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Which printer should I use

Hi, I'm a screen printer and I have an Epson R2400 that I use to print (black ink only) vinyl films to expose my screens with. I started off with an Epson 2200 and it was a nightmare, it clogged constantly, never worked great, and the head finally went out. I just replaced it with the R2400 mentioned above and the ink is really expensive for it, especially when all I use is the photo black for all my prints. I'm having second thoughts about my new printer, it seems like it's a bit overkill for what I use it for. My question is which printer is more reliable as far as clogging and ease of use? I would prefer to use the 2200 because it has a (black ink only function) but I had such a bad experience with it originally. "It could've had something to with the fact that I originally bought my 2200 off ebay and it had sticker on it that said (Las Vegas police Department)." Please help, there is another 2200 on craigslist in my town that is nearly new for $150 and I'm thinking about purchaseing it. Thank you, Aaron-

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I don't know anything about screen printing, but is there a reason that you can't use a monochrome laser printer for your Black and white...The cost per page is at least 15-20 times less! Especially if you go with HP and get remanufactured cartridges from a reputable source.

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