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.
Hello,The change of the capacitor has not been enough, the motor stop after less than 10 min… I will take it to a motor repair shop but before, have you any advice to take of the motor from the presse
Hi all, I’m teaching on a Vandercook 320G that is still relatively new to the school, and working on tuning things up. One of the main issues is that the carriage will not stay in its resting home position unless
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