Bill Hannegan
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Rusted Hamilton Type Galley
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I just stripped the rust off about 75 Hamilton galleys by soaking them in vinegar and scrubbing with steel wool. What is best thing to treat them with to prevent a return of the rust. Kerosene and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Hannegan Sep 14, 2013.

Letterpress and Lead
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I have read here that the EPA has tried to raise concerns about the health risks of lead type and that one university dumped all its type due to these concerns. Anyone worried about very small lead…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David L. Kent Jul 15, 2013.

12x18 C+P Old Style

If anyone has a 12x18 Old Style C&P, I have a vibrator for it. Could be helpful!Continue

Started Jul 7, 2013

 

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Bill Hannegan replied to Julissa Moreira's discussion Is good idea to buy this one?
"Definitely not. Get a press that has very recently been in the use of an experienced printer turning out good work. This press needs restoration and you have to know the presses pretty well to do that."
Aug 10
Bill Hannegan replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Kelsey Damaged in Shipping
"Tatiana, my experience is to be wary of welding a key broken part due to issues of strength and precision. I would get a replacement part if possible."
Jan 3, 2015
Bill Hannegan replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Kelsey Damaged in Shipping
"Hard to believe shipping could cause such a break."
Jan 2, 2015
Bill Hannegan replied to Tatiana Shannon's discussion Kelsey Damaged in Shipping
"Right, or better yet find a replacement part."
Jan 1, 2015
Bill Hannegan replied to Katie Woodby's discussion Deciding on a Press
"I bought an aluminum Craftsman 9x13 new back in 1985. Though I have done some nice printing on it, I don't think it would yeild much impression. I am wondering if you would not do best getting a Vandercook."
Oct 19, 2014
Bill Hannegan replied to Judy's discussion New Here w/ a Newly Acquired Hohner Press
"A real beautiful press!"
Oct 2, 2014
Bill Hannegan replied to Melinda F's discussion Proper use of the word letterpress?
"My wife and I agree that anything printed on a C&P is letterpress."
May 8, 2014
Bill Hannegan replied to Kimberly Hanson's discussion Chandler & Price Pilot - Cleaning Thoughts?
"I painted a very dirty, greasy 12x18 Oldstyle C&P years ago. I used mineral spirits followed by lacquer thinner."
May 7, 2014
Bill Hannegan replied to Elana S.'s discussion Pregnancy and lead type?
"This pediatrician believes the dangers of small lead exposures have been overstated. Worth checking out:  http://www4.hmc.edu:8001/chemistry/Pb/resources/pb-tainted%20science.pdf"
Nov 10, 2013
Bill Hannegan replied to Bill Hannegan's discussion Rusted Hamilton Type Galley
"Thanks. I ended up using a rag and WD40.  I wonder which is thicker?"
Sep 14, 2013
Jessica C. White replied to Bill Hannegan's discussion Rusted Hamilton Type Galley
"I recently did the same for about 50 galleys. After cleaning off the rust, I used a rag and rubbed a light coating of 3-in-1 oil on them. Works great, and not smelly."
Sep 13, 2013
Bill Hannegan posted a discussion

Rusted Hamilton Type Galley

I just stripped the rust off about 75 Hamilton galleys by soaking them in vinegar and scrubbing with steel wool. What is best thing to treat them with to prevent a return of the rust. Kerosene and WD40 have been suggested. Wondering if there is anything better?See More
Sep 11, 2013
Bill Hannegan replied to Sharon's discussion Help for an Adelaidian
"I share your concern about doing deep impression work on a C+P. How much pressure is too much for the press?"
Sep 7, 2013
David L. Kent replied to Bill Hannegan's discussion Letterpress and Lead
"Bill,   Yes; thanks. Needleman has obviously ridden this hobbyhorse to bits. A very fine piece showing how the scientific process can be abused."
Jul 15, 2013
Bill Hannegan replied to Bill Hannegan's discussion Letterpress and Lead
"David, I posted the paper on Scribd. Hope that works. Please let me know. http://www.scribd.com/doc/152737292/b-tainted-Science-1"
Jul 9, 2013
David L. Kent replied to Bill Hannegan's discussion Letterpress and Lead
"Bill, Internet Explorer cannot retrieve your citation. Alternative?  "
Jul 9, 2013

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At 7:22pm on May 9, 2013, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Bill,
Welcome to Ladies of Letterpress! Please feel free to use this site to communicate with the rest of the LoLP community - you are welcome to join or start a conversation in the forum, post photos or videos, and use this site to keep in touch with printerfriends.

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