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Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:17 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Advertising Trailer Price

Replies: 17

Views: 2781

I discount a lot for this customer and they get there fair share of freebies and FOC jobs. This is no one of job either and by the time you design it, print it and apply it there is a complete day gone. Today I worked 30 minutes and 1 Metre of material and made the equivalent of what they want to pa...

Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:21 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Advertising Trailer Price

Replies: 17

Views: 2781

What was most annoying about this job is I discounted it big time it was charged in reality about 2/3 of what it was worth. Then they get a price which is 2/3 the cost of mine!!! And they got it done for wait for it..............£130!!!!! SC :roll:

Fri Oct 10, 2008 12:08 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Advertising Trailer Price

Replies: 17

Views: 2781

Yeah it sucks.

Wonder if they realise how much it sucks when there new supplier cannot meet their deadlines and I am not willing either. LOL (:)

SC

Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:55 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Advertising Trailer Price

Replies: 17

Views: 2781

Let us just say my customer who we get a lot of work has just had a quote for absolute peanuts for this job. Don't want to lose all his work but this is an absolute p*** take of a price. Just wondering what the rest of you guys would quote such a job including setting artwork which may take a couple...

Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:15 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Advertising Trailer Price

Replies: 17

Views: 2781

Advertising Trailer Price

We have a customer who wants one of those tow along trailers lettered with a Full Colour Print to the sides and back. The panels are wooden painted Sizes are 140" x 80" 2off and a small triangular one on the back. I am having difficulty pricing this as it is a throw away week only thing. H...

Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:09 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: Drops of ink on banner

Replies: 11

Views: 1925

I would also guess the pumps!!! But here is a thing I have noticed on a friends Mimaki when printing banners it looks as if the static of the banner pulls more ink through. I am just wondering if it is maybe a mixture of the both. Is it just at the end of a banner no matter how long it is? Or does i...

Mon Oct 02, 2006 2:54 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Help! - GRP Pub Signs

Replies: 2

Views: 904

Signmaster Direct
01305848758

Used these people loads top quality stuff.

Sean

Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:43 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Servicing a laser cut acrylic Sign

Replies: 4

Views: 843

Imagine 2off 10'x4' 3mm Acrylic panels with lines and text cut out and a different colour inlayed, and just Tensol acrylic glue to hold it together. One of the lines run the length of the panel!!! There is a routed rebate joint between the 2 panels but this is only 1.5mm and that is splitting. I hav...

Fri Sep 29, 2006 10:42 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Servicing a laser cut acrylic Sign

Replies: 4

Views: 843

I have just found out that the customer/original contractor fell out with the original Sign Company (our nearest competitor)!!! I will not bad mouth another company as it just ends up (oh i swore !) for tat bickering. The Lightbox was made for 5mm panels and has had bits jammed in to take up the gap...

Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:44 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Servicing a laser cut acrylic Sign

Replies: 4

Views: 843

Servicing a laser cut acrylic Sign

I was asked to service a sign the other day by a local company. On arrival we found this to be a lightbox 20' x 4' just under a year old with a very intricate laser cut panels, there is only a couple of tubes out. But on further investigation the panels have been made out of 3mm acrylic!!! If I try ...

Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:16 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Galvanised frame scaffold sign supplier?

Replies: 7

Views: 2338

Ive found a supplier!!!!!

http://www.scaffoldingsupplies.co.uk

Isn't it amazing what 3 days trawling through the internet will uncover!!!
:o

Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:29 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Galvanised frame scaffold sign supplier?

Replies: 7

Views: 2338

I thought someone might know where to get some of these.

Help Please!!!!!!!!!!!! :roll:

Fri Sep 22, 2006 11:32 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Galvanised frame scaffold sign supplier?

Replies: 7

Views: 2338

Already supply loads of scaffold banners.
This customer wants framed ones.

Don't you just love customers who want something that you don't normally stock!!!

Sean

Fri Sep 22, 2006 11:10 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Galvanised frame scaffold sign supplier?

Replies: 7

Views: 2338

Galvanised frame scaffold sign supplier?

I am looking for a supplier of galvanised framed signs with a corex panel 30"x20" that clamps onto a scaffold pole.

I have looked everywhere and only found 1 supplier who although there product was reasonably priced wanted a fortune to deliver it.

Anyone help me?

Cheers
Sean

Wed Sep 20, 2006 7:32 am

Forum: Uniform Printers

Topic: can anyone help with Graphtec Signjet Pro 2 please?

Replies: 2

Views: 1650

Surely other people had similair problems!!!!
I have had problems but this one is huge and way beyond my small company to carry the costs.

Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:51 pm

Forum: Uniform Printers

Topic: can anyone help with Graphtec Signjet Pro 2 please?

Replies: 2

Views: 1650

can anyone help with Graphtec Signjet Pro 2 please?

We have had this machine for about 4 years it was our first and probably last step into the digital printing nightmare!!! This runs on HP UV pigmented inks with special substrate and overlaminate. When initialy purchased we used avery materials and although print quality was great, we had huge probl...

Wed Sep 13, 2006 1:34 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: OK time for a new printer

Replies: 7

Views: 1887

OK time for a new printer

I am looking at Roland Versacamm or Uniform Cadet. Now I know there is always pros & cons for everything. But I need some helpful input!!! In reality I would like to run solvent inks as these seem to last longer than the eco-sol type. Also what is the cheapest to run as far as consumables (Inks,...

Fri Nov 04, 2005 1:37 pm

Forum: Roland Printers

Topic: I've just joined the VersaCamm Sp-540V club

Replies: 6

Views: 2443

Versacamm What's it like

Seeing you've got your versacamm. Have you got a progrtess report as I'm thinking of purchasing.

Cheers

Sean

Wed Aug 24, 2005 3:36 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: what machine should i buy a Graphtec or Suma please?

Replies: 31

Views: 11591

Graphtec FC machines are built like a tank

Wed Mar 31, 2004 10:08 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign UK Show Update & Signlab 7

Replies: 20

Views: 2078

NO FREEBIES AT ALL WORTH TALKING ABOUT. DON'T WASTE FUEL STAY AT WORK MAKE SOME PENNIES OR EVEN REAL CASH!!!!!! Honestly I should have stayed in bed as it is a 500 mile round trip from up here in Cumbria.!!!!! Colin Do I get a badge and a weekly news letter with the I Hate E6 Club because when I joi...

Wed Mar 31, 2004 7:55 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Sign UK Show Update & Signlab 7

Replies: 20

Views: 2078

Sign UK Show Update & Signlab 7

Went to show on Tuesday and was very dissapointed. The place is Kneck Deep in Digital printers all printing very pretty piccys. This isn't what signmaking is all about at least not when I last looked. There is not enough people selling proper sign stuff that you can actually make signs out of. I was...

Thu Sep 11, 2003 5:46 pm

Forum: Graphtec Cutters

Topic: can anyone help problems cutting Graphtec Signjet Pro 2

Replies: 3

Views: 1662

can anyone help problems cutting Graphtec Signjet Pro 2

I need to speak to someone with one of these machines
as I am having problems Printing & Cutting

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