I’m slowly making progress on cleaning up my No. 4 and the other day I ran into a strange issue. Hoping others can shed some light on the situation. After re-timing the carriage I noticed it wouldn’t return all the
I have tried to find a similar ball bearing on the open market. The closest size I can find fits all measurements except that the screw that goes through the side of the press (held by a nut on the
Looking to sell my Vandercook 320G (rollers replaced in 2012) and Challenge Paper Cutter—preferably together but will entertain the idea of selling them separately. Located in Chicago. Pickup only. $6500 together OBO. Contact email@example.com with serious inquiries.
Paul – That SP15 I sold to your friends at Old Dominion last year is having a problem with uneven inking = uneven pressure from the main ink drum. My guess is that, since it is spring-loaded, that either the
Hello, I’m a french letterpress printer. I have a Vandercook SP15 (#22293) with an electric problem: 1 – I turn on the press 2- Main cylinder ink drum don’t move 3- I help the cylinder ink drum to turn with my hand 4- Cylinder ink drum
I’m getting ready to have my No. 4 moved, and unfortunately the riggers are saying it will require some disassembly. The plan is to remove the carriage, then the bed, and then treat the cabinet as a separate piece (drawers
Anyone got an idea of the sequence (or at least a place to start loosening bolts) to move the sprockets to tighten the chain on an automatic Universal III? The chain is hanging enough that it is dragging just after
Hi, I have a No. 3 (Old Style), and I am planning on fabricating a gripper bar lever for it and I wanted to see if anyone else would want one as well. The more that are made at one
38cm x 50cm bed. Beautiful proofing press. 1974 model
38cm x 50cm bed superb condition. Will insure and deliver overseas or UK
This press has been stored in a barn in Akron, Pennsylvania for about 30 years. It’s missing the inking rollers and feed table. Mechanically sound. Asking $2500.
When I am printing, every few sheets, the rollers chatter the whole way down the press bed. When this happens, the print is ruined with a strip of over-inky-ness and the next few prints are ruined as it cleans back