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Default Re: What do I do? Please help!

Check ebay and gumtree for used equipment.

But you need to go for screen printing training classes before you buy a single piece of equipment. You may find that screen printing is not for you after all. The glamorous part of screen printing shown on youtube videos (of the actual printing) is just 1 small part of the screen printing process. Some questions to ponder:

1. Do you know how to design in illustrator and photoshop?
2. Do you have printer which can output dark enough film for blocking uv light?
3. Do you have an exposure unit to expose the stencil?
4. If you plan to print on coloured material you need to print flash print, so you need a flash dryer.
5. How do you plan to cure the t-shirts? You need to invest in a dryer for commercial production. Ironing by hand gets really boring after a while. You have better things to do, trust me.
 
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