If you have plates made with the "bearer strips" placed at one side, with the
remaining blank area left to overhang the base, this would greatly facilitate
pickup. Probably not much different than the two-part bearers Allen discussed
in _Printing with the Handpress_.
David Goodrich wrote:
> A thought that occurred to me regarding using polymer strips with a magnetic
> base is that the bearer strips could actually be removed for each
> impression. Although this would be slow and messy, it could solve really
> difficult problems.