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what kind of platen press? and some questions
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Hello everyone,I thinking about working for myself with a platen press. I would like to buy a Chandler and Price 8x12 or 10x15 with a treadle but someone told me about a Andruckpress FAG:…Continue

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Marion replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
""the quirks make it more interesting!" I am agree with you. Thanks for your mind it's really interesting to have other point of view!"
Mar 8
davina farinola replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
"I just re-read my comment and it sound really negative!  Didnt mean to be at all! love my presses, the quirks make it more interesting!"
Mar 7
Marion replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
"Thanks a lot for your answer, i will chek your link ;) Happy printing!"
Mar 7
Sharon Braun Hutton replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
"C&P platen is the way to go to start - go with a smaller one. I have a 12 x 18 & 10 x 12 and I use the smaller one daily (Matilda) Beatrice really barely gets inked up - only for posters. pic of them here www.letterpressoftulsa.com "
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davina farinola replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
"I have a C&P.  They are by no means an easy, fast machine, they take time , patience and care. They have their quirks, sweet spots and are at times very frustrating (especially when printing lines of text) because its age (mine just turned…"
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Marion replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
"Hello Michael, Thanks a lot for your answer and your advices, i was most interested in buying a platen press as a chandler and similar,it would be more compatible with my business (wedding announcement, post cards, visit cards). Great to have an…"
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Michael Seitz replied to Marion's discussion what kind of platen press? and some questions
"Perhaps the more important question to ask is what am I interested in printing/think I can make a living printing.  Are you looking at wedding/stationery?  Broadsides/posters?  Business cards etc?? Surprised your friends didn't…"
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what kind of platen press? and some questions

Hello everyone,I thinking about working for myself with a platen press. I would like to buy a Chandler and Price 8x12 or 10x15 with a treadle but someone told me about a Andruckpress FAG:http://proofpress.ch/printmakers-presses-pressmodel/?control-405Do one of you know this press? What would you recommend to start a little business?To finish, will someone accept to comunicate by mail with me? i have many questions…See More
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At 8:50pm on January 7, 2014, Jessica C. White said…

Hi Marion,
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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