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Old 01-10-2019, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by 08'MustangDude View Post
My wife has the Epson with the tanks, for the sublimation ink to print iron-ons. She has a
press, all that... She makes Holiday, Birthday and other shirts and outfits for the grand kids
and stuff. 3D printer to make the stuff for her bows... All kinds of arts and craft related
stuff...
So, sublimation ink works good for iron-ons? I wonder how much printing is required to get the regular ink cleared for the sublimation ink to get to the heads? Or does your wife only use the printer for heat transfers?
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Old 01-10-2019, 02:59 PM
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laser printer.. bought a nice color one for $25 at a going out of business auction.. regular price even used was $1,000 on it. I actually sold it... but I did keep a cheap black and white only one that i've been using for like 8 years now on it's original toner cartridge. I think I paid $10 for it... It's nice... will never go back to inkjet. I just use whatever cheap paper I can find.. And I agree, if you are printing photos, cheaper to just take it into target or walmart.

talking about printing photos, I think of Kodak.. the company that in 1986 created the worlds first 1MP camera.. enough to do a small photo realistic print. In 1991 they made the first DSLR camera.. Kodak was on the cutting edge.. What you wont hear about is how they decided to kill off the digital camera.. they got rid of their entire digital division, worried that it would eat into their film business.. the employees went out to work for other companies and started making digital cameras all over the place... so when digital cameras really took off in the late 90s and especially early 2000s.. Kodak was way behind... their cameras sucked compared to everyone else's. canon, nikon and fuji had the best.. I got that story from a former kodak employee about 13 years ago... he worked there in the early 90s when they destroyed that division.

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Old 01-10-2019, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by HRnB View Post
So, sublimation ink works good for iron-ons? I wonder how much printing is required to get the regular ink cleared for the sublimation ink to get to the heads? Or does your wife only use the printer for heat transfers?
Polyester only, doesn't work with cotton.

She bought transfer paper that's supposed to have it work with cotton, just hasn't
tried it yet.

There is a process to clear the ink from the heads to prep them for the sublimation ink. However,
if you let the ink sit too long, then you need to mix it up. She only uses this specific printer for
the heat transfer.

She has a Silhouette Cameo for the vinyl stuff, and other iron-on material...

Certain heat transfer paper can use regular printer ink too. Some are made
for specific brands, like Canon. She's been doing this stuff for years, and
costing me a small fortune. The heat press has all the attachments for hats,
mugs, plates, shirts...
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Old 01-10-2019, 03:28 PM
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Ask Mishri what time it is and he'll teach you how to build a clock.
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Old 01-10-2019, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by 08'MustangDude View Post
Polyester only, doesn't work with cotton.

She bought transfer paper that's supposed to have it work with cotton, just hasn't
tried it yet.

There is a process to clear the ink from the heads to prep them for the sublimation ink. However,
if you let the ink sit too long, then you need to mix it up. She only uses this specific printer for
the heat transfer.

She has a Silhouette Cameo for the vinyl stuff, and other iron-on material...

Certain heat transfer paper can use regular printer ink too. Some are made
for specific brands, like Canon. She's been doing this stuff for years, and
costing me a small fortune. The heat press has all the attachments for hats,
mugs, plates, shirts...
Good to know.

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Old 01-10-2019, 04:03 PM
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Ask Mishri what time it is and he'll teach you how to build a clock.

Sort of, the clock won't work and it will look like this:

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Old 01-10-2019, 11:15 PM
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I'd hate that clock if it didn't have a brontosaurus eating 3. Now I want it so I can keep looking at it waiting for lunch at 1:00. ....THE FIRST 1:00!... not the stupid real 1:00 that's at 1:00, mind you.
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:35 PM
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Old 01-11-2019, 08:14 AM
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No it's clearly trdamsel in his fury costume going to one of his "events"
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No it's clearly trdamsel in his fury costume going to one of his "events"
how dare you put "events" in quotes!
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