#31  
Old 12-01-2009, 07:13 AM
solomon.trenton's Avatar
solomon.trenton solomon.trenton is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Winchendon, Massachusetts
Years Playing: 12.1
Courses Played: 89
Throwing Style: LHBH
Posts: 11,544
Niced 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by aarikc17 View Post
I dont really care about the size because Im only going to use it for discs. But I do care about detail like you ^ said. Does anyone think I should spend an extra $100 for a better one? I really care about quality but I am only willing to spend $350 maybe a little more.
if you plan on dyeing a lot a big one is neccessary. plus you can use it a lot more. the larger ones are meant to do more work and longer. try us cutter. you can get a larger one in your price range.
Sponsored Links
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:24 AM
skinner21's Avatar
skinner21 skinner21 is offline
* Ace Member *
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Oswego, IL
Years Playing: 19.3
Courses Played: 22
Posts: 2,485
Niced 4 Times in 4 Posts
Default

us cutter has a 24" for $250 I believe. I got the small one for crafting and wish I would have spent the extra $50 to get the larger one.
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 12-01-2009, 10:45 PM
discgolforegon's Avatar
discgolforegon discgolforegon is offline
Par Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Roseburg Oregon
Years Playing: 23.2
Courses Played: 25
Posts: 240
Niced 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
be careful with the smaller ones. I've checked into a few that had cutting widths much shorter than the vinyl width they accept. ie takes 15" vinyl but can only cut a 11" wide design or something along those lines.
This is correct sir... My "24' inch plotter can accept material up to 30 inches wide, but only cut 24 inches of it. the extra space is for the head clearance.
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 08-01-2019, 02:11 PM
Amelie80 Amelie80 is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Posts: 1
Niced 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I know is this a dead thread, but I need a little bit of help in choosing the right vinyl cutting machine.

I've been reading opinions on forums and amazon reviews and because I will use it mostly to cut vinyl and a little bit of paper the Cameo seems to be the best budget cutter (max $200).
Some people are saying the Brother ScannCut could be a good choice too.
This article compares the 2 machines:
https://freshlypickedblog.com/brothe...houette-cameo/

The only big issue I could find about the Cameo is that the software is a bit hard to use and bluetooth is not the best.
Is the Cameo the right machine for a newbie?

Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 01-03-2020, 12:52 PM
uphoric uphoric is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Courses Played: 22
Posts: 44
Niced 12 Times in 9 Posts
Default

I just picked up a Silhouette Cameo 3. They just came out with a 4 so you can find the 3 for cheaper now. I found mine on wall world for $150 looks like it's back up to $200 now. I have used a Cricut and it was fine, but I didn't need all the other stuff it did. The Cameo is supposed to cut directly from a roll w/o the cutting mat but it doesn't do as much other stuff.

LINK
Reply With Quote
 

  #36  
Old 08-03-2020, 07:19 AM
Mishal521's Avatar
Mishal521 Mishal521 is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2020
Posts: 3
Niced 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

The major difference between the Cricut and the Silhoutte is that the Cricut uses pregenerated images and files to buy from the manufacturer.

If you want to export and use the Illustrator for cutting, silhouette is the one you want.

You can cut with them paper, vinyl and fabric. You can use special pen inserts instead of blades to draw with them too.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cutting way down. MrDarkHorse Bag Suggestions & Feedback 13 06-25-2013 03:39 PM
cutting a roll of vinyl in half... crouchingwombat Disc Dyeing 9 04-10-2012 02:37 PM
Techniques for Cutting Vinyl Stencils CTRobuck Disc Dyeing 10 07-05-2011 07:54 PM
Laser vinyl Cutting I3ooI3oo Disc Dyeing 7 10-13-2009 10:24 AM
Cutting? elmattarino Disc Dyeing 21 09-01-2009 11:14 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.