[Some comments in response to this post concern repair of the Adjustable Bed on Universal I -PM] I have what seems to be an older model SP-15. It looks exactly like the photos of Vivian Leung’s SP-15, which I have swiped from Briar Press and posted below. It only has four grippers, and the roller […]MoreMore Tag
Carriage Adjustments on SP15 to limit lateral movement
At the Mass Art Press (Massachusetts College of Art), we have two SP15s. Both have what seems to be significant lateral movement in the carriage. When the carriage is rolled beyond the feedboard over the bed, the carriage can be wiggled toward and away from the operator by…oh…lets say 24-36 pts.. I’m assuming this is […]MoreMore Tag
Happy 9-18 Day. The owner of a No. 4T wants to know whether his press has a galley height bed. He mentions that the undercut is .070″ and also wants to know the dimensions of the leveler’s feet, one of which is apparently missing. The simplest way to find out the height-to-paper of the press […]MoreMore Tag
Paul Moxon and I kicked around the idea of doing a blog for Vandercook presses when he visited me in Silverton earlier this summer. I can handset type, but the computer work is beyond me, so Paul has done all the work to set this up. We want to limit discussion to Vandercook primarily and […]MoreMore Tag
Open for business!
Welcome. Vanderblog is the forum area of “vandercookpress.info”:https://vandercookpress.info. Together these online resources are dedicated to sharing information on the maintenance and care of Vandercook proof presses, and to expand the common knowledge about other brands of flat-bed cylinder proof presses such as Asbern, Challenge and Reprex. Vanderblog is Moderated by Paul Moxon and Fritz Klinke, […]MoreMore Tag