3861Re: [PPLetterpress] Ink on plates,
- Mar 1, 2005On 3/1/05 9:15 AM, "Gary Mordhorst" <gary@...> wrote:
> Hold on yourself pilgrim, just trying to keep it simple for new folks.Sorry if I didn't keep it simple. I should have said simply start by adding
> Of course there are no hard and fast rules, including building up rails
> instead of trucks.
tape to the rails. Don't monkey with the trucks unless you're having
problems with slurring.
> There is no way that your trucks wore downOn a Windmill, the trucks are plastic. We have a newer Windmill that was
> in size. The trucks are rolling and not grinding, and surely you have
> not found little piles of metal shavings around the press.
never used for printing and its trucks, never used, measure 2.000" versus
this press's 1.990". The electrical tape, it seems, got a little squishy
overnight so we're just planning to replace the trucks entirely.
Your point, that trucks don't typically wear down, is further reason to
adjust the rails, which do.
> Everyone does what works for them.Agreed. Sorry if I sounded missionary in my post. I was just trying to save
others from the headache that I've had over the last few weeks dealing with
trucks of the wrong diameter. By all means, do whatever works.
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