In the Forums

Register

Today's Posts

Search

Get the Weekly
Inkling
newsletter





Previous Issues

Get Social

Splitcoaststampers on InstagramLike Splitcoaststampers on FacebookFollow Splitcoaststampers on TwitterPit Splitcoaststampers on Pinterest

Sponsored Ads


 
Splitcoaststampers.com - the world's #1 papercrafting community
You're currently viewing Splitcoaststampers as a GUEST. We pride ourselves on being great hosts, but guests have limited access to some of our incredible artwork, our lively forums and other super cool features of the site! You can join our incredible papercrafting community at NO COST. So what are you waiting for?

Join the party at Splitcoaststampers today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-29-2019, 08:23 AM   #1
Proud Fan Club Member
 
shirlb19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Langley, B.C. Canada
Posts: 14,395
Default new SU dies

Good morning all,

Just curious about the new SU dies. What has been your experience with them? Do you need to shim them now?

Shirl
shirlb19 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2019, 08:14 PM   #2
Rubber Obsessor
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 147
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by shirlb19 View Post
Good morning all,

Just curious about the new SU dies. What has been your experience with them? Do you need to shim them now?

Shirl
I didn’t need a shim. The new ones worked fine with the same sandwich as before.
edie453 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
cnsteele likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2019, 09:13 PM   #3
Proud Fan Club Member
 
shirlb19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Langley, B.C. Canada
Posts: 14,395
Default

Good to hear. Thanks for your reply!

Shirl
shirlb19 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2019, 05:31 PM   #4
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Creative Crew SU Design Team Alumni
 
fionna51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Fort Collins CO
Posts: 14,354
Default

Ok, so I'm teaching logic this fall. So my "logic brain" is in overdrive.

My thought. Many companies make machines. Even more make dies. The machines are made so that any dies can be used in them, and the dies are made to be used in any machine. If they didn't the companies making "oddballs" would go out of business. Nobody wants to go out of business, so it's to their advantage to make dies and machines that are interchangeable with everyone else's.

Imagine if someone decided that they would make a DVD that was a bit thinner and hence lighter than the average. Maybe to save a bit of money. But a standard DVD player can't play those disks. So they have to make a special player too. But who is going to buy a second player for one brand of disks?


Standardization drives a lot of business.
__________________
Diane
On SCS since 2005...Fan Club since 2007
Quiltzi...High Plains Member of Punchkateerz
I'll stand with arms high and heart abandoned,
in awe of the One who gave it all.
I'll stand, my soul, Lord, to You surrendered,
all I am is Yours.
fionna51 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
cbet, pepperann, Alice in Md and 2 others like this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2019, 05:33 PM   #5
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Creative Crew SU Design Team Alumni
 
fionna51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Fort Collins CO
Posts: 14,354
Default

As for the dies? There is probably more variation from one machine of a particular brand to another than there is between thickness of dies. One machine might require a thin shim when another doesn't.
__________________
Diane
On SCS since 2005...Fan Club since 2007
Quiltzi...High Plains Member of Punchkateerz
I'll stand with arms high and heart abandoned,
in awe of the One who gave it all.
I'll stand, my soul, Lord, to You surrendered,
all I am is Yours.
fionna51 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
cbet, pepperann, TeeGeeDee and 3 others like this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2019, 12:29 PM   #6
Pearl-ExPert
 
HeatherHolbrook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: KY
Posts: 2,368
Default

I've been using them in my Bigshot and have not needed a shim, they seem to me to work the same and be the same quality as the old dies.

You can see how the Dino Days set looks in this video:
__________________
I'm stamping editor at: http://stamping.craftgossip.com

check out my blog at: www.PisforPaper.com
HeatherHolbrook is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
fl_beachbum likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off