"Absolutely, Barbara is right. We do consider the proof presses to be the be all and end of cylinders now a days because they are the more commonly acquired for small shops. I worked for two years in the Minneapolis College of Art and Design print…"
Couple things I forgot and remembered as I was reading Danielle's response; when speaking of cylinders, most people now think of a Vandercook or some other proof press, but cylinders typically (in the press room, not composing) were…"
"I've printed on both for years. They have advantages and disadvantages. Here is what I think:
- Far more dangerous, you can lose a finger or badly damage your hand if you 'chase' a fallen print
- Smaller print area, you…"
Back in "Ye Olden Days", I owned a commercial printing plant, and had open and automatic platens, and cylinders---Miehle and Kelly "B". In terms of a smaller shop, it is hard to argue with history, and at one time…"
Hello ladies,I've been printing for the last five or so years on Vandercooks and have a 320G in my studio. I'm looking to downsize (I'd love an SP15), but smaller cylinder presses are more expensive and harder to come by these days. That said, a C and P has recently become available to me and I was thinking about trying it out. I think I know some of the inherent differences between the two, but I'd love to hear some folks weigh in on the pros/cons of either, and on the safety factor of a…See More
I wrote to you (I think) this summer and asked for photos and you replied with some photos. I somehow lost the email, even thought I have been looking for it in ALL my files, etc... I am still interested if you still have it, and…"