I’m trying to get familiar with the use of my Vandercook 3, and doing a lot of troubleshooting and question asking. I’ve made a couple of reduction prints on it so far (using lino blocks mounted to MDF and adjusted
Setting stripe ink drum to form on SP-15. How thick a stripe? And, any easy way to adjust (besides raising and lowering the drum/motor cradle (?) stop foot? It’s not an easy adjustment… loosening two bolts while pressing down on
Hello again! So in the process of getting back in the saddle I also noticed another quirk on my Universal III. I’m not sure if it is a problem per se or if the problem is just me… I noticed
I have recently begun to produce work on my Uni III after a long hiatus, and have run into a couple of vexing issues. Firstly, I realized that the rear form roller was laying down ink only on the side
I am looking for information about a Nolan 2 inker proof press so I can order new rollers. I own a weekly newspaper and print shop. (It has been in business since 1914, and been in our family since 1932).
I’ve had this issue before and I can’t remember how I fixed it. When I started printing today, there is this noise that is coming from (I believe) from the rear form roller gear not being in the correct position
I have a Vandercook 219. Not sure but I think NS (1957). It prints like a dream, or did until this afternoon. The rolling cylinder suddenly started to hang up about 3 inches into the forme. So the first few
I want to be able to print multiple colors at once without the rollers moving so much back and forth to muddle the colors together. I know there’s a way to do this by taking something out….the crescent I think?
I’m pretty sure i know the answer to this but……. I have this very beautiful paper that I want to print on and it has a deckle edge. Are there any tips or tricks to get it to print straight?
I’ll say that the form Roller gear is slipping off the track. I notice it’s when the vibrating roller shifts to the near side mostly. The only thing I have noticed is the first form Roller L shaped hinge is
I am about to be a new caretaker for a potter (not sure which edition, I think maybe a #2) which currently lives in a multi-level basement with several staircases. I was wondering how you would go about moving a
I recently helped someone with his SP-15. One of his problems was that one of the roller height adjustment knobs had broken due to an impact. His press had knobs of solid plastic, sort of pear-shaped with a tapered stem.