now it makes sense, but at 80p per shirt is probably floot of the room lol

Nigel

Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:32 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: wholesale t-shirt supplier

Replies: 11

Views: 3883

What does fotl mean ??

Tue Oct 16, 2012 3:01 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hellooo peeps back to annoy everyone :)

Replies: 13

Views: 2625

Hello Nancy, long time no see ;)

Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:13 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Eagle Heights : Wrap Design Art Work

Replies: 4

Views: 1541

Jason do a few shirts with the same design for your customer FOC, you just might open up another revenue stream from the same client, great design btw :)

Sun Sep 23, 2012 2:13 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Need to buy Printer/printer cutter

Replies: 4

Views: 1317

Take your pick, Roland, Mutoh, Mimaki etc for solvent / eco solvent print & cut models or just straight forward printers, then you have the HP latex printers, will all come down to budget, floor space and support.

Nigel

Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:13 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Need to buy Printer/printer cutter

Replies: 4

Views: 1317

Wayne you can buy new printers from 5k to 10k so if your budget falls within these figures then a fair few used printers will be well with your scope too. If you are considering doing larger jobs such as vehicle wraps then at least a 54" printer will be what you need to look at, for indoor and ...

Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:56 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I am going to be on TV tonight at 7.30pm

Replies: 19

Views: 4235

I dunno Phill, to Joe Public it could look like Mike is cleaning pigeon crap off the wall !!!

Hope they got better pics of your work Mike :)

Nigel

Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:30 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Vinyl cracking glass?

Replies: 8

Views: 2672

Thanks for the info, looks like I will be replacing a window then! Shame the suppliers didn't warn me of this when ordering. Nick I find your comment regarding suppliers does seem harsh, suppliers offer a huge amount of films that you can apply to glass, how you use it or colour combination is down...

Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:33 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: manual heat press & electromagnetic press

Replies: 2

Views: 1044

A electromagnetic press will open itself when the pressing time has expired, choice would depend on how many items you would do a day / week plus your budget to buy the press.

Nigel

Thu Sep 06, 2012 10:25 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: can anyone help with installing my plotter?

Replies: 16

Views: 6768

Hello Matt, glad we finally got you sorted and you now back up and running :)

Nigel

Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:20 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: can anyone help with installing my plotter?

Replies: 16

Views: 6768

Matt call me on 01827 300500, if it is going to be around 11 or so it might mean the tech is onsite then, but I will tomorrow morning arrange everything so your call is dealt with as soon as the tech is free / 1 hour whichever sooner, I will push this through so you don't have any further delay. Nigel

Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:00 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: can anyone help with installing my plotter?

Replies: 16

Views: 6768

Matthew give me a call at 9:01 and I will have a tech ready to speak to you.

Nigel

Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:02 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: can anyone help with installing my plotter?

Replies: 16

Views: 6768

Hello Matthew, sorry I have been away on hoilday last week, has no one been in touch ? If not I WILL get it sorted tomorrow.

Nigel

Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:26 am

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Trotec laser engraving machines

Replies: 3

Views: 3458

You are not that from from our showroom here in Tamworth, Staffs. We supply the GCC LaserPro range of lasers, all you got to do is arrange a date to visit us.

Regards
Nigel

Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:18 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: problem installing jaguar plotter on new lap top

Replies: 5

Views: 2974

Hello Matt, it will work for any Jaguar.

Regards
Nigel

Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:32 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: problem installing jaguar plotter on new lap top

Replies: 5

Views: 2974

Matt sounds like you need a new driver for Win 7, drop me an email at nigel.pugh@grafityp.co.uk and I will get it sorted.

Nigel

Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:27 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Hello Michael,

Sue has your details and she will contact you soon regarding the day you are booked on.

Regards
Nigel

Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:44 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: what cutting software do i need to run with my imac?

Replies: 4

Views: 2090

Look up signlab / flexisign etc, I'm sure more people will add, but you can normally get a full version free trial for a week or two, this will help you decide which package suits you best.

Regards
Nigel

Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:22 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Stuart Davies wrote:hi nigel
can you check to see if sue booked me and the wife in please
i phoned and booked sometime ago
stu



Stu I have checked and both Sue and yourself are booked.

Regards
Nigel

Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:09 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Hello Stu, I know you are booked I will check to see if the boss is booked in too :wink:

Regards
Nigel

Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:28 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

Replies: 22

Views: 6276

Siser Heat Applied Textile Vinyl Training Days

We are running two more training days on October 24th and 25th, we can seat around 25 people per day, there is no cost apart from getting to our premises, drinks and lunch are included. If you are interested in attending then please just contact us on sales@grafityp.co.uk or call 01827 300500, you m...

Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:41 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: what printer is best for static cling?

Replies: 8

Views: 1950

Spending one or two thousand on a printer........to be honest you should be subbing this work out.........once you are spending 3k plus on subbing out is when you need to buy your own printer.

Nigel

Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:32 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Advice needed on the Roland SP300v please?

Replies: 21

Views: 6006

Roy Roberts wrote:Don't praise him to much, it always goes to his head. :no1:


I won't bite.........

Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Newby saying hello from Cheshire

Replies: 5

Views: 1158

Hello Margaret welcome to the boards :)

24" cutter to printing with white ink..........your budget will be from £300 - £6,000 and maybe more, you will get some good advice on here along with a fair few questions so be prepared :)

Nigel

Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:53 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Advice needed on the Roland SP300v please?

Replies: 21

Views: 6006

No problem Stuart, just glad after the first deal fell through I managed to find another one for you..........the only head ache is that I'm dealing with two Stuart's and so talking to Stuart about Stuart did make my head spin.

I will be in touch regarding the install date in a few days.

Nigel

Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: finally out of hospital

Replies: 27

Views: 4656

Reminds me of my op for a bone graft and screw into my scaphoid, they have to cut your arm that long to pull the tendons out of the way......btw the bone for the graft wasn't my own :o

Sat Jun 23, 2012 5:25 pm

Forum: Flexi Sign Software

Topic: gx 24 and flexi starter 8

Replies: 13

Views: 7763

Flexi Starter 8, are you talking about Flexisign software or just a ripped off Chinese version, because any Flexisign package will have drivers for a whole host of cutters. whats the difference with a ripped off chinese version and genuine flexi sign software . how can you tell?? Just offer your do...

Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:10 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Advice please- tips for doing 2 colours of vinyl for t-shirt

Replies: 2

Views: 1410

Just to add the PS range has a adhesive coating so it will stick to the garment prior to pressing, an advantage when you need to lay several pieces down.

Nigel

Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:36 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Euro 2012

Replies: 99

Views: 21875

Great singing by the Irish all credit to them, they are a credit to their team and country.

Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:39 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: Ink smudging on vinyl, advice needed?

Replies: 8

Views: 3143

One thing to consider is if the vinyl itself is up to temperature before using or has it just come off the delivery van.

Nigel

Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:56 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Best way to tackle the double recess in a VW LT van?

Replies: 7

Views: 2502

Andrew send to sales@grafityp.co.uk and I will pick it up.

Nigel

Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:41 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Best way to tackle the double recess in a VW LT van?

Replies: 7

Views: 2502

Just thought you had been given the film to fit Andrew, hence the question regarding company............regarding the recesses from what I understand you will need to feed the vinyl into the deepest recess first and work out from that point as this will give you the more glue/adhesion in this recess...

Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:14 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Best way to tackle the double recess in a VW LT van?

Replies: 7

Views: 2502

Andrew the film is probably S34 or S38 (our stock codes), if you can tell me what company purchased the film then I will be able to give/get you some advice.

Nigel

Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:28 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Experience with Signwizard?

Replies: 15

Views: 2839

Robert Lambie wrote:
Nigel Pugh wrote:I was trying to help someone out at the same timel


I do apologies Nigal/Matt as i did drag it ff topic. :oops: :wink:


You spell my name like a supposed signmaker lol

Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:33 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Experience with Signwizard?

Replies: 15

Views: 2839

No worries me Jock Smurf :D Yes we will have payback but I was trying to help someone out at the same time !!!!!

Dave "the terminator" Rowlands will hunt you down lol

Nigel

Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:04 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Experience with Signwizard?

Replies: 15

Views: 2839

Lambie yer cheeky **** :D

Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:11 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Experience with Signwizard?

Replies: 15

Views: 2839

MattTaylor wrote:Thanks Nigel.

Would you guys be able to help me out? The company I was working for used to use you quite a bit, so I know you're on the ball.

Matt


Hello Matt, just let us know what your budget is, either here or call me, if I cannot help I will tell you straight away.

Regards
Nigel

Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:00 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Experience with Signwizard?

Replies: 15

Views: 2839

All comes down to what your budget is, try ringing UK suppliers and tell them what your budget is..............if they can do a deal they will for used / new or otherwise say they can't.

Nigel

Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:50 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: signlab and signlab vinyl pro

Replies: 3

Views: 2003

You can download a full working version of Signlab for 14 days from their website........worth trying out to see if you like it.

Nigel

Tue May 29, 2012 9:06 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Ride to Work Day June 18th.

Replies: 15

Views: 2568

Haha Peter, no worries about the Wolves they remind of customers, the love and bane of my life lol.

Pop in when you want mucka the kettle is always on :)

Nigel

Tue May 29, 2012 8:46 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Ride to Work Day June 18th.

Replies: 15

Views: 2568

Peter always shooting from the hip or lip.......about time you called in for a chat you old ( PARDON ME ) :)

Nigel

Mon May 21, 2012 9:46 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Dubious translation!

Replies: 7

Views: 1563

Dan you should make a few tees up with the menu on the front and your menu design on the back and organise a night out at this bar ;)

Nigel

Mon May 21, 2012 9:32 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Contra-vision opinions

Replies: 16

Views: 6180

At the end of the day do you laminate or not, it is your work you are putting out there...........just depends on how much you rate your work and its value.

Nigel

Mon May 21, 2012 9:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Proud Dad

Replies: 9

Views: 1592

A great idea and website, good luck and fortune to your daughter Phill :)

Mon May 21, 2012 8:41 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Contra-vision opinions

Replies: 16

Views: 6180

Stuart one thing I disagree with your information is that on a outdoor vertical sign you don't need lamination.......if rain only came down vertically I would agree.

Nigel

Thu May 10, 2012 2:31 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Upgrade for SignPal

Replies: 11

Views: 4910

Peter if your cutter has a LCD control panel, when you turn the power on watch the LCD and it will briefly show what level firmware you are currently running.........is it a Jaguar or Ultra you have?

Nigel

Thu May 10, 2012 9:24 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Upgrade for SignPal

Replies: 11

Views: 4910

Peter if you are just using SignPal as a means to send to the cutter then you could just buy SignPal Apprentice and save yourself £300.......one thing though the firmware on the cutter might need upgrading if you decide to have the latest SignPal. If you want to use the print driver why don't you ju...

Wed May 09, 2012 4:00 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Upgrade for SignPal

Replies: 11

Views: 4910

Peter not seen your email yet.......have you sent it ?

Regards
Nigel

Wed May 09, 2012 10:59 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Upgrade for SignPal

Replies: 11

Views: 4910

Peter you can cut directly from Corel, just send us an email with what windows os you are using and what SignPal cutter you are using and we will send you the print driver. On a side note the price should have been £395 + vat ........ normal rrp is £699 + vat, the price quoted was an upgrade price. ...

Thu May 03, 2012 8:57 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A thought for 'JC' 2 years on

Replies: 23

Views: 2519

JC I tilt my glass to you, thank you for making me one of your friends.

Nigel

Wed May 02, 2012 8:08 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: General advice on sign making equipment for start-up?

Replies: 11

Views: 2974

Re: Fenton's book

Harry Cleary wrote:
David-Foster- wrote:
No probs, just waiting on the commission now from Phil :lol1:


You'll be waiting! :(
He was supposed to send me my commission.... :roll: ...I ended having to nick his bin! (say nothing!) :D


Feckin brilliant Harry :D :D :D

Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:57 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: upgrade

Replies: 4

Views: 2232

Katrina if you are cutting details on that image less than 10mm then if using a standard 45 degree blade then slow the cut speed down too allow the blade to do the job, otherwise you can get a small text blade from ourselves which I have done 4mm lower case lettering without a problem. As mentioned ...

Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:34 pm

Forum: Summa Cutters

Topic: Summa S160T, looking for views & opinions please?

Replies: 6

Views: 3132

Thanks for the advice guys. If you are looking to spend that much on a cutter to cut the thickness you describe then you might also look at laser engrave and cut machines as you are in terms of spend in the same ballpark. Wolfie Never thought about getting a laser cutter/engraver. Would be very han...

Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:59 pm

Forum: Summa Cutters

Topic: Summa S160T, looking for views & opinions please?

Replies: 6

Views: 3132

If you are looking to spend that much on a cutter to cut the thickness you describe then you might also look at laser engrave and cut machines as you are in terms of spend in the same ballpark.

Wolfie

Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:43 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: GRAFICAST MATT FILMS - with BACKING PAPER PLAIN UNPRINTED

Replies: 4

Views: 1661

Hi Aaron, firstly you said unboxed, so did this roll get delivered without it's packaging as I would like to take this up with the courier if this is the case. Now onto the backing paper, like most major manufacturers Grafityp has to have several suppliers of backing paper just in case if one delive...

Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:29 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Advise needed - Vinyl cutter and software for paint stencil.

Replies: 4

Views: 2138

Carl if all you are doing is alphanumeric signage then you can match the Jaguar up with SignPal apprentice software..........I'm back in the office tomorrow so feel free to give me call.

Nigel

Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:10 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: So lent? what we all giving up?

Replies: 14

Views: 1991

I'm giving up finishi.....................

Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign & Digital 2012 - Anyone going?

Replies: 170

Views: 30030

Rob lets face it Lego Land is a big place to you lol

Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:06 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign & Digital 2012 - Anyone going?

Replies: 170

Views: 30030

Lambie you only go for the 3 days because it takes you that long to get back to your room after the first night out lol

Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:24 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Roland Versacamm VS Opinions and thoughts?

Replies: 14

Views: 4434

Steve the VS is a great printer and from most customers I have supplied the 2 x cmyk or cmykLcLm is the set up most prefer.

Nigel

Mon Dec 12, 2011 9:45 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Versacamm SP540

Replies: 13

Views: 5368

Not in your case Bob because you already have a printer, but anyone I have helped move from just a vinyl cutter into the world of printing then I always tell them to retain their cutter for those quick "I need this today" vinyl jobs.

Nigel

Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What are the Chances?

Replies: 20

Views: 3419

Always yer ( oh i swore ) Lambie :D Remember the scalpel in yer back pocket lol

Nigel

Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:53 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Views on Thermark, Cermark, Trodat laser engraving?

Replies: 3

Views: 3438

We use CerMark for marking onto metal when we do laser demos, what wattage laser do you have as this will have a bearing on whether it can be used or not, 40w or higher would be most suitable.

Nigel

Sun Nov 27, 2011 6:56 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: What Cutter Would You Recommend?

Replies: 8

Views: 3828

Expert 24 is supplied by GCC and is much the same as the Sable 60, also by GCC, higher your sights and go for a servo motor driven cutter such as Graphtec, Roland, GCC, Summa, Mutoh etc


Nigel

Fri Nov 25, 2011 9:37 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: BN-20 Waste Ink Tank

Replies: 12

Views: 8030

When you first set up the BN-20 you run a flush through the printer before adding ink, the first cartridge will be filled a whole lot quicker because of this. The life of the next cartridge will be around 15 - 18 months and I'm been a little conservative on this because this is a new product and so ...

Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:54 pm

Forum: Mimaki Cutters

Topic: Mimaki CJV feedback

Replies: 15

Views: 6929

Wondering why my posts are no longer on this thread ?

Wed Nov 23, 2011 9:24 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: ROLAND Printer SC540 EX PRINTER CUTTER - should I buy????

Replies: 9

Views: 5124

If you could go 4k plus the vat I know someone selling a VersaCamm SP300V, four years old and in mint condition, I know this because we only serviced this printer the other week.

Nigel

Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I, for one, welcome.....

Replies: 27

Views: 3837

Nah the farmer from Vicar of Dibley :P

Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:12 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Insurance catagory for a laser engraver

Replies: 3

Views: 2055

Cheers Martin that will help give my customer something to ask about before deciding on a policy.

Regards
Nigel

Tue Nov 15, 2011 4:47 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Insurance catagory for a laser engraver

Replies: 3

Views: 2055

Insurance catagory for a laser engraver

I have been asked this question by one of our customers, does anyone specifically have an insurance policy for their laser engraver, or would you say it would be covered by building and contents insurance anyway.

Regards
Nigel

Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:19 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hola....from across the great pond!

Replies: 23

Views: 3256

Phill Fenton wrote:Hi Kirstie - welcome to the UKSB :D

And expect a warm welcome from Dave Rowland Shortly (Dave's our resident stalker) :-? :lol1:


Hi Kirstie and please do heed Phill's words :D

Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:41 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Is the grafityp open day/s still on?

Replies: 10

Views: 1558

Rafal ignore the wee man Lambie and is terrible jokes :D

I'm afraid the open days event was last week, we are running a seminars next month for garment decoration if this interests you, otherwise you can arrange to come for a demo if you are after a cutter / printer / laser etc.

Nigel

Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:55 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Is the grafityp open day/s still on?

Replies: 10

Views: 1558

Would like to say what a great two days, old and new faces had ventured to our humble home, I hope all those who visited have enjoyed their visit and hope to see you next year :D

Nigel

Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:03 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Is the grafityp open day/s still on?

Replies: 10

Views: 1558

Shut it Rolwands :P

No cake, got it.........just one problem the food is upstairs and I will be downstairs so I cannot promise anything :D

Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:49 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Is the grafityp open day/s still on?

Replies: 10

Views: 1558

Hi Denise, yes it is still on for tomorrow and Wednesday between 9am and 5pm, I will be putting the kettle on at 8.45am so let me know what you take :)

Nigel

Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: PAT testing - is it a legal requirement

Replies: 13

Views: 2050

Warren I know we have had everything electrical, PAT tested every year for the last several years, so for business's I would guess it is a requirement now.

Nigel

Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:35 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Has anyone purchased the new BN-20 Desktop printer?

Replies: 17

Views: 5386

Jason I cannot speak for other Roland dealers but I can tell you we are taking orders for our November stock as all stock before then is sold. The BN-20 does seem to be a major hit and has took suppliers by surprise a little bit.

Nigel

Wed Sep 28, 2011 7:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Installed a sign, but is faulty. Who pays what???

Replies: 17

Views: 3071

If you cannot name them then please send them an email thanking them, you wouldn't believe those few and far between messages of praise lift the spirits.

Nigel

Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:41 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Which vinyl cutter to purchase, advice needed?

Replies: 7

Views: 1330

Adam if you are looking to buy new at that width then take Summa n Roland out of the equation....don't know about Graphtec prices but I would expect them to be close to the other two brands mentioned. Second hand cutters, then any well known brands if looked after will serve you well for a good few ...

Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:58 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Which vinyl cutter to purchase, advice needed?

Replies: 7

Views: 1330

Rob the three you mentioned unless 2nd hand would not fit the budget of £1,500 and also Adam does your budget include the vat?

Regards
Nigel

Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:20 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What printer cutter?

Replies: 20

Views: 3232

Chris you are right, there are plenty of people I know who have bought a small cutter or printer and within two years they upgrade, it doesn't really matter where you start there will always be those with bigger and better kit, it all comes down to what market you want to serve now and what your fut...

Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:43 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What printer cutter?

Replies: 20

Views: 3232

One thing to remember when you say the print width is not that wide is how many Gerber Edge's have been sold, not entirely like for like printers but it does show there is a gap in the market for printers like these.

Regards
Nigel

Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:23 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What printer cutter?

Replies: 20

Views: 3232

Hi Martin, to be honest most people I have spoken to or done a demo for on the BN-20 are people who are looking to do textile vinyl printing or have an existing business line producing small decals or need to be able to do so. I would certainly push customers to a larger printer if they intend to go...

Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:14 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What printer cutter?

Replies: 20

Views: 3232

Hello Stu, yes I work for Grafityp and the BN-20 is a great little printer if are looking to get into the digital side of the industry.

Feel free to give me a call.

Regards
Nigel

Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:23 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: What printer cutter?

Replies: 20

Views: 3232

Stu I would say go for a finance deal and put 3 - 4k down as a deposit, most finance firms would pass you if you stump up a large deposit.

Regards
Nigel

Mon Sep 05, 2011 4:31 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Has anyone purchased the new BN-20 Desktop printer?

Replies: 17

Views: 5386

Martin at the moment I know it will be held at one of the Best Western hotels in Edinburgh, check the PEA 6 website to see which one it is once confirmed.

Regards
Nigel

Mon Sep 05, 2011 3:11 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Has anyone purchased the new BN-20 Desktop printer?

Replies: 17

Views: 5386

Neil Speirs wrote:
Nigel Pugh wrote: will be in Scotland in 2 weeks or so.

Regards
Nigel


@ John Wilson **FREE BEER ALERT**


:D :D :D

Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:14 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Has anyone purchased the new BN-20 Desktop printer?

Replies: 17

Views: 5386

We have supplied 3 x BN-20's already so there is a market for this printer without a doubt, nice and easy to set up and use. The roadshow mentioned I would think is the PEA 6 show that is starting in Ireland and I believe will be in Scotland in 2 weeks or so.

Regards
Nigel

Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:25 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Premium T-Shirt vinyl.

Replies: 11

Views: 4438

Yes you can iron over it but with a warm iron only, me I'm old school and still turn garments inside out to iron.

We do sample packs of the textile films so if you want to try / test some then just give Sue Kirkwood a call.

Regards
Nigel

Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:08 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Premium T-Shirt vinyl.

Replies: 11

Views: 4438

Hugh Potter wrote:I like that Nigel!


I have my moments Hugh :D

Thu Sep 01, 2011 1:34 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Premium T-Shirt vinyl.

Replies: 11

Views: 4438

Just the same as the version we call PS, so a weeding out tip for you, just put the vinyl on top of the top plate of your heat press for a few seconds to warm through then weed out, it should be a lot easier to do.

Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:38 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: Absolutely disgusted at ink wastage on eco solve max carts

Replies: 30

Views: 11527

When the cart shows empty on our xc540 i put them into my VS640 (vertical carts) and they show up with ink in That is a Eureka moment in itself and yet when you think about it makes total sense..................so carts need to be vertical or streamlined towards the front of the cart.............so...

Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:56 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: SignPal Master 8.5v1 Help

Replies: 6

Views: 3227

nigel.pugh@grafityp.co.uk

Or just use the sales@ address

What Win 7 you using Steve, 32 or 64 bit ?

Regards

Nigel

Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:46 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: SignPal Master 8.5v1 Help

Replies: 6

Views: 3227

Hopefully I will have an answer for you sometime tomorrow morning.

Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:32 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: SignPal Master 8.5v1 Help

Replies: 6

Views: 3227

Steve 8.5 V1 won't work with Win 7, 8.5 V2 is what you need, email me at my works address and I will check to see if there is a patch available for you.

Regards

Nigel

Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:33 pm

Forum: Mimaki Cutters

Topic: Mutoh Rockhopper ii 64" advice needed about buying mach

Replies: 12

Views: 6880

Mutoh ValueJet would be the Mutoh option these days, and they like VersaCamms will print onto all the usual print medias.

Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:11 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Strange wrap failure, advice please?

Replies: 16

Views: 4955

Horizontally facing on a bonnet above the engine, as mentioned rapid heat temps and rapid cooling plus extra UV not just during the summer months but all year long will be a factor here not to mention during the winter the bonnet will heat up quicker than any other part of the vehicle. I also think ...

Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:37 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Can you solventprint onto photo luminescent material

Replies: 17

Views: 3844

Dave just send a request to sales@grafityp.co.uk hint hint :wink:

Mon Jul 11, 2011 8:39 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Car Styling / Wrapping - Fiat 500

Replies: 10

Views: 4207

I like the design, would have liked the black to gone to a fade as it got lower down towards the white as a printed job, but for vinyl only looks nice.

Nigel

Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:06 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: BN20 verses Direct to garment Printer

Replies: 32

Views: 10872

Neil you are correct it is from Siser and is ready to apply straight after printing.........contour cut and weeding out may be required if needed :D

Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:51 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: BN20 verses Direct to garment Printer

Replies: 32

Views: 10872

You cannot really compare the two machines, if you are doing several hundred shirts a week / month then perhaps a DTG printer is for you and that would mean that garment decoration is the main core of your business. The BN-20 in my mind is aimed at the textile heat applied market but also allows you...

Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:16 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Scratch on customers van, advice / views please?

Replies: 19

Views: 3471

You know when you hire a motor when they hand it over they point out the dents and whatnot before you sign the acceptance paperwork, too late I know for this instance, but perhaps you could do a check and get the customer to sign in the future.

Nigel

Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:01 pm

Forum: Pcut Cutters

Topic: Creation CT900

Replies: 2

Views: 2291

For that type of cutter it is a fair price.....but you do not mention any design software, do you have any is there some bundled with the cutter ??

Nigel

Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:16 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Laminating sign vinyl

Replies: 14

Views: 4329

Sorry nothing to do with this thread but Martin that is a bit of a Clooney look you have going there......'cept for the caterpillar :D :D :D Your just jealous Nigel, I'll send you a signed copy :D Martino I will expect delivery sometime next week and I will stick it on my office wall so be sure to ...

Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:20 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Laminating sign vinyl

Replies: 14

Views: 4329

Sorry nothing to do with this thread but Martin that is a bit of a Clooney look you have going there......'cept for the caterpillar :D

Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:54 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Just loaded my own wrapping video!

Replies: 21

Views: 7997

Fantastic is all I can say :)

Nigel

Fri Jun 17, 2011 8:25 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Advice on the New Roland BN20 Print & Cut machine?

Replies: 11

Views: 6568

Ian if you bought 220ml carts then I would say around the £5,750 + Vat, however VersaWorks has been added to the package along with a higher print speed which for CMYK should be around 2 sqm per hour.

Regards
Nigel

Fri Jun 17, 2011 4:02 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Advice on the New Roland BN20 Print & Cut machine?

Replies: 11

Views: 6568

The BN-20 rrp has been announced as £5,499 + Vat, inks are not included !!

Regards
Nigel

Tue May 31, 2011 9:12 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Please help me

Replies: 10

Views: 1770

Ooops pron site redirected me here......hmmm now I see why lol

Tue May 31, 2011 4:29 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: Advice on the New Roland BN20 Print & Cut machine?

Replies: 11

Views: 6568

Graham the BN20 was announced / launched last week on the Roland.com website, as of yet no price has been confirmed.

Nigel

Thu May 26, 2011 8:20 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Awning / Canopy Vinyl

Replies: 8

Views: 1844

If the awning is waterproof as I would expect it would be, then a heatpress textile vinyl should do, but you need the right one. A normal vinyl for shirts etc has a penetrable adhesive and so no good, so you would need a film that the adhesive is designed to sit on top of the waterproof layer. Nigel

Sun May 15, 2011 5:19 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Views & Opinions on Signcut Software please?

Replies: 9

Views: 3901

If it's a legal version of Flexi, with a security key (dongle) then it should already have tutorials included which are pretty good. There are other tutorials available. Try searching the boards as they have been mentioned before. Martin you are right in asking and the call I had this week really m...

Tue May 03, 2011 9:41 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: osama

Replies: 35

Views: 5662

So they killed the guy gave him a burial at sea as per his religion and the DNA sample proves he was the guy!!!!! Hmmm three things from the above sentence that cannot be proved if the TPTB don't want it to be proved. Dirty nuke either USA or Europe as a retaliation!!!! I feel the very people you vo...

Tue May 03, 2011 9:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Huddersfield.

Replies: 12

Views: 1799

Hello Mikey,

You sound like a man on a mission, welcome to the boards and good luck with your venture.

Nigel

Tue May 03, 2011 8:30 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A year without John Childs

Replies: 16

Views: 2083

John gave me a lot of insight to the sign maker side of the business which in my job helped me so much to understand your side of the business a whole lot more. Always a gent and a great laugh too.......but a little scary when you first met John because he was a BIG GUY, guess he had to be to hold s...

Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:14 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Correct wording for a sign

Replies: 39

Views: 14594

Busy body at work who is singing to Polish tunes from her Chinese ipod so keep the fcuk out.

That should do it :wink:

Tue Apr 26, 2011 9:32 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Advice on Cuttable vector CD please?

Replies: 5

Views: 1349

Also try Vector Art, it is a collection from the States so a fair few probably won't suit your needs, but still a good collection.

Nigel

Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:30 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Curves cutting in short straight lines

Replies: 18

Views: 7626

You say cutting it small is ok but when cutting it larger / to size it happens, now I'm a Corel noob by any standards but could it be that the page size in Corel for this job is not long enough and so the "graph is clipped" as in trying to cut the job in a shorter page size ?? Just guessin...

Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:07 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Curves cutting in short straight lines

Replies: 18

Views: 7626

The last time I saw this yonks back when using flexi was when you could tell the software to cut the quickest way possible, and basically what the software did was delete so many nodes out of curves to enable the quickest cut, thus making a circle look like a 50p piece.

Nigel

Fri Apr 08, 2011 10:19 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: How good are Easymount laminators.

Replies: 7

Views: 2213

From a selling point of view I can supply three different makes of laminator and the only ones I sold last year was the Easymount range, so that must say something.

Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Earth Hour

Replies: 10

Views: 2227

Phill Fenton wrote:
Cheryl Smith wrote:it would really make a difference if big corporation partook..


The Scottish government partook - but I didn't notice any difference apart from a few planes that crashed when they switched the runway lights orf:-?


You have planes in Scotland... surely not....we only have planks down here :P

Fri Mar 25, 2011 6:36 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: 1220mm reflective chevron supplier?

Replies: 9

Views: 2386

John I cannot reply to pm's, but the answer to your question is our new stock is on the open sea right now, eta 2 weeks.

Regards
Nigel

Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:30 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Vinyl failing, refund etc?

Replies: 13

Views: 3558

Yes it does say it is a 3-5 yr outdoors but it is still a monomeric vinyl, if anyone asked me what vinyl to use for long term vehicle graphics then I would always suggest a polymeric vinyl.

Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:07 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Vinyl failing, refund etc?

Replies: 13

Views: 3558

From their website it is a monomeric vinyl, not something I would suggest for vehicle graphics unless for short term graphics only, you would ideally use a 7yr polymeric vinyl for this type of work.

Nigel

Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:17 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Starting business as a sign maker, advice appreciated?

Replies: 15

Views: 2995

Zed if you need tech support with the Ultra then our tech dept will be the one to contact and we are only in Tamworth so not from from yourself.

Nigel

Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:55 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Food for thought with Japanese machine parts?

Replies: 3

Views: 1520

Roland report no disruption at their manufacturing plant.

Nigel

Sat Mar 19, 2011 4:56 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Will a 25 watt CO2 laser cut thru di-bond, advice please?

Replies: 10

Views: 5210

You need a more powerful laser, A local engineering firm near me had one of these installed last year… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjUa3x31DK8&NR=1 And yes it’s a C02 laser ! Not sure if they would bother cutting di-bond though, but they do undertake cutting small quantity aluminum or steel ...

Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:33 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Will a 25 watt CO2 laser cut thru di-bond, advice please?

Replies: 10

Views: 5210

Hi Nigel Figured that from our conversation earlier this week. Thought multiple passes might help but after the first one realised NO WAY!! Really engraves the colour off the di bond though and gives a classy finish. Peter LOL sometimes you do need to believe what the sales guy is telling you :D

Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:25 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Trying to source Eco friendly vinyls, advice please?

Replies: 10

Views: 2604

We do a material called GEF that may suit, if you want a sample let me know.

Fri Mar 18, 2011 6:06 pm

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: Will a 25 watt CO2 laser cut thru di-bond, advice please?

Replies: 10

Views: 5210

C02 lasers will not engrave or cut directly onto metal they are just not powerful / aggressive enough, you need at least a YAG laser for that.

A C02 laser will cut and engrave many different materials from acrylic, glass, wood, rubber, clothing materials, paper etc the list is huge.

Nigel

Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:02 am

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Wrapping courses / advice, complete newbie

Replies: 11

Views: 5217

Matt we are just waiting to confirm dates with James then Joe from here will email you.

Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:32 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Second floor in my workshop

Replies: 30

Views: 4846

Looks great, just needs a few sofa's , a fridge and a widescreen tv and you are good to go :D

Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:27 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: RBS 6 Nations

Replies: 82

Views: 13186

George Elsmore wrote:England grand slam is inevitable...nuff said :cool:


As George said! We are just running in 2nd gear right now and gearing up for the world cup when we face proper opposition :P

Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:04 pm

Forum: Flexi Sign Software

Topic: gx 24 and flexi starter 8

Replies: 13

Views: 7763

True Peter if it is a OEM package then the drivers are for only that make of machine.........but it does depend on what language the cutter works on, if HPGL then that covers a wide range of cutters.

Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:58 pm

Forum: Flexi Sign Software

Topic: gx 24 and flexi starter 8

Replies: 13

Views: 7763

Flexi Starter 8, are you talking about Flexisign software or just a ripped off Chinese version, because any Flexisign package will have drivers for a whole host of cutters.

Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:32 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: can anyone suggest sign software please?

Replies: 28

Views: 8942

What do you want to spend will define what you can have, an old version of Corel with a print driver or plugin will do, or go with a dedicated package such as Signlab or Flexi or Easysign, it does depend on what you want to be able to do and what budget you have. Nowadays you can arrange a live onli...

Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:47 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Who Supplies wide PINK wrap viny?

Replies: 16

Views: 5057

Pink cast vinyl and matching laminate will do, just show your customer the pinks available from various suppliers, job done. Nigel why would you need to laminate a cast vinyl? Peter Just to afford some protection, at the end of the day the choice would be down to the customer and the signmaker what...

Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:35 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Who Supplies wide PINK wrap viny?

Replies: 16

Views: 5057

Pink cast vinyl and matching laminate will do, just show your customer the pinks available from various suppliers, job done.

Nigel

Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:36 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Roland AJ-740 - Big printer for such little cash?

Replies: 48

Views: 12174

Dave Rowland wrote:Blimey, cheaper then Nigels' lasers


How did I miss this, Dave you started asking about lasers back when I had hair lol.........I suppose at Sign UK you will look again...and again...and again :P

Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:37 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Roland AJ-740 - Big printer for such little cash?

Replies: 48

Views: 12174

I know nothing much about these printers, but I do know rrp prices are something no one ever pays, and the rrp prices will vary, even though they technically can't! But as the saying goes, if something's to good to be true, it probably is.. Bob I rarely reply on the forums and only do so if asked t...

Wed Feb 16, 2011 12:33 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Roland AJ-740 - Big printer for such little cash?

Replies: 48

Views: 12174

I can confirm the original rrp was £29,999 + Vat for the AJ but of course you could have always done a deal for a better price maybe a grand or so lower but nothing like the price now doing the rounds. As for the ex-demo machine if it is the one from us then all I can say today it is a buyers market...

Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:49 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Roland AJ-740 - Big printer for such little cash?

Replies: 48

Views: 12174

Typical Mr.Wilson, you drink our stand dry and still want extra, can you give me that IOU on paper that is worth the deal.....to answer your question it is for how long it lasts is a legit offer.

Nigel

Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:34 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Roland AJ-740 - Big printer for such little cash?

Replies: 48

Views: 12174

I can concur what John has said, I was gobsmacked when I heard this but it is true, no hidden extras or anything else stupid.

Nigel

Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:04 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Looking for some advice

Replies: 21

Views: 7731

Shane dunno if this will work but it just came to me. Between a rock and a hard place.........you place the graphics on either side to represent that saying and then in the middle drop the flowers in and say something like "flowers soft even the hardest of places" Yeah I know what does a s...

Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:37 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: Roland CX-24 Advice please?

Replies: 21

Views: 9374

A used cutter that is still good for a few years and a decent software package that your needs won't outgrow in six months then for a budget of £700 and this is including the vat is pushing it very hard, I wouldn't even know what to offer or where to start. Then again some have set up with a cheap C...

Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:17 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: thought it polite to say hi from Ireland

Replies: 16

Views: 2770

Jill Marie Welsh wrote:Don't feel bad.
I haven't shaved for a week either.
Welcome from PA!
Love.....Jill


Mr Rowlands will be all over your post Jill like a rash..........and when you do shave you will have another rash :wink:

Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:28 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sky TV Presenters

Replies: 28

Views: 8819

Andy Gray was Sky Football, he and Keys built it up and brought in a host of ideas to transform football broadcasting, sad to see them both go but I do find it strange that they give a warning for what happened at the weekend and sack him for something that happened last year. Can that kind of thing...

Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Makes me sick, my home town

Replies: 6

Views: 1473

Read about this earlier today and said to the wife that Africa seems hell bent on self destruction.............very sad for such a beautiful country.

Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:54 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Recommend a Vehicle wrapping course

Replies: 7

Views: 2567

Chris Friggieri wrote:Nigel what dates are there available after 14th & 15th feb a little bit more info if I have to come from Malta




Gill I reckon James Deacon just wants to get out of Valentines Day hence the 14th n 15th :D




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Thu Jan 27, 2011 1:48 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Can you solventprint onto photo luminescent material

Replies: 17

Views: 3844

Hi John,

Don't know who you spoke to but the codes you need are FG600 or FG1200 and you can buy as little as 1mtr.

Nigel

Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:46 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Recommend a Vehicle wrapping course

Replies: 7

Views: 2567

14th / 15th February

Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:58 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Recommend a Vehicle wrapping course

Replies: 7

Views: 2567

We ran a two day course over Mon / Tues this week and four out six attendees had come from Scotland..........almost an invasion :D

Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Its a disgrace!

Replies: 30

Views: 5479

The only way I can see this changing for the good is the way the Eurocrats KNOW won't happen. The buying public stop buying all fish products for a week for a month or however long, if it happened they would have to take action and hopefully bring in common sense rules...........but by then the fish...

Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:24 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: RAF Jets scrambled

Replies: 14

Views: 3400

Crash a plane or shoot it down over the London area disaster will ensue, as would any other highly populated area.

About time we went back to Adam n Eve pre the apple and start traveling in the buff :o

Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:06 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I Found This Interesting & Disturbing

Replies: 8

Views: 1498

You cannot go to India with western eyes. India has a strange synchronicity. Ive never found anywhere in India to be disgusting, though I have never seen dead human bodies. As a country its undergoing massive changes but will take considerable time for the changes to alter the way of thinking and h...

Thu Jan 13, 2011 7:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I Found This Interesting & Disturbing

Replies: 8

Views: 1498

I Found This Interesting & Disturbing

Don't eat while you look at the pictures, but I did find it very interesting to see these people and their culture behave in what the majority of the Western world would class as disgusting.

http://www.chinasmack.com/2010/pictures ... tions.html

Thu Jan 13, 2011 10:26 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Opinions on ValueJet 1604 & 1400 SummaCut

Replies: 9

Views: 1186

Not many things Colin, it probably is just me that I find it strange when people have a larger printer than cutter set up.

Wed Jan 12, 2011 11:12 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Opinions on ValueJet 1604 & 1400 SummaCut

Replies: 9

Views: 1186

Colin most rolls of vinyl i.e. plotter vinyl are now mainly 1220 max width, print media is a little different, from 762, 914, 1370, 1525 and even up to 3200 when you look at banner material etc. Most suppliers would have slitting machines so you should always be able to get material slit to suit you...
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