sleeveofwizzard

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  1. Getting back into the game

    Update, I have cut a few circles and shapes just to test things out. Got the blade depth set. Today I tried to cut a few things to practice and ran into an issue. The machines starting position isn't very close to the right side of the vinyl. I cut two things and both got cut off at the left side because it ran out of vinyl. I even moved the material over on the rollers but the machine adjusted itself and made the same error. On my old laser pointer there was a reset button on the side of the machine that allowed me to set the starting point for cutting. Thanks, Ted
  2. Font wizards please help

    Yeah I just checked that site out. Much better then the one I tried a couple days ago. Thanks!
  3. Font wizards please help

    Hey everyone, Hoping someone will have an idea what this font is. I ran it through the online identifier but didn't find a match. Thanks in advance Ted
  4. Getting back into the game

    Graphtec CE-6000 24" that came with the 9x12 heat press. Went with vinyl master pro and a bunch of tools and such. Only bought white vinyl so far because I needed the color guide to pick the other colors I need.
  5. Getting back into the game

    Well I pulled the trigger and everything arrived on Friday. Not sure when I'll have time to set it up and start relearning. I'm excited about having good stuff to use. Thanks for everyone's input!
  6. Getting back into the game

    OK last one (probably). I just saw Graftec i-designR Pro 2 on the site for sale. It's more expensive. Anyone used it?
  7. Getting back into the game

    I'm not trying to be a sissy here ha ha. Just want to make sure I have a user friendly set up without having to purchase more stuff after the end of this calendar year. Is there any tools or options for arranging cut jobs or separating layers while using a plug in? There was some options for this in Sign Blazer that didn't work very well. Just curious, the optional software listed for the graftec is Corel and Signcut Pro. Is that one any good? Everyone used to rave to no end about Flexi is that one old news now?
  8. Getting back into the game

    The last setup I had was time consuming and frustrating. Inkscape to design and save in a certain format. Then import into signblazer to cut. Whenever I had to deal with someone else's files then usually had to fire up Adobe illustrator and stumble my way around. I really don't have the time to be fiddling with all that anymore. I need an all inclusive program to design and cut that works well with the machine. I am slightly better with Corel then I am with Adobe but a "plug in" to cut with doesn't seem totally fluid to me. Anyone have experience with that?
  9. Getting back into the game

    Ok ok, I get it. So the CE-6000 looks like a possibility. Now onto software. I have used Corel draw in the past but not proficient with it. I was originally thinking Roland because I thought it came with its own it software. Is the basic version of Vinyl Master worth anything or would one need the pro version?
  10. Getting back into the game

    Hey all, Long time no post. I sold my business half a decade ago but am in the market for a new cutter. I am looking to purchase something a step up from my previous Laser point machine for two reasons. I would like something that comes with GREAT software. I am pretty good with Inkscape and Sign Blazer. Also want a machine with better tracking and quality then the lazerpoint. So what machine do you guys recommend. Would like to stay under $2K if possible. Vinyl cutter and stand only. Thanks, Ted
  11. What Does Your User Name Mean???

    Back from the Black Lagoon
  12. What Does Your User Name Mean???

    Mine is to deep and confusing to explain.
  13. Chat Line

    I talk with a handful of my friends and x coworkers on the phone. We each call one of two people and use our two and three way calling. Its nice to talk to people other then clients and share expertise in the moment. We call it the conference call.
  14. Is this considered "Ironic"?

    Ha ha ha, priceless!
  15. Sublimated clock

    Looks great man!