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Perf board alternatives?

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:05 am
by Stefan
Hello everyone!

When printing I have success using the perf boards that came with the printer. I tried using UP's flex sheet to print raftless and it was rubbish.

I want to know why the perf boards are so expensive ($30 for one here in Australia). Can I buy them cheaper or is there an alternative I can use?

Cheers,
Stefan.

Re: Perf board alternatives?

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 11:47 am
by tel
I have found raftless printing on the flex sheets pretty good. The sheets dont last long as I have found items stick too well to them and end up tearing them. I have since moved to the PrintBite (they will cut any size you want) which self releases as it cools and have found that fantastic.

Re: Perf board alternatives?

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 7:46 pm
by ricks01
04Stefan07 wrote:Hello everyone!

When printing I have success using the perf boards that came with the printer. I tried using UP's flex sheet to print raftless and it was rubbish.

I want to know why the perf boards are so expensive ($30 for one here in Australia). Can I buy them cheaper or is there an alternative I can use?

Cheers,
Stefan.
Is there something wrong with the perfboards that came with your printer? I find they are very durable , I have been using my original perfboards that
get almost daily use and are over 5 years old and they are still in perfect shape.

Re: Perf board alternatives?

Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2017 10:01 pm
by Stefan
ricks01 wrote:
04Stefan07 wrote:Hello everyone!

When printing I have success using the perf boards that came with the printer. I tried using UP's flex sheet to print raftless and it was rubbish.

I want to know why the perf boards are so expensive ($30 for one here in Australia). Can I buy them cheaper or is there an alternative I can use?

Cheers,
Stefan.
Is there something wrong with the perfboards that came with your printer? I find they are very durable , I have been using my original perfboards that
get almost daily use and are over 5 years old and they are still in perfect shape.
Nah my perf boards and brilliant! I was just asking if there is a place where you can buy them cheaper or any other alternatives that are similar to them.