Equipment and Supplies for the New Screen Printer

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Starting a new business can be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the technology. Suppliers will give you a list of what they think you need, but do you really need it all? This show will walk you through all the equipment, tools and supplies necessary to be a new screen printer. Plus an explanation of why you need each and every item on the list. Terry Combs will give you the actual list of new screen printer supplies and the confidence you’re buying just what you need.

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Future of Garment Decoration with Brett Bowden

Future of Garment Decorating

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We are excited to welcome in Brett Bowden of Printed Threads. Brett is an industry speaker, teacher, and writer as well as the owner of Printed Threads. They were recognized by Inc. magazine in 2015 as the 826th fastest growing company on their list of 5000. We are going to talk to Brett about what he sees as the future of garment decoration. Brett has been instrumental in putting together the line up for ThreadX so we are going to get a preview as well as discuss how his business is changing and what he believes is important for garment decorators in the years to come.

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10 Things the 2 Regular Guys Would Like to See in 2018

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Every year in January, Terry and Aaron take a look forward at what we would like to see in the industry for the coming year. The ideas range from new products to new techniques, to new ways of doing business. We even call out some folks from time to time. Don’t miss this lively show and listen to what the 2 Regular Guys want for our industry. Plus enjoy some new fun segments for 2018!

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Unique Marketing Approaches

Oklahoma Shirt Company

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We interviewed Justin Lawrence from Oklahoma Shirt Company. They have some unique marketing approaches, and always good to hear from active decorators in the marketplace. Justin and his company are also involved in some unique fundraising program supporting good causes, so we will get the scoop on that as well. Learn from someone who has built their business from the ground up with lots of passion and culture.

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That’s Just Not True

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We’ll dig down into a fun subject titled “That’s Just Not True” where we’ll talk about myths and misinformation throughout our industry. We will cover several different techniques, like Embroidery, Direct to Garment, Sublimation and more. We don’t need to name names, just want to clear up some things and try to get the correct information shared. We know many times there are lots of ways to do things, but we are trying to get to the best way to do things so people can maximize their profits.

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Made to Make It with Ryan Moor

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry talked to Ryan Moor, CEO of Ryonet. He has recently published the book, Made to Make It: A Guide to Business Success in Screen Printing. Ryan will be sharing his thoughts on formulating your business concept to buying equipment, from optimizing the process to planning for your business future.

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Calculating Your True Costs of Screen Printing to Make a Profit

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. If we are in this industry as a business the goal is to turn a profit. Terry and Aaron have seen way too many business struggle just to break even and the main culprit is the inability to truly calculate their costs and then accurately set their prices. This week is the 3rd of the series where Terry and Aaron will discuss calculating your true costs of screen printing. Then they will dive into some pricing strategies and provide you with some great info that can help your business turn a profit.

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Common Screen Printing Mistakes

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We discussed some of the common screen printing mistakes in your shop that occur frequently. We’ve touched on this subject before, but this week we dug a little deeper into the mistakes and the solutions. These solutions are tried and true production friendly resolutions that will help you as a screen printer today. So put down that YouTube Video and learn from an industry Veteran, Terry Combs.

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Waterbased Screen Printing 101

waterbased screen printing

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Our guest today is a longtime friend of the show, Dave Gehrich. Dave, a 25+ year veteran of the industry, is VP of Sales with Atlas Screen Supply in Chicago. Dave is an avid supporter and experimenter with water base inks for textile printing. Dave will be sharing his expertise in waterbased screen printing with our audience today.

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Xpress Screen Printing System

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week we welcomed in Jared Shutt of Xpress Screen to discuss their printing system. We will discuss how the systems work, and where they fit and don’t fit into our decorating world. We will discuss how the system has evolved and what is on the horizon for Xpress Screen.

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