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    This would be a far easier job if you would have...

    This would be a far easier job if you would have located wood that was milled, sanded, finished, and leveled at 2x15x20 and built in a slightly larger "trim" margin. Then you could print the job as a...
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    Take the screen outside and apply Xylene with a...

    Take the screen outside and apply Xylene with a rag; following rubbing as much off as you can, use a very strong de-haze like the sodium hydroxide paste imagestar sells.

    If one of those after the...
  3. O/T but still pertinent to (my) our interests

    15 Strangely Satisfying Examples Of Power Washing Porn

    :looney::looney::looney::looney::looney:
  4. Hey crosshair; longtime listener, first time...

    Hey crosshair; longtime listener, first time caller. Love your work.

    What kind of tape do you use?
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    I've been into both TW and Jacquard for different...

    I've been into both TW and Jacquard for different reasons at different times- they each have their strengths- but one thing that has been awesome lately is mixing my own inks using pure pigments from...
  6. Why use tape? I don't usually tape anything off...

    Why use tape? I don't usually tape anything off anymore unless I'm in a hurry. I just blockout/fill them with emulsion. Grab an old credit card, dip it into your emulsion bucket, and swipe over the...
  7. And by "A bunch at a time" I mean about 100.

    And by "A bunch at a time" I mean about 100.
  8. Hey man- Late on this, but have you tried...

    Hey man- Late on this, but have you tried Rappaport and sons in Brooklyn?
    * Bottles Wholesale and Manufacturers - Brooklyn, NY - Rappaport Sons Bottle Co., Inc.
    I think this is your ticket. You...
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    Standard Screen Supply can do it, but they stock...

    Standard Screen Supply can do it, but they stock just about the worst product I have ever come across- unevenly tensioned stapled wood frames that are often not square and aren't even coated with a...
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    Luther, do you have a local to NYC source for...

    Luther, do you have a local to NYC source for large format imageset film? Like, bigger than 20X38/22x40?
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    Except that it prints 44" wide, while my 7880...

    Except that it prints 44" wide, while my 7880 prints 23.5" wide. And since I now have a svecia capable of 30x40 image area, and an exposure unit capable of screens on the scale required, I'd like to...
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    Also, if you're going to mess around with...

    Also, if you're going to mess around with duotones/tritones, you better do some research into the screen angles. For a duotone, I've found 45 degree/70 degree to be a really good dot...
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    Relatively higher mesh counts to what you have...

    Relatively higher mesh counts to what you have here, as well as thinner coats of emulsion, and some very opaque films (actually, if you can order an imagesetter film, that's best because even the...
  14. Your art is making me queesy. This is the first...

    Your art is making me queesy. This is the first time I think I've actually meant it this way.
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    I should add, I currently print with a 7880- but...

    I should add, I currently print with a 7880- but I never modded it to be all black. Just left it as is and it makes perfectly fine films that are opaque enough to shoot screens. The wheel ain't broke...
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    Epson 9900 Opaque black Ink mods?

    Hi all; I may be getting an Epson 9900 for free- 44" wide and pretty good shape. One of the colors is "not well calibrated" or something, whatever that means- fuckit, it's free for pickup and being...
  17. I've got a wooden box the size of a tiny closet;...

    I've got a wooden box the size of a tiny closet; perhaps 58x48x36 dimensions. 58 is the up dimension, and my screens go in this box vertically (largest we use are 54x43 OD) after coating and then a...
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    Try contacting Flat Vernacular in Brooklyn, as...

    Try contacting Flat Vernacular in Brooklyn, as well. They may know some folks who can help you with production. You have to go to china for a lot of that stuff now though, it's less and less...
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    For a while, I've been using this double sided...

    For a while, I've been using this double sided pressure sensitive adhesive that is generally used to apply photopolymer letterpress plates to an aluminum base of some kind. It can be had from a...
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    You're SOL on the manual for that one; I have one...

    You're SOL on the manual for that one; I have one of these presses myself. Never seen the manual but have all the parts for mine. When I get back to the shop tomorrow I'll take a pic of the part...
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    Okay, well my results are indicative that I am...

    Okay, well my results are indicative that I am doing it right- I get great results though and it seems to work out just fine. Like I said, more than one way to skin this cat.
    FWIW, if I don't post...
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    Diego, you mean like Cap film? I think there...

    Diego, you mean like Cap film?

    I think there are so many ways to make a screenprint your head can spin. We all have our own processes and I like to hear why other people do what they do; it's very...
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    Well, there are a few types of emulsion- some are...

    Well, there are a few types of emulsion- some are "1 shot" meaning you only shoot once- the emulsion is single cure, so you expose with your film, washout, and then you're done.

    I use "Daul cure"...
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    :clap: Way to zen the answer there squeegee3. ...

    :clap: Way to zen the answer there squeegee3.
    So do we all have to go with UV/solvent/lacquer if we want real gloss? I'm not experienced with the UV stuff, but the solvent stuff is really pretty...
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    Technically it's for textile, but I haven't had...

    Technically it's for textile, but I haven't had problems and I really like how it handles- but the pigment range can be somewhat limiting.

    Look into TW- really good stuff if you want to switch up,...
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