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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Adana eight-five ink disk

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  • David McNamara
    Pray tell, who the heck said anything about being secretive? __ David ... From: Lisa Davidson To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com Sent: Thursday, December 06,
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      Pray tell, who the heck said anything about being secretive?
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      David
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Lisa Davidson
      To: PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 12:29 PM
      Subject: Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Adana eight-five ink disk


      Gerald,
      Just out of curiosity, why do you have to be furtive? Is this
      breaking some kind of tariff rule, importing barweld against industry
      regulations or something?
      Lisa

      On Dec 5, 2007, at 11:26 PM, Gerald Lange wrote:

      > A further note on this, beyond the fact that Caslon can seemingly
      > supply the ink disk (and other Adana parts) we've been furtively
      > buying 18pt brass barweld from them for the last several years (for
      > bearers/ink roller supports). Usually get a bunch of folks to go in on
      > the purchase to cut the shipping costs. One 24 inch long rule is about
      > $50 and the shipping at even a dozen of these is something like 50%
      > more. One time we got lucky and found a mule who was willing to pick
      > up and board it on the airline for us.
      >
      > But it is really, really fine and Caslon is apparently the last who
      > can still supply it. Heck, they will even stamp your logo on it, at
      > extra cost, of course.
      >
      > Gerald
      > http://BielerPress.blogspot.com
      >
      > --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "Gerald Lange" <Bieler@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I'd start here
      > >
      > > http://www.caslon.co.uk/html/accessories.html
      > >
      > > Gerald
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "g_mtch" <g_mtch@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Does anyone know where I can buy an ink disk for this press?
      > > >
      > > > Thanks
      > > >
      > >
      >
      >
      >

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