Re: [PPLetterpress] Rollers...?
- Thanks to everyone for the roller help. It does have
four rollers on the C and P Craftsman as a few of you
stated. Good to know not run it with three. Thanks to
--- Gary Mordhorst <gary@...> wrote:
> The C+P Old Series and New Series, 12 X 18 and____________________________________________________________________________________
> smaller all have three rollers. All C+P Craftsman
> and C+P 14 1/2 X 22 have four form rollers. A press
> that is designed to use four rollers will not work
> properly with three, as the roller hooks are a pair
> of two on each roller arm.
> Best regards,
> Gary Mordhorst
> AccuColor Plus, Inc.
> 2134 W. Division
> Chicago, IL 60622
> (773) 227-7788
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Scott Rubel
> To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2006 10:22 AM
> Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Rollers...?
> I have a few 10X15 C&P preses and they all only
> have three rollers. --Scott
> londonbellman wrote:
> >One more question... For a 10x15 is it possible
> to print well with 3 rollers on the press
> >instead 4? The reason I ask is American printing
> supply sells a set of three even though
> >the press holds four. Why is this? I am guessing
> that three would do the trick if your are
> >not running it with an auto feeder? Is this
> correct or am I way off base? Thanks
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>Is there any place that remanufactures tandem saddles that has theI don't know about remanufacturing the tandem roller saddles, but
I've posted a photo of my "pyramid" roller, which is not quite an
oscillator but really helps the inking on my 8 x 12.
You can see it at:
Click on the link for "pyramid or rider roller"
You can easily make a rider from any suitable excess roller this way.
- You are exactly right, Speed. Don't ask me how I know this!
>There is a keyway on the double saddle, but not on the single. If the
>saddle were to get twisted (if there was not a keyway) when running
>press with no rollers, doing diecutting for example, it could become
>damaged by hitting roller ways, or other nearby parts of the press.
>Speed Gray, APA 736
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