Re: Ink on plates,
- I don't know the manufacturer but apparently there are replicated C&P
trucks, and probably others, cast and fitted in a form of plastic. I
occasionally run across this on eBay, being sold as new and on a buy
it now basis. Anyone know anymore about these?
--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "Fritz Klinke" <nagraph@f...> wrote:
> But trucks do wear, even "metal" ones, and they were typically made
> iron on the older presses. We often have all 4 or 6 trucks sent to
> rollers are remade and they measure all over the place and rarely
are they exact
> from one truck to the next. We then will use an average diameter for
> and if really out of size, have new trucks made.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Harold Kyle" <harold@b...>
> To: <PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 9:51 AM
> Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Ink on plates,
> > On 3/1/05 9:15 AM, "Gary Mordhorst" <gary@a...> wrote:
> > > Hold on yourself pilgrim, just trying to keep it simple for new
> > > Of course there are no hard and fast rules, including building
> > > instead of trucks.
> > Sorry if I didn't keep it simple. I should have said simply start
> > 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 down
> > > in size. The trucks are rolling and not grinding, and surely
> > > not found little piles of metal shavings around the press.
> > On a Windmill, the trucks are plastic. We have a newer Windmill
> > never used for printing and its trucks, never used, measure 2.000"
> > this press's 1.990". The electrical tape, it seems, got a little
> > overnight so we're just planning to replace the trucks entirely.
> > Your point, that trucks don't typically wear down, is further
> > 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
> > trucks of the wrong diameter. By all means, do whatever works.
> > Harold
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- On 3/2/05 4:14 AM, "Gerald Lange" <bieler@...> wrote:
> I don't know the manufacturer but apparently there are replicated C&PI know NA Graphics sells Delrin trucks for C&P presses (and presumably for
> trucks, and probably others, cast and fitted in a form of plastic. I
> occasionally run across this on eBay, being sold as new and on a buy
> it now basis. Anyone know anymore about these?
other makes as well). Highly recommended.
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Delavan Center / 501 W. Fayette St. / Studio 222 / Syracuse, NY 13204
315-473-0930 phone / 315-473-0967 fax / www.boxcarpress.com