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Old 06-13-2016, 08:26 AM   #1546
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Old 06-13-2016, 02:06 PM   #1547
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Very nice!
Can I ask what kind of clear vinyl did you use.

Thank you.
Sorry, I missed this. I just checked and there is no label on the roll. It's not Oracal or Avery so it must be EnduraGloss Transparent 503.
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Sorry, I missed this. I just checked and there is no label on the roll. It's not Oracal or Avery so it must be EnduraGloss Transparent 503.
Thank you Sir.
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Old 06-28-2016, 11:25 AM   #1549
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Can someone here cut vinyl chassis protector sheets for me, or direct me to someone who can?

I would like sheets for an Xray x1 and and Xray t4 2016.

Also can someone give me some advice on how to draw using vector graphics software. I want to try to draw an image of a chassis then have a person cut the sheet for me

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Old 08-23-2016, 11:58 AM   #1550
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What is the best vinyl cutter for under $300
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Old 08-24-2016, 10:28 AM   #1551
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What is the best vinyl cutter for under $300
The Brother ScanNcut2 is pretty decent. You can cut more than just vinyl with it. It is a little girly looking.
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Old 10-21-2016, 05:00 AM   #1552
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I just picked up a craftwell ecraft cutter, $40 on clist

Time to have some fun
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Old 10-25-2016, 10:35 AM   #1553
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Any recommendations for paint masking material?
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Old 11-22-2016, 07:28 AM   #1554
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Any recommendations for paint masking material?
Oracal 813 works pretty well.
little tough on some of the curves sometimes b/c it's kinda rigid, but masks and cuts very well.
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Old 11-25-2016, 02:44 PM   #1555
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Has anyone spotted some great deals for cutters on Black Friday?
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Old 02-09-2017, 10:47 PM   #1556
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Just bought a CRICUT air 2, Hooked up to the IPad by WiFi. Just starting to play with it.
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Old 04-22-2017, 05:12 PM   #1557
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Just got a cameo 3 and started making some masks. So far so good with the machine end of things at least.

One issue I'm having is drawing the masks in illustrator and exporting as a dxf to open in the Silhouette software. The scale of the drawing is way off. Has anyone else had this issue and may know a solution? I'm on a mac using cs6.

I was able to export as a png and trace it to get a good outcome, but I think with more intricate designs a dxf would be my best bet.

edit... seems as though you have to adjust the import settings to import "as is".

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So my wife is getting pretty excited about buying a vinyl cutter for hobby use. I will have my $.02 on the direction we go hardware wise, as she tends to defer such decisions to me because I am fairly analytical before spending and she trusts my judgement. I would like for her to be able to get some return on investment when she feels comfortable doing so, which begs the question; should i spend more on a bigger/more capable machine? I will certainly take advantage of it from the RC side, making driver names and paint masks. I suspect any machine would do that with ease though.

Right now the Cameo 3 is the front runner, but is there a better machine for under, lets say, $450-$500 that i need to be considering? Im also looking at the uscutter MH line, which seems to be a little hit or miss quality wise.

I have AI and a few other vector programs at my disposal thanks to my profession. For that have purchased an entry level machine like the Cameo, is there a better machine you wish you would have gotten?
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So my wife is getting pretty excited about buying a vinyl cutter for hobby use. I will have my $.02 on the direction we go hardware wise, as she tends to defer such decisions to me because I am fairly analytical before spending and she trusts my judgement. I would like for her to be able to get some return on investment when she feels comfortable doing so, which begs the question; should i spend more on a bigger/more capable machine? I will certainly take advantage of it from the RC side, making driver names and paint masks. I suspect any machine would do that with ease though.

Right now the Cameo 3 is the front runner, but is there a better machine for under, lets say, $450-$500 that i need to be considering? Im also looking at the uscutter MH line, which seems to be a little hit or miss quality wise.

I have AI and a few other vector programs at my disposal thanks to my profession. For that have purchased an entry level machine like the Cameo, is there a better machine you wish you would have gotten?
I have an MH700 series cutter and it works great. I've had it for 3-4 years now and it has been great. They're customer service seems to be ok also. Hope this helps!!

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Does anyone use a Brother scan and cut? I have access to one and have been trying to cut frisket masking film for designs with mixed results so I wondered if anyone else who uses one can share the settings they use (cut speed, blade depth etc)?

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