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    Guillotine Blades Sharpening

    LA Grinding is awesome. I'm in San Diego and we use them almost exclusively.
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    Need Some Direction on Digital Label Presses/Finishers

    That is a gross oversimplification. Digital presses are so much more than they used to be. And digital label presses are amazing pieces of machinery.
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    ECRM MAKO NEWS Vs. Screen 8600E

    Is the same DFE being used on both machines?
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    Perfect Binding with Coated Covers

    As long as you spare-out any AQ, UV and Ink you should be fine.
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    Anyone use an impact type printer

    I have used a LogoJet UV2400 that does exactly what you want to do. The are very impressive, but not cheap! I have done stone tile/coasters, golf balls & tees.
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    Butt-load of spot colors in a job

    Years ago, we were running a Mercedes-Benz car book on our new 8-color 40" Sheetfed. One form had the paint options pages. It was 24 plates for each side! A total of 6 passes through the press. What a nail-biter!
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    Butt-load of spot colors in a job

    The maximum of 27 spot colors is a known limitation for InDesign. Unfortunately, I do not know of a workaround.
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    Is anyone using High Seria with Rampage?

    I was using High Sierra w/ Rampage v12 with no issues at all.
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    Epson Stylus Pro 7900 all clogged up

    I agree. I had a 9900 that had to have 2 head replacements in 5 years. The x900 series has been discontinued. The SureColor P Series is EPSON's suggested successor.
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    IBM Lotus Notes

    Wait... there was a 4?!?
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    printing specs form

    All tree printing technologies allow you to print on clear or metallized substrates, among other finishes. Window clings are an example of wanting to have a white down before or after (depending on whether is is applied inside or outside) printing 4CP. One time we used opaque white on our Indigo...
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    printing specs form

    This can apply to offset, digital or flexo.
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    printing specs form

    Is he going to be printing on a clear substrate with a white underprint?
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    Fixing Files

    I've tried that and usually it is two, three, four or more times going back and forth with the customer. Either they don't understand or don't have the abilities and/or talent. A lot of shops also experience what claude72 stated.
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    Where do you get your industry information?

    Trade Magazines: Printing Impressions and Flexo. I dearly miss Graphic Arts Monthly. Other: Peers and Friends in the industry.

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