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Posted: 08/19/2005 at 4:13am | IP Logged Quote ntietz

To get a gmail account, you have to have someone invite you from their logged in state. However, I would be happy to if you told me what email address to send it to.
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Posted: 08/22/2005 at 7:30am | IP Logged Quote Althrim

I already hooked him up...thanks, though.

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Posted: 09/11/2005 at 5:40pm | IP Logged Quote Larksmann

I'm interested, but first I'll have to make a few maps worth paying for.
So, this is battlegrid size?
What kind of paper is it on? (I don't expect much, I just want to know it won't be on toilet paper )
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Posted: 09/12/2005 at 10:52am | IP Logged Quote Althrim

It's on standard plotter paper. Yes, the maps are printed at battlegrid size (1 square = 1").

Benwax and Micah can attest to the quality...soon Lingster will, too.

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Posted: 09/12/2005 at 11:33am | IP Logged Quote Micah

The paper isn't indestructible or anything - but for the price, the standard paper is nice, and the print quality exceptional. If you're looking for something heavy duty I'd prolly still go through Althrim and then just laminate or contact paper the map. I like the non-glare contact paper myself. And its a whole lot easier on my pocketbook than a similar product from a copy shop. Overall the combination has been really nice and has withstood our troop of toddlers and preschoolers.

At $5 a map you can't really ask for a better deal.

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Posted: 09/23/2005 at 6:15am | IP Logged Quote lingster

Ok the real Question is... Althrim, are you done printing the maps and sent them yet? I'm getting excited to see them.

BTW, for those reading this, I sent him a tall order. I sent in almost a dozen maps to get printed. All of them double printed and one of them printed 4 times...

it's a big order that I'm hoping comes out spectacular. It takes a while to print this many maps. I think it was what, 24 total print-outs?

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Posted: 09/23/2005 at 7:06am | IP Logged Quote Althrim

They're almost done...and there were 22 large printouts and like 30 smaller printouts. They'll go out on Monday. They look great!

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Posted: 10/13/2005 at 4:55am | IP Logged Quote lingster

I finally got the maps!

Spectacular! Wonderful!

They look good.   I finally got to see what my "Power Core" map looked like full sized on paper. One word: Pretty.

I had a couple minor problems, but that's to be expected when you ask someone to do something they were'nt quite expecting. Althrim opened up to print your maps for 5 bucks a pop. I flooded him with so many prints that he was quite shocked.

The only trouble was a very large map that I had given him wouldn't quite fit into a mailing tube, so I had to cut it apart and resend.


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Posted: 10/13/2005 at 9:37am | IP Logged Quote cmanos

Having a background in printing (I used to work for Xerox) I'm interested in the stats on your plotter? Whats the width on that? 54"?
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Posted: 10/13/2005 at 12:26pm | IP Logged Quote Althrim


hp 1050 and hp 5500 plotters... full color up to 60" wide. The biggest limitations so far haven't been paper size, but mailing tube size, as lingster mentioned.

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