Sure, you.can start of with as little as $100 but be very limited in what you can do. If money is a issue you can simply vet a set of jiffy clamp $8 a piec of plywood $10 a 110 mesh screen $25 and cheap speedball ink and chemicals. This all can 0# bought for around $100
If you have more cash this is the basic set up you would need to do 80% of jobs that will come your way. Get a 4 color press from ryonet for around $300, well no scract that. I think they have a 4 color starter kit that comes with everything you need for around $500. To take a big chunk out of start up cost go with waterbased inks. With waterbased inks a conveyor or flash dryer is not needed, some may argue this point but they are wrong. Waterbase inks will airdry but to be on the safe side I would still heat with a $15 heat gun or simply when your batch of sbirts has air dried toss them in the dryer on high heat and let them cure in there. This will save you $400 easily.
I love silk screening because it is 1 of the best things to get in to for as starting a businesses with little to no cash. Yes, you can get started with zero cash. I know guys who dont own one piece of equipment but does shirts. How he does it is he finds people who needs shirts then works the deal like he has a shop takes the order and fi.d a guy who does sbirts and outsources the job to him. He does no printing but still makes money on the order. Welcome to the fourms and I hope you start and do well. I know this wasnt a list lile you wanted but tbis is a general over view of what you will need. If no one else poat a more detailed break down I can log in with my pc and spell it out for you later.
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