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.
Hello Vandercook Party People. I am looking to buy the form roller assembly, form rollers and distribution rollers for a Vandercook 325G. If you have any laying around I’d love to get my hands on them to get this big
Hello Vandercookers. I am restoring a No. 4 and need a delivery tray made. I have one to copy. I was wondering if anyone else out there is missing one and would like one made? Between time and materials I’m
These pages from the Vandercook [Employee] Handbook No. 2 (ca. 1949) shows that the company provided good benefits. This copy belonged to David D. Vandercook. See also this recruitment flyer.
My Vandercook 4 looks scruffy and having moved it to a part of the house where it is visible to everyone, I would like to paint it. I wonder if there are any do-s and don’t-s about this. And although
Vandercook universal II P/AB for sale. $13500. Ground level- can arrange rigging and loading at your cost. Very easy move out with the right tools, but no loading dock. I can supervise rigging so the rigging co does lift the
I recently acquired a Vandercook SP-20 in great need of restoration. I’ll be tackling this project over the coming months and will be posting progress and questions as I go along. Luckily, I have most of the major parts! I
i am working on a vandercook 4 serial nr. 15900 that i bought a couple of weeks ago. when inspectiong the press i realized that there is a strange thing inside the cylinder on the operator side.
We can’t get the back form roller on the SP-15 to lower on the gear side only–it can’t go lower than a narrow sliver (less than 1/16″) on the roller setting gauge, no matter how much you turn the knob.
I am not able to secure the form roller. The screws at both ends loosen and it moves. As it does a small portion is chewed up in the gear track. How do I fix that? I have a video,
Recently, I acquired some Vandercook materials that had belonged to David Dodge Vandercook (1901–1975), who was Vice President of Engineering and Board Secretary for Vandercook & Sons. He was the second son of company founder Robert O. Vandercook (1866–1951). The
On my Model 4 I sometimes have to print type that is higher than .918 inches. This means setting the rollers higher, and I do it somewhat by trial and error. But I would like to know precisely: how much
Hello! I’ve been having a problem on and off for the last few months where the top carriage, when rollers are engaged there is a fast knocking noise emanating from what seems to be the large oscillating roller. if i