Re: honeycomb bases (Lamppost Printing Pad)
Just a further note on this since I think you did not take it very
seriously, and maybe you need not. Whatever.
Four years ago I taught a Master Class at the Minnesota Center for the
Book Arts on tearing a Vandercook apart and putting it back together
again. There was this young guy there, had a gig with MCBA,
Printer-in-Residence, and an idea. Pretty good idea. His name was
--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "Michael T. Metz" <mtmetz@s...>
> OK folks. I am now the proud marketer of the Lamppost Printing Pad.
> Email me your wishes, and I'll get back to you with a quote.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerald Lange [mailto:bieler@w...]
> Sent: Monday, September 06, 2004 12:30 PM
> To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: honeycomb bases
> Have you given any thought to marketing these pads of yours? The Metz
> There are an awful lot of honeycomb bases out there. I don't think
> this is far fetched...
> especially when you consider that Bunting and other industry
> manufacturers of flatbases had fairly well saturated the existing
> market and then along came the Patmag and the Boxcar Base; both just
> simple ideas that combined existing materials to provide an economical
> flatbase, and in doing so carved out a new market niche. According to
> the Poll I ran here last year 27 of 69 responses indicated that
> members use one or the other or both of these bases.
> Might be worth considering.
> > > I use photopolymer with honeycomb base without the aforementioned
> > > magnetic base. I use .037 polyester backed plates with precut sheet
> > > metal.
> > >
> > > Mike Metz
- Thanks for the plug Gerald. I apologize that my website is not yet up and
All the best,
From: Gerald Lange [mailto:bieler@...]
Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 8:42 PM
Subject: [PPLetterpress] Re: honeycomb bases
Mike's storyletter mentioned here is quite a fun read. Brought a smile
to my face... The trials and tribulations of trying to print toilet
paper on a Heidelberg windmill. The entire step-by-step process and
saga revealed before your very eyes. Get em while they are hot (off
the press) folks. A letterpress bargain at this price.
The Humoralist Times
P O Box 1461
Lawrence, KS 66044
> Hey Gerald,...
> I bought your book. Buy mine and find out. It is a 20 page
> (including cover) letterpress printed serial storyletter.
> I only have one issue out so far.
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> What is your Humorlist Times about by the way?