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 Post subject: Vinyl
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:19 pm 
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Well I got a plotter (Stika Mini) ebay item 230009798324

Works pretty well, so now i need to purchase some vinyl. Should i go with the Oracal 641, or 651?
Also what colors should i go with? I'm looking at get 14 colors.

i was thinking...
Silver (Metalic)
Gold (Metalic)
White
Black
Dark Red
Orange
Light Yellow
Green
Brilliant Blue
Lavender
Soft Pink
Cream
Mint
Ice Blue

This site sells 5yd rolls so i'll prob order from here.
http://www.signsplusbanners.com/Oracal_641.html

Oh and once it comes I am plenty willing to sell off some of the product in sheets or make stickers for others.


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 Post subject: Re: Vinyl
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2007 3:39 pm 
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Joe Schmoe wrote:
Should i go with the Oracal 641, or 651?

What is the difference?

Joe Schmoe wrote:
I'm looking at get 14 colors.

those fourteen colors look good...

Joe Schmoe wrote:
Oh and once it comes I am plenty willing to sell off some of the product in sheets or make stickers for others.

That is a good idea...

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 Post subject: Re: Vinyl
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Skate Addicti0n wrote:
Joe Schmoe wrote:
Should i go with the Oracal 641, or 651?

What is the difference?


Not too much. 641 is rated 4 years, and is slightly thicker than the 651 which is rated for 6 years. (I think the years are how long it will hold its color outdoors.)

The 641 is a little cheaper, and with it being slightly thicker (2.75mil vs 2.5 mil) i'm leaning that way .


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i 'll buy the black and gold ones, when you have enough of course. (charge an infalted price to make profit :wink: )

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 Post subject: Re: Vinyl
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Joe Schmoe wrote:
Well I got a plotter (Stika Mini) ebay item 230009798324

Works pretty well, so now i need to purchase some vinyl. Should i go with the Oracal 641, or 651?
Also what colors should i go with? I'm looking at get 14 colors.

i was thinking...
Silver (Metalic)
Gold (Metalic)
White
Black
Dark Red
Orange
Light Yellow
Green
Brilliant Blue
Lavender
Soft Pink
Cream
Mint
Ice Blue

This site sells 5yd rolls so i'll prob order from here.
http://www.signsplusbanners.com/Oracal_641.html

Oh and once it comes I am plenty willing to sell off some of the product in sheets or make stickers for others.


Hello Joe, I will buy you stickers of these colors for my 3x3 and ES 4x4:

black
mint
cream

as soon as you have them ready for sale.

May I suggest you make Deep Sea Blue stickers? I'll but those too.


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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 9:14 pm 
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Got the vinyl in today, but am missing the mint and ice blue colors, wasn't billed for it, so not sure if they are just out of stock on those colors.


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2 faces of black stickers for my 3x3
1 face of black stickers for my ES 3x3


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After crunching a few numbers if you're looking for some vinyl here's an idea for pricing...

if you just want a piece to cut your own, a roughly 3"x7" sheet will be $0.25
a standard face (3x3x3) (4x4x4) (5x5x5) will be $0.35 (or 3 faces/$1.00) (note the stickers are not spaced correctly to apply a whole face at once, in fact you might just get one long strip of stickers, but you'll get an extra sticker or two)
Right now US only, until i figure out what additional costs there are for international shipping.
Shipping & handling will be $1.00 (it covers the cost of stamps, envelopes, and the paypal fees)

I'm open to custom orders, but obviously i can't price those until i know what you need (i'll even cut larger "sheets" if you want to cut your own stickers)

to order send me a private message.


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PostPosted: Mon May 07, 2007 10:34 pm 
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sorry for the double post, i have made templates for:
3x3x3 (5/8")
ES4x4x4 (1/2")
ES5x5x5 (between 3/8" and 13/32")

I'll make rubik's if someone can give me a solid accurate measurement.


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I think you should do centimeters for the Eastsheen cubes as the cubie sizes are measured in them. For ES 2x2x2, the stickers that come with the cube I measured to be 2.1cm, or approximately 5/6".

Personally, I would just buy rolls of it for my custom mods.


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Swordsman Kirby wrote:
I think you should do centimeters for the Eastsheen cubes as the cubie sizes are measured in them. For ES 2x2x2, the stickers that come with the cube I measured to be 2.1cm, or approximately 5/6".

Personally, I would just buy rolls of it for my custom mods.


I'll try to give the sizes in mm too.

If you want to buy rolls is fine with me. The rolls i haveare 15" wide but have holes for those plotters that need them, so there is 14" of usable space between them. I priced out 3"x7" because that should be enough to do 3+ faces of a regular sized cube. which is all most people would need of each color, i can cut bigger if needed.


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What program do you use to set up the sticker templates?

I have some custom sticker sets that I will need to have made, and I am looking for a supplier.

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Puzzlemaster42 wrote:
What program do you use to set up the sticker templates?

I have some custom sticker sets that I will need to have made, and I am looking for a supplier.

There is some software that came with the plotter.


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Joe what colors did you end up getting?


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Joe, I don't need any stickers ATM (I ordered some from cubesmith) But keep up the business, I will definably order from you later when my CS stickers start dying. I really like the fact that you sell black, which I use as my LL :)

Keep up the good work!

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I have the following colors

Silver (Metalic)
Gold (Metalic)
White
Black
Dark Red
Orange
Light Yellow
Green
Brilliant Blue
Lavender
Soft Pink
Cream


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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2007 9:42 pm 
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Joe Schmoe wrote:
I have the following colors

Silver (Metalic)
Gold (Metalic)
White
Black
Dark Red
Orange
Light Yellow
Green
Brilliant Blue
Lavender
Soft Pink
Cream

I just got a ups notice, so it looks like my ice blue and mint colors are on their way.


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PostPosted: Wed May 23, 2007 9:48 pm 
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Ice blue and mint have arrived.

Oh and I cut some arrows. All of the stckers on the top are cut by my plotter (the yellow and white are original east sheen stickers. the empty cubies are there cause i only have one 4x4 and i don't plan on making it into a shepherd cube.) The light blue vinyl that the arrows are cut out of is some vinyl scrap that came with the plotter. If you want to order arrows for a shepherd cube $2 for a set plus $1 s&h, your choice 3x3 4x4 or 5x5


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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 4:51 am 
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Can you post pictures of that? Thanks!

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joey wrote:
Can you post pictures of that? Thanks!

:oops: I will when i get home tonight.


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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2007 9:08 pm 
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Here's the pic.


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 4:13 pm 
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Hey, that's pretty awesome!

I sure do wish my cubesmith stickers would get here... Is there any way to cancel that order? I might order from you, if you accept paypal. I am guessing you do, I'm just too lazy to scroll up in the thread :)

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When I get my 3x3 diy (going to order soon), I am going to order black stickers from you for sure, those would replace my white layer because it would be less confusing that way.

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Well just an update. My plotter does only a so-so job in my opinion. Anyways for now i'm going to pass on cutting any stickers for others. But am plenty willing to sell off some of the plain vinyl. The list of colors is available in this thread. I will cut whatever amount you need.

I do have some standard size stickers already cut that came out well, so feel free to enquire about those.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:19 pm 
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Hey Joe-

I'm about to purchase a stick mini. Can you elaborate on what you don't like?

Maybe you can save me a mistake.


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Joe, what is wrong with your stickers? Why don't you like the outcome?

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It does fine with basic shapes. But i don't think the blade is sharp enough to do fancy things. I could possible order some new blades, but i'm surprised at how quickly they dulled. Other than that it's great. I can cut good stickers, the problem is I end up with some bad stickers to go along with it.

I also don't use it very much So i'd be willing to part with it. For the one interested in purchasing one let me know if your interested in purchasing it from me.


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