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squeegee?

Discussion in 'General Chit-Chat' started by 149motorsports, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. 149motorsports

    149motorsports Active Member

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    What is the best squegee's to use in 6in? i use the plastic ones now but the center is fading fast and dont last long. thanks!
     
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  2. Mosh

    Mosh Major Contributor

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    I use the teflon 6" ones, you know the ribs are made to sharpen them. they last me a month or so before they get knicked up. Back in the day Gerber rolls used to come with squeegies, it was always fun to see what color you would get. red, blue, grey, yellow, dark blue hard ones were the best and lasted the longest. They were only 4".
     
  3. James Burke

    James Burke Being a grandpa is more fun than working

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    Teflon all the way.....


    JB
     
  4. TXFB.INS

    TXFB.INS Very Active Member

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    the MAcTac solid felt squeegee, anything larger than that is the BIG SQUEEGEE
     
  5. SightLine

    SightLine Very Active Member

    Geek wrap squeegees!
     
  6. Mosh

    Mosh Major Contributor

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    I saw a guy once with a metal screen printing squeegie and instead of the rubber screen blade it had a 3/4" think felt blade. Never seen one since, but always thought that was cool. that was 1995 or 96.
     
  7. john1

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    Yeah Avery, yes Avery used to give out free squeegees in their 4 year vinyl rolls back about 6 years ago. Not sure if they do anymore, I was just starting and bought that stuff lol

    The teflon ones are pretty good.
     
  8. Tizz

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    I improvised and used perspex cut into 6" x 12" x 8mm thickness. Bought some adhesive backed felt and stuck it on the wider side. Works great!
     
  9. Wraptrick

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    The Geek Wraps squeegees are by far the best I've used. They glide smoothly, and last forever.
     
  10. 149motorsports

    149motorsports Active Member

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    can you use the geek on regular vinyl when applying the tape?
     
  11. SightLine

    SightLine Very Active Member

    Yep. We order them by the case for a better price. They work great for pretty much everything.
     
  12. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    Just got a few geeks in the mail and will be using them tomorrow.
     
  13. xanderortiz

    xanderortiz New Member

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    We have taped the applicable Velcro to the tips of a few of our squeegees. This was meant to use on sensitive prints that we didn't want to scratch. And as a result, it is pretty much impossible to wear it down. Didn't mean to have that effect.

    EDIT: The soft Velcro ;)
     
  14. Coloradosigns

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    these are all we use..
    unless something is liquid laminated.. then they grip too much
     
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