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    I have a separate cutter which I use mainly for...

    I have a separate cutter which I use mainly for print and cut jobs with my Canon inkjet. However, if I need to sub print to something (eg. Mylar sheets, Jet-Opaque etc) then I print to PDF (including...
  2. Seems you have multiple issues here. First of...

    Seems you have multiple issues here.

    First of all, only use inks from a reputable supplier who will also supply you with the correct ICC profile for their inks which will at least put you in the...
  3. Do you have an ICC profile installed? What...

    Do you have an ICC profile installed?

    What software are you printing from?
  4. Hi. I know it's difficult when cash is limited...

    Hi. I know it's difficult when cash is limited but here are my suggestions...


    A Silhouette Cameo 3 (or even an older model) will give you a good start for cutting small vinyl jobs for t-shirts,...
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    LOL! :biggrin:

    LOL! :biggrin:
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    I use a halogen oven and green wraps. I too have...

    I use a halogen oven and green wraps. I too have a thermometer in the bowl and insert my mug(s) when the tempeature reads 180C but it drifts up towards 200C over the 8 to 9 minutes 'cookin' time. I...
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    Hi. I print & cut magnetic party invitations from...

    Hi. I print & cut magnetic party invitations from printable magnetic sheet on a Silver Bullet cutter.

    I don't know how thick your vehicle signs are as I've never done that type of thing, but my...
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    I insert mug, wait until temp reaches 180C/356F...

    I insert mug, wait until temp reaches 180C/356F then cook for 180 to 200 seconds.

    Your unwanted specks could be caused either by trapped dust from previous prints or, most likely, by stray...
  9. My heat presses are just on an IKEA table. There...

    My heat presses are just on an IKEA table. There should be little to no heat under your press.
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    Hi Mike. Seek and ye shall find! All the...

    Hi Mike. Seek and ye shall find! All the information you need is in this forum, it just takes a little time to search and read.

    If you're taking the plunge don't neglect the benefits a Premium...
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    My daughter visited Disneyland in Florida. After...

    My daughter visited Disneyland in Florida. After the first couple of days she was in agony with constant headaches. The local hospital only offered painkillers, so she returned home in pain all the...
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    God forbid we should ever end up like our...

    God forbid we should ever end up like our 'special relatives' over the Pond. I'd rather be IN the Pond!

    However, until we become brave enought to ditch our present governmental system, and the...
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    Yeah, I've had to pass on many an ebay bargain...

    Yeah, I've had to pass on many an ebay bargain due to collection only.
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    Hi Earl. I'm retired now (aged 67) and receive my...

    Hi Earl. I'm retired now (aged 67) and receive my State Pension. I pay no contributions to the NHS. If I earn more than my personal allowance then I have to pay tax, as normal, and Class 4 NIC's on...
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    I just use a full sheet, printed with crop marks...

    I just use a full sheet, printed with crop marks so that I can easily line them up and guillotine them. I prefer to have my wraps virtually handle-to-handle so I print them landscape and get two...
  16. I bought this setup a few years ago -...

    I bought this setup a few years ago - https://www.heatpressesdirect.com/swing-away-4-in-1-press and, to be honest, I wasn't expecting miracles, I just wanted to get started and maybe replace machines...
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    My suggestion, and probably the cheapest option,...

    My suggestion, and probably the cheapest option, would be to souce some paper from another supplier and see if you get the same result.
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    I don't reckon dpi is a major concern now that AI...

    I don't reckon dpi is a major concern now that AI scaling algorithms are becoming popular, such as AI Gigapixel, and the online Let's Enhance, which I'm starting to use more and more.
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    HTV is simply very thin vinyl that comes on a...

    HTV is simply very thin vinyl that comes on a plastic carrier sheet. You simply 'kiss-cut' your design (ie. cut only through the vinyl and not the backing sheet) then 'weed' away the unwanted parts...
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    HTV (heat transfer vinyl) is certainly a good...

    HTV (heat transfer vinyl) is certainly a good contender for business clothing. You would need a vinyl cutter.

    Other methods include heat transfers, such as Neenah Jet-Opaque, papers from The Magic...
  21. My opinion would be that it should be opposite to...

    My opinion would be that it should be opposite to what's shown in your image, but I'd always get the customer to clarify something like this before I made it.

    I print lots of personalised magnetic...
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    It's great to see that you are doing your...

    It's great to see that you are doing your research and taking advice from our experienced forum members rather than jumping in with both feet and counting the cost later on, as so many eager...
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    I don't have a vacuum oven but I do know from...

    I don't have a vacuum oven but I do know from experience that using a teflon sheet to cover certain items in my press, such as acrylic, sometimes results in the pattern being transferred from the...
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    Hi. In a nutshell, sublimation requires the...

    Hi. In a nutshell, sublimation requires the substrate to contain polymer filaments. When heated, the 'pores' in the filaments open and the gas from the inks enters the pores, transferring the colour....
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    Sorry if I'm just having a senior moment here,...

    Sorry if I'm just having a senior moment here, but what do you mean by clear wraps 'could help positioning?' Do you not tape down your transfers to keep them positioned?
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