Universal series

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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Vandercook Universal II for sale

Vandercook universal II P/AB for sale. $13500. Ground level- can arrange rigging and loading at your cost. Very easy move out with the right tools, but no loading dock. I can supervise rigging so the rigging co does lift the press from the correct points. Features: Frisket tower with tapes Adjustable bed (Very useful) Power …

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Universal I PAB | Control Station Panel Replacement

Howdy. I trust you and yours are well. I recently did some electrical work (thank you Fritz, Daniel, Paul, Steve, John, and Max) on my Universal and I am replacing the Control Station panel. Would anyone like one while I am at it? This will be a laser-engraved, silver substrate revealing a black core to …

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Uni 1 carriage bounce on return trip

Lately the powered carriage on our Uni 1 has a tendency to return fully and then bounce off the stops, rolling forward again about an inch. This is frequently far enough to prevent the inking system from being properly driven by the main ink roller (cylinder?). It’s easy enough (albeit annoying) to manually pull the …

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Universal 1 with frisket tower, and new rollers with ink fountain, power carriage

Hello, we the Hicks Brothers, just got the nicest Universal 1 that we have ever seen. Oh yeah, it has a power carriage! I can send you as many pictures as you like. I just shipped all 4 roller recovered–they were fair but new is better. Priced at $15,000 which includes straight forward SF Bay Area …

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Universal III Gripper issue/missing screw or pin?

Hello! I recently moved into a new studio and have been having problems with sticky grippers, which isn’t new to me so I didn’t think it had anything to do with the move. Today as I was printing, the pedal really didn’t do anything to raise the grippers so upon investigating, I went on the …

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