Boggs Graphics has a model 22 up for auction on 1/25. What is a model 22? Hope all is well and that you are safe and healthy ladMoreMore Tag
Handle Removal / Gear Puller?
Hello, Back again. Posted in November about a pin removal on my Universal I handle. In the end we had to drill out the top half and then were able to tap it out. Now we need to get the handle off. Is a gear puller our best option? Thank you, AlisonMoreMore Tag
Vandercook 215 gripper pedal chain slack
Hello, We have a Vandercook 215 in our shop that has been going through maintenance and now we have arrived on the gripper pedal chain slack. We have started to notice the dead pedal with about three links worth of slack in the chain and the pedal is about 1-2 inches off the ground before […]MoreMore Tag
Vandy No. 3 parts removal
Does anyone have suggestions on how to remove the carriage roller and cylinder trip rack frames that are attached to the cylinder carriage support wall via three bolts and three set pins/studs? The bolts are the easy part. Or should these not be removed? See sheet 99 for views. Thanks.MoreMore Tag
#4 Form Roller frame- how much play?
I’m working (virtually) on a #4 that previously was working great, and all of a sudden there are roller issues. The pins and clutch plate were replaced in January so they don’t seem to be the issue. What seems to be happening is that the entire frame moves side to side with the motion of […]MoreMore Tag
320 Gripper Bar Sheet Guide Studs—Bent?
I’m (still) refurbishing a Vandercook 320, and I’ve started attacking the gripper bar. I have it all apart and clean enough to handle, but I have noticed that the studs that hold and adjust the sheet guides seem to be a little off-square. It looks somewhat like the result of crashing the guides (several times), […]MoreMore Tag
SP25 carriage gear adjustment
I have a problem with the large power carriage motor gear touching the edge of the carriage. Not sure I’m using the correct terminology but I have attached a photo. I had this problem once before and was able to correct it but now I can’t remember what I did. (I took off the cap […]MoreMore Tag
Return tapes buckling trailing edge of sheet
We have a Uni 1 PAB with the automatic tape sheet delivery tower. When using the return tapes, particularly with short sheets, the sheets get buckled on the trailing edge and can hang up or get mangled by the form. The pdf Uni 1 manual states: Caution When using the Automatic Tape Sheet Delivery, the […]MoreMore Tag
Vandy #3 lubrication chart
Does anyone have a lubrication chart for a Vandercook No. 3? Any additional tipsMoreMore Tag
Non-operator side of Vandercook 4
I’m in search of a diagram or photos of the non operator side of a vandercook 4- specifically the mechanisms that catch and release the cylinder- the screws and parts keep loosening and occasionally bend- resulting in the cylinder not locking in place and the grippers not performing correctly. I’ll attach a few pics here […]MoreMore Tag
Universal I – Carriage Removal
Hi All, I have a Universal I with adjustable bed – and need to move it into my studio. We haven’t been able to get the handle off … spent a day on that :( …. seized pin.So – we are now considering taking off the carriage. Does anyone have advice? I assume I need […]MoreMore Tag
Universal III grippers
Hello all,I am new to the forum.I have 2 Universal III presses under my care and I am cleaning and refurbishing both.The grippers on one press are not opening at the feed board in run mode and the cycle button does not work at all.It seems an intermittent problem.I am replacing fuses and just noticed […]MoreMore Tag