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WTB: Vandercook 325G Form and Distribution rollers

Hello Vandercook Party People. I am looking to buy the form roller assembly, form rollers and distribution rollers for a Vandercook 325G. If you have any laying around I’d love to get my hands on them to get this big beast of a press I bought back up and running! On another note. I bought …

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Mystery assembly adjustment on Vandercook 320

I’m fixing up a filthy Vandercook 320 press, and I’ve just been cleaning up the carrier mechanism for the form rollers. I stripped everything off the carriage including the LN-19 Ink Frame Brackets (one on each side). The parts have been cleaned and now it’s time to reassemble things. Reattaching the LN-19’s leaves me with …

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320G Carriage won’t stay in home position, rolls down bed

Hi all, I’m teaching on a Vandercook 320G that is still relatively new to the school, and working on tuning things up. One of the main issues is that the carriage will not stay in its resting home position unless it’s held in place. After a print is pulled, upon returning to the starting point, …

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325G For Sale in Denver

Private seller offering a Vandercook 325G for $11,000. Rollers are 3 years old, excellent condition. Equipped with ink fountain, custom-made photopolymer magnetic base,  Blanchard ground to be flat. Several backup plates. A 325 was a newspaper proof press. This one is hand cranked and instead of a motor and ink drum the rollers (behind the carriage …

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320G oscillating roller problem

I’ve been having some problems with the oscillating roller on my 320G.   It would stop rolling and begin to chatter as the cylinder traveled across the bed. When the cylinder changed direction it would begin to roll normally again.  I think this condition was caused by the worm gear and/or crescent. I adjusted the screw …

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