SOLD ! A beautifully maintained example of the Vandercook classic. Go to SP20 to get the actual specs, but suffice to say, you can print large format work with ease on this awesome press with motorized inking system. The rollers are
After acquiring, I did a thorough clean-up the ink rollers on my SP-20. That was months ago, and they have remained somewhat gummy, tacky to the touch. At first I thought it was due to the humidity, but that’s no
The foot pedal/gripper assembly on my recently acquired SP 20 is not functioning properly. The foot pedal seems to engage the gripper mechanism when manipulated by hand, but does not lower and return to its position as it should. Left
Other than a junkyard, does anyone have any idea where to source a .050″ cold-rolled steel bed plate to obtain type height on a galley-height press? Thanks for any assistance.
Sorry if this has already been covered, but what is the best lubricant to use on the cylinder bearers and the rails? Thanks for any help.
Can anyone help identify these unattached parts that came along with my Vandercook 2 acquisition? #1 appears to be a scraper of some kind. The “blade” looks replaceable & is not sharp. #2 is a thin gauge painted metal plate