Vanderblog is happy to announce it has added a census for Poco proof presses to complement those for other common brands of flatbed cylinder proof presses.
The pedal on the press is sticking, I figured the grippers needed to be cleaned so I took that assembly apart and cleaned it, and the pedal is still sticking. Not sure what to do!! In another unrelated note (or
For sale is our beloved Vandercook #4. It is hard to say goodbye to this great press, but life changes means it is time to find a new home. I have given this press a lot of love, and cared
Chatwin Press announces the publication of the revised and updated fifth edition of Gerald Lange’s Printing Digital Type on the Hand-Operated Flatbed Cylinder Press.
I just received a request for the specs for the cores for a No 1 Reprex. this is the same one posted on Briar press. I will make a drawing and share a pdf on this site. I need: – overall core length
Can someone recommend someone who can move a vandy 4 from Seattle to Maryland? I don’t have the equipment or manpower at the moment.
Well, after 25 years of printing on Vandercooks, I encountered a new problem today. There is a 1/2″ strip across the whole sheet that is not printing with the correct impression. It is illogical, but it seems that the carriage raises
Hi–I’ve taken apart the gripper assembly to give it a good cleaning. In the past I’ve used Simple Green to soak everything and loosen the grime and then used a toothbrush to get in all the nooks and crannies, etc.
Does anyone happen to know the specification for the Vandercook #4 power ON light bulb? I’ll use the trial/error method, but I thought I’d ask here. Thanks! Matt
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