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Ink drum on the No. 4

Hi guys, you might remember that last year I posted about this problem I was having with my ink drum not getting fully inked. https://vandercookpress.info/2013/08/ink-drum-oscillator-rider-rollers/ I finally got around to changing the wooden bushings on the Ink drum and on the rider rollers. Very nice oilite brass bushings for the ink drum and some nylon bushings for …

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Universal 1 ink drum core “keeper” missing

In cleaning up our new Universal 1 at OCAC, we discovered a missing piece that keeps the ink drum from having side to side play. It’s this “keeper”, or collar as I’ve been calling it, that fits around the ink drum core that sticks out on the outside of the non-operator side of the frame. …

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