I’m pleased to announce that after many delays the third edition of my book Vandercook Presses is finally available. This edition is thoroughly revised with much new information. To learn more and to order, click here.
May I get your thoughts on removing the auto paper feed feature on my newly acquired Vandercook 325 A. It is fully operational, with no missing parts. I will be printing multi-color woodcut posters on it. It seems to me
Does anyone have any information on Recaro Proof Presses? We have what looks like an MF something model (about the same size as an SP-15) and want to get the grippers actuating—seems to be something missing. Photos would be great.
Not sure why I always run into issues when on deadlines… Having an issue where I get an impression but there just isn’t any ink on the form and would love to hear any thoughts on what the problem/solution might
Hi, Apologies as I believe I have asked this question before …but am unable to find the answer it here…. There is a Vandercook crescent that fits my FAG Standard 550 model. Before I ask Fritz – does anyone know
This post explains how a draw sheet (the top sheet that keeps the packing in place) is properly installed. For the Model 0, a dimension of 12 × 26″ will cover the face of the impression cylinder (18″ long) and
IMG_0160 Here is the link to a video of noise when the drum turns in print. Not so much when in trip or during return after print. I’ve tried oil in the usual places. Any other things common? Thanks Figured
The Vandercook press census is about to total 2,400 presses. First compiled in 2006. It was thought that it might top out at 1,200. Three years later during the Vandercook Centenary, it was just short of 2,000. Although the pace
I am moving within my city (San Antonio, TX) to another house, with a 2-car garage. We are moving in order to have better space for my beloved press. However, all garages have thinner slabs than houses, the engineer caller
Now that the carriage bounce is sorted out thanks to Paul and Ray, the next item is the crazy wobble in the form roller gear. I tried to attach a video to this post but failed somehow. The video here
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
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
I’m hoping this is a simple question. What part of the trip/print lever on the No. 4 maintains the lever arm in trip? When I depress my lever into trip and the arm moves upward, but it doesn’t stay engaged