Hello, There’s a squeaking noise happening when my SP15 vibrator heads toward the non-operator’s side of the press. I have plenty of vaseline on the worm on both sides. I suspect my press isn’t level. Should I take the vibrator off and attempt to clean the worm, or try to level the press first? Thank […]MoreMore Tag
Author: Karen Dufour
Vandercook manual / sign typeface?
Apologies if this has been discussed before, but does anyone know the typeface(s) used on the Vandercook manual, or on the identification sign / tag on the press? I have a 1962 SP-15. I want to guess it’s something like Gill Sans or a popular modern font of the time, but perhaps they had their […]MoreMore Tag
SP15 grippers and trip lever issue
Hello. I have a lovely little SP15 and this is my first mechanical issue I’ve experienced thus far. I hope someone can help me solve it… Yesterday, my grippers stopped working. In looking at the manual and the press, I see the gripper cams are not lined up with the gripper screws. I am not […]MoreMore Tag
SP-15 retaining screws
Hello! I recently had my rollers recovered for the first time, and am having trouble screwing in the retaining screws in the shaft. The screws worked fine previously. Any thoughts?MoreMore Tag