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  1. Monotype Corsiva™ is a trademark of The Monotype...

    Monotype Corsiva™ is a trademark of The Monotype Corporation.
    You would have to check their terms of use to make sure.
    My unqualified opinion is as long as you are not using their font file and...
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    Kev you mentioned a couple anti virus programs I...

    Kev you mentioned a couple anti virus programs I also got fed up with for slowing things down.
    My two favorites now are Piriform CCleaner and Super Anti Spyware - both of them have free editions...
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    Uhhm, Cindy - did no one spell check that slate...

    Uhhm, Cindy - did no one spell check that slate job?
  4. A simple trick I learned from one of Doug Green's...

    A simple trick I learned from one of Doug Green's videos:
    Set your nudge distance to an amount that will move an object past your other objects -
    in other words set it to 10 inches if your work is...
  5. I just noticed you did set the speed and power...

    I just noticed you did set the speed and power settings for the color but had suggested you may have had it set to "ignore" which wasn't the case based on the screen shot.

    Might check to see your...
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    I tried engraving the polypro ammo boxes I got...

    I tried engraving the polypro ammo boxes I got from Walmart and although it did mark them, it's very difficult seeing and reading the mark from my CO2 Trotec. Probably would have worked if I masked...
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    I've been hanging on to, and moving from one home...

    I've been hanging on to, and moving from one home to another, a stack of solid oak and maple flooring (unfinished) that I got back in the 1970's. It's not enough material to do a floor but it's too...
  8. "in short, I can’t charge $5 to engrave a $10...

    "in short, I can’t charge $5 to engrave a $10 item, right?"

    Actually, yes you can. You can charge $15.00 to engrave a $10.00 item if you want.
    Think about this for a minute.
    If you bring a beat...
  9. It may or may not be the original tube in it. You...

    It may or may not be the original tube in it. You would need to find out about that.
    If you find out what software it's using, you can probably call Trotec and ask them how to find out the amount of...
  10. What's the smallest hole size you have cut?

    I recently tried cutting some acrylic that appears to glow at the edge when normal room light hits it. My usual cutting grid is a rectangular acrylic ceiling light baffle.
    I had no masking on the...
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    3M Super 77 for hold down, and a CNC with a 1/16"...

    3M Super 77 for hold down, and a CNC with a 1/16" or 1/8" bit you could do something similar, without the associated hazards of doing it in the laser.
  12. Johnson Plastics has black granite and black...

    Johnson Plastics has black granite and black marble in various sizes.
    I don't know how their price compares to others...
    My only other suggestion would be to contact local counter top and or shower...
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    There's a company in my town that repairs servos,...

    There's a company in my town that repairs servos, steppers, spindles, etc.
    https://www.generalservo.com/

    I brought them one of my steppers off my Shopbot and they were reasonably priced.
  14. There is a setting in the print set up for...

    There is a setting in the print set up for printing only what is selected.
    If you have that checked, and nothing is selected, you will get nothing...
  15. A simple thing to check in Corel - On the laptop...

    A simple thing to check in Corel -
    On the laptop look under VIEW and compare what setting it's on. Enhanced is usually preferred unless you're editing nodes in wireframe mode.
    Maybe your design...
  16. As a general statement, it's not really wattage...

    As a general statement, it's not really wattage alone that equates to speed in engraving applications.
    Yes, more wattage (power) allows you to go to a greater depth quicker, which is good for...
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    Several of the videos that popped up in the...

    Several of the videos that popped up in the Youtube side bar showed this dynamic focusing concept from at least 4 or 5 different company names. What disturbed me the most though was in a lot of the...
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    Over the years after seeing many of the same...

    Over the years after seeing many of the same questions asked by my potential customers, I gradually refined my web pages to answer those questions. Now that so many more people look at web sites on...
  19. Thread: Corel Tips

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    Kev I normally do it the same way you described....

    Kev I normally do it the same way you described.
    I just tried the Align and distribute thing to see how it worked and was perplexed that it didn't.
    I'll continue experimenting with it just to see...
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    First let me say I have not done these mugs yet ...

    First let me say I have not done these mugs yet so I can't comment on your settings, however I wanted to mention something about your cleaning prep...
    You mentioned Isopropyl alcohol. This has less...
  21. Thread: Corel Tips

    by Mayo Pardo
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    Corel X5 - Align and Distribute problems: trying...

    Corel X5 - Align and Distribute problems:
    trying to align-distribute 6 dog tags within a box to make an engraving template. The distribute function doesn't do what I have checked off to evenly...
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    Coming from a sign painting background, I never...

    Coming from a sign painting background, I never did like One Shot Imitation Gold or Metallic Gold.
    They never could match the reflectivity/brilliance of real gold leaf.

    In my opinion, the best...
  23. Thread: Lazrclean

    by Mayo Pardo
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    Krud Kutter Available at Walmart or Home Depot...

    Krud Kutter
    Available at Walmart or Home Depot or similar places.
    Works great!
    I bought the already diluted ready to spray bottle but it's also available in gal. sizes.
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    Yeah it's a cool concept but - Ships in Dec. 2017...

    Yeah it's a cool concept but - Ships in Dec. 2017 ???
    With all the money they raised on kickstarter ($1,331,936.00) and it won't ship for almost a year?
    They show working machines so why would it...
  25. I think this should help with your project...

    I think this should help with your project
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUFYzU3wijs
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