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Hi all, I’m the new caretaker of an SP 20 (serial 23442). I’ve been investigating a carriage jam issue and have found that the trip assembly on the non-operator side of the carriage (X-21755) is sitting much lower than on
I just acquired a nice Universal III which I’ve been cleaning up. I started up the motor today and after about a minute, it stopped, although it was still humming. I shut everything down and pulled off various covers and
Looks like when new rollers were put on the press, two of the roller height adjustment mechanisms were put on backward, so that the locking nut faces the wrong way. I assume they should face inward, but we have two
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
Came across a nice #4 but it is black Do you know if Vandercook made black ones? Norman Hicks +1 415-725-1670
Hello all, I have a Vandercook 2 in need of some sort of lockup or dead bar. I don’t know if this type of press came with one originally. Even if it didn’t, I’d appreciate guidance on how to specify
I’m fixing up a filthy Vandercook 320 press, and I’ve just been cleaning up the carrier mechanism for the form rollers. I stripped everything off the carriage including the LN-19 Ink Frame Brackets (one on each side). The parts have
I’m looking for the front “table” part of a Vanderdcook 219 and I thought someone on these boards might have that part or know where to look for it. The press I am receiving is missing the cast iron supports
Vandercook 219 New Style infrequently does not stay in trip mode on return to feed board, the operator must very slowly return the cylinder to the feedboard. Examining the ‘Cylinder Carriage’ spec sheet on the owner’s manual suggests that the
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