Can someone help me identify the press in the photo.
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Looks like a larger C&P Craftsman — probably 14.5x22 given the file name of the photos. You can tell a Craftsman (usually) by the solid frame. They’re very heavy, but the best presses that C&P ever made. I can’t tell if this one has the knob-adjustable platen (very nice). If so, the knobs would be located behind the flywheel and behind the ink disk.
Hope that helps,
CP Craftsman 14.5 x 22; ours is 14.5 x 23 (K171)
we are nearly finished restoring it.
Brad, Mine does have 5 screws to adjust the platen on the back side but I am not sure about any knobs near the flywheel or ink disc, do you have a photo of what the knobs for adjusting the platen would look like?
If you have the screws then you won’t have the knobs. The knobs replaced the screws on most Craftsman presses. You had a top knob (to control the depth of the upper half of the bed) and a lower knob (to control the lower half).
See the attached photo. The knobs are under the disk and by the flywheel. This picture is from Greg Fisher.
Hope this helps,
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