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    Adobe CC ,CS6, Omega 6.5CP Flexi SIGN-Pro 11, Corel Suite 2019,
    Multiple Gerber Printers and Plotters, Gerber P2C 600, Vision and Signature engraving machines

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  1. Hellooooo everyone!!! It has been a while since I have posted. So I have to following: 1. Embroidery machine 2. Ioline 300 flatbed cutter for cutting twill and fabrics. Operates like any cutter really. 3. Vinyl master, and other software. Here is what I want to do. 1. Embroider ( just like a printer) emblems with sewn crop marks on twill. 2. Move the full sheet to my Ioline 300. Have a prepared cut file with crop marks sent to the cutter. 3. Identify marks manually moving the cutter to each mark, and cutout the emblems. I REALLY don't want to manually cut them out So let me know if you use vinyl master to manually capture crop marks with your cutter. I only have letter version, but happy to upgrade if it can command Manual Crop Mark Detection. Regards, Jason
  2. Jburns

    Another new guy to vinyl

    welcome! that is how I started with scale models - 1/10 scale off road.
  3. Would anyone know if the Graphtec FC8600 Plotter is compatible with the Gerber Accrumark pattern making software?



      You should be looking for which cutter is compatible with the software.   You should be able to go Gerber and look that up.  A guy on here previous had problems with the Graphtec and that software.   FC800 and FC8600  pretty much same cutter,  And it looks like you need the 2nd pen attachment. 


  4. Jburns

    Signblazer 6 Full

    Thank you for posting. downloaded - I have to open up some files I created with this program YEARS ago- export as .eps for other software on new computer
  5. I would create a very very close or zero distance outline of the black letters, square corners - and cut that. Or you can delete all the inner nodes but that would take more time.
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    how would i do this ?

    You are on the right track - you only need an outline. and a vector trace of object above will make both inside and outside lines. Or if your software allows- "fill" the petals to make a solid object. In your software, you should be able to edit the lines - the "nodes"-- and delete the lines you do not want. - chances are that you should just make a circle on ints own since you wan that a different color - and make one petal - copy-paste - it in the arrangement you want.
  7. The company I work for is considering buying a vinyl plotter. They’re considering a USCutter 24" vinyl plotter. I need to know if your cutter is able to run on Gerber software? Also considering  the following 24" vinyl cutters: Graphtec,  Allen Datagraph, as well as Gerber.  Will any or all run on Gerber software. Want something that will operate on Gerber software but Gerber plotters are costly.

    1. Jburns



      Sorry I missed your message. I dont visit the forum often. 

      You may have already made a decision? I can check plotters you have in mind in my Gerber software. 

  8. Man ,If you have the space and coin that S80600 is a niiice printer. Huge color gamut with Lc, Lm, Orange and red inks. Fine detail with 4.2 picoliter drops. With the new piezo heads and setup maintenance looks easier that prev. generations. it comes with Onyx RIP. but like any solvent, they like to run. If you are doing MX graphics , and money is no object - skip the Combo Epson is offering and buy a summa T series. It will perf and kiss cut better and easier than the FC8600. I have owned the FC7000 and FC8600 and was never happy with Contour Cutting accuracy TBH. The Summas have a wider - softer I think strip for perf cutting, and little to no complaints about OPOS system. Or better yet, Flatbed FC graphtec for 18 mil plus. Hope you have the work lined up - thats alot of money.
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    Contour lines off

    I would try a few things: - change the registration marks from type 2 to type 1 - or vice verus. and export the PDF or .eps file straight from illustrator. that may help
  10. This question is for the folks that work with apparel. Would you happen to know what this "Foam" material is used on the logo of this hat? Is the foam sewn on or pressed? It is orange, and the vertical areas are blue. I think its really cool, and would like to use it for local schools. Disclaimer: 1. No, I am not looking for this artwork or vector and 2, I do not plan to reproduce this logo or artwork. Thank you in advance
  11. Jburns

    Dirt bike graphics

    Here is a really good video on how MX graphics are made, put together by Transworld MX, of Split Graphics. Start to finish about 3 minutes. Graphtec flatbed ( some use FC series) Roland, laminator, AI,. Some companies do sell templates, but quality can be hit and miss from what i have heard.
  12. Yep I agree. I ran a PCUT for Years using Signblazer. and used that offset shown above. edit: used that offset - window for adjustment
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    So I did it

    Cool! the 15 inch x 10 yard oracal vinyl from UScutter is very reasonably priced, even on a per sq. ft. basis. You will like the Graphtec
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    Dirt Bike Template KTM 250sx

    +1 on the convex- or you can look at substance vinyls. also add a heavy laminate - 12+ mil to finish it off for durability .