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Press motor help!

I have a old Kimble Electric electric motor, that runs my C&P press, that needs to be wired to the plug & switch. My concern or rather frustration comes from the fact that all that I have is the wiring from the motor which are 4 black wires,…Continue

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Jacques Board Shears is 33 inch cut. Backing Press is 24 inches usable length.…Continue

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C & P Letterpress For Sale

My  friend is selling a C & P letterpress in Chicago check out ebay link…Continue

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Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8? 21 Replies

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Is it weird not to offer printing services? 4 Replies

As soon as I announced my the opening of my letterpress studio, a lot of folks have contacted me to print their designs. Since I don't offer commercial printing services, I turn them away. I try to do it politely and I refer them to a commercial…Continue

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Material Print Machine - New community print studio needs your support!

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FOR SALE: Heidelberg and Challenge Paper Cutter

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“The Illustrated Accordion” Call for Entries

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Kelsey Damaged in Shipping 7 Replies

Hello AllI recently purchased my first press- a Kelsey 5X8 model O online. The gentleman I purchased it from, was quite good about packing securely, however despite that- when the press arrived the gooseneck on the press was snapped clean in half.…Continue

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Press motor help!

I have a old Kimble Electric electric motor, that runs my C&P press, that needs to be wired to the plug & switch. My concern or rather frustration comes from the fact that all that I have is the wiring from the motor which are 4 black wires, not colored.Each wire is labeled a number, which ranges from 1-4. Wires 1 & 2 are wired together and 3 & 4 are wired together. However, I don’t know which grouping I attach the white wire to and the black wire to for the plug and switch.Here…See More
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