While installing new rollers on the #4, I ran into an issue where the threaded pin (MR-109) won’t pass through the new clutch pin (MR-110) once in the roller. Separately, all the parts fit together just fine. Once on the
I’m having some trouble printing the front side of a 4bar envelope for wedding invitation reply cards. Even with all the makeready, I still end up with a little impression going through on the backside of the envelope. It’s not
New IMPROVED Form Roller Block Kit for the SP-20 / SP-25 inking system. Fritz of NA Graphics has designed and had manufactured NEW SOLID Form Roller Supports and Bearing Block Assemblies for the SP-20 and SP-25 Vandercook’s. On the fourth
Removed carriage to safeguard for moving. Now putting it back onto the bed. Forgot to mark the gear for proper line up, but I’ve done this before a couple of times, resolved that issue by trial and error. The main
Recently acquired a tape tower for my Uni III but didn’t realize my press doesn’t have the little cylindrical gripper bar extensions that thew tape tower bar clicks into. Anyone happen to have a spare set (I know, needle in
Basil Charles Head 23 March 1924 – 25 April 2019 We are greatly saddened to learn of the death of our dear friend and colleague Basil Head, on 25 April 2019. Upon leaving school, Basil worked and trained at a
I recently spent a day at Hazel & Violet in Phoenix but left there with two unfinished tasks: This press is missing its end guides. The channel for the end guides are ⅝” wide × 1 13⁄16” high × ½
A student emailed me last night (I got the email this morning) that one of our SP-15s had stopped working in trip. The cylinder hits part of the trip mechanism and will not move. The cylinder moves fine in print.
Does anyone have experience replacing the tapes on an automatic return tower? One of ours is a bit frayed. What is a reasonable replacement tape? It looks like pretty standard flat twill tape but I’m no expert on materials like
Hi! I teach at a university that has a Vandercock SP20. I am looking for advice on how (if anyway possible) to alleviate uneven inking due to small pits in a press bed. We have a thin sheet of metal
Hi. I’m looking for a spare set of Vandy No. 3 roller cores. Any recommendations on where to look is appreciated. NAGraphics doesn’t carry cores for the No. 3.
This rare Wesel proof press, in Australia, has been brought to my attention by its owner Josh Dobija of Dobija Print World. It appears to be the “Self-feeding Self-Inking Web Proof Press,” made by F. Wesel Manufacturing Co., circa 1888-1903.