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Looking to get into Sublimation..

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Looking to get started in sublimation.

Looking at getting an Epson 7110 i believe, from Cobra Inks.

Need some suggestions.

Also looking to get a decent mug press machine. US Cutters machine is $129, HeatPressNation has a $99 one..

Wheres the best application paper to get and use??

Any other supplies i may need to start?

I wanna do mugs, hitch covers, dog tags, maybe phone cases and later plates.

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Only mug presses I've had a problem with are where the mugs stand up. All of the ones I tried where the mug layer down worked.

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I see a lot of good used mug presses both on ebay and craigs list.  Don't forget about them.  In the meantime you could start with a cactus wrap to do limited amounts in a oven at home.

 

Remember to mention my name to Richard at Cobra and he will take 10% off anything you buy other than the high temp ink ...

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I wanna do mugs, hitch covers, dog tags, maybe phone cases and later plates.

 

You can think you will stop their but you wont trust me everyone who started thinking like that ended up doing everything.

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DONT TELL ME THAT!!

All this started with just wanting to do vinyl decals....

Vinyl Decals led to glass etching and HTV shirts, hoodies, can coozies, etc.

Now Dye Sublimation....next its gonna be laser etching and then Hydro Dipping!!!

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Lol true...im not a quitter.

I think adding dye sublimation is a good move for my new store front...more services and products...the real issue, im going to be running out of room fast!

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I had that problem with the first 2 store fronts. They looked HUGE when they were empty but boy do they fill up fast.

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DONT TELL ME THAT!!

All this started with just wanting to do vinyl decals....

Vinyl Decals led to glass etching and HTV shirts, hoodies, can coozies, etc.

Now Dye Sublimation....next its gonna be laser etching and then Hydro Dipping!!!

I didn't even know about sublimation.

I came here checking out vinyl info and looking for info on Illustrator. Then someone posted about cups. Then I got curious about the cups. It was all downhill from there.

Wait. What is hydro graphics??

Nevermind. I don't wanna know.

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Looking at the ImageRight stuff on Coastal, there are two types...

 

 

TexPrint-R and TexPrintXP-HR so i am not sure which to get???

 

 

http://www.coastalbusiness.com/sublimation-paper.aspx

 

As far as I understand, the R is Ricoh printers.

I've been using the Image Right for Epson and it's been working great.

I've used it on T-shirts, key chain blanks and mouse pads and only had one issue, but it was my color profile that was the problem.

 

Don't look. No Turning back then.

 

Oh man, I looked.

And it's dangerously affordable.

The problem isn't so much the money on this one, as it is the space.

I'd have to do some heavy rearranging. LOL!

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Well i ordered the printer from CobraInks on Tuesday, I have not got any proof of shipment or anything yet.

 

Also just ordered a mug press, and some mug blanks, as well as the paper and heat tape and the adhesive spray.

It's all adding up fast, lol

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i am sure they are just delayed, as many members on here highly recommend them....its just after 3 days and no emails back since my order confirmation email, thats what bugs me.

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i am sure they are just delayed, as many members on here highly recommend them....its just after 3 days and no emails back since my order confirmation email, thats what bugs me.

They don't send out as much notification stuff like most places but they are good about getting your order on the way. 

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