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Post by Duh Laser » Sun Dec 04, 2016 6:03 pm

Hi everyone,
i have owned a redsail 1390 for about 7 months, it arrived here in the states about 5 months ago from China( :twisted: ). It has been a stressful journey the whole way. I have had minor to somewhat major problems from day one. i am currently sorting out a stepper motor problem. i hope to gain knowledge from all you guys who have much better understandings and more experience with these toys.

everything fascinates me.... sometimes that gets me into trouble, especially with my wife who is very tolerant.

p.s. this is my first forum. please excuse any lack of etiquette.

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Post by TheBoltonian » Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:23 pm

Hi all.
I have not started making a machine yet.
I have no doubt I will be misguided along my ways. :P
I look forward to posting my misgivings here.

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Joined: Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:41 pm


Post by laser10 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:01 pm

I am new to the subject of laser engraving and came here to learn more about company's who manufacture engravers. I was hoping that people more familiar with the subject would give me some advice about laser engraving in general as well as manufacturers, as I was going to engrave in poly carbonate film . Also, I heard that engraving in poly carbonate film is more complex and I was looking for someone to give me some advice on the subject as well as any company's manufacturing engravers that I could contact. Thanks everyone

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Post by Genuino » Fri Jan 13, 2017 6:59 am

Hello from Atlanta!

Just became member of these forums in anticipation of my very first laser arrival, DIY laser 5.5W, totally new but wanted to add another option to my shop and crafts at home, woodworking of small projects, woodturning and signage. Also have a 24 x 36 CNC Router and think a laser would be my next toy as a complement. Have been reading here for a couple of days and think there is a good group of helpful people :). Sorry if I ask dumb questions, just want to learn.

Have a nice day!

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Post by Bige65 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:32 pm

Hi my name is Rich
I bought one of the Chinese Lasers and have been using it successfully until 3 days ago I was laying out a graphic in the shape of a Diamond when cut it the sides were 1/3 wider than the top and bottom. While trying to adjust the Diamond and download it in another name The machine stopped accepting downloads it would say it was sent but would not show up on the machine I am using direct a usb cables and have also tried jump drives any Ideas the machine is 5 months old with no success

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Post by battman2036 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:53 pm


I've been doing design and graphics for approx 17 years. Main focus has been vinyl, sublimation, and custom garment / items. Recently picked up a Universal ULS-25E from a friend. Unit is 20 yrs old, but my research indicates it should work for what we need. I'm new to the world of engraving, and hope to pick up some information here.

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Post by ThinkPad15 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:09 am

Hi, I am working on a Laser Cutter for a project. Looking for find and gather information while learning as much as I can! Definitely seems like this board would be able to help me along the way.


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Post by Chippackage » Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:45 am

Hello everyone,

I am from Johannesburg, South Africa.
I have purchased my second laser machine Model: PLT-960 HQ Slimline (first was a K40 Chinese Laser).
I am starting up my own Design Business namely LB Designs, where I will be designing wedding or event invitations.
I am also open to taking on projects like personalized memorabilia or personalized gifts.

Thank you for the privilege of joining this Forum. I look forward to brainstorm or just have a chat with you all!


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Post by MammaAiuto » Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:58 pm

Hello all,

Nothing special about me, I try to play with my new toy laser and so
far it work, now it's more the time for me to learn how to draw some
cool stuff for my other hobby paper model and burn my face on all
rice grain around the world

Have a mice one

Marc P.

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Joined: Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:07 pm


Post by Gonzomandela » Sat Mar 04, 2017 7:15 pm

Hi, In a complete newbie on laser cutting looking forward to learning a lot from you guys and gals, my background is art and design, Im from mexico city and love forums! lol

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