Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help (83)

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Tabletop impressions... good or bad?

Hey everyone! I am a new member here and own a small wedding invitation company in South Florida. I am very eager to get my hands on a pres…

Started by Andrea Sturgell

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Ludlow is Alive!

Hello, Ladies, Well! Finally my Ludlow is wired in and working. I'm now an old hand at it, having cast a grand total of four lines.... Rea…

Started by Barbara Jean Yaple

3 Aug 14
Reply by Barbara Jean Yaple

Halftone Help?

Hey ladies, I want to see if anyone has had some good success working with screens or halftones. I wrote up a blog post specifically for th…

Started by Danielle Feliciano

10 Aug 13
Reply by Tiffany Smith

C&P motors variable speed?

Hi all, I think its time to invest in a motor that isn't so loud and a little faster... Does anyone have any advice?  The one I have is ver…

Started by davina farinola

3 Jul 31
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Decreasing "saltiness"?

Hey everyone - I've had a problem pop up recently with saltiness. I use Van Son inks, rubber and oil, and everything I print lately is comi…

Started by Erica Morgan Long

7 Jul 31
Reply by Catherine Polacek

die-cutting on a C&P 10x15

Hello, Does anyone have a source for getting die's made for letterpress? Also, has anyone made their own circle die with cutting rule to di…

Started by Melissa Meyer

5 Jul 31
Reply by Catherine Polacek

Heidelbergs for Newbies

I've been thinking of adding a Heidelberg to the studio. I'd like to start doing more foil stamping (right now I'm working on what is essen…

Started by Meghan

0 Jul 7

uneven inking/impression on a proof press

hi, i'm kinda new to printing and am having thee worst time getting my proof press to print properly. the type is hand inked, so i know it'…

Started by Thera Webb

0 May 29

C&P Clutch issues

Hello, Ladies, Well, I got my C&P with the Kluge feeder, and I really like it-----however! (You knew there would be a "but.." or "howe…

Started by Barbara Jean Yaple

1 May 20
Reply by Barbara Jean Yaple

Floods of Color

Hi everyone! I've been trying recently to make a base which I can print large solid flood of color with and also do some pressure printing…

Started by Richard McDonald

1 May 8
Reply by Jessica C. White

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