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  • Gerald Lange
    Jim You might also want to investigate used or reconditioned machines: Links Materials, supplies, equipment Used photopolymer platemaking equipment Both
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 25, 2008
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      Jim

      You might also want to investigate used or reconditioned machines:

      Links > Materials, supplies, equipment > Used photopolymer platemaking
      equipment

      Both A&V and QDPP always seem to have listings.

      Gerald
      http://BielerPress.blogspot.com



      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "jamesdissette"
      <jamesdissette@...> wrote:
      >
      > I want to thank everyone for their input regarding the pp machines,
      > including Gerald's correction on calling it a "ppl" machine. I've
      > grown accustomed to looking at the term "photopolymer" phonetically
      > and holding onto the "L"
      >
      > An A nd V rep is sending me information on the Orbital X (and yes, the
      > Cosmo is a flex machine) and pricing to compare with Jets. And Gerald,
      > yes, I understand the continual costs of raw plastic. In light of a
      > project coming up for us, however, ( a 2-volume set of books, each
      > 1,000 pages), to job it out would cost upward of $60,000. No matter
      > what, we'd save even if that's the last long pp job we had. It's not
      > our intention to go into commercial pp business~that's the last thing
      > I need. However, most of our projects seem to be getting hefty.
      >
      > Parts and service for any of the machines is a concern, of course, and
      > US manufactured machines, I would hope, are easier to service than
      > those manufactured elsewhere.
      >
      > So I thank all of you for your help and focus on this matter and I
      > will keep you updated with any new inofrmation I discover during the
      > process.
      >
      > Jim Dissette
      > Chester River Press
      >
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