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Offline blue moon

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List of other screen printing forums
« on: June 11, 2011, 01:41:35 PM »
It was not long ago that I was looking for the resources on the internet. . . Here is a list of other forums for those needing it.

digitsmith www.digitsmith.com classifieds and forum
t-shirt forums - www.t-shirtforums.com lot of posts for the ppl looking to start a screenprinting business
M&R - forums.mrprint.com M&R equipment manufacturer has their own forum with a blog, classifieds and various other info.
screenprintgroup.com www.screenprintgroup.com Bill Hood's forum. He also has a blog and other content at solutionsjournal.com
TSPMB - www.screenprinters.net large old school forum with a classifieds section
t-biz www.t-biznetwork.com Scott Fresner's site. Forum is not very active, but it has other content available.
www.screenprintingforum.com not sure who owns that one, not very active


please post any other forums that should be added.






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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2011, 02:14:06 PM »
Not a forum but maybe good resources from Roger Jennings..

http://www.screenprintingbiz.com/equipment

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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2011, 03:07:02 PM »
bill hood has one too.
http://screenprintgroup.com/

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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2011, 03:18:31 PM »
I think that Pierre thought that he had gotten that one, but linked to the Solutions Journal instead.

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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2011, 03:41:19 PM »
Not forums, and maybe no one else is interested, or maybe it's immaterial as some sites may go dormant or shut down necessitating a periodic "culling" of duds, but I found it useful at the old screenprinters.net industry links to vendors by category, such as artists, equipment, supplies, and so on. I'd mentioned this to Preston probably nine months ago, but he apparently thought it undesirable, or perhaps it would encroach on advertisers paying for ad space on his site, and perhaps you all feel the same. Not trying to stir up any issues, just putting it out there. I know early on I referenced it frequently. Might be a benefit to newbies looking for resources.
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2011, 03:47:06 PM »
Not forums, and maybe no one else is interested, or maybe it's immaterial as some sites may go dormant or shut down necessitating a periodic "culling" of duds, but I found it useful at the old screenprinters.net industry links to vendors by category, such as artists, equipment, supplies, and so on. I'd mentioned this to Preston probably nine months ago, but he apparently thought it undesirable, or perhaps it would encroach on advertisers paying for ad space on his site, and perhaps you all feel the same. Not trying to stir up any issues, just putting it out there. I know early on I referenced it frequently. Might be a benefit to newbies looking for resources.

I believe I am speaking for all three stooges when I say that one of our main objectives is to be helpful! If those links are a valuable resource, we should have them here.
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« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2011, 03:53:54 PM »
With acknowledgement to Moe,
a couple of points.
1. I believe that those suppliers may well have paid to be included in that list
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2. Something that Preston was fervent about, and I concur completely, is that "newbies" in the industry are one thing, but casual visitors just looking for our suppliers, are something else completely.

That content has to be restricted to serious members.

Heck, we also have seen members who really resented every little thing being laid out for newcomers who, essentially, if they read enough, only needed to process the payments that are rolling in, LOL! and pay very little dues as we did. That view is a little extreme, and of course, a little counter to what I and others do by providing information, but it does have a certain validity as well.

Balance and a reasonable medium ground is what's needed.
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2011, 05:43:04 PM »
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2011, 11:18:27 PM »
With acknowledgement to Moe,
a couple of points.
1. I believe that those suppliers may well have paid to be included in that list
and
2. Something that Preston was fervent about, and I concur completely, is that "newbies" in the industry are one thing, but casual visitors just looking for our suppliers, are something else completely.

That content has to be restricted to serious members.

Heck, we also have seen members who really resented every little thing being laid out for newcomers who, essentially, if they read enough, only needed to process the payments that are rolling in, LOL! and pay very little dues as we did. That view is a little extreme, and of course, a little counter to what I and others do by providing information, but it does have a certain validity as well.

Balance and a reasonable medium ground is what's needed.

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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2011, 03:30:57 PM »
what ever became of the H2o water based screen printing forum that Upnorth Matt was running? I believe he took it over from Phil Newell. . .you guys remember that one?
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2011, 03:47:18 PM »
It's dead and gone. I'd contacted Matt about the spam and porn posts last year that had overtaken it. He cleaned it up and gave me moderator status during which I booted a few spam and porn ads, but within a couple of months it went down. Phillip went back to designing signage that I'm guessing was his main interest, judging from a lot of the art he was doing. He has a new forum at:
http://www.signamigo.com/

Regrettably, the waterbased forum had a lot of good info and at one point a fair degree of participation. I think after it had been ignored for so long in terms of moderation, everyone pretty much moved on. There were very few posts made after Matt cleaned it up, and I guess he must have let it go maybe after the hosting contract was up, seeing no reason to renew.

Addendum: I also had asked Rodney over at t-shirt forums to break out the waterbased ink section under screenprinting since there were starting to be a lot of questions regarding that in particular. Made it easier to find posts about waterbased vs. plastisol.
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2012, 05:35:55 AM »
what ever became of the H2o water based screen printing forum that Upnorth Matt was running? I believe he took it over from Phil Newell. . .you guys remember that one?

Yeah, I liked that forum.
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2012, 10:25:12 AM »
I used to browse that forum a lot, it had a lot of good info.

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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2012, 01:32:05 PM »
Thanks to all of you that are monitoring those other inferior boards so I don't have to.  I barely have time to visit here as often as I would like to.  Keep up the good work and thanks for being my forum of choice.  But I still miss Habeeb!
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Re: List of other screen printing forums
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2012, 06:42:37 PM »
I've got to say that I've been to most of the forums listed, but after being introduced to TSB, I am hooked.  I find my self visiting as many as 3 to four times a day.  It just seems like everyone knows everyone here.  I know that's not the case, but it does seem that way.  Also, there is always good post to read and most of them I can relate to.
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