Quick Tip August 29th, 2014 by Terry Combs

Curing DTG Inks – Use silicone paper compared with Teflon sheets in DTG curing to get better wash fastness and less of a gloss.

August 8th, 2014 Show Notes – What the Customer Sees Marketing Discussion

What the Customer Sees

August 8th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast.  This week Terry and Aaron have a Google Hangout to talk about What the Customer Sees and dig into the marketing side of our industry. Many of our customers never see our real production facilities, so all they know of us is our product and our presentation. We covered subjects ranging from boxes to business cards, from price sheets to promotional products. It was a lively and very informative conversation to help you promote your own business.

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August 1st, 2014 Show Notes – All Things Transfers with Rhinotech

All Things Transfers

August 1st Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast.  Terry and Aaron welcome Greg Markus from Rhinotech to talk about all things transfers. They have some unique products and some great tips for people looking to decorate dark garments. If you were ever interested in inkjet or laser transfers, this is a great episode to listen in on.

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July 25th, 2014 Show Notes – Separations with Scott Fresener

Old U.S. Screen EmployeesJuly 25th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast.  Terry and Aaron welcome Scott Fresener to the show for the first time to talk Separations for Screen Printing. We also welcome in Hawkeye Welch for old home week from the old days of U.S. Screen. Great conversation about all things screen printing and direct to garment.

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July 18th, 2014 Show Notes – “Free for All” Open Discussion

Free for AllJuly 18th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast.  Terry and Aaron discussed the ad specialties industry, where the industry is at half way through 2014, and open up the phone lines and chat board to talk to anyone about topics of their choice. We also get to chat with Steve Duccilli is the senior VP of content for ST Media Group about the ad specialties industry. We also had great interaction with the chat board.

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July 11th, 2014 Show Notes – Finding GOOD Education in the Industry


Finding Good EducationJuly 11th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We are in the middle of summer and there is no better time than the present to make sure you are at the top of your game when it comes to perfecting your craft. Aaron and Terry are going to discuss different education platforms that are available to you out there and discuss how to digest all the masses of information that is out there. From seminars, to classes to books and more. Here are the notes about finding GOOD education in our industry.

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July 4th, 2014 Show Notes – Niche Markets for Seasonal Business

Happy 4th of JulyJuly 4th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast and out first ever Google Hangout On Air. We talk Niche Markets for Seasonal Business and pass some great information to help you level out the peaks and valleys of having a seasonal decorating business. We had some technical difficulties along the way, but it was still a lot of fun.

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Digital Transfers onto Performance Fabrics

Let’s talk about Digital Transfers onto Performance Fabric. When I was primarily involved with screen printing and direct to garment printing, I was a huge proponent of 100% cotton t-shirts. I really didn’t think I could ever come to love those polyester shirts. But due to companies like Under Armor and others, polyester performance wear has really started to take a hold of me. Now that my days are filled with sublimation inks and vinyl, instead of pretreatment and plastisol, I have been exposed to so much more polyester fabric that I almost feel like I nearly missed the boat. So let’s start off by talking about some of the many different types of garments that are polyester based and the types of material that you can use to decorate those items. Continue reading

June 27th, 2014 Show Notes – Artwork and Training for Our Industry with Dane Clement

Artwork and TrainingJune 27th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry discuss Artwork and Training with Dane Clement of Great Dane Graphics. We also talked to him about any tips and trick he might have for novice and expert art departments. We also talked with him about his complete training packages work and discuss his seminars and other educational opportunities he has available to our industry.

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June 20th, 2014 Show Notes – What is Digitizing with Erich Campbell and Kristine Shreve

What is digitizing?June 20th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry turn the reigns over to Kristine Shreve and Erich Campbell to talk about “What is Digitizing?” Terry monitors the show and Aaron is in the chat room from 30,000 feet in an airplane.

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