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Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:09 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Cutter missing points - help required, please?

Replies: 8

Views: 2506

Re: Cutter missing points - help required, please?

Thanks Matin, I'll try to remember that setting if I need it.

Phil

Thu Jul 23, 2015 10:57 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Cutter missing points - help required, please?

Replies: 8

Views: 2506

Re: Cutter missing points

Thanks for the replies. I checked the nodes all seems in order. I then started playing with the function settings, I changed the function setting from ‘detailed’ to ‘fine’ and also turned on the smooth function. I also went through all the offset possibilities until it was at its best. There is an o...

Wed Jul 22, 2015 4:58 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Cutter missing points - help required, please?

Replies: 8

Views: 2506

Cutter missing points - help required, please?

Hi All I’ve developed a really annoying problem – I’ve taken to calling it the cutters under bite! It only seems to struggle when the text is cutting length ways rather than width ways. The cutter is old – GCC Ultra SignPal running off an XP machine cutting from Artcut software (it was the only one ...

Fri Jun 07, 2013 3:35 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from East Sussex

Replies: 9

Views: 1866

cheers guys...

Fri May 24, 2013 1:06 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from East Sussex

Replies: 9

Views: 1866

Thanks guys. 10mins... blimey, usually takes me 10mins to find my tape measure... Good to have a yard stick at what i should be aiming at, probably didn't help that i had to recut the green twice coz of messing up putting it down. In my head it was going to take an hour. Think my downfall was cleani...

Tue May 21, 2013 3:31 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from East Sussex

Replies: 9

Views: 1866

Hello from East Sussex

Just to say HELLO!! I joined the signboard in 2003 and dabbled in doing signs as a sideline, lived in manchester then, went on a training day with a bloke from these boards, cant remember his name, but he was in magazines and allsorts for his work, think he lived oxford way. Work brought me down sou...

Tue Nov 23, 2004 2:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: letter to prospective clients?

Replies: 26

Views: 1797

Dewi, The blockshop in manchester do plates for the hotfoil stamper so cheap it's not worth doing yourself. I've got a hotfoiler with a load of bits and type and stuff which i keep thinking i should get rid of... the hassle of e-bay puts me off (although the merc sold on e-bay... Dewi knows what i'm...

Thu Aug 05, 2004 10:05 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Beautiful flash

Replies: 1

Views: 835

Best thing thats happen today!!

try this http://www.wheredidthetimego.com/

i didn't know i spent so long on the bog!!

Phil

Wed Jul 28, 2004 8:55 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: software needed a.s.a.p

Replies: 5

Views: 1586

Now you've got a PM

Phil

Tue Jul 27, 2004 10:39 pm

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: software needed a.s.a.p

Replies: 5

Views: 1586

I've got a copy of SignPal that came with my Puma cutter. You can have it if you want 'cause i've got signlab, don't know what version it is but i've had the cutter about 6 months. SignPal can do images and stuff. It's even got a dongle!! :D Just text, email or message me where to send it. Hope this...

Tue Jun 01, 2004 11:47 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: UKSG I want to join

Replies: 9

Views: 1091

and so would I.....


Phil

Thu May 27, 2004 1:09 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Wanted parts for novajet 500

Replies: 2

Views: 439

i've sent you an email.

phil

info@surflocal.co.uk

Sun Apr 18, 2004 8:45 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: does anyone know...

Replies: 3

Views: 674

Thanks, will try that now......

Phil

PS why am i working now.....it's sunday night!!

Sun Apr 18, 2004 8:33 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: does anyone know...

Replies: 3

Views: 674

does anyone know...

I may just be being a dumb ass, but i've got a font on the signlab disc which is a WFN font. Question is how do i open it and in what?
The font in question is the 3FLORAB.WFN

Thanks in advance

Phil

Tue Mar 23, 2004 11:13 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: help needed with 1st attempt window graphic please?

Replies: 13

Views: 3029

low tack application paper helped no end on the first window vinyl i did for a computer shop. Might help. Do it well and it can lead to no end of work especially if in a town shop (people seem happy to pay for that type of thing yet quibble over other harder to do stuff, work would be easy if it was...

Thu Feb 26, 2004 9:49 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Heat Press for Sale

Replies: 3

Views: 786

heat press still available?
If so i'll have it!

Just send us an email

Phil

Wed Feb 18, 2004 11:37 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Neogen Systems

Replies: 14

Views: 1372

I'm still confused :o
Bottom line if we want an outline ask Brian.......whatever your companies called :lol:

Phil

Tue Feb 17, 2004 11:14 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Encad novajet pro 600e

Replies: 3

Views: 820

sent you an email.


Phil

Thu Feb 05, 2004 10:42 am

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: Excellent Utility

Replies: 2

Views: 1083

CurveWorks is cool......it works like the CAD menu

Thanks

Phil

Thu Feb 05, 2004 10:41 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Application tools?

Replies: 4

Views: 1130

oops wrong thread, don't know what happened.......

going bonkers..... :oops:

Thu Feb 05, 2004 10:40 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Application tools?

Replies: 4

Views: 1130

CurveWorks is cool......it works like the CAD menu

Thanks

Phil

Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:04 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: postscript laser

Replies: 10

Views: 2596

Becky,

Are you offering one or do you want one?

We got ours from www.shopoki.co.uk (based in manchester) it was the cheapest plus they gave free memory upgrade to 128mb (which we then upgraded to 512mb) and a free b/w laser B6100!

Phil

Tue Jan 20, 2004 12:45 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: postscript laser

Replies: 10

Views: 2596

After much deliberation we bought the OKI 7300, in retrospect we should have got the A3 model. The Oki beat all the other colour lasers we looked at even though it was more expensive. I would definitely go for the postscript drivers, especially if your using Adobe and printing graphics. PostScript i...

Thu Jan 08, 2004 4:18 pm

Forum: General Cutter topics

Topic: I'll be cutting in the morning :)

Replies: 37

Views: 8844

Or will you be playing 'call of Duty.........' :o

Just popping out to post it now....


Phil

Wed Dec 17, 2003 5:56 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: can anyone advise if corel 11 is worth buying please?

Replies: 41

Views: 11308

I've got an academic version of 3d studio max cost £300 instead of £2500 ( i was a student when i bought it!!). It clearly states it's for non-commercial use only and the registation only lasts 18months. So if corel's the same it depends how you view software.........


Phil

Fri Nov 21, 2003 10:30 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Say Hello

Replies: 2

Views: 710

Hi Craig, I’ve heard of impact signs, in fact you’re just round the corner from me. We’re on Hale road (we work from the basement so no competition there!!). We’re called SurfLocal and are mainly graphical, illustration, web etc and digital printing, business cards, letterheads, blah blah blah, larg...

Sun Oct 12, 2003 4:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: SIGNJOE! He's still here......

Replies: 3

Views: 782

Hi Joe, I'm 'in' architecture doing contract for 5/6 architect practices locally in manchester......Building Reg and Planning have become a nightmare :evil: (Why on the signboards? because contact architect is as dull as dish water) But if you ever need a pointer just ask building regs have become m...

Thu Sep 25, 2003 2:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from Manchester

Replies: 6

Views: 1057

That's near bar38 / gmex isnt it?
Will check it out when i'm next in Manchester for a swift half :o

Phil

Thanks for the welcome one and all :P

Thu Sep 25, 2003 1:49 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Vinyl suppliers needed please in manchester?

Replies: 5

Views: 1862

Thanks for your help.........but one feeble step at a time! :)
Manchester tomorrow........then the world..... :wink:

Phil

Thu Sep 25, 2003 1:35 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Vinyl suppliers needed please in manchester?

Replies: 5

Views: 1862

Nice one, just phoned them from a link found on this site. So going to see them tomorrow.

Phil

Thu Sep 25, 2003 1:11 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Vinyl suppliers needed please in manchester?

Replies: 5

Views: 1862

Vinyl suppliers needed please in manchester?

Does anyone know of a supplier in the Manchester area where I can go in and try to match logo colours with film they have in stock? I’ve done loads of surfing but seem to come up short and other than this site have no contacts as of yet. Does anyone use/know of Europoint display in Trafford Park Man...

Wed Sep 24, 2003 6:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: hello from Manchester

Replies: 6

Views: 1057

hello from Manchester

I’ve roamed around the boards for a few months like a lost sheep, so thought it was time to reveal myself. We do architectural drawings (boring straight lines on cad :( ), which lead into 3D work (getting better at least some creative movement, 3D lines in max :-? ), which lead into large format pri...

Wed Sep 10, 2003 4:54 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: cutter needed

Replies: 3

Views: 846

now leaning towards just a cutter, so if anyone has one gathering dust.............


Thanks

Phil

Wed Sep 03, 2003 9:18 am

Forum: General Software Topics

Topic: Passwords, Security and other things

Replies: 12

Views: 3707

I run xp and have broadband.........I wouldn't have the faintest idea how to check if someone was moving data through my machine!! :o and without upsetting the computer buffs i'm just thankful every time it turns on in a morning........ technology gone bonkers :o

Phil

Tue Sep 02, 2003 11:31 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Hot Foiling

Replies: 9

Views: 2457

Just phoned Nigel…………..boy that man can chat… :o …..nice northern bloke who was more than helpful.
Only phone ‘im if you’ve got a few hours to kill!!

phil

Sun Aug 31, 2003 2:05 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Hot Foiling

Replies: 9

Views: 2457

foiler

We’ve just got a hot foil machine and are having trouble finding a supplier of key fobs and particularly blank dairies. Wondered if there was a main supplier all you boys use? We also need some additional metal fonts for it same thing is there a supplier you all use?

Thanks

Phil

Sat Aug 30, 2003 1:33 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: ROLAND VINYL SIGN CUTTER & PLOTTER

Replies: 12

Views: 2141

Good advice all round!
Just looked at website of Sign masterand they seem to have good offers, guess your safe with new or from a dealer or someone in the business.

Thanks

Phil

Sat Aug 30, 2003 9:03 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: ROLAND VINYL SIGN CUTTER & PLOTTER

Replies: 12

Views: 2141

ROLAND VINYL SIGN CUTTER & PLOTTER

Saw this on e-bay, http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3428930759&category=302&rd=1 and wondered what you all think. Would i end up with something i can't use? Are there things i should look out for? I run xp would that be a problem? Any pearls of wisdom greatly apprecia...

Fri Aug 29, 2003 9:27 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: cutter needed

Replies: 3

Views: 846

cutter needed

I wonder if anyone can help? I'm after a cutter........... we do computer graphics web 3d large format printing short run printing etc..etc... I've just got SignLab5 (clever little auction with free training :lol: ) and need a plotter/cutter to try my hand, we've been asked to do a mates landscaping...

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