The drive belt on my Challenge MP-15 just broke. I found a link to buy a new one from Grainger, based on a link Paul had posted for an SP-15 (the specs seem correct, 18″ long, 1/5″ pitch, 90 teeth).
Big unique good working automatic letterpress proofing press. Paper size 52×74 cm Printing size 52×72 cm Letter height 24.85 mm (Dutch height) Works on 380 Volt, weight is about 2.500 kilo. Starting bid is € 3000,– which is $
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
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.
I have recently “acquired” a Reprex No. 1 Proof Press, and I say “acquired” because it’s as good as mine as long as I move it from it’s current location. Does anyone have any particular advice/lessons learned about moving these
i am restoring a no.2 potter proof press. the peddle is broken and i am looking for another one. does anyone know any leads on finding a peddle for this press?
I just received a request for the specs for the cores for a No 1 Reprex. this is the same one posted on Briar press. I will make a drawing and share a pdf on this site. I need: – overall core length
I am looking for information about a Nolan 2 inker proof press so I can order new rollers. I own a weekly newspaper and print shop. (It has been in business since 1914, and been in our family since 1932).
I am about to be a new caretaker for a potter (not sure which edition, I think maybe a #2) which currently lives in a multi-level basement with several staircases. I was wondering how you would go about moving a
I recently acquired a Reprex No.1 with manual inking from 35+ years of storage. In that time it has had a few parts go missing that I will have to make new as finding parts I’m guessing will be next
Hey All, I have a Challenge 15MP which is the knock off of the SP-15 and am having two issues that I would love some help figuring out. Question #1: Oscillating Roller Recent home construction resulted my contractor accidentally flooding
The Printers’ Album was the house organ of the Challenge Machinery Company. It featured articles on the business of printing, equipment manufacturing, production tips and tricks, and display ads for Challenge products. The five covers that are shown here from