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Hi, does anyone have any recommendations for a desk top vinyl cutter and software to make paint masks.
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Rob a mate of mines just got one, I'll speak to him and see what he bought!
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Depends on the size of cutting you want to do. I picked up a Silhouete Portrait which cuts A4 vinyl sheets on a cutting matt that you feed into it. I believe it will also cut off a roll with the optional bracket. My primary requirement was something that didn't take up masses of desk space, and that i could easily pack and store it away off the desk, and its perfect in that respect.
https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/sh...-PORTRAIT-2-4T
I got mine from amazon with a bundle of vinyl rolls.

Vinyl is available in rolls that you just cut off the amount you need, upto an A4 sheet. For RC car body masks and decals I've never needed anything bigger. You don't need to use a full sheet each time, you can just position a small piece for your cut.
I have a translucent blue vinyl for paint masks, for a big roll off ebay.

The software is decent and easy to use. and available here to test: https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software

I looked at a few models and decided on this, and very happy with it.
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Rob a mate of mines just got one, I'll speak to him and see what he bought!
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Depends on the size of cutting you want to do. I picked up a Silhouete Portrait which cuts A4 vinyl sheets on a cutting matt that you feed into it. I believe it will also cut off a roll with the optional bracket. My primary requirement was something that didn't take up masses of desk space, and that i could easily pack and store it away off the desk, and its perfect in that respect.
https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/sh...-PORTRAIT-2-4T
I got mine from amazon with a bundle of vinyl rolls.

Vinyl is available in rolls that you just cut off the amount you need, upto an A4 sheet. For RC car body masks and decals I've never needed anything bigger. You don't need to use a full sheet each time, you can just position a small piece for your cut.
I have a translucent blue vinyl for paint masks, for a big roll off ebay.

The software is decent and easy to use. and available here to test: https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software

I looked at a few models and decided on this, and very happy with it.

Thanks Neal that sounds just like I need.
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I got the silouete studio bit bigger than A4 never had an issues can use rolls or sheets and do fairly small detailed lettering
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