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How many usable screens do you have, either in your everyday rotation, available for a special application, or cataloged for repeat orders?

12 or less
13-25
26-50
51-100
100+

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Offline Frog

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How many screens do you have?
« on: May 29, 2012, 11:33:37 AM »
Should be self explanatory, though I'm sure that if there is a question for clarification, I'll hear it (or more accurately, see it)

Please don't count your old worn out frames waiting to be re-stretched (or used as kindling), or your stripped out re-tensionables waiting for a fix.


In case you add some or toss some, you can change your vote.
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Offline ZooCity

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2012, 11:51:29 AM »
{32}  25x30 M3

no where near enough

Offline Zelko-4-EVA

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2012, 11:53:55 AM »
the majority of our frames are 23x31 MZX

the rest are 25x33, 25x36 and 36x42 M3

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2012, 12:00:30 PM »
I had about 40 of the static ones, but most of them had my retail work on them that I was not going to reclaim anytime soon.
I just added 23 of MZX 18x20. Going the retensionable way :) (I hope)

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2012, 01:43:21 PM »
50 Panel frames.
Roughly 100 23x31 aluminum statics
roughly 50 20x23 aluminum statics
15 23x31 M3 newmans not in production
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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2012, 02:54:30 PM »
I have about 50-60 roller frames. I would like to at least double/tripple it. I just don't have the room. We are bursting at the seems. I am storing 2500 shirts at a bay in my building until I can get the ones I am printing out tomorrow.
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Offline alan802

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2012, 03:00:16 PM »
111 good frames with mid to high tension, 20 statics that we use for simple one color stuff on lights and a crap load of empty frames that need to have mesh put in them.  I need at least 150 good screens and I'd like to have 200 by the end of the year.  With ganging images on probably 95% of our jobs, we are running through 20+ screens per day.  Some of our more popular screens are being cycled through multiple times per week, and it's taken a toll on them.

23x31's with mesh:
20-static alums
54-shurloc ez frames
57-M3 newman rollers

Blank frames with no mesh:
7-shurloc ez
100-M3 newman roller
6-MZX newman rollers
20-18x20 mzx (old composite corners)
2-panel frames
20 18x20 mzx
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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2012, 06:22:13 PM »
50+ retensionables, most 18x20 MZX, a handful of 23x26 MZX, and 3 large statics I used to use for yard signs.
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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2012, 06:54:47 PM »
'had to go and count . . . 102 total. 2 are down need new mesh. About 30 EZ frames, rest are statics. Some of the statics are actually in decent shape, small number is pretty loose and at the end of their life.
We go through about 30 screens per day. Somewhat slow now and an only doing about 15-20, but have gone through as many as 50.
Hiring a full time screen tech now, between reclaiming, exposing, coating and re-stretching it will be pretty close to full day's worth of work. I am taking into account that just starting ppl are slow and get faster with time, so yes it will be only about 30 screens per day right now. If he's done early, he can help on the press!

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2012, 07:00:32 PM »
I think I have about 8 M3 Roller frames that I just reuse constantly.  Its a pain cleaning/reclaiming them a bunch but just yesterday I ordered 10 more M3's along with newman panels, so I'm excited about that!  Yeah!

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2012, 07:05:11 PM »
About 45 20x24 and about 40 23x31 statics
Still doesnt seem like enough sometimes

Oh and 8 EZ frames in a box and 1 23x28 Newman roller with busted mesh and 1 ez frame with busted mesh

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2012, 07:18:17 PM »
Hey Gerry, would you be interested in the rest of the EZ frame package, like the stretcher and additional frames or are you dead set on going static alums?
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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2012, 07:19:30 PM »
Hey Gerry, would you be interested in the rest of the EZ frame package, like the stretcher and additional frames or are you dead set on going static alums?
I would be interested Alan. I know it is something I need to do but do I have the space for it? I would have to do some manuevering around! lol.

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2012, 07:41:06 PM »
50 Panel frames.
Roughly 100 23x31 aluminum statics
roughly 50 20x23 aluminum statics
15 23x31 M3 newmans not in production

Send me those newmans if you are not going to use them..... ;D
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Offline Croft

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Re: How many screens do you have?
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2012, 08:24:27 PM »
100- 23x31 newman M3
100 - 23x31 static
150 -22x26
75 - 21x23

Just chucked the last of the wood ones really would like to drop everything but the 23x31's