883Re: [PPLetterpress] Fairchild Scan-a-Graver
- Sep 3, 2002They only make halftones--not line engravings. And the halftones generally
are of very poor quality by modern standards. Be *very cautious* of any
unused nitrate plates stored in the fireproof vault on the lower right hand
side. They may be in a state of decomposition at this point and could
easily explode or cause a major fire should they come into contact with a
match, cigarette or other flame. Your attempt to refurbish and operate this
machine may involve more potential risk than reward in an uncontrolled
Cool looking tubes inside, though.
Just my .02,
----- Original Message -----
I bought the following to restore more as a challenge and was wondering
if anyone has used one. It is a Fairchild Scan-a-Graver made by Fairchild
Graphic Equipment in Plainview, NY.
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