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  1. FYI, you don't have a parallel port, it is a serial port.
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    Custom Vehicle Templates

    I don't do this type of work, but what you are describing sounds like the perfect fit for the knife less finish line cutting tape. There have been post on here in the past about it and there are some videos of it's use someplace. Some pretty neat stuff. To get a cutter to cut something to exactly fit a hood or what ever and then apply it perfectly, is going to be near impossible.
  3. This guy is either the craziest guy in the world or one of the bravest. http://www.tvguide.com/news/watch-heaven-sent-luke-aikins-airplane-jump-video/
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    VinylMaster Cut inverts trace image

    I think there may be some terminology confusion as well. You say you vector it, and then trace it? If it's vectored there is no need to trace. Tracing is used to take a raster image and turn it into a vector image.
  5. Not sure what it's called in VM but there should be a punch through tool, or difference tool, or something like that to subtract the top shape from the bottom shape leaving you the outline you desire. Be aware though, it is extremely difficult to get an outline like you're wanting to line up perfectly when you install the decal. Layering the decal would be the easier, and pretty standard way of achieving the look.
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    Help Identifying This Font

    Looks like Ornitons TS-Heavy
  7. By adjust settings, are you talking about force, speed, and position, or something else? I don't think I've ever touched the reset button but the speed and force is the standard "ready to cut" screen. The reset button resets the baud rate, clears the memory, move the carriage to the right most position. If you are in the setup screens, To exit from them, you hit the setup button again. If Make the Cut isn't working that's something else. Have you tried a different cut software, there are several that offer free trials, and Signblazer is free, there are links on the forums to the location to download a copy.
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    Tire Decal Material Help!

    Two years is ok, but how many miles were put on it? I've never had a sport bike tire last two years, at least not a rear tire anyway.
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    Don't have SB in front of me, but I think you just do a save as and select the EPS option.
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    My MH cutter not recognizing USB

    Pretty sure on the web page for the MH cutters it states they are not mac compatible.
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    New Forum Feedback

    Nice! But that dot is not there on Unread Content page.
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    .ve file assistance needed

    All the colors in that eps are objects and you will simply need to do a cut by color. Although it is building everything on top of the black, so the letters inside the stripes will be a pain. Would be easier to make the stripes and star field solid then add the black letters on top.
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    Just gonna Rant

    Next time you go out shooting, have some drinks and snacks standing by for the officer that shows up this time.
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    New Forum Feedback

    One thing I'd suggest altering, the USCutter logo at the top, rather than have the link take you to the forum home page, I'd have it take you to the USCutter web page. I never understood why so many company forums don't have links back to their main webpage.
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    Typing Vertically

    Inkscape, which is a free program can do this. Create your design there then copy to SB and cut.
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    Pokemon Go Team Logos

    Don't know about that. This type of game has been around for about 10 years. This is the first one to hit big though and that's just because Pokémon has such a big following already.
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    New Forum Feedback

    Only thing I don't link is no longer having the ability to jump to the first unread post of a subject.
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    Error: Can not load this version drawing file

    Could be that the file is corrupted. Two things to try, copy the file to your desktop and try opening it from there and if that doesn't work, you could try posting it here and see if anyone can open it.
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    McCormick Farmall font

    Noveo Sans Black is pretty close to Farmall, the middle line of the F is a tad to long, and the legs of the L need to be a little longer, but the A, R, and M look pretty good. Objektiv MK3 Black is a pretty close match to McCormick although the M and C will need work.
  20. Another little thing, under the users avatar, there is no space between the work Location and the location being displayed.
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    New Forum Feedback

    How did you do it in the old forum? I do agree the unread content is a bit bulky. I also have not yet found a way to go to the first unread post. The links either take you to the first post of the topic, or the last post.
  22. Nope, no change. Clearly it's something on my end. No worries though, I can copy and paste and post images and several other things with the new forums that didn't work for me before so I'm not really complaining about some missing icons.
  23. Will have to check from my home pc. Firewall here at work might be blocking something.
  24. Yeah, I'm using IE. Here's what I see.
  25. Not really a problem per say, but the notification and message icons at the top of the screen are either the same color as the background, or are not being loaded on my screen. Didn't even realize there was an icon there till I got a notification of a liked post.