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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:27 pm

New Plotter Today!

As mentioned in another post, I am supposed to be getting a
http://www.graphtecamerica.com/ce5000series.html
24" plotter today. Also got the pounce attachment.
Supposedly it is plug-n-play but if it turns out to be plug-n-pray I will ask for help.
I have been running a 20 yr old Gerber 4E via GA 6.2.
It has been limping along rather sadly since about July.
I suppose I will be using the software they provide, along with Corel 12.
I am sure you will hear some grumbling from me.
Why a small cutter? I didn't want to have to deal with big rolls of material.
I have heard from a friend that I will hate it the first few days but then I will wonder what took me so long.
Love....Jill
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:34 pm

Oh very good... well as Rob posted us helping each other out, we now have Derek's graphtec and its great.
Can cut directly in corel.... remember to look for the 'Rocket'
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:35 pm

good luck with your new toy Jill :D

24" plotter is big enough for general signmaking,
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:38 pm

best of luck with your new piece of kit Jill, hope you find a big difference with it. :D
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:39 pm

Have the same one myself Jill, you won't regret it. Took a bot of help from on here to get going but I havent had an issue or problem since.
Best of luck and health and wealth with it. Isn't it great when the Sanity Clause comes early? :D
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:58 pm

thing is, the value of your gerber 4e is likely to be the same as the graphtec to pair it up to the Edge. So thats always something to consider.
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 9:13 pm

best of luck jill... these are great machines....
ill give you a couple of week to settle with it. trust me though... you will wonder how you did without it. it will be blistering fast in comparison to your old gerber.

and feel free to ask all you wish... its why this place exists. :D
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:22 pm

Jill, ive got the CE5000-120 and its a great tool. I wont be without it.
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Post Sat Nov 14, 2009 3:23 am

Nice one Jilly. You just plain old bypassed the whole of the 1990s didn't you? I only update my haircut every second decade as well. :P
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Post Sat Nov 14, 2009 7:38 am

Jumping from a 4e to a Graphtec.....be like hopping off a skateboard into a Farrari. Enjoy your new toy Jill. :wink:
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Post Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:43 am

Hope you enjoy your Graphtec Jill, great piece of kit. I've had the CE3000 for a few years now and works a treat.

Let me know how you get on with the pounce attachment, if it's available for the 3000 I may get one.

Don't trash the 4E though it's an antique.........bit like myself :(

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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:05 am

It finally came today.
Justis assembled the stand and even I was able to install the software.
If it is possible to have an orgasm over how cleanly and quickly a plotter cuts, I am having one.
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I cannot believe I waited so long to get a new plotter.
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:09 am

:lol1: that's great news jill... the cutter doing you proud, not the orgasm. :oops: :lol1:

you will wonder how you ever managed before on the time savings alone...
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:15 am

Robert Lambie wrote::lol1: that's great news jill... the cutter doing you proud, not the orgasm. :oops: :lol1:

I'm pleased for you Jill. Both for the plotter and the orgasm. :D
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:lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:56 am

I think you've plugged it into the wrong socket Jill. :o
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:38 am

Well done Jill, using the pounce tool already :oops: :lol1:
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:38 am

:lol1: :lol1:

enjoy your new toy jill :D

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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 10:44 am

:D :D :D :D
Don't tell Karl you bought a Rabbit! :o :o
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:12 am

Harry Cleary wrote::D :D :D :D
Don't tell Karl you bought a Rabbit! :o :o


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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:33 am

Marcella wrote:
Harry Cleary wrote::D :D :D :D
Don't tell Karl you bought a Rabbit! :o :o


:lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:



Sound. I get excited when I get a new machine.........but it's never had that effect on me. :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1: :lol1:

Does it vibrate? :oops: :oops: :cool: :o :P :roll: (>) (>) (>) (>)
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:21 pm

Andy Gorman wrote:Nice one Jilly. You just plain old bypassed the whole of the 1990s didn't you? I only update my haircut every second decade as well. :P


and your avatar!

Well done Jill

You're gonna love the pounce feature

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