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Leaving rollers on? 5 Replies

I've been using a proof press (having to clean only type and brayer as the roller never touches ink) for the past few months. Now that I have a Pearl platen press, I'm wondering--do the rollers need to come off each time or can they be cleaned…Continue

Started by Susan Carter Morgan in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Susan Carter Morgan 21 minutes ago.

Shop logo on your work

Hi Ladies,I am having a hard time deciding if I should put my logo/website on the back of custom stationary, I do have it on the back of my greeting cards but not invitations. What are your shop policies?Thanks!JennyContinue

Started by Jenny Schwartz in Job Advice 7 hours ago.

metal '@' symbols 3 Replies

I lost my only metal '@' symbol and I need one for a job, 12 pt or smaller. Anyone have a resource for this? I'm going to the LOL conference this week and would love to buy some or one from someone!Thanks!Jessica PetersonPaper SouvenirContinue

Started by Jessica Peterson in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Jinny Pearce on Friday.

Few items for sale

Hello ladies! I’m looking to part with a few random items around my studio!Van Son Oil Based Ink Gold 874, 2lb. can, opened but used a small amount once$50Mitutoyo micrometer - pocket gage, .001-.400, new w/ carrying case$50A6 kraft brown stationery…Continue

Started by Karen Dufour in Classifieds Sep 9.

any one want to do a swap? 64 Replies

I participated in a swap a few years back and it was never completed (an alphabet coaster swap!) I would love to have a complete set.. any one want to swap??Continue

Started by Angela R. Stewart in Business Matters. Last reply by Angela R. Stewart Sep 6.

Dip Dye? 1 Reply

Hi. I am wondering if anyone has had success with dip dye techniques on Lettra?  Rit Dye and KoolAid are the suggestions I've seen on various web posts.  Thanks!Continue

Started by Joy Ragland in Supplies and Sources. Last reply by Miranda Sep 4.

Van Son Rubber Based Ink for Sale 4 Replies

I'm cleaning shop and have several cans of unused ink to sell. All inks have never been used and are one pound cans unless otherwise noted. Prices do not include shipping.VS300 Violet, $17—retails for $34VS301 Yellow, $13.50—retails for $27VS304…Continue

Tags: sale, for, ink

Started by TJ Hess in Classifieds. Last reply by TJ Hess Sep 3.

New Here w/ a Newly Acquired Hohner Press 1 Reply

Hi Ladies!I'm joining this community because I've just acquired a Hohner Press. I'm not super familiar with the trade, other than my fond appreciation and the one workshop I took on it last weekend, but I'm wanting to know everything and start…Continue

Tags: letterpress, newb, Hohner

Started by Judy in Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help. Last reply by Susan Carter Morgan Aug 28.

@ Symbol Set of 10 • Serif and Sans Serif 4 Replies

I purchased a large quantity of At @ symbols in Serif and Sans Serif in 6pt - 12pt sizes and have more than I need. They are not for resale.If you would like to do a trade, please contact me.…Continue

Tags: adana, kelsey, tabletop, figures, metal

Started by Phi Design in Classifieds. Last reply by Phi Design Aug 26.

Ludlow Manual Download

Hi:I uploaded a Ludlow Manual for those who might benefit thereby.  It is for a Ludlow Model L, 1986, so it's not exactly an antique.  Each page is an 8 mB .jpeg image, zipped up to the tune of 41 mB, so it's about a 4-5 minute download, depending…Continue

Tags: Linecasting, Ludlow, Downloads

Started by Gary Johanson in News and Announcements Aug 24.

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Susan Carter Morgan replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion Leaving rollers on?
"Yes, it does, thanks. I am learning--it's a process, but I'm learning:)"
21 minutes ago
Barbara Jean Yaple replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion Leaving rollers on?
"Hi Susan, Oops....well, to be honest I've cleaned them both ways, sometimes putting a bit of solvent on the disc and letting the press run for a minute or two so the ink comes clean easily. I like to take the rollers off simply because my…"
34 minutes ago
Susan Carter Morgan replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion Leaving rollers on?
"Barb, Thanks so much. I actually meant leaving the clean rollers on the press instead of removing them. I do clean with solvent after each use, but I thought perhaps I could clean them on the press and then let them be as long as they weren't…"
1 hour ago
Barbara Jean Yaple replied to Susan Carter Morgan's discussion Leaving rollers on?
"Hi Susan, Are you running conventional ink, or rubber-base? Regular (Oil-based) inks need to come off after the job is finished, while rubber-based inks can remain on the rollers overnight (or so). If you have any question about the kind of ink you…"
2 hours ago
 
 
 

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