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Re: Vertical? Why does everyone go horizontal?

 by sonyoasis ¦  Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:18 pm ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: Vertical? Why does everyone go horizontal? ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 35

I think Lawson made a vertical pretreater ? Not sure if its still in production.

Re: Polyprint cartridges on a DIY DTG?

 by sonyoasis ¦  Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:19 am ¦  Forum: General - Start Here ¦  Topic: Polyprint cartridges on a DIY DTG? ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 282

Does the shortee use 80ml carts? I came across this set on aliexpress. They state they are 80ml but they look the same as the standard refill carts ?


 by sonyoasis ¦  Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:34 pm ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: AUTO-TREAT MK2 ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 57

My first idea was to use open builds V-slot . But i wanted to find something cheaper and came across easyfix tube system. Its 20x20 anodised aluminium with a range of different tap in connectors. I think it's a lot lighter than using the V-Slot and then you just use self tappers to fix all the panel...


 by sonyoasis ¦  Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:35 am ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: AUTO-TREAT MK2 ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 57

Its not that hard of a build, Your pretreater kit from the store is a huge step forward for people wanting to make something like this. ;)


 by sonyoasis ¦  Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:12 am ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: AUTO-TREAT MK2 ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 57

This version uses the same valve as viper, Spider Mini and other commercial pretreaters. I have it running on PWM and the results are good. I have also added bidirectional and unidirectional spraying capability's . 3 ports for dark, light pretreat and cleaning fluid. Small height adjustment on the p...

Re: OpenDTG Pretreat Machine

 by sonyoasis ¦  Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:06 am ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: OpenDTG Pretreat Machine ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 264

Spot on , No over spray or dribble from the nozzle . :D

Re: OpenDTG Pretreat Machine

 by sonyoasis ¦  Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:44 pm ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: OpenDTG Pretreat Machine ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 264

Its the best system, I have used it on the last pretreater and this newer one. Do you make the plates on your CNC?

Re: OpenDTG Pretreat Machine

 by sonyoasis ¦  Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:33 pm ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: OpenDTG Pretreat Machine ¦  Replies: 8 ¦  Views: 264

Looking good Andy. You have used the Pinion system on this?

Re: Fixed Pretreat Machine without motor

 by sonyoasis ¦  Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:06 pm ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: Fixed Pretreat Machine without motor ¦  Replies: 16 ¦  Views: 2009

I would just buy a spare back up pump, far cheaper and easier way of getting back to pretreating if the pump breaks.

Re: Treatbot style pretreater

 by sonyoasis ¦  Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:47 am ¦  Forum: DIY Pretreat Machine ¦  Topic: Treatbot style pretreater ¦  Replies: 9 ¦  Views: 800

I thought maybe Cobra was a forum member. Excellent news on the pretreater can't wait to see it. :D