darcshadow

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    need help !!!

    If you store them without application tape on it should help, then just tape them up when they sell.
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    Fluorescent vinyl

    If you do that you'll loose some of the brightness/pop of the color.
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    Fluorescent vinyl

    Fluorescent "glows" because of it's reaction to UV light. Consequently, the vinyl does not have UV protection and it fades rapidly.
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    One monitor, Two computers. Possible?

    You can get a simple two device KVM switch from Walmart for under $20.
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    Edge Lit Sign

    Made another one of these for another guy in the motorcycle club that also rides a 675. He wanted a full frame which allowed me to then put LEDs all around it. I'm not as happy with the frame as I would like but the overall sign turned out really well.
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    Celtic Tree of Life Lovers

    I'm looking for something like this image in vector form. I'm finding tons of photos like this one of jewelry and a few tattoo's and I think I have one that I could probably get a half decent trace from but figured I'd ask here before putting too much work into it.
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    Celtic Tree of Life Lovers

    Would like to play with glass but don't have the equipment to cut and shape glass.
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    Kicking my BUTT

    What program are you using? In Inkscape, select the horns and the head then hit Ctrl and the - key. Note, this will delete the horn. So if need to keep it, duplicate the horn first. Post a jpg or screen capture of what you have so far.
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    I Need A Shell Casing

    looks like a shell casing to me.
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    Scam Order Alerts

    ah, so the initial email isn't really a big deal, it's the follow up that will bite you.
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    Scam Order Alerts

    I get that this is not legit, but what I never understood is what are they actually after? The info the are asking for is standard sales data, about the only thing you responding to them would do is confirm that the email address is valid.
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    Kicking my BUTT

    Here's the link to the PDF that has the image for those of you looking. http://issuu.com/eurekareddevils
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    Kicking my BUTT

    Found the PDF with it. I was going to post what I did as I edited the file but it won't let me copy and paste to the browser for some reason. So here is a text file with the steps. steps.txt
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    Kicking my BUTT

    If it's like the devil was the are a lot of layers that are not actually seen so you can remove those. Just find the layers that make up what you see then weld and cut till you get what you want with a minimum of shapes/layers. Is that logo in the same PDF that was linked to in your other post?
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    Celtic Tree of Life Lovers

    Just realized I put plexiglass is trade name for plexiglass. lol Should of been plexiglass is a trade name for acrylic.
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    Celtic Tree of Life Lovers

    Yeah, Plexiglass is a trade name for acrylic, like Xerox machine for copy machine. I get it from Lowes or Home Depot. You can't get a very deep etch, so you can't get the multi depth details you can with glass but you can get a good enough etch to glow with edge lighting. I cut it down with a Radial Arm Saw and a standard saw blade. Get a pretty decent cut, then sand the edges down and flame polish them. I've had pretty good luck so far.
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    Celtic Tree of Life Lovers

    Blast, it is acrylic and I used an air eraser. If you look at it really close the etching is not as uniform as I'd really like but for using an air eraser it turned out really well. I hope to upgrade to a full blast cabinet soon.
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    Celtic Tree of Life Lovers

    Finally had time to finish up this project.
  19. It's only a 2 to 3 hour time difference depending on Day Light Savings time so you shouldn't have to get up early to be able to get in touch with them.
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    Need help vectoring this please

    Since a vector file was found, that one was just a matter of removing and welding everything to get to a nice cut able file. Side note, anyone have any idea why there were so many shapes behind other shapes that you couldn't even see in the first place? Seems like an overly complex file for no real reason.
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    Need help vectoring this please

    you lost the white of the eyes. He'll never get shot now. lol
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    Need help vectoring this please

    Wow there are a lot of individual shapes behind each other.
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    Need help vectoring this please

    Just an FYI, that is owned by Eureka Collage.
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    A Little help with a logo

    Text is kind of hard to read seeing how half of it is practically upside down.
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    How do I build my own tape applicator?

    ah, I was thinking of this one.