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Old 10-13-2017, 04:28 PM
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What is a good cheaper software that is compatible with the cricut? Also, what is the process to importing it in for cutting?

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Old 10-13-2017, 04:49 PM
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Look at Inkscape. It's free. Should be YouTube videos to get you by
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Old 10-13-2017, 06:23 PM
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Now I’m looking at the cameo instead. Not sure. Opinions?
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Originally Posted by GrandeGixxer View Post
Now Iím looking at the cameo instead. Not sure. Opinions?
Based off the research I did a while back when I was shopping one, the general consensus I came away with is that the circut is the better machine, able to cut fine detail marginally better, but the cameo has much better software, and plays nice with 3rd party software better than the cricut. With Cricut you are forced to use their online design space, which can get slow/laggy at peak usage.

There are work arounds on the cricut, but the cameo is certainly the more flexible machine, and would certainly be my choice if I were in your shoes.
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So I went a completely different route and got the vinyl express r19. Anyone have experience with this one? Also looking at the vinyl master software. I’ve downloaded the demo but haven’t messed with it yet. Bummer I can’t use it on my Mac but good thing I have a PC.
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Old 12-20-2017, 10:26 AM
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I just got a Cameo. Does anyone want to share any designs to me for masks? I am looking for hex patterns and anything else I can do with it. Just got it yesterday, so I haven't really started experimenting with it.

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I went to use my Silhouette SD yesterday that I have owned for about 6 years and after turning it on I pressed the enter button to load my vinyl and nothing happened. Tried several times and no response! Any suggestions? Is this thing toast? I'm thinking it is fried and need to look for something new. The Silhouette Portrait seems to have replaced the SD, is the Cameo worth the extra $75 or should I just get the portrait. I only use it for cutting vinyl for rc cars.
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Old 02-04-2018, 11:47 PM
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would someone be willing to make me some "HB racing reverse logos, 2"on the HB and 1"on the racing with a small boarder/outline? I can pay via paypal, thanks!
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I just picked up a silhouette 3 and im having a couple issues. I ordered some oracal 813 and it seems to be too rigid. Is there any other material that you guys would recommend for doing logos on rc?

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Old 03-23-2018, 11:04 AM
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Try 631. Should be sufficient
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Have a Silhouette Cameo 3 and some Oracal 631 on the way. Now I'll be able to do that spongebob USGT body lol
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Old 05-30-2018, 11:24 AM
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Hi! Are you guys using Oracle 631 as paint masks on the inside of the body? Im trying to figure out how to do logos to make a paint job themed after my local college. It's a 3 color logo. Thanks in advance.
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I use 631 scraps for my paint masks for the most part. I have been thinking about trying to cut my application tape to see how it would perform as a mask. It's low tack and seems like it may burnish well, provided it can cut.
Back to your question though, If i were doing a 3 color, I would layer the masks by color using reg marks before you apply it to the body. so remove the 3rd layer first to apply color #1, so forth and so on.

Does anyone have a DXF file for a TKI4 wing? I want to print labels but am being lazy and hoping i dont have to draw it up
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Any DXF files for logos? Looking for TLR, Spektrum, etc. Pretty much all of them.

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How are people painting the carbon fiber look? the only way I have seen is using a drawer mat
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