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  1. I've been thinking about getting a heat press but not sure how worth it they are. What kind of price should I be expecting to be able to buy blank tee shirts for? It seems to me that there's not a lot of profit per shirt... Maybe I'm wrong?
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    Hello from a beginner

    Welcome from Wisconsin!
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    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
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    I think I'm cutting too deep...

    Actually, this thread was just a joke...... I saw the pic that US Cutter has of their blade holder and thought it was funny.
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    I think I'm cutting too deep...

    So it's not supposed to stick out as much as it is in the picture I posted above...? : )
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    I think I'm cutting too deep...

    No I didn't... Thanks, I'll try that!
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    I think I'm cutting too deep...

    Duct tape.
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    I think I'm cutting too deep...

    My US Cutter vinyl cutter seems to be cutting too deep. I didn't know how to set the depth of the blade, but I saw an image on US Cutters website that showed me how far the blade should be sticking out so I just copied that...
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    Vinyl work on a parade float

    My daughter is on our towns royal court this year, and does parades during the warmer months. Another towns festival is during October and they have a huge Halloween parade. The visiting royalty and their families usually transform their normal float into some fun theme just for that parade. Our court decided to go with the Toy Story theme. I had a bunch of 4x8 choroplast sheets that the city gave me after an election one time so I donated them to the float. We painted them and used them to make the sides of this wagon, Al's Toy Barn, the toybox, some ABC blocks, monkeys, and some other various signs. I used my vinyl cutter to make the Toy Story signs, the Radio Flyer logo, the Al's Toy Barn sign, ABC blocks and the Play-Dough buckets. It turned out awesome! Too bad it was all for one parade. Here are some pics!
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    Hello from tx

    I also have the SC2 and am using VM with no complaints. I may have to download SBE just for those graphics though. Now that you have the license key, you should be up and running in no time. I had zero problems getting up and running with my SC2. although I thought they offered a starter package with Mac software....? I could be wrong.
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    Hello from tx

    Welcome to the forum! What cutter did you get?
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    Tow trucks

    Nice job, I'm assuming you layered the first one, not printed?
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    My daughter wants a T shirt

    Ooooooh, thanks for the reminder! I had heard about mirroring it, but forgot about it again!
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    My daughter wants a T shirt

    I have an SC2 and have no HTV or heat press, but she wants me to make her a custom shirt. I've never even seen HTV. Can I get a small roll of vinyl and use an iron... successfully? I've heard using an iron for t shirts is a pain in the ass. Is it even worth trying?
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    BBQ Trophy

    I got a vinyl cutter so I could add fine details to my plasma cut metalwork. I've had the vinyl cutter for about a year now and still haven't combined the use of metalwork and vinyl...But a friend of mine is holding a Rib Fest and invited me to come, so I told him I'd make some sort of award like a plaque or something. I originally thought I'd simply cut out a piece of metal in the shape of a rack of ribs and decorate it with vinyl lettering so the winner could hang a plaque on their wall. Then this 30" tall thing happened... Can't wait to eat!