ink distribution


This might be more suited to be in the “beginners” category but I’ll give it a whirl here. I’ve been printing for about 6 months on my Vandercook SP-15, and have never had great consistency in my printing but have chalked it up to inexperience. Lately, it seems worse…faded areas of ink. The ink added to the rider and vibrator has never distributed well, and lately on the ink drum the middle section, like the rollers, lacks some ink. I’m going to go ahead and have the rollers recovered, as that seems to be a possible solution. What would be some other probable causes?

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