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  1. 3barefoot

    Go-C Graphics

    Off topic.... Nice work by the way! I LOVE the LED signs. But how is Etsy going for you? I have got to look into making some extra money and start pushing my stuff more. TIA
  2. 3barefoot

    Name Banner Blanks/Software

    I have seen & have bought a sign like this at the NC State Fair a few years ago. It's printed on. You pick the sign and give them the name. For a extra price you can get it framed. You return in an hour or so to pick the banner up. To me it's not really a banner as much as a long poster. I bought a NY Yankees one for my Son & a dolphin one for my daughter. Its a neat item and I myself would love to able to add it.
  3. Have you checked around your area to see if there is local vinyl shop that sells to the public? I have one here in NC that is like 15 mins from me. I like going there because if someone orders a color I know I'm not going to use again, I do not have to buy a whole roll of that ugly/crazy color. Prices at my local shop are not to bad. Also if I need something printed on 3M I can get that done there too crazy cheap if I do the artwork. Just a thought.
  4. 3barefoot

    Blank Garden Flags For HTV?

    If you are on Facebook there are some pages that have buy in deals.
  5. The local shop only printed them for me. I had to pick them up and come back to my shop and press. I had the logo so there was no setup fee. I pressed all the shirts front and back.
  6. Check into ordering transfers. I had to do 80 shirts for a ball team listing their winnings on the back. I went to Transfer express and got them for $161. You can try out Transfer express for free and mess with their layouts. If you use your own logo/artwork it always cost more. That's when you check your local vinyl dealers and see if they do custom printing. My local shop cut TE's price by more than half. I had a local shop print the front logo which was 3 colors. 80 of those cost me $79. Best thing about going that way.... I didn't have to weed a thing!!
  7. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    I am glad I didn't do the shirts now that I have seen a picture. I wouldn't want my name no where near them. They look poor. I don't get why they didn't go local with a screen print company for the fronts.
  8. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    I should have just waited one more day to send anything to her. I just picked up a plumbing company that has 4 trucks they want done. So then I could have just told her I'm sorry you didn't place your order in time. But then again, I'm glad she is done with. She can bug that man to death like she did me. I did put watermarks on the images I sent her. I normally don't, but with her I just had that feeling from the start. I'm going to write up so guide lines just for mess like with her. I do this just as a side job, I don't push it to sell. If it sells it sells if it don't it don't. My husband owns a mechanic shop, I run his office and I have my cutter and everything at his shop.
  9. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    Guess she didn't like that response. I still haven't heard anything back from her. Spoke to soon... She just texted back. Sorry meant to reply back last night. I think we have another guy that will do the shirts. I understand the liability factor. So that must mean she has been talking to someone else the whole time also. For you to find another person at 8:30pm on a Sunday night. Or either she just found someone else today. Either way I'm fine with it. He can have her!!!
  10. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    Ok so this went as follows..... She asked me what size the letters and numbers would be. I answer her with 2" letters and 6"-8" numbers depending on the size of the shirt. But after thinking this though, with the shirts being done by custom ink, I not sure how close I could get the color yellow they have put on the front as screen printing & HTV are different when it comes to matching colors. Also there comes the chance of putting the wrong name to the wrong number and then theres 2 shirts I have messed up. No way for me to replace it. I can still do the decals if you want me to but I would rather not do the shirts. I'm sorry. Her response was "Well that stinks, we already had orders for this to be done." My last text to her was.... I have absolutely no room to cover any mistake made to any of the shirts. Example, $6.00 logo put on a $90.00 Nike jacket someone brought to me. There is no way I could replace that jacket. I will agree to do the shirts if you would sign to release me of potential damages to the shirts. If a shirt gets damaged you will have to replace the shirt at your cost. I am already lower than most for doing individual shirts. Also a 50% non refundable deposit required with all orders over $50.00. This price is to cover any materials I have to go buy for this order. This applies anyone who places big orders. As I have been stuck with items before. I was not aware you had already had orders. Nothing was set in stone to me yet. From my understanding it was still up in the air as to how many you were going to order, I must have missed something. Again I will do the shirts if you will release potential damages & get a replacement shirt at your cost, "if" something is to get messed up.
  11. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    I know. Most teams I have done in the past do not get names. I just start with the smallest shirt at #1 and go up from there. I'm still not 100% on wanting to do this order. There is A LOT that can go wrong with this order. If she writes a number wrong, miss spells a name, parent sends her wrong info.. All those would fall on them not me. But I can grab a wrong shirt like you said. Give John a large when he wanted a small.
  12. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    You have all these people out there with the cricut & cameo who make it seem vinyl is so cheap. In my area seems everyone and their Mama has one and doing decals dirt cheap. I'm not falling to their level. Let them go get shirts from them that have been pressed with an iron not a heat press. I'm sure this is the problem I am running into. They prob have gotten work done before from a team Mom who didn't charge them much. People like them are the reason I have bought a DTG printer. Those little cutters can't touch shirts I could print. lol I've just got to get it serviced before I can use it.
  13. 3barefoot

    Some people just keep on...

    They have already ordered the shirts from custom ink with the fronts already done. Guess I should have been a little more clear on that. Yes I don't like they went some where else and got the fronts done. I told her $445 plus tax. She then asks me what is my cash price.... I said $445. all I got back was ok. Now she tells me I don't have all the numbers yet but can you give me a turn around time. I told her I can't without all the numbers but she was looking at 1 week to a week and half. As I do this on my own, and my stuff is at a shop and not my home. I do this as just a side business. It's not something I push to sell. I really have to rethink my approach on stuff like this. Have a set price to see a proof or something. I pay $1.50 a foot for reg vinyl "I know may be pricey but it's a local shop and I can go get just what I need for a job" like this job will take a goldish yellow, not many people going to order that color. Reg HTV is $39 a roll. She doesn't understand the time is what she is paying for. I have talked about this job all night with my other half and I'm to the point to tell her I can't do it. If she's this bad before the job I can only think what's she is going to be after. I have got to do a basic price sheet and just let them go from there. My only rant was all the proofs she was wanting to see. Can you make these letters solid, can you make this word bigger, make this word smaller, oh can you change the font on this word.. I sent her 5 proofs. First one I sent was in black so she could see it better... But she could not visualize it in yellow.
  14. Do any of you charge a artwork fee for decals? Also do you send proofs before a order has been placed? I have one lady who has had me send a proof. I sent it in black. She asked for me to resend it in yellow.. I did.. then she asks for the fonts to be changed 4 different times. Now has asked for a quote on 30 decals and HTV for 59 shirts and doesn't like my $445 price. Below is the decal. Shirts would only need names and numbers on the back. They ordered the shirts from Custom Ink for the fronts. I'm almost to the point of telling her to go some where else.
  15. 3barefoot

    Special Made

    Got it done thanks to someone on here for sending me the file.