MZ SKEETER

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  1. 11 minutes ago, Dakotagrafx said:

    after feeling the ce7000 (this particular one at least) wasn't living up to my expectations - it is going back and a fc-9000 coming after skeeter telling me for years I should upgrade :/   I blamed it on skeeter when my wife asked :)

    Yippie! can't wait to hear you oooooh and awwwwe about it.   Great choice. I also told you maybe you should hang onto the CE6000.  LOL 

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  2. There are no set in stone settings for any vinyl cutter, or vinyl. Even the same model can be different.  It is posted on this forum literally hundreds of times how to set your blade depth. Blade depth is set for the different vinyls that you use. Blade depth instructions are in Instructional Contributions, on this forum. If you would have written blade depth in the upper right search bar, it would have taken you to many, many posts to set the blade depth correctly  Blade depth is set the same way for any brand of vinyl cutter. 

    To start with, you should set your blade depth correctly, by taking the blade holder out of the machine, and firmly cut across a piece of scrap vinyl, you will be cutting. You should only be cutting the vinyl and barely a mark on wax paper backing, Adjust blade to get there, Then put the blade holder back in machine, and use the force of the machine to get there, same results, only cutting the vinyl and barely a mark in wax paper backing. You should barely see and feel the blade out of the blade holder

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  3. do you have a USB dongle for it?  If so, maybe you can contact SAI and give them your user ID.  Or do you have the user ID written somewhere? If you ever get it again, just throw it in an email draft for yourself. Then you will have it in the future. 


  4. Just from doing some reading about a Saga, which the Titan2 is a rebranded Saga.  I do see that there is a sensor on the left side of the machine, in the back. And that sensor will restrict the carriage head from traveling further to the left.  I don't know if that is your problem or whether you cutter is considered old firmware or the newer firmware.  New firmware gives the  oversize error.  But you could also get that carriage restriction from not having the ORIGIN further to the right on the machine, on the older firmware machine..  Looking at your designs, your carriage head is being stopped from traveling to the left.  This may or may not be the problem.  Just throwing that out there. I don't know where you are starting your cuts at on the right side or where you place your ORIGIN.  

     

     


  5. I have seen  people select the wrong cutter also and it does this. But OP claims they don't even know which cutter was chosen in Vinyl Master.. Pretty easy to check in Vinyl Spooler.   They  didn't answer that question.   My Demo only has Laserpointer 11 on it.  Doesn't make sense that only part of the TEST cut is good. Wish they would post a picture of the TEST cut right from the cutter. (Not Pen)


  6. You should be making a slight mark on the backing, that way you are cutting the vinyl as well as the adhesive.  Also use a drop or 2 of light oil in the blade holder, so blade spins freely.   Make sure the wheels of the carriage head are firmly down in the track. Having  slight marks on the backing also helps if you need to replace a small piece of vinyl, you can see the outlines. Too much blade exposed can cause that wobble. It's less blade, more force for your set up. Blade so far in, that you wouldn't even think it would cut. 


  7.   Which is why I was asking.  1/2 credit card  is about 10 times too much blade exposed out of the blade holder. . Vinyl is only about 2-3 mil thick and you only cut with the very tip of the blade. 

    This is correct way to set your blade depth.

    To start with, you should set your blade depth correctly, by taking the blade holder out of the machine, and in your hand, firmly cut across a piece of scrap vinyl, you will be cutting. You should only be cutting the vinyl and barely a mark on wax paper backing, Adjust blade to get there, Then put the blade holder back in machine, and use the force of the machine to get there, same results, only cutting the vinyl and barely a mark in wax paper backing. You should just barely see and feel your blade tip out of the blade holder.

     

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  8. show some pictures..if you can.   First you must start with getting your blade depth set correctly,  Sign vinyl is only about 2.5-3mil, so you only cut with the very tip of the blade. Setting the blade depth correctly determines your force, Then you move on to blade offset. starting with 0.25mm, adjusting 0.05 plus or minus until your squares have square corners,  After that you could add a little overcut in your cutting software. 

    This is correct way to set your blade depth.

    To start with, you should set your blade depth correctly, by taking the blade holder out of the machine, and in your hand, firmly cut across a piece of scrap vinyl, you will be cutting. You should only be cutting the vinyl and barely a mark on wax paper backing, Adjust blade to get there, Then put the blade holder back in machine, and use the force of the machine to get there, same results, only cutting the vinyl and barely a mark in wax paper backing. You should just barely see and feel your blade tip out of the blade holder.

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