Yes, I'd like to hear more if you wouldn't mind . . . should I ask
On Oct 1, 2007, at 7:47 PM, Lance Williams wrote:
> As someone who runs up to 4 V-50's at a time, I have to say that
> they are
> a great production press, but unless you are really adept at
> setting one up
> to run quickly, you will be spending more time with setup and
> than you will running the job through the press, as at 3,000 iph, a
> impression limited run will be done printing in about 5 minutes,
> and it
> will take you longer than that to set up the press... It is really
> designed for press runs of several thousand, but I have been known
> to print
> runs of 250 or 500 sheets on them at times.
> As for quality, I think they are a superb press for printing
> quality close
> register multicolor work. They maintain exacting register and if
> you do a
> good job with the form setup and makeready, you can pop off a run
> of 25,000
> to 50,000 sheets without a single stop for adjustments to the form or
> makeready. And, ink adjustments can be made on the fly as you see the
> need. They are just not the best choice for limited production....
> Now that I have said that, I have to admit that as a personalized
> stationery printer, the forms we run on a V-50 for stationery products
> range from 50 to 200 sheets. But, we run the same setup over and
> over and
> over again once the press is setup for a particular item. We have
> developed specialized lockups that allow us to make a pair of quick
> of forms for each product, with only a few lines of type in each
> one, so we
> can keep a press running almost constantly until all the orders for
> a given
> product are printed.
> Well, I guess I've rambled enough tonight, but if you want to know
> feel free to ask....
> - Lance Williams
> Williams Stationery Co.
> Camden, New York
> APA #785
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Lisa Davidson <lisaxdavidson@...>
> > To: <PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com>
> > Date: 10/1/2007 10:23:28 PM
> > Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Miehle Vertical
> > So does this mean there is a loss of quality in high production? I
> > was wondering that.
> > Lis
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