Recently, while in California, I was asked about the best way to secure Vandercooks to prevent their movement during an earthquake. I hadn’t given any thought to this before. The facilities head at one institution doesn’t want to bolt them to
Hello all, I’m trying to troubleshoot an inking problem on my Vandercook No. 4, Serial No. 14509. I’m finding that my rider rollers (the small steel rollers front and back) are not getting inked evenly. (See image, the front rider
My apologies to all new and longtime registrants who have experienced difficulty logging in to vanderblog. When not travelling for workshops and press tune ups, I have been testing anti registration-bot plugins (apps) to rid this site of fake email accounts attempting to
Howdy all — I confess upfront that I am a newbee, so for any of my assumptions that are off, bring clarity. I am hoping to tap the knowledge stream here to ask if you can help with getting my press
I will be making two Vandercook tune-up tours. One in Florida mid-February and one in the Los Angeles area early March. If interested, please write via the contact form. I will reply with my available dates, cost, etc.
By request, here is a photo taken during our recent restoration of a Model 4, showing the hidden linkage for the gripper mechanism. This linkage is between the base and the bed and is accessible only by removing the bed.
Hi. I’m hoping someone here can help me figure this out! I am printing on a Vandercook 320G, and I’m having trouble with it staying engaged in PRINT. Is it possible to over oil it? The bar that runs in
Over the past month or so, the carriage on our Uni III has developed some hesitation from when you hit the green cycle button and when it actually begins moving down the bed. This morning it finally just stopped cycling, or
Price: $16,500 This 1954-manufactured press (s/n 16797) initially served in southern California. In 1975 the shop where it was located closed and it was removed to storage in a shed in southern Arizona. It remained there until 2015 when it
Vandercook 4 for sale from original owner in Buffalo, New York. It’s in perfect working condition. Extras available. Asking price reduced to $13,000. Pickup or buyer arranges shipping. Press comes with paper delivery tray and lock up bar. For more
I wrote to NA Graphics earlier today to order some Uni III packing, but have not heard anything. We need something right away, and I’m wondering if anyone can recommend paper that we can use for packing under the tympan,
At Skyline Type Foundry we’re well along in the complete restoration of No. 4, serial 16797, rescued last year from 40 years in a junkyard. Just now at the point of installing a new motor, and I realized that I