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$500 is way too much for this. Even...30 May
.765" was standard base height for...28 Nov
.918" is across the diameter of the...8 May
1) I'd just grind or file the ends of...16 Jun
1) the "hard-metal" Linotype system was...27 Mar
11 pt. was the industry standard for...5 Apr
12" might look sufficent until you...24 May
19mm is about 3/4" which is too low for...27 Sep
22x30 is a very large plate. What size...27 Sep
3-to-em is standard in job work but in...30 Sep
40 is a very hard durometer, not...24 Aug
72 point Cheltenham type cast by Empire...17 Jan
8x12 C&P rollers have always fit on my...27 Feb
A 12x14 sheet does not yield a 9x12...16 Jul
A bare 3 would be slightly shorter than...28 Aug
A better search would be for...21 Nov
A blind hit first can help, but a tint...6 May
A broken trip spring or a sticky trip...15 Mar
A chop is a carved personal seal used...15 Feb
A common path is to get a press and put...28 Jan
A crankshaft isn't the only way to get...25 Apr
A critical lubrication point on Gordon...19 Nov
A curse on all press-strippers! My own...25 May
A different view on the "simpler to...9 Mar
A fixed lockup bar is a cheaper and...4 Nov
A galley has three sides (four on some...22 Nov
A leaf before the title page is pretty...25 Nov
A Line-o-Scribe is a sign press. That...12 Mar
A local printer damaged his Vandercook...7 Oct
A long time ago, my Challenge-Gordon...30 Jul
A looks like a regular Thompson platen;...31 Aug
A makeup rule is a compositor's tool...6 Oct
A neg with 2.0 density may work for...14 Jun
A nylon plate (such as Nyloprint) IS a...11 Dec
A plate brush, one with brass bristles...4 Mar
A platemaker designed for exposing...5 Aug
A press like the Colt's Armory will...11 Sep
A printer here in San Francisco made a...18 Nov
A question about terminology: where...5 Oct
A quick tutorial: A KORD has a plate...1 Mar