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  1. Usually the new guy is just some silly TW INK...

    Usually the new guy is just some silly TW INK trying to print in his MOM'S BASEMENT.
  2. I wish I hadn't DRUNK all that soda pop. I nearly...

    I wish I hadn't DRUNK all that soda pop. I nearly BROKE my gut laughing. Feeling DELUSIONAL now.
  3. I cut the edges off my film.

    I cut the edges off my film.
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    Rad. Thanks for the help gents. All super...

    Rad. Thanks for the help gents. All super relevant.

    I gave up on printing a big image through 420 mesh and made something 7" wide. That helped. Normal pressure was fine, though stabby pressure was...
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    Yeah, sorry. They're pretty good here. I guess...

    Yeah, sorry. They're pretty good here. I guess what I'm wondering now is how auto presses flood and print, since I've never seen one. I can't imagine they do a print stroke with so much pressure that...
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    No way! It's for real. I'm visiting a new shop...

    No way! It's for real. I'm visiting a new shop for a little white to see how other folks print.

    For curing they use a Spectrum 300 watt 24" unit. The 420 mesh is something new they're trying out...
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    UV ink + 420 mesh + manual press

    Lord have mercy on our souls.

    How are you supposed to get the ink through the mesh? The print stroke has so much pressure it looks the the squeegee handle is going to snap. I fear I will develop...
  8. Thread: Help!

    by sedgewick
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    For printing nice tits I recommend the stiffer...

    For printing nice tits I recommend the stiffer springs.
  9. Thread: Hello.

    by sedgewick
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    So much love. And rubylith!

    So much love. And rubylith!
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    All the art punks who walk into our shop want...

    All the art punks who walk into our shop want gigantor screens. At 300 bucks a pop and three months lead time, maybe I'll learn to weld my own frames.
  11. Thread: Hello.

    by sedgewick
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    Fuck art. I want to print traffic signs.

    Fuck art. I want to print traffic signs.
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    Yeah, nice work. 500 pages! The pic was from a...

    Yeah, nice work. 500 pages!

    The pic was from a screenprinting manual from 1972, "Screen Printing Techniques," which features lots of gentlemen in lab coats and an entire chapter on flocking.
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    Squeegeeless multicolor screen press

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-OuHC_ArkRWs/UWDTAH8dL5I/AAAAAAAABYg/lMhXVWLtklU/s1600/PM+press.jpeg
    Does not make any sense to me. Is it real?
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    They're coating the screen wet-on-wet (twice on...

    They're coating the screen wet-on-wet (twice on the print side, once on the ink side), letting it dry, then with the sharp edge of the scoop coater coating it one more time on the print side. I guess...
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    These guys say face-coating your stencil goes a...

    These guys say face-coating your stencil goes a long way. I have tried it, but I do so many things wrong it didn't make much difference.

    http://www.sgia.org/members/sptf_pdfs/optimize.pdf
    ...
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    Uncheck the box that says "fuck up my print." By...

    Uncheck the box that says "fuck up my print." By default it's on.

    I had miserable film until I realized that the black I was sending to the printer wasn't really black. It was greyish, #231f20 or...
  17. I would like to draw attention to the Canuckian...

    I would like to draw attention to the Canuckian Thick Flood, as per Andy Mac's suggestion. It is wonderfully useful. I did a run of TW concentrated flo pink + clear base on foamcore and on revere....
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    Gerhard Richter just solved all your...

    Gerhard Richter just solved all your problems....call your gickles paintings. He's got a show up at Marian Goodman right now...
  19. Thread: Exhaust fan.

    by sedgewick
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    I made similar improvements to our shop...

    I made similar improvements to our shop environment by showering daily, and by changing my shorts regularly.
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    +1 for three-point registration, but only on cut...

    +1 for three-point registration, but only on cut edges. I can't get deckled edges to register any closer than 1/16". The soft edge keeps smushing down farther every time I butt it up against the...
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    Red sharpie oil-based on mylar (got mine at Opus...

    Red sharpie oil-based on mylar (got mine at Opus in Vancouver). No feathering, bleeding, or reticulation. Beautiful consistent coverage. I'm also thinking of trying Nik Semenoff's toner wash
  22. Keeping film-emulsion contact with baby oil

    I learned something new today and I thought I'd share. For all you folks who don't have a vacuum top exposure unit but who still want to print 65 lpi halftones, you can squeegee a thin layer of baby...
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