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    Sawgrass print manager via Virtualbox

    So, my workhorse Win7 machine has fallen out with me. In short, I'm waiting for a new hand to arrive so I can do a fresh install.

    As Windows7 only has a few months before it reaches end of life...
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    Cheers Gooner. Very helpful info. Fingers...

    Cheers Gooner. Very helpful info. Fingers crossed:smile:
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    So, chuck mug in (and start timer) when oven gets...

    So, chuck mug in (and start timer) when oven gets to 160?
    Going to give this a try if I get time today. - Which orientation do you recommend for these timings? (I've seen vids varying between...
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    Thanks for the reply. Yeah, it was the...

    Thanks for the reply. Yeah, it was the sublimation paper I was thinking of, but good advice on the finding someone with the same setup. I'll def keep you in mind if I need any printed HTV...
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    Printed A3 transfer sheets

    I recently purchased a SG400 which so far has been great, although ideally I would have preferred the SG800...just too much of a price jump at present.
    Just thinking ahead if any customers want...
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    Dae Ha also do a Premium Block Out PU...

    Dae Ha also do a Premium Block Out PU which works well.
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    Thanks for that webtrekker. Helped a...

    Thanks for that webtrekker. Helped a treat.:smile:
    I did use the search although I suspect I wasn't using the correct wording to return the correct results.

    There's a halogen cooker on it's way...
  8. Thread: Hot foil machine

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    I currently use one of these...

    I currently use one of these for foiling jobs with the majority being on matt laminated cards or uncoated/textured stock like Colorplan and Tintoretto (popular with weddings).
    I haven't tried the...
  9. Thread: Hot foil machine

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    Have you thought about die-cutting the slots?...

    Have you thought about die-cutting the slots? Depending on your foil press, you may be able to mount a cutting forme instead of the foil die.
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    That's the plan, although need to make sure I win...

    That's the plan, although need to make sure I win the lottery, or at least have some form of income, whether that be doing print/foiling/remote web work or as an employee somewhere - otherwise I'd...
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    Thanks for pointing that out. First time that's...

    Thanks for pointing that out. First time that's been mentioned while I've been looking into the mug idea...I'm guessing something to do with the ink fumes maybe? - I rarely use the oven to be...
  12. You could always ask Sawgrass direct. They have...

    You could always ask Sawgrass direct.
    They have an office in Sheffield and can contact them via phone, email or web chat.
    https://www.sawgrassink.com/Contact-Tech-Support.aspx
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    So Justin, following your recommendation the...

    So Justin, following your recommendation the wraps are ordered along with a thermometer...
    Using XP5013 mugs in an electric oven, how long would you recommend time-wise and should the oven fan be on...
  14. I suppose it'll be a case of trial and error....

    I suppose it'll be a case of trial and error. Thanks for your answers.
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    I know Dae Ha do reflective gold HTV ...

    I know Dae Ha do reflective gold HTV
    https://www.garmentfilms.co.uk/cad-cut-films-c1/dae-ha-premium-reflective-p6

    MDP do sell some but it's just the silver and glow in the dark....
  16. Thread: Website Hosting

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    If it helps at all, I also do web hosting....

    If it helps at all, I also do web hosting. Controlled via cPanel with Prestashop installer and 256-bit SSL (powered by Let's Encrypt) included as standard.
    https://www.smokeyplanet.co.uk/

    Krystal...
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    Many thanks for the info Justin. I think I'll be...

    Many thanks for the info Justin. I think I'll be paying that seller a visit.:wink:
  18. Printing onto flat steel bottle openers / bar blades question

    Hi all,
    This may be a bit of a dumb question, but I'm new to the area of sublimation so please humour me:+)

    If I wanted to print on both sides, would each side need doing separately or would it...
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    Transfer Press mug clamps/wraps

    Morning all,
    I'm looking to have a play with sublimating mugs via oven and wondered if anybody had any recommendations regarding mug wraps.
    I'm a bit dubious about some of the cheap quick release...
  20. Thread: Gold Foiling

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    For those who are interested, I found a couple of...

    For those who are interested, I found a couple of handy guides relating to foil stamping and embossing which give a general idea of what's involved and how to design for it. They're American but the...
  21. Hi Sarah, You could always try...

    Hi Sarah,
    You could always try http://ehulme.co.uk/
    They manufacture a range of leather items
    I've not used them for a couple of years but I think they're still trading...prob best to ring rather...
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    Hello from sunny Sheffield

    I run a small foil blocking business and have recently purchased a vinyl cutter.
    The next step seems to be a heat press and eventually a sublimation printer so no doubt I'll be asking for advice at...
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