I am restoring a Hacker #4 and I am missing a part. It is a bar that connects the cylinder to the bed trip lever. I have a picture of the part on another Hacker, and mine without it. If someone out
Hi Everyone! I’m in the middle of aligning the Set Form Rollers on this old 232p. Struggling somewhat…. But since I noticed something, I like to get some answers before going on: 1, 2, 3 are the roller unit
greetings all I am new to the forum, and was hoping someone could help me track down form rollers for a challenge proof press. My rollers were thrown out by a janitor (i had them off of my press so
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.
I got an SP-15 press with a missing rider roller. I purchased the brass end pieces from NA Graphics, and am about to go to my location machine shop and have the roller made, bringing with me a borrowed roller
I’m getting the impression cylinder recovered on my 05 proof press and am hoping to find the original Vandercook specification for the durometer on the Vulcanized rubber coating. Mine is probably still sporting the original rubber which is very hard
This will likely be of interest to owners of British-built Vandercooks: Chip Coakley (the Jericho Press) emailed me with the serial number on his No. 4 made by Pre-Press Ltd. and to let me know that its original brass bearing
Hello Vanderpeople, I recently acquired a Asbern Ad-1 proofing press, unfortunately the power inking assembly has been long removed. Looking either for a scrap asbern or inking assembly, if one exists or specs on replicating the assembly. Any advice helps.
I just purchased a Vandercook 099 Proofpress (https://vandercookpress.info/vanderblog/timeline/2/#099). It is in great working condition and has been well taken care of. I have experience with a Vandercook press but not this one. I have to ink the plate by hand
Hello all – – I had the great fortune of saving an SP20 from the scrapyard earlier this Spring. However, it was not quite as complete as I remembered it being when I first found it last Fall. Someone clearly
This post related to Hand gripper lever for a No. 3. –PM: Here’s a quick sketch. I don’t have a #3 around me, but if the Gripper Trip Lever is anything like a #4 or an SP-20, you can undo
I spotted this on ebay “370033826590”:http://cgi.ebay.com/VANDERCOOK-SONS-METAL-FABRICATING-PIN-PUNCH-CHICAGO_W0QQitemZ370033826590QQihZ024QQcategoryZ104238QQrdZ1QQssPageNameZWD4VQQcmdZViewItem?_trksid=p1638.m124 – somebody might be interested – what is it? John arcane devices