Press Troubleshooting, Tips, and Help (90)

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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 rat…

Started by Michael Sheets

0 on Saturday

Replacement chase bed for Kelsey 5x8?

Hi all--I'm very new to this medium, and a friend just gave me (!) a Kelsey 5x8 tabletop press that was sitting in her basement. It doesn't…

Started by Nicole Em

21 Jan 17
Reply by Tatiana Shannon

Kelsey Damaged in Shipping

Hello All I recently purchased my first press- a Kelsey 5X8 model O online. The gentleman I purchased it from, was quite good about packing…

Started by Tatiana Shannon

7 Jan 3
Reply by Tatiana Shannon

Question about the Morgan Line-O-Scribe

Hi Guys I’m a papermaker and printmaker trying to expand my little handmade paper shop into the realm of letterpress stationary and little…

Started by Tatiana Shannon

6 Dec 17, 2014
Reply by Tatiana Shannon

Good first press?

Hi Ladies I’m a papermaker and printmaker trying to expand my little handmade paper shop into the realm of letterpress stationary and littl…

Started by Tatiana Shannon

0 Dec 13, 2014

Packing for a Vandercook SP-20

Hello!  I have been wondering about proper packing on my SP-20. I have a Galley Bed Plate with 040 cylinder undercut. I have Vandercook Ty…

Started by Courtney Peters

1 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by kelly mcmahon

Leaving rollers on?

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 ha…

Started by Susan Carter Morgan

11 Oct 12, 2014
Reply by Susan Carter Morgan

New Here w/ a Newly Acquired Hohner Press

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 fo…

Started by Judy

6 Oct 2, 2014
Reply by Bill Hannegan

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metal '@' symbols

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 conferenc…

Started by Jessica Peterson

3 Sep 12, 2014
Reply by Jinny Pearce

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

5 Aug 24, 2014
Reply by Barbara Jean Yaple

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