Does anyone know of someone in the Alabama area or nearby to do a refurb on a CRAFTSMEN SUPERIOR 6.5″ X 10″ TABLETOP LETTERPRESS? The press is in good shape overall. I would love to see it with new paint
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Can I a retrofit a counter on my Universal I? If so, where are they available and did all V’s originally have one? Thanks, Neil
My shop power has gone out and likely won’t be back on until tomorrow. I was in the middle of a job, of course. So now I’m trying to clean up. 1. How can I clean the main ink drum?
I currently print on a Vandercook and run a business here in the US, but am looking at moving to Northern Ireland for a year. I’d like to continue printing —either on a borrowed press (in a shared studio environment)
May your bearers be clean, your rollers be true and your packing be tight Detail from a July 1963 British Printer display ad for Dayco Rubber (U.K.) Ltd. Plant: Cooper & Beatty, Ltd., Toronto.
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Hello, I’ve recently acquired this Advance Guillotine & I’m wondering if there’s a place to get a device to lock the blade in place when not in use. I know I can chain the counter weight down, but it’d be
Vandercook #4 Serial: 10535 Very fine condition. Heated storage for the last 35 years. Also, other letter press equipment for sale (Saw, Press, Miter, Ludlow). As well as misc. letter press equipment.
When adjusting the height of inking rollers on a Universal I where in the bed of the press should the carriage be? And, should the press be in trip or print position?
I have a friend with a Universal III. It had the power drive, but he had a handcrank put on instead.He is a knowledgeable printer with solid skills. He was printing something this past week (two colums of text) and