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  1. dabob

    Very retired now . . . 5 years worth so far

    Very retired now . . . 5 years worth so far
  2. dabob

    What kind of paper cutter are you using?

    We are running 2 Polars, one with a microcut junior and one thats programmable . .. years w/o a problem
  3. dabob

    Anyone ever get out of an auto-renewing maintenance agreement (after the fact)?

    this maybe a dumb idea, and it might be after the horse got out of the barn .. . but you could put the "auto renew" on a credit card number and then cancel the card . . .
  4. dabob

    OSX vs Windows 10 for Pre-Press...

    I won't contest that the Mac and Windows versions of the software get you to the same place once your within the software . . . my biggest complaint is the user interface difference between the two platforms . . ( I will admit to a bit of a bias towards Macs) but just the file navigation on...
  5. dabob

    Image area get stain

    Looks like scumming to me . . . dampener issues, emulsification . . .??????
  6. dabob

    Quark Named: “100 Companies That Matter Most”

    Pr . . . you are correct it doesn't diminish Quarks achievement but by only mentioning them you are presenting an aysmmetrical view of the news . . . .
  7. dabob

    Looking for buyer of older sheet fed offset presses, Heidelberg and Ryobi 3302

    you could try . . . slater lee <[email protected]> bill is a great guy and does stuff for export . .. good luck
  8. dabob

    Quark promoting XPress 2018 as Cloud Free & no monthly fees

    They need to develop some users, like print designers because when the Quark files start rolling in the shops will be buying it . . . but when you haven't seen a quark doc for the last 5 years there isn't much of a need for it . . . .
  9. dabob

    Corner rounders

    I've heard about this one but never saw one in person . . . but it looked pretty good to me
  10. dabob

    Laminator Options

    You can pick up a professional level, ie 24=4 inches, laminator at auction or on ebay for a reasonable price . . . just remember "let the buyer beware" we get a lot of equipment that way and you win some and lose some . . luckily we have won many more than we have lost . .. .
  11. dabob

    The Printer's Burden

    Gordo . fergot Hobo . .. just as bad as comic sans . . .
  12. dabob

    The Printer's Burden

    Reminds me of the time I visited the Grand Canyon and picked up a visitors guide . . . glanced at the first side turned the sheet over and found a typo in the second paragraph . . ..
  13. dabob

    You know you're old when . . .

    I remember my dad authorized the Linotronic 202 for the Detroit News in the early 70's . . .. does that date me . . . . .
  14. dabob

    CorelDRAW—2018 Released

    and . . . where is David Millsock when you need him . . . .
  15. dabob

    Opening a PDF with Illustrator - Epic Fail

    Glenn, if you read a little farther down the text you will find the following, "When you open an Adobe PDF file in Illustrator using the File > Open command" So while you are 1/2 right it does specify an Adobe PDF so it would appear that word (as dov pointed out) and also other pdf creators...
  16. dabob

    The Vanishing Family Printshop

    Too true, this comment is a little dated, but in the year after the dot com bust(2001 as I recall) here in Kalifornia, back when UniSource still existed, their salesman told us that they lost a shop a day during that time period . . . and that was not just mom and pops but printing companies...
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    I just saw this thread (or re-sawed it . .. ) but I remember that my dad was in the newspaper business and in Houston they would air condition the filtered air to de-huymidify it and then heat it if necessary during the winter . . . seems a bit extreme but maybe not . . .
  18. dabob

    Opening a PDF with Illustrator - Epic Fail

    Just a random thought here, I have been following (not using) the threads on the newer versions of Quark and from what I have read you can place a pdf into Quark and it turns into native objects that are editable . . . like I said just a random thought . . . .
  19. dabob

    What colors do you see?

    It's yello! . . . but it's not LUCIOUS. . . . is it . . . .!!!!! you know what I'm talking about
  20. dabob

    prints from film

    If you can find a not so older Topaz scanner it can do copy dot scans of film, mine is 1 generation too old. Or heres a link to some more . . .


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