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Re: [PPLetterpress] Miehle Vertical

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  • Lisa Davidson
    Hi, Lance, Yes, I d like to hear more if you wouldn t mind . . . should I ask you off-list ? Thank you, Lisa ... [Non-text portions of this message have been
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 1, 2007
      Hi, Lance,

      Yes, I'd like to hear more if you wouldn't mind . . . should I ask
      you "off-list"?

      Thank you,


      On Oct 1, 2007, at 7:47 PM, Lance Williams wrote:

      > Lisa,
      > As someone who runs up to 4 V-50's at a time, I have to say that
      > they are
      > a great production press, but unless you are really adept at
      > setting one up
      > to run quickly, you will be spending more time with setup and
      > makeready
      > than you will running the job through the press, as at 3,000 iph, a
      > 250
      > impression limited run will be done printing in about 5 minutes,
      > and it
      > will take you longer than that to set up the press... It is really
      > designed for press runs of several thousand, but I have been known
      > to print
      > runs of 250 or 500 sheets on them at times.
      > As for quality, I think they are a superb press for printing
      > quality close
      > register multicolor work. They maintain exacting register and if
      > you do a
      > good job with the form setup and makeready, you can pop off a run
      > of 25,000
      > to 50,000 sheets without a single stop for adjustments to the form or
      > makeready. And, ink adjustments can be made on the fly as you see the
      > need. They are just not the best choice for limited production....
      > Now that I have said that, I have to admit that as a personalized
      > stationery printer, the forms we run on a V-50 for stationery products
      > range from 50 to 200 sheets. But, we run the same setup over and
      > over and
      > over again once the press is setup for a particular item. We have
      > developed specialized lockups that allow us to make a pair of quick
      > changes
      > of forms for each product, with only a few lines of type in each
      > one, so we
      > can keep a press running almost constantly until all the orders for
      > a given
      > product are printed.
      > Well, I guess I've rambled enough tonight, but if you want to know
      > more,
      > feel free to ask....
      > - Lance Williams
      > Williams Stationery Co.
      > Camden, New York
      > APA #785
      > > [Original Message]
      > > From: Lisa Davidson <lisaxdavidson@...>
      > > To: <PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Date: 10/1/2007 10:23:28 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Miehle Vertical
      > >
      > >
      > > So does this mean there is a loss of quality in high production? I
      > > was wondering that.
      > > Lis

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