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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > flags
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marky
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Forum Posts: 173
17th Jun 2017 00:06  
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I had some flags printed by a very kind girl at my work they are printed on cotton I also had some signal flags printed on silk ,photo to follow when I collect them

Cheers Marky


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none
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Forum Posts: 185
17th Jun 2017 07:41  
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A very kind girl indeed they look great.

RNinMunich
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17th Jun 2017 08:11  
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Mornin' Marky, very good 👍
What printer did she use and how was the cotton kept flat and straight??
This is something I've been wondering how to do (without spending thousands!) for some time!
Cheers Doug 😎


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
Dave M
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17th Jun 2017 09:40  
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Hi Marky
Are the flags printed on both sides?
Dave


Live long and prosper

Dave
marky
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Forum Posts: 173
17th Jun 2017 11:24  
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I work in an Art college and I can access the technical facilities there is a printed textiles dept and they have digital printers that print from a jpeg or a scanned picture ,these flags are printed on one side and fold down the centre ,the signal flags were printed on both sides but will have another attempt as they didn'tline up quite right .

Cheers Marky

RNinMunich
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17th Jun 2017 12:10  
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I 'knowed' there would be a catch 🤔
So far I haven't found a textile printer under 15thou 😡
Have you thought of taking orders Mark????
😎


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
RNinMunich
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Forum Posts: 1126
17th Jun 2017 12:12  
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PS thinking of trying the T-shirt transfer sheets as a substitute! 😎


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
none
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Forum Posts: 185
17th Jun 2017 12:50  
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T shirt paper think backwards before printing

RNinMunich
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Forum Posts: 1126
17th Jun 2017 13:08  
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With right printer driver the printer 'thinks' for you. 😉
IF you remember to tell it you're using a transfer!
😎


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
Krampus
(Captain)





Forum Posts: 8
18th Jun 2017 00:01  
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Gang,

Just in case, this is a good and reliable scale model boat flag maker in Germany: http://www.schiffsmodellflaggen.de/english/english.html Great pricing and quality, the guy is very high speed and can make any flag you ask for.


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RNinMunich
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Forum Posts: 1126
18th Jun 2017 02:10  
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Excellent, thanks 👍You just saved me 15000 Euro 😉😉
Although his English history is a bit screwed up! Queen Victoria in 1702 ???? 🤔 I think he got the date of the Union a bit wrong as well. But so what? It's the model flags we want not a history lesson 😉😉


Young at heart - slightly older in other places 😉 cheers Doug
Krampus
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18th Jun 2017 02:46  
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Anytime! I guess he heard Queen Victoria was old but well... He recently made me 2 custom-made flags, one of Puerto Rico, another of the Dominican Republic. Great service and product.


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