chase help for 12 x 18 platen press

i have a platen press. i no longer think it is a c & p probably a replica. i have purchased several chases for this press and none seem to fit. they are off by 1/8 of an inch or so. is this something that can be made custom? help! i cannot do anything if i cannot lock up a form in the press

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your chases too wide? too narrow? too tall? too short? wrong bevels? cast iron chases fit alittle different than steel. more info needed

You might also post a photo of the press — your description is totally inadequate. Some presses that seem a little like a C&P are not very similar at all. Research will help, but respondents on this list can’t really help without a lot more info.