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Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:22 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Warning Vehicle Outlines DVDs

Replies: 18

Views: 2427

Re: Warning Vehicle Outlines DVDs

Andrew O Brien wrote:No problem.

Only bought cause I knew I had a few of the new crafters coming up. I’m guessing I’ll need to contact the real impact now


Andrew, you would be best to raise a dispute with your card provider or PayPal. We can provide any information they need to help you get a refund.

Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:38 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Warning Vehicle Outlines DVDs

Replies: 18

Views: 2427

Re: Warning Vehicle Outlines DVDs

Hi, just to clarify... Paul Eastaugh offered a sales consultancy to Impact Graphic Solutions Limited for a number of years. In July 2017 we terminated the relationship for a number of reasons. Several people have now made us aware he is selling copied versions of our products. It also seems he is mi...

Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:36 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Is there a PDF catalogue of Impact safety signs?

Replies: 9

Views: 1778

Re: PDF catalogue of Impact safety signs ?

Adrian, the next version 7.0 should have sizes. You can buy an extra book for £10+vat. We don't provide PDF's books of our disks for the above mentioned reasons. You could probably scan the book in about an hour for use on your own computers? Don't recall an email from you. It's always best to call ...

Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:45 pm

Forum: Industry News

Topic: £30,000 Chrome Wrapped Mini Cooper, cannot get Insured!

Replies: 9

Views: 4446

A 2010 Cooper S is work about £10k. So it may have been a very expensive wrap!

Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:44 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: improving a jpeg image in signlab 8 - help needed please

Replies: 6

Views: 2718

Martin, what Signlab package do you have?

In Print & Cut there is option 'supersize image' where you can increase the resolution. Works quite well at times depending on the type of image.

Mon Apr 07, 2014 5:03 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: design issues with SL CutPro

Replies: 3

Views: 1361

Ctrl W switches it on & off Lorraine, maybe you inadvertently did that. I hit it sometimes instead of S when saving.

Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:03 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: design issues with SL CutPro

Replies: 3

Views: 1361

Lorraine, do you have 'snap to grid' switched on?

Check under the options menu, then grid..

Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:59 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Text effect

Replies: 20

Views: 4776

Ewan, you can add the shadow & outline in one go. Don't outline it 1st, just select the text then 'transform' & ''shadow'. Choose the stlye in the top left hand corner. You need the 1st 'blue' one. Then to the right tick the outline box & choose the thickness you want the outline to be. ...

Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:40 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Software advice needed please?

Replies: 13

Views: 4427

Thanks rob, but that's the wrong link. :lol1:

Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:28 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Novice mistake. please help!

Replies: 16

Views: 5141

David, did you buy the cutter new? Graphtec used to offer an oem version of Signlab very cheaply with a new machine. Not sure if they still do, may be worth giving them a call..

Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I'm back.....

Replies: 18

Views: 3473

Welcome back Shane.

What's this 'Cricket' you speak of?? :-?

Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:28 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Pressed Metal Car Registration Plates

Replies: 6

Views: 2071

Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:26 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Pressed Metal Car Registration Plates

Replies: 6

Views: 2071

Becky (a member here) spent a lot of money making compliant pressed plates. Not sure if he still comes on?

Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:10 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Graphtec CE5000-120 1200mm

Replies: 19

Views: 5985

In case you were not aware Reiss, although you still may be able to buy the CE5000 it has been superceeded by the improved CE6000 series.

Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:21 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Impact Vehicle Outlines

Replies: 17

Views: 14409

Gordon, the 2013 disk will have all the old models on too. The book just gets bigger every year. It has a 1982-88 Fiesta van, so you will have no problem with vans as recent as 2006.

Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:20 am

Forum: Flexi Sign Software

Topic: Fonts not working after the Windows update

Replies: 4

Views: 2317

Signlab has the same issue also... We Have been informed of a fonts issue in SignLab after recent Windows updates were installed. R** W***** has released the following instructions to avoid the issue: Windows update patch KB2753842 has disabled the use of Adobe Type 1 fonts (a) in Signlab. To cure t...

Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:10 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: Versaworks with Signlab or Flexisign

Replies: 5

Views: 2452

Thanks Martin and Nigel for your comments. It's good to hear that I can continue with photoshop and illustrator and hope this can still be as straight forward as I'm hoping. I would like the use of signlab or flexi but at this moment the idea of spending another grand plus on software isn't going d...

Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:38 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: impact vehicle outlines, change outline colour?

Replies: 14

Views: 4282

Possibly, it's been a long day. :oops:

Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:14 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: impact vehicle outlines, change outline colour?

Replies: 14

Views: 4282

Adrian, select the whole thing & click the right mouse button on a colour other than back. A grey would be good for a black van. The right button changes the line colour rather than the fill.

Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:00 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: cheapest option for digital printing

Replies: 8

Views: 3356

Eddie, they are suggesting you get another company with a machine to supply prints until you have built up a demand for it. Nothing to do with dye sub!

There is a Roland in the For Sale section. If I had the room I would buy it, bargain. :cool:

Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:18 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: what is the best sign software to use..

Replies: 5

Views: 2428

If you would like to try Signlab you can download a fully fuctional trial version here...

http://www.cadlink.com/products/signLab/sl_trial_demo.php

Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:02 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Questionable accuracy of vehicle outlines

Replies: 17

Views: 6085

Simon, are you sure your Ranger is the same as the European one? I know the One in the U.S. is completely different to those we have here. Mostly photos are much less accurate. As an example a customer wanted the exact shape of the rear panel (behind the doors) of an Astra van. Our outline was usefu...

Tue Feb 28, 2012 6:43 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: Ipad2 64gb or 'other' tablet??

Replies: 13

Views: 4902

Dave Rowland wrote:yes hold up until apple announce the rumour in march

but

if u got an iphone4, then you already got an ipad.. they are same


Mines not can't make calls from the ipad. :(

Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi There From Aussie Land

Replies: 23

Views: 2833

Mark, if your soul needs a little more than awakening I am up for a house swap! :cool:

Mon Dec 05, 2011 4:25 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: A banner rather than a sign...

Replies: 0

Views: 842

A banner rather than a sign...

...here is on I had made for last weekend after a whip round on a web forum. Anybody here do this kind a thing? it seems to command a much greater price then PVC ones.

Image

Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:02 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Software to Vinyl cutter problem

Replies: 6

Views: 2556

Cool, maybe you can hang around an advise if anybody else has the same problem! :wink:

Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:31 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Software to Vinyl cutter problem

Replies: 6

Views: 2556

Nothing like a little bit of patience! :o

Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:30 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Fiesta Van for sale

Replies: 4

Views: 1730

He is in Stevenage & is desperately in need of a new camera. :cool:

Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:48 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Impact Graphic Solutions website?

Replies: 11

Views: 1648

Gareth, do you have a company name? another little teething problem we have. There is no field to enter one on the form. :cry:

Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:35 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Impact Graphic Solutions website?

Replies: 11

Views: 1648

Waiting for a call back, think it's something to do with the SSL certificate.

Try this instead....

https://impactgs.co.uk/

ie with the 's' after http

Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:18 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Impact Graphic Solutions website?

Replies: 11

Views: 1648

Thanks Gareth got it, will be posted 1st class tonight.

Only use firefox & chrome, will get on to our web people to see what could be going wrong. Thanks for pointing out all is not well!

Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:36 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Impact Graphic Solutions website?

Replies: 11

Views: 1648

What browser are you using Gareth?

Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:15 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Why has SL9 not installed correctly? Any advice please?

Replies: 5

Views: 2414

Lorraine you bought Signlab for VersaWorks, it uses your existing RIP not the Signlab one?

Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:33 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Anyone using Signlab 9? Views?

Replies: 29

Views: 11723

Lorraine Clinch wrote:Hi Brian, the dongle is for v. 4.95 (ancient, I know!)


You could leave it on, I would uninstall it though as you have a new dongle. Have you another PC you could use the 4.95 on?

Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:52 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Anyone using Signlab 9? Views?

Replies: 29

Views: 11723

What version is on there already Lorraine?

Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:04 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Anyone using Signlab 9? Views?

Replies: 29

Views: 11723

Lorraine, have tried to contact you on your works number & the pub number. Can you please give me a call if you read this before 4.30pm today.

Mon Sep 05, 2011 7:15 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: signlab 7 measurement issues

Replies: 7

Views: 2788

No problem, glad that I could help.

Mon Sep 05, 2011 1:47 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: signlab 7 measurement issues

Replies: 7

Views: 2788

Sorry Simon, Signlab 7 will be the one (as that's the version you are using) I have loads of versions on this PC & Most of them show dates & not version numbers.

Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:55 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: signlab 7 measurement issues

Replies: 7

Views: 2788

You need to open the registry editor. Close your signlab first. Goto start (bottom left) then run. Type "regedit" in the dialog box, then click ok. This will open the registry editor. Double click the folder "HKEY_CURRENT_USER" Then double click the "SOFTWARE" folder. D...

Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:58 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: signlab 7 measurement issues

Replies: 7

Views: 2788

Have you got the rulers turned off?

Go to 'view' & 'show rulers' if you have. Or press alt & R.

Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Private registrations

Replies: 26

Views: 6682

I have a number of plates all direct from DVLA. Favourite is B15 POO which gets lots of laughs (on private car as wouldnt look too good on a van) this one was £300.00 many years ago and I have been told they wont issue any "rude" plates for past few years, was offered £1000.00 for it but ...

Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:07 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: A job advert that might suit someone here

Replies: 2

Views: 1167

Wonder why you would need to be "graduate calibre"

Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:46 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Rhinestone Plotting Software?

Replies: 11

Views: 5808

I believe the product Graphtec sell is a version of Signlab.

http://www.graphtecamerica.com/i-DesignR-Pro.html#

Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:42 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Anyone using Signlab 9? Views?

Replies: 29

Views: 11723

Will do cheers mate. :cool:

Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:17 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Anyone using Signlab 9? Views?

Replies: 29

Views: 11723

To upgrade Versaworks to 9.0 is £100+vat Rich.

Mon Jun 13, 2011 8:20 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Basic signlab problem, Help needed?

Replies: 12

Views: 4961

If mirror is checked in the setup it will be reversed in the preview? which it isn't.

Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:36 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Basic signlab problem, Help needed?

Replies: 12

Views: 4961

Manual here makes no mention of it...

http://www.signcutpro.com/files/man/rol ... 60+910.pdf

What version of Signlab do you have?

Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:24 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Basic signlab problem, Help needed?

Replies: 12

Views: 4961

There is an option that mirrors stuff on the cutter, can't recall exactly as I don't have much experience with Roland's these days. Do you have the book for it. Should be a very simple fix if you know what buttons to press (hopefully!)

Sun Jun 12, 2011 9:17 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Basic signlab problem, Help needed?

Replies: 12

Views: 4961

How does it look on the preview in Signlab? maybe your cutter is set to mirror rather than it being the software.

Sat Jun 11, 2011 12:08 pm

Forum: Industry News

Topic: The Worlds 1st low-cost Print & Cut desktop machine!

Replies: 56

Views: 33005

Peter Normington wrote:I may be wrong but seem to remember pc60 600 were about 5 k when they came out. so allowing for inflation the new roland is far cheaper in relative terms?

Peter


I think it was £6,495 rrp. So a fair bit more.

Thu May 05, 2011 1:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: New Staff

Replies: 28

Views: 4576

Shane Drew wrote:I've told him if things go to plan, we'll try and make the UK sign show next year. Thats the hope anyway.


Busmans holiday, bet he can't wait. :lol1:

Thu Mar 03, 2011 3:19 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Advice on copyright graphics please?

Replies: 28

Views: 4612

Having the logo on disk doesn't give you the right to reproduce it. Nor does downloading it from one of the many websites there are out there. However if you asked by an authorised BMW/Mini dealer to reproduce their logo, perhaps on their windows for example then you have been given permission. We w...

Fri Feb 04, 2011 10:02 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Advice on which plotter software is best?

Replies: 17

Views: 7950

It's £225 from Vinyl Pro 8.0 which I think you have? Try typing Signlab 9 into youtube, there are quite a few videos showing the new features on there.

Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:33 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Advice on which plotter software is best?

Replies: 17

Views: 7950

Brian I was always of the belief that Signlab was expensive so never entertained it. I use Coreldraw and Signtools. When I see the new boys on here that have just bought a plotter and are using Signlab I always think they are using a pirate version as it costs well over a £1000 How much is it for t...

Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:24 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Advice on which plotter software is best?

Replies: 17

Views: 7950

Colin, you can see a comparison chart here.....

http://www.cadlink.com/products/signLab ... _compr.php


Pattern fills, gradient fills & plug ins etc are the main difference between Vinyl & Vinyl Pro. Mostly stuff that is useful for designing for output too a large format printer.

Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:08 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: signlab 5 drivers or use different software?

Replies: 6

Views: 3919

Signlab 5.0 will not support USB. You will have to use the Parralell cable. You will most likely be able to use one on the Graphtec drivers you already have.

Or update your Signlab.

Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:54 am

Forum: Mimaki Cutters

Topic: mutoh fasttrack? Are they any good?

Replies: 2

Views: 2093

It's a Mutoh SC. Gerber re-badge it as a Fasttrack, but it's manufactured by Mutoh. Will be a decent machine so long as it's been looked after.

Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:06 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: impact vehicle outlines

Replies: 10

Views: 4207

And you have it! :wink:

Wed Jul 07, 2010 3:52 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: impact vehicle outlines

Replies: 10

Views: 4207

You don't need to do anything when you import the EPS files (size wise)

The Fiat 500 has been on the disk a while. You must have an old version.

Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:30 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: impact vehicle outlines

Replies: 10

Views: 4207

Use the EPS files, they are full scale.

Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:04 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: 1983 VW Transporter roof question

Replies: 10

Views: 2029

Just fancied a few hours off, no special reason. :lol1:

Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:55 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: 1983 VW Transporter roof question

Replies: 10

Views: 2029

Cheryl Smith wrote:Asked Brian..hes not got back to me yet...
Thanks David...maybe a bit of an idea there now.........
Cheers everyone :D


I have just emailed you. Had the afternoon off yesterday.

Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:02 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

I tried looking it up. GMT, daylight savings time, I haven't a clue. I am on EST in daylight savings time. But I will try and catch something of the game. When does Serbia play next please? If you look at the link to the fixtures somebody posted earlier, there is an option at the top to switch to y...

Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:14 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

Jillbeans wrote:Doesn't the US play sometime tomorrow?
My days are all mixed up, I've been doing the brown acid again.
:wink:


3pm our time tomorrow, same as England. 10am your time?

Fri Jun 18, 2010 5:02 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

Yanks were robbed.

Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From South Africa

Replies: 29

Views: 3673

Getting Serbia in the sweep-stake is most likely the closest Jill will get to Serbia. (?)

Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

hahahaha a draw :P surely they only have to do another 1 of those and they will be on there way home :P Then the mrs owes me a tenner i said they will not make the second round, please please please loose the next game :P sorry again hehehe I think you will find they may be on "their" way...

Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:51 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

Looks like Calamity has been teaching Rob Green a few things. :o

Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:29 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

Nigel Pugh - Grafityp wrote:
Brian Hays wrote:Seems best to watch with the TV on mute. Fed up with those horns already. :evil:


I dunno Brian, can help to drown out the crap co-commentator like Lawrenson or Francis :D


Never thought of that :lol1:

If David "kerb crawler" Pleat is on I will be happy to listen to the horns. :)

Fri Jun 11, 2010 3:16 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

Seems best to watch with the TV on mute. Fed up with those horns already. :evil:

Fri Jun 11, 2010 8:02 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

I am a football fan & am not interested. :thumbup2: :-? Not interested in what Brian? Missed your post Neil, I'll get you a good team in the sweep stake. England mostly. Over hyped. And it's a sad state of affairs when the best we can muster is Heskey up front & calamity James in goal. Dome...

Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:58 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 'World Cup Sweep Stake Results'

Replies: 354

Views: 44112

I am a football fan & am not interested. :thumbup2:

Wed May 26, 2010 10:47 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Time for a new blade? Graphtec CE5000-60

Replies: 38

Views: 17238

WD40 should be fine, only a tiny bit. Worth a try even if Peter doesn't agree. :wink:

Wed May 26, 2010 10:42 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Time for a new blade? Graphtec CE5000-60

Replies: 38

Views: 17238

Sorry don't agree Peter. I have known plenty of new machines that have had blade holder problems.

Wed May 26, 2010 10:37 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Time for a new blade? Graphtec CE5000-60

Replies: 38

Views: 17238

.....If your blade & offset is ok, it's the most common cause for cut quality problems in my experience. Would be very surprised if it's the blade btw.

Wed May 26, 2010 10:34 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Time for a new blade? Graphtec CE5000-60

Replies: 38

Views: 17238

Hello again and thanks. I don't know where to lubricate or even what. (sounds like a different forum) File sent to Peter to check out. It did cut the other stuff OK, 12" letters to fit to a gas station canopy in the morning. I think it's just that font. The non pointy end of the blade (the one...

Wed May 26, 2010 9:09 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Time for a new blade? Graphtec CE5000-60

Replies: 38

Views: 17238

Have you tried lubricating the bearing in the blade holder?

Tue May 04, 2010 7:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: John Childs. Passed away May 3rd 2010

Replies: 130

Views: 31661

Awful news, don't usually read the off topic posts. Just flicked over to see this, gutted. Thoroughly nice guy & the best customer anybody could wish for :cry: :cry:

R.I.P John.

Condolences to all his family.

Sun Apr 11, 2010 8:45 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: might go to ISA USA next year

Replies: 11

Views: 3360

How about this for a plan…….. Fly to Vegas. Rent an appropriate size vehicle. Hoover Dam Grand Canyon Skywalk thingy. Squeeze in a bit of Route 66. It's a bit of a hike, but Jenny and I don't mind doing the driving…… Tombstone. Back to Vegas. Did somebody say something about a sign related event? M...

Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:22 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Free logo design anybody?..

Replies: 4

Views: 1086

Free logo design anybody?..

Apologies if it's been posted here before, don't look in off topic much.

Made me cry with laughter...

http://thenextweb.com/shareables/2009/1 ... versation/

Especially the last pie chart for some reason. :lol1:

Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:34 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: can anyone help get my plotter to work?

Replies: 14

Views: 5616

Martin, you can also change the language on the cutter that's what I meant not the software. As I recall it flashes up HL or GL when you switch it on. Have a look to make sure it says HL if you are using the HPGL driver in Signlab.

Sun Jan 10, 2010 9:43 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: can anyone help get my plotter to work?

Replies: 14

Views: 5616

Sorry Martin can't remember off of the top of my head, will find out tomorrow if you don't have it sorted by then. Do you still have the cd that came with the plotter? the manual is on there. The cutter can run in either HPGL or GPGL. It will tell you how to change from one to the other in the manua...

Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:08 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: can anyone help get my plotter to work?

Replies: 14

Views: 5616

Martin has Signlab 8.0 Kevin.

Martin are you still using the Graphtec CE? as Alex suggested have you accidentally changed the language setting?

Tue Dec 29, 2009 11:13 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Impact outline number required

Replies: 12

Views: 3540

Paul they don't change all the time but they are alphabetically listed.

So if somebody had an old disk without the latest Kangoo on, then their Trafic outline would have a lower number than somebody with a more recent disk.

Fri Dec 25, 2009 10:56 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: CD Printing - Where and How?

Replies: 13

Views: 2541

You can get something like this for around £80... http://www.epson.co.uk/cs/ContentServer;jsessionid=A652C18942343947B760B2C222EEE38F.acc3?pagename=EpsonWTP/RenderBlob&TYPE=Document&OBJECTID=1227921226418&MIMETYPE=application/pdf You will just need to buy coated disks to print on. Should...

Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:40 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Interested in job lot of equipment

Replies: 28

Views: 3805

Patrick, it is too much money! how can you be saving 4,500??

Buy some new equipment with some proper training not a couple of hours.

If you are prepared to pay that much for something 2nd hand you have no worries.

Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:20 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Interested in job lot of equipment

Replies: 28

Views: 3805

Too much imo.

You may be better off getting a NEW PC, Software, Versacamm (or similar) & Heat Press. Unless you have a particular requirement for a themal machine?

Wed Nov 18, 2009 2:13 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Health and safety software

Replies: 6

Views: 2284

Thanks Jason, glad you are happy with it. :)

Sat Nov 14, 2009 8:13 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Health and safety software

Replies: 6

Views: 2284

If this is what you are after then I doubt you will find it on any disk....

http://www.hse.gov.uk/contact/faqs/lawposter.htm

They are protected by Crown Copyright, you will find more info here...

http://www.opsi.gov.uk/advice/crown-copyright/index

Tue Nov 10, 2009 12:41 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Credit Card Transactions

Replies: 22

Views: 3188

You could also try Viking Direct Neil....

http://www.viking-direct.co.uk/catalog/ ... rmal+rolls

That is who I use, seem cheap enough for a box?

Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:10 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Credit Card Transactions

Replies: 22

Views: 3188

Agree, charging people to take their money is not a very good idea.

Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:02 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Trying to source sign making software?

Replies: 20

Views: 5636

If you have "a few designs" already what did you use to create the designs??

Tue Sep 29, 2009 8:37 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Best software for graphtec plotter?

Replies: 3

Views: 2380

You can find a feature list for the different packages here.....

http://www.cadlink.com/products/signLab/sl_8_pkgs_compr.php

Sun Sep 27, 2009 8:53 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Cherished number for sale S19N PT

Replies: 7

Views: 1672

Are they not getting a bit hot on illegal spacing these days?

Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:41 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Toyota Hiace info

Replies: 4

Views: 3083

It has been the same basic shape for donkeys years. The front was changed (lights/grill etc.) in 2006. The 2009 version is the same as the 2006... http://www.toyota.co.uk/cgi-bin/toyota/bv/generic_editorial.jsp?navRoot=toyota_1024_root&nodiv=TRUE&edname=HA8_CarChapter&catname=%2ftoyota_1...

Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:17 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: Yet another PC60 setup question.

Replies: 10

Views: 3752

Chris Wool wrote:
Trouble is, I haven't a floppy port
:D :D

do you mean a printer port LPT1
chris


Probably means that the PC60 driver was on a 3 1/2" floppy disk?

Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:30 pm

Forum: Adobe Software

Topic: how do you fade out the edges of a picture in photoshop?

Replies: 4

Views: 2864

There is a tutorial here that I stumbled accross, not sure if it will help?....

http://www.sitepoint.com/article/photos ... ayer-mask/

Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:03 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: SignIreland Whos going?

Replies: 67

Views: 8391

Harry Cleary wrote:
Kevin Flowers wrote:seedy night clubs

Kev


How very dare you! No such thing in Holy Ireland! :D :D


Not strictly true apparently. :peek:

http://www.inyourpocket.com/ireland/dub ... Clubs.html

Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:27 pm

Forum: Flexi Sign Software

Topic: Help identifying software please?

Replies: 5

Views: 3440

Have you got the dongle as well? The book & disks are worthless without it.

Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:57 am

Forum: Mimaki Cutters

Topic: where can i get a blade holder for an old SC-650?

Replies: 11

Views: 5007

You could try Art Systems in Nottingham (0115) 9380 380. They distribute Mutoh's.

Sat Aug 15, 2009 9:51 am

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: has anyone else had problems with BMS mugs?

Replies: 9

Views: 3519

Hope Wycombe are poor poor poor today. Off there shortly. :lol1:

Have you called them Emily? always better than emailing if you have a problem. May be just an honest mistake that they will quickly rectify.

Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:56 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Is Low Carbon /Environmentally Friendly Important

Replies: 14

Views: 1258

John Childs wrote:but one sniff of anyone jumping on the eco bandwagon, or eco bullshit, puts me right off them.


Always put off then? :lol1:

Sun Aug 09, 2009 8:44 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Advice needed on cutter for new business please

Replies: 34

Views: 15307

Emma the CE series comes with ARMS, which is the same thing as Opos. (I think Summa call their system Opos?) This text is taken from Graphtec USA's web site... ARMS — Graphtec's Automatic Registration Mark Sensor system is the laser/optical eye which reads multiple registration mark patterns on pre-...

Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:52 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: Office laser printer... which one?

Replies: 9

Views: 3912

I have a Dell 5110cn. It has done around 200,000 copies so far. Never misses a beat. Can count the number of times it has jammed on one hand. Will be buying another when (if) it dies. :cool:

Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:37 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Recommendations

Replies: 3

Views: 2345

Russell, just be careful next time you buy a machine. You may be unlucky again & get a machine with faults. I know not all plotter manufacturers are as knowledgeable & helpful as Graphtec. Many do not even service/repair their own machines & rely on a 3rd party company to do so. Then you...

Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:08 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Convert logo for Corel X3

Replies: 6

Views: 2137

No worries, don't know where I got the "stopwatch" comment from. Wasn't looking very closely obviously! :oops:

Thu Jul 23, 2009 3:39 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: Convert logo for Corel X3

Replies: 6

Views: 2137

Tim have saved it as a Corel file. Have converted the stopwatch to bit map though as that was getting messed up. (assume you are printing it, good luck if not!)

Thu Jul 23, 2009 2:18 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Graphtec - Workshop / Course

Replies: 2

Views: 408

Surely he needs a course on design & operating whatever design software you have? operating the Graphtec is the easy part. :D

Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:59 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: resizing problem signlab to graphtec

Replies: 12

Views: 4975

Haven't got Signlab where I am at the moment. But as I recall you click the advanced box & change the values in there, maybe the option below the one you are changing?

Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:56 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

Opinion is divided. :lol1:

Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:30 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

Not a suppliers view at all. It's my view that is all. And as Chris has also telephoned us, I think it's a view most other "suppliers" wouldn't have. They would mosty all want to get a sale I think. Anyway as you said if Chris wants to join up he will probably save enough on a cutter to pa...

Thu Jul 23, 2009 8:20 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: resizing problem signlab to graphtec

Replies: 12

Views: 4975

254 not 2540!

What number was there before you altered it? you need to divide the original number by 4 if it was cutting 4x size...

Wed Jul 22, 2009 9:22 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: resizing problem signlab to graphtec

Replies: 12

Views: 4975

What version of Signlab is it? If it's a recent version you can adjust the resolution by going to the setup button in plotter setup, then plotter options tab. If it's cutting 4x size & the resolution is set to 1016, then you change it to 254. If it's an older version (version 5.0 for example) th...

Wed Jul 22, 2009 11:44 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: H&S signs (Standard colours?)

Replies: 7

Views: 876

I think the British Standards are a bit vague. They state that Prohibition should be Red, Mandatory Blue etc. I don't think there is an exact shade that they should be.

Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:54 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

Glenn Sharp wrote:It just seemed a fair question to ask without the need for a dig in my opinion


Not having a dig? just expressing an opinion. And answering your question!, Not intending to offend. Anyway if Chris doesn't have a problem doesn't really matter what I think. :lol1:

Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:50 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

Will give Paul a kick Chris as he has not passed on the message. It would be the same price from us though. Are you just starting up? if you are you may find getting finance very difficult in the current climate. Would almost certainly be easier (and cheaper) to get a bank loan.

Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:37 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

Not really sure why I would need to test drive the exact same brand new car twice at different dealers either?

Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:35 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

Not quite the same imo. Anyway it's only my opinion. Not really that fussed. :wink: And for the record the last 3 cars that I have bought have come from the same dealer. Who have generally looked after me well. I am sure I may have got a little better deal elsewhere on occasions, but for me the pric...

Wed Jul 22, 2009 9:39 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Where to buy a Graphtec CE5000-60?

Replies: 17

Views: 5765

A little off for you to go for a demo somewhere & someone to take the time to show you the machine. And then to offer by your own admission some "fantastic" advice. For you then to try & save a couple of quid by buying it elsewhere. (chat.) If you are that keen have you tried haggl...

Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:15 am

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: What's a Graphtec 24 weigh?

Replies: 3

Views: 1987

If it's an FC it will be a lot heavier than that.

Thu Jun 25, 2009 2:14 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Really stupid beginner question about converting to curves

Replies: 23

Views: 6187

Harry Cleary wrote:
I always save a version before converting......honest! :oops:


And I bet you never making any spelling mistake either. :lol1:

Thu Jun 25, 2009 2:07 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Really stupid beginner question about converting to curves

Replies: 23

Views: 6187

Also if you convert to curves you lose the font information. So if you come back to the job at a later date & need to change the text you need to remember what font you used. Annoying if you have made a spelling mistake!

Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:24 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Really stupid beginner question about converting to curves

Replies: 23

Views: 6187

Also bear in mind when you convert to curves it will usually have a adverse effect on the quality of the font. Only convert to curves as you say if you are altering the font, or if you are exporting to give the file to somebody that doesn't have that font.

Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:31 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Software issue means my graphtec will only cut tiny numbers!

Replies: 6

Views: 2226

It will almost certainly be a language problem if the numbers are tiny single line ones (ie ones that you cannot weed) You can switch the Cutter between HPGL & GPGL so can change that rather than the software if you prefer.

Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:27 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am thinking of crossgrading to signlab 8 vinyl

Replies: 6

Views: 2944

It is £350 Liam, don't have the facility to send pm's.

Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:39 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am thinking of crossgrading to signlab 8 vinyl

Replies: 6

Views: 2944

Accuscan is the basic vectorisation tool, you also now get colour vectorisation with Signlab Vinyl. Previous version only had black & white vectorisation. You get pretty much everything you need fir Vinyl with the Vinyl version. Obviously with the option to upgrade to Vinyl Pro or Print & Cu...

Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:35 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Software issue means my graphtec will only cut tiny numbers!

Replies: 6

Views: 2226

You are probably using a HPGL diver when it should be GPGL or vice versa.

Sun Jun 21, 2009 3:52 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am thinking of crossgrading to signlab 8 vinyl

Replies: 6

Views: 2944

Yes Liam it does, it's called AccuScan. You can find what features are in which package on the comparison chart here....

http://www.cadlink.com/products/signLab ... _compr.php

Thu Jun 18, 2009 12:34 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Cutter Options / benefit of your experiences

Replies: 23

Views: 8797

Peter Normington wrote:Well signlab starts at around £850 for cutting package, £600 if you cross grade from another design program, so not so far out of the ball park,
and worth considering.

Peter


£350+ vat to Signlab Vinyl Pete. Has everything you need for cutting Vinyl.

Sat Jun 13, 2009 9:18 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Alan Drury wrote:Who is that smiling bloke impersonating Brian in his avatar?
Alan D


Missed that comment Alan, the pic has been photoshopped. Surely can't be me. :lol1:

Sat Jun 13, 2009 8:49 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Jason Davies wrote:Brian I have just PM'd you regarding a crossgrade, can you receive PM's?

Jason


Yes Jason but can't reply to them. Have just sent you an email. (-)

Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:00 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Phills book?

Replies: 21

Views: 1933

I could think of nothing worse than reading a book from a computer screen. :o

Sorry Dave "if" you were serious crap idea mate! Plus as John has intimated some no mark would have it on ebay "buy now for 99p". (:)

Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:21 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what can I do with my off cuts of vinyl?

Replies: 28

Views: 3730

No I am saying you can't reproduce any of them without permission. I have never said otherwise. And if you try to sell Maccy D stickers on ebay you face the same risks. Unlikely you will sell any either. Everything we sell is on our web site so clear for all to see. :) Anyway I will answer the origi...

Tue Jun 09, 2009 10:51 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what can I do with my off cuts of vinyl?

Replies: 28

Views: 3730

We don't sell any disks with car manufacturers on. The hole thing is kind of a grey area. I know the guy that sells the "world logos" cd's had a fair few problems in the past. So much so he stopped selling them. I notice he has started to do so again now as I had an email offering me one. ...

Tue Jun 09, 2009 9:33 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: what can I do with my off cuts of vinyl?

Replies: 28

Views: 3730

technically when u buy a 'software' CD or similar you are buying a licenses with certain terms. With regards the logos on that CD, well that will be the responsibility of the CD Author. Is that in the same way that if I open a gun shop, sell you a gun. Then you go & shoot a few people it's my r...

Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:57 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The DUTCH?

Replies: 4

Views: 512

Didn't realise there were any cricket fans around? (?)

except the daft aussies of course.

Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:53 pm

Forum: Adobe Software

Topic: I am having problems viewing thumbnails?

Replies: 5

Views: 2694

Is it something to do with the association? maybe Ai files are no longer associated with Illustrator?

Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:30 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Copying colours in Signlab

Replies: 9

Views: 3896

Is their logo a vector or bitmap Phill? Assume it's a bitmap otherwise surely you could click the colour that will have been added to your colour pallette when you imported it.

Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:36 am

Forum: Industry News

Topic: UKSB member launches their own sign making book

Replies: 193

Views: 164537

Richard Urquhart wrote:Still waiting for mine, thought I would have something good to read this weekend !!!!!


You mean you aren't going on holiday this week? :o most unusual. :lol1:

Wed May 27, 2009 3:39 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: SignLab 7 cutter list outdated?

Replies: 2

Views: 2382

Vadim, contact your local Signlab dealer. I am sure they will be able to help.

Tue May 26, 2009 11:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I gotta get one of these

Replies: 10

Views: 832

In this country we prefer the 2/3 seater version.

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Fri May 15, 2009 10:00 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20567

Craig Brown wrote:
Brian Hays wrote:
I will be there


Brian, Your prediction came true...If Leeds can't get out of Div 1 what hope have the Canaries got :cry: (sorry totally off topic...back to the main thread :wink: )


Yes best forget all that nonsense for a couple of months. Topic seems a little way off anyway though. :lol1:

Thu May 14, 2009 12:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20567

Thought I was banging on about footy? that's what I usually do after a few. :lol1: You were (!) (!) (!) but we don't talk about football here in Norwich...but if you don't turn-over Millwall tonight I'll gladly take you to the Norwich v Leeds game next season :wink: I will be there, won't be sittin...

Thu May 14, 2009 10:52 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20567

The look is probably the vodka in the orange juice.... Peter thought it would add a kick to the juice..... :wink: That would explain the headache in the morning...and there was me thinking it was just from Brian droning on about vehicle outlines all evening :wink: Thought I was banging on about foo...

Tue May 12, 2009 5:12 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20567

Jillbeans wrote:Shane's pix really capture the character of some of these characters.
:wink:


Blimey I hope not! there has been some under cover photography going on there! :o

Sun May 10, 2009 3:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What Shane Drew is up to in the UK

Replies: 44

Views: 4360

Oh He's back. what happened Shane wouldn't they keep you... Sounds like you had a great time cheers Mike I think they were glad to see the back of me Mike. Not before they trapped me with a pic of an English Cricket hat on my head. :o The shame..... The very same hat that you said you were gonna &q...

Wed May 06, 2009 11:07 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Signlab 8 Training

Replies: 14

Views: 5923

Cadlink do training at their office in Hitchin (at a cost) there are no dvd's for version 8.0 only the on-line tutorials. I think Walsall College maybe do training courses also?

Mon May 04, 2009 3:34 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The official SIGN UK photo thread

Replies: 169

Views: 20567

Jillbeans wrote:Neill, Rich, and Brian.
I mean their real selves as opposed to their avatars!
Love....Jill


Brian who? :o

Fri May 01, 2009 4:57 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: On the way home

Replies: 31

Views: 2383

Dave Rowland wrote:I wonder if Brian got an outline for it... whatever it is lol


I have indeed & so have you! it's a Nissan S-Cargo.

Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:57 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Multi-Fix Vinyl Supplier

Replies: 8

Views: 1765

Digging up an old topic, anybody else know anything about Multifix. As mentioned Victory no longer stock it. Neither Allprint or The Vinyl Corporation do either. Have emailed Multifix in Belgium no reply yet. :-?

Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:53 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Where can I buy Grade 1 Reflective Vinyl

Replies: 21

Views: 3435

It was liquid mostly. :lol1:

Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:13 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Where can I buy Grade 1 Reflective Vinyl

Replies: 21

Views: 3435

Thanks Peter, Ian & Graeme. Will give those all a try too. :wink:

Peter didn't hear back the other day from you? assume you got whatever it was sorted?

Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:59 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Where can I buy Grade 1 Reflective Vinyl

Replies: 21

Views: 3435

Cheers David :cool:

Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:23 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Where can I buy Grade 1 Reflective Vinyl

Replies: 21

Views: 3435

Where can I buy Grade 1 Reflective Vinyl

Think that is what it's called? the honeycomb stuff? does anybody know a UK supplier. I have a customer that needs 4" Rolls in Yellow.

Found this site but they are a bit far away.... :)

http://www.reflectivevinyl.com/

Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:36 pm

Forum: Computers

Topic: Problems with @ icon on my Keyboard, help?

Replies: 16

Views: 3234

If you get an "@" when you press shift & 2 then as has been pointed out you almost certainly have it set to a U.S. layout.

Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:34 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: blade offset in sign lab

Replies: 13

Views: 5660

Did cross my mind on reflection. And it does surprise me somebody from Cadlink will help without qualifying software is legitimate first.

Apologies if it is legit Neil, but it is always going to make people wonder when you have expensive software & a comparatively cheap plotter.

Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:42 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: blade offset in sign lab

Replies: 13

Views: 5660

thanks mate its a foison usb 24 i spoke with the company that sold it to me and they have said its in the software not on the cutter so I'm not sure There is a surprise passing the buck. :roll: Most Cutters have the facility to adjust the offset. Never used a Foison so don't know if they do? where ...

Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:05 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: blade offset in sign lab

Replies: 13

Views: 5660

You generally adjust the offset on the Vinyl Cutter, not the Software.

What cutter/model do you have?

Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:17 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Help i need to get some work!!

Replies: 67

Views: 7825

Good stuff pleased to hear it.

Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:05 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Help i need to get some work!!

Replies: 67

Views: 7825

What is silly money btw? it's all rather serious stuff as far as I am concerned. Especially given the current economic climate. :wink:

Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:04 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Help i need to get some work!!

Replies: 67

Views: 7825

Thanks i was inspired yesterday by the messages and went out looking for places that looked like they needed work on with intention on photographing and sending some designs to the owners, i ended up in a old barbershop and have got a signboard 3000x400 and frosted windows to do now :D By sounds of...

Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:37 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Sign cutting software

Replies: 18

Views: 10860

Are you trying to use the USB connection? Most Chinese machines do not have a 'genuine' USB.......they have serial USB converters which are prone to problems.......if you can just stick to an old fashioned serial connection. John Steven is looking for software to drive his machine. The question he ...

Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:06 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Sign cutting software

Replies: 18

Views: 10860

Have spoken to a few people & nobody has heard of it :-? Even had a chat with Flynn Signs, they have sold more Chinese machines than I have had hot dinners. Never heard of it there either. Anyway good luck with finding somebody that does have one. Very odd that somebody would stick a Redsail lab...

Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:23 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Sign cutting software

Replies: 18

Views: 10860

I have already spoken to Cadlink Alan, they have not heard of it. The only way they can be sure a driver will work is to physically have the machine there. And then it's often a bit of trial & error.

Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:05 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Sign cutting software

Replies: 18

Views: 10860

Steven does it look like this.... http://cnjinka.en.alibaba.com/product/203903924-200297851/cutting_plotter.html As I said in the email it will more than likely work from Signlab using a P-Cut (or similar) HPGL or DMPL driver. The only real way to find out is going to be to try it and see. As I said...

Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:08 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Graphtec FC7000-130 Catch Basket?

Replies: 8

Views: 3798

Neil English wrote:
Robert Lambie wrote:Graphtec?

www.graphtecgb.com


I have had a look on their site but couldnt find any.


Think you would be best to call them? if they don't have them, then they can probably one in.

Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: VAT Question

Replies: 43

Views: 2876

tax which we have collected for free! That doesn't have to be true Peter. In fact you are collecting their tax for three months, plus the extra month to pay, which you are quite at liberty to put into a deposit account and earn interest on in the meantime. That's your cut. :D Obviously it's a rolli...

Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:33 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: This should've been banned

Replies: 4

Views: 550

Shane Drew wrote:
Brian Hays wrote:They are Millwall fans, saw them @ Leeds last season. :lol1:



They took the good transport then? :o


1st class all the way for Millwall. :cool:

Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:29 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: This should've been banned

Replies: 4

Views: 550

They are Millwall fans, saw them @ Leeds last season. :lol1:

Image

Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:23 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Beware - An Aussie is coming to SignUK...

Replies: 105

Views: 7430

10 days will fly by. May just have time to recover from the flight. :lol1: Hope I bump into you when you are over, have a few questions about Australia for ya. :cool: Will be a bit hit & miss re the weather. End of April/beginning of May it has been known for some nice weather in the past (by ou...

Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:58 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Beware - An Aussie is coming to SignUK...

Replies: 105

Views: 7430

Dave n Rob Lowery wrote:
Brian Hays wrote:Oh & bring a brolly. :lol1:


And wellies And woolly jumpers And thermal underwear :lol1:


May have to buy them here, not sure there is a need for any of those where Shane is from. :lol1:

Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:49 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Beware - An Aussie is coming to SignUK...

Replies: 105

Views: 7430

Blimey that's a long way to come for a Sign Show mate! :o

How long do you plan on staying?

Oh & bring a brolly. :lol1:

Sat Jan 17, 2009 8:31 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: Missing Text Features In E6

Replies: 9

Views: 3353

James, if you go to "help" then "about signlab" a pop up window will tell you what version you have. If you have a basic version you may not have the professional text module, thus the text features may be a bit limited. Downloading a patch is not going to make any difference to ...

Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:00 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: £5000 to £6000 to spend

Replies: 38

Views: 9505

I know Im getting a bit senile Brian, but I'm sure thats what I just said? didnt I ? Peter Your last thread said "at the moment" I am saying "at any moment" As usual I have not read all the thread mind :oops: But you did say at the moment, that would infer there has or will be a...

Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:47 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: £5000 to £6000 to spend

Replies: 38

Views: 9505

No that's not what you said Peter. You "rubbished" my suggestion. But the facts are that now is the time you will get a bargain basement price on any vehicle. And money is about to be devalued due to our governments miss-management of the economy. If ever there was a time to invest in &qu...

Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:13 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: This is TOTALLY Unbelievable

Replies: 13

Views: 1301

Mike D wrote:check this out for scarey . as you say the hard bits getting back down !
absolutely unbelievable
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=eM1e51mxu ... re=related


Saw that via a link on another site, mad! :o

Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:05 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: This is TOTALLY Unbelievable

Replies: 13

Views: 1301

The really brave ones drive down the hill :lol1:

Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:15 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I Feel Old (Thanks to Radio 2!)

Replies: 19

Views: 1238

Interesting looking site for those who want to reminisce....

http://www.radiorewind.co.uk/radio1/ste ... t_page.htm

Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:21 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: I Feel Old (Thanks to Radio 2!)

Replies: 19

Views: 1238

John Thomson wrote:Worst thing about reading this is that I remember Steve Wright in the afternoon on Radio1


Me too. Back in the good old days when Radio 1 was decent. Couldn't stomach 10 secs of it these days.

Wish Steve would bring back all the old characters, Mr Angry etc.

Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:56 pm

Forum: Mimaki Cutters

Topic: Gerber Fastrack 650

Replies: 5

Views: 5582

It's an SC650. Not sure Spandex or Mutoh would have ever supplied a workshop manual? You could drop an email to Mutoh in Belgium to see what they may be able to send you. Their site has PDF's for the operating instructions. I guess that is the same as you already have? Anyway you can contact them he...

Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:34 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: CDL file to EPS to JPEG

Replies: 5

Views: 4613

A newer version of Signlab. Signlab is the only program that will read a Signlab file. Or you can pull the job up on screen, press the "print screen" button on your keyboard. Then open windows paint & go to edit & paste. You will then need to crop the image to remove the signlab ic...

Fri Jan 02, 2009 1:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: T5 VW or Mercedes Vito?

Replies: 17

Views: 1907

Shane I had the old Vito (2002) until last June and wasn't a great fan of it to be honest and vowed not to have one again. Until I went to see the guy who I get them from who convinced me to look at the new shape. I ended up with the Vito Dualiner(the half van half minibus one) and have to say I lo...

Tue Dec 30, 2008 2:54 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Interseting (scary) blog...

Replies: 15

Views: 1399

John Childs wrote:
Very worryingly I have on my desk, returned by my bank, a cheque from HM Customs and Excise for a VAT refund. It bounced. :evil:


John are you being serious??! :-?

Mon Dec 29, 2008 11:33 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Interseting (scary) blog...

Replies: 15

Views: 1399

Interseting (scary) blog...

....for those in the UK. Tell me it isn't so. Makes pretty grim reading. :o

http://cynicuseconomicus.blogspot.com/2 ... -west.html

Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:13 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: A Sign seen at the weekend.

Replies: 3

Views: 600

It's been used by many Sign Companies for donkeys years mate. Forget where I 1st saw it, one of the franchises I think best part of 20 years ago.

Tue Dec 16, 2008 2:03 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Internet Explorer risk

Replies: 3

Views: 463

Another good reason not to use it. As if there weren't enough already. :lol1:

Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:21 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Transit Sport Stripes

Replies: 7

Views: 816

...looks like they don't on the Connect version either... http://bp2.blogger.com/_FfxkvFBrwT0/SAeM1FE1tpI/AAAAAAAABGE/nmp1FEzUOlk/s400/Ford+Transit+Connect+SportVan+Revealed+at+CV+Show+%28UK%29.jpg http://www.onlinevansales.co.uk/images/cars/Transit%20Sport%20Van.jpg

Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:18 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Transit Sport Stripes

Replies: 7

Views: 816

Almost certain they don't. Can't see any pics with stripes across the roof on a google image search either.

Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:11 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: impact vehicle outlines 2008

Replies: 22

Views: 3932

Have I missed something here or has Paul M actually bought something he already has? :-?

Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:10 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Classic(ish) Porsche Tidy Up

Replies: 11

Views: 1125

Lynn wrote:but that is a really ugly bit of metal :roll: what are you men like


lynn


:o :-?

Sat Dec 13, 2008 10:37 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i go about cutting vinyl to a shape please?

Replies: 18

Views: 2044

Get somebody that knows what they are doing? Has done it before? lol!! Gotta learn at some point. I do have a plotter, but my windows aren't square, I cant just measure them, I'll have to draw around a template or something (which I cant get onto my computer without a scanner big enough). Its the r...

Sat Dec 13, 2008 10:15 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: how do i go about cutting vinyl to a shape please?

Replies: 18

Views: 2044

Re: Cutting vinyl to shape?!?

Hi there, was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction. I need to put a design on the rear side windows of a car, will cover about half the window. Only thing is- how do I get it to fit the shape of the window? the only thing I can think of is to apply the vinyl on the window - the...

Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:59 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Time Doesnt Match The Crime

Replies: 5

Views: 437

Agree Paul. We all know 10 years means 5 anyway. :( But it is a step in the right direction I guess? people have got an awful lot less for similar crimes. I do think 203 mph is just sensationalism . All BMW's are restricted to 155mph. And even if they weren't there is no way a Z4 would get anywhere ...

Wed Dec 10, 2008 10:23 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Greetings All!!

Replies: 8

Views: 865

Hi Darlene, welcome to the site. Lovely part of the world you live in.

I lived in Charlotte a few years back, up until the INS kicked me out. :lol1:

Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:19 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Portsmouth

Replies: 7

Views: 630

Welcome to the site Simon. :cool:

Mon Dec 08, 2008 2:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Google Maps trampoline challenge!

Replies: 6

Views: 545

Re: Google Maps trampoline challenge!

Can you beat my score of about 45 in such a small area. 275x415m See if your local town has any such highly infested areas...together we can beat it...together we can bounce back. (Scale at bottom of image). Have marked them with a yellow dot...and I've missed a couple out! I'm making it easy for y...

Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:52 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: UNIFORM CADET SP750c print & cut

Replies: 5

Views: 1262

I would think around £3k would be more realistic?

I think you can still buy a brand new SP300 for £6995 with warranty RIP etc.

Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:45 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Transit Connect door size

Replies: 8

Views: 820

Ian Pople wrote:Hi all,

Thanks for your help and ill be asking Santa for a outline DVD for Christmas.

Thanks

Ian


Hate to be the bearer of bad news mate, but he does not exist! :cry:

Thu Dec 04, 2008 5:54 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Transit Connect door size

Replies: 8

Views: 820

JonM01 wrote:....on the Impact outline yes. Not on the actual vehicle. It's 1140mm on the one in our unit being wrapped now :)


On the outlines the door lines are depicted as 'hair lines' clearly the gaps are bigger than this between panels so you must allow for that. (-)

Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:11 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What a rush.....

Replies: 5

Views: 707

Dave Rowland wrote:OMG, Brians finally left the pub!!


I have been barred. :lol1:

Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:26 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Strange email requests..

Replies: 21

Views: 1664

I occasionally get asked why something costs what it does and, to avoid antagonising a potential customer, I explain that it is the quality of materials and the time it takes us to do the job properly. So, in your case, to avoid losing a potential sale, I'd reply that the price is justified by the ...

Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:24 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Strange email requests..

Replies: 21

Views: 1664

Sorry couldn't go your way John. Must suffer from some sort of email Tourettes syndrome :lol1: Shame I couldn't use all the suggestions! Harry's suggestion is good but it would involve Mr. Anonymous having his head somewhere near my backside? :lol1:

Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from cold Teesside

Replies: 22

Views: 2030

Matt Goodwin wrote:Hi! Im a newbie too and no-ones said hello to me!

Good luck and keep posting!!

Matt
Zap! Application Services


Have you started a hello thread? I assume not, as I type this your post count is ONE! & that's is on this thread! :lol1:

Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:33 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: What a rush.....

Replies: 5

Views: 707

Nice bit of Photoshopping. :lol1:

Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:19 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Strange email requests..

Replies: 21

Views: 1664

Justify according to one definition: transitive verb 1 a: to prove or show to be just, right, or reasonable b (1): to show to have had a sufficient legal reason (2): to qualify (oneself) as a surety by taking oath to the ownership of sufficient property 2 archaic : to administer justice to archaic ...

Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:18 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Strange email requests..

Replies: 21

Views: 1664

Harry Cleary wrote:whats your email address Jill? :D :D :oops: :oops:


:lol1: :lol1: :lol1:

Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:17 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Strange email requests..

Replies: 21

Views: 1664

Phill wrote:Unfortunately we all have to put up with w***ers Brian - I wouldn't let it bother you. :D


Not bothered at all, just wish I could think up a witty retort. :D

Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:34 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: 2000th Post

Replies: 10

Views: 861

What a cracker. And it has been said already why so long for a pic? :wink:

Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:32 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Strange email requests..

Replies: 21

Views: 1664

Strange email requests..

...today we got a rather odd request by email. It simply read... "How do you jusitfy 99 pounds plus vat" Now I guess it's safe to assume I am being asked to justify a price of £99, unless any of you know what jusitfy means? . I guess the V.A.T. is a simple one to answer, because I am V.A.T...

Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:38 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Now we have to PAY to send a VAT return!

Replies: 8

Views: 777

Suppose they would prefer people paying online to make their life easier. :P

Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:42 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: UNIFORM CADET SP750c print & cut

Replies: 5

Views: 1262

Paul, I think you are being a little optimistic with the price. And that is being polite.

Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Now we have to PAY to send a VAT return!

Replies: 8

Views: 777

Just sent mine off. Was very tempted not to bother with a stamp. When people post me stuff without a stamp it's a trip to the sorting office, then pay for the stamp myself plus £1 ish handling fee. Wonder what would happened if we didn't put stamps on?

Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:51 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Which mobile phone ?

Replies: 33

Views: 2584

I am with Peter, fed up with all those gadgety phones. Have just binned my N95 8GB. I want a phone for phone calls, not the internet, email, music, pictures, navigation etc. And I want a battery that lasts more than a few hours. Have just got a Nokia 6500 classic. Thin, light, decent battery life &a...

Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:46 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: good holiday Brian?

Replies: 19

Views: 1515

Thanks John. :wink:

Fri Nov 28, 2008 9:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: good holiday Brian?

Replies: 19

Views: 1515

Cheers folks. :cool: Handn't heard of it either to be honest John S. Speaking to a guy in a garage a few days before & he recommended it. Worth seeing if you are passing that's for sure. Found somebody on ebay to do a 3' x 2' canvas of the pic. Propper frame inc postage for £25. Too cheap surely...

Fri Nov 28, 2008 11:00 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

£350+vat is the crossgrade price for Signlab version 8.0. To qualify for that price you must have an existing competitors package. It is a new deal as pre version 8.0 there was never an option to crossgrade to Signlab Vinyl. Does this work the other way I.E I'm using signlab 6 and I have been quote...

Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:04 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Users of V** Telecom ltd wanted

Replies: 2

Views: 509

Can't help but we got tucked up with a similar scam many years ago. Ending up paying 5 years for a phone system that was worth £500 at most. The company had even forged a signature on the leasing agreement that we didn't sign. They went out of business literally weeks after us being tucked up. Our f...

Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:53 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Dave Rowland wrote:Hey I do all my digital print designs in M$ Paint, I must qualify for a crossgrade surely :oops:


If you already have a Large Format Printer it is safe to assume that you also have a RIP. SO could X-Grade from that. Thus no need for that extra piece of cracking software. :lol1:

Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:51 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Have spoken to Cadlink. You are ok with Corel Draw or Illustrator, you just need to supply the serial number for the product.

Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:18 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: good holiday Brian?

Replies: 19

Views: 1515

That's the one Shane, place up on the hill. 15 years to build apparently. Amazing what you can do if you have a few spare $'s. :D

Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:29 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: good holiday Brian?

Replies: 19

Views: 1515

Surprised you did a similar trip & enjoyed L.A. Rob. That was the worst part for me horrible place. Even thought Universal in Florida was better. And was quite surprised how run down & dirty Hollywood is. We may do something like you, a little more organised next time Shane (money permitting...

Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:06 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: good holiday Brian?

Replies: 19

Views: 1515

Yes thanks Peter, in all the years I had never really noticed there was a recent post section for off topic discussions! Had a great time, only problem is 8 days isn't anywhere near enough. We did around 750 miles too. :o The drive from LA to San Francisco was great following the Pacific Road. Would...

Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:00 am

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Jason Davies wrote:No worries, we use Omega sometimes but prefer Illustrator, I would be interested to know the differences and if it's worth crossgrading.

Jason


The best thing would be to get a demo version sent out. Then you can take a look for yourself.

Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:59 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

my corel v10 is due a upgrade how we fixed :) It's a bit sketchy on their web site... http://www.cadlink.com/products/signLab/sl_xgrade.php "Are you currently using sign software? A generic design/graphics application?" It would seem possible? although Cadlink's UK's policy may be differe...

Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:45 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

What qualifies as a competitors package?? Illustrator? Omega? Never used Signlab before is there a huge difference between the above? Jason Jason, I will ask Cadlink tomorrow for a comprehensive definition. I think they describe it as a Professional Sign Making Package. That would generally be one ...

Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:41 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Dave Rowland wrote:so when you have a 'competitors package', do you have to surrender the dongle?


No, you just need to photocopy/scan it & let Cadlink have a copy.

It's just so you can't give/sell it to somebody else & for them to crossgrade it again I think.

Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:32 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

Matt, I have just dropped you an email please have a quick read. And I will speak to you next Monday. :cool:

Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:30 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: I am looking into Buying signlab

Replies: 38

Views: 16911

£350+vat is the crossgrade price for Signlab version 8.0. To qualify for that price you must have an existing competitors package.

It is a new deal as pre version 8.0 there was never an option to crossgrade to Signlab Vinyl.

Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:24 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Outputting to Graphtec ce-5000-120 via Flexi sign 7.5

Replies: 3

Views: 2669

Sorry I am not familiar with Flexi. I would imagine it would be easier to set up via serial if you have the correct cable?

Wed Nov 05, 2008 5:00 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: Outputting to Graphtec ce-5000-120 via Flexi sign 7.5

Replies: 3

Views: 2669

Should work with any CE Series driver. CE1000, CE2000 etc.

Or a GPGL driver, you will need to make sure the plotter is set to GPGL rather than HPGL if you choose this method.

Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:38 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: which printer would suit my needs please pc60 or pc600?

Replies: 4

Views: 1308

Re: PC60 OR PC600 ?

C Harris wrote:PC60 OR PC600 ?


GERBER EDGE!

Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:20 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Joys i think? Any thoughts on this cutter?

Replies: 11

Views: 3854

Robert Lambie wrote:
Neil.Riley wrote:or maybe i should bite the bullet...Still a little undecided as yet.

Cheers, Neil.


bet the motor in that thing is a Lolly-pop stick and a rubber-band. :wink:


You will be giving people money saving ideas. :lol1:

Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:54 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: can anyone help with grammar & apostrophes please?

Replies: 7

Views: 888

Thanks... in this case I am content to trust our friends from across the pond with spelling :lol1: :lol1: Not with 'colors' though eh? Thanks again Jill and David. Ian :lol1: Apart from the odd missed out U. And the odd ZEE instead of an S, most of the Americans that I have met have a far better gr...

Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:07 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: SP300 Revival

Replies: 31

Views: 9272

David Rogers wrote:Not the same SP300V as this oneis it....

(deja vu)




You want it fixed and making money...GET IN AN ENGINEER. Period.


8 pages of ignored advice then a locked thread as it's getting silly again is it? :-?

Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:05 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: SP300 Revival

Replies: 31

Views: 9272

Have I missed something. In your 1st post you said you were "given the machine" is that given as in given free? If you were & you still don't think it's worth spending £1000 on then perhaps you should pass it onto someone else that can make good use of it. Perhaps your future lies else...

Thu Oct 16, 2008 8:13 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Foison C24 problem

Replies: 20

Views: 19212

Hi, I use Flexisign so I'm not sure what software comes with the plotter. I also use Photoshop for my lettering at the moment. I don't do anything fancy with the plotter but I'm very pleased with it. Odd that by your own admission that "you don't have much to play with" to buy a Vinyl Cut...

Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:44 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: can anyone tell me why when i type in text it dissapears?

Replies: 7

Views: 2643

It's late, sorry Peter.

Just saw the bit about dragging a box. :oops:

Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:31 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: can anyone tell me why when i type in text it dissapears?

Replies: 7

Views: 2643

Or maybe you have changed your line spacing to zero?

Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:44 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: cadet and plotter for sale

Replies: 1

Views: 572

Are you packing it all in Chris? :o

Fri Sep 26, 2008 10:13 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: how do i scale vehicle outlines in corel please?

Replies: 4

Views: 2210

Yes mate enter centers it to the page. Don't use the Ai files because they will be very small.

Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:48 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: how do i scale vehicle outlines in corel please?

Replies: 4

Views: 2210

You need to use the EPS files they are full size. You can then make your Page large enough for the outline to fit in. Go to layout & Page Setup. You need to use the correct filter when importing the EPS files into Corel. When you go to File & Import you will see a box marked "files of t...

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:38 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Thought I'd wrap the car as I'm off work.

Replies: 21

Views: 6323

Considering it was for a relaxing thing to do, that's pretty good Karl. When you've finished Brian's van, get yourself down to Essex to do mine :D What you doing off work anyway?...holiday I hope. Mine will be before Hugh's :D Suddenly your looking pretty busy Karl Asking for mine to be done was ve...

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:34 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Thought I'd wrap the car as I'm off work.

Replies: 21

Views: 6323

btw are you going to put any contact details on?

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:33 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Thought I'd wrap the car as I'm off work.

Replies: 21

Views: 6323

Where abouts are you mate?

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:24 pm

Forum: Vehicle Wrapping

Topic: Thought I'd wrap the car as I'm off work.

Replies: 21

Views: 6323

Looks good Karl. If you want something else relaxing to do you can have a go at my van. It's looking very plain. :wink:

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:22 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: has anyone else used signlab 8 for versaworks?

Replies: 21

Views: 14386

Just checked it's £125 for Fluid Mask. And Signlab for Versaworks is £550.

Let me know if you want a demo cd posted Rich & I will drop one in the post.

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:19 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: has anyone else used signlab 8 for versaworks?

Replies: 21

Views: 14386

Hi Martin is your rip on the same system as signlab? Richard the Versaworks edition if basically the full Signlab minus the RIP. It integrates with your existing Roland RIP. If its the full signlab 8 Brian, should not martin have the same plug-ins? like fluid mask? I do need to ask why Cadlink need...

Tue Sep 23, 2008 10:03 pm

Forum: Signlab Software

Topic: has anyone else used signlab 8 for versaworks?

Replies: 21

Views: 14386

Richard Urquhart wrote:Hi Martin
is your rip on the same system as signlab?


Richard the Versaworks edition if basically the full Signlab minus the RIP. It integrates with your existing Roland RIP.

Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:42 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Your views on OUR trade suppliers competing against us?

Replies: 62

Views: 9387

Jason Davies wrote:This seems very ignorant but can you post a link to their website?
Regards
Jason


http://www.bplightbrigade.com/

Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:49 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: SignLab vs. EasySign

Replies: 21

Views: 6306

Re: Sign software

If I'm honest...Neither! In my experience the sooner you make the switch to Illustrator & Photoshop the better, however if you want to go down the sign software path then I would recommend Flexisign Pro as I have found this the most intuitive Sign software I have used (although this was about 7...
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