How would you tackle this job?

Any suggestions on how to approach this would be greatly appreciated. It’s a business card job: 3000 cards (possibly printed 6 up). Duplexed Crane Lettra 110lb and French Poptone 100lb.

Front: 1 color and additional blind press
Back: blind press

My concerns:
I do not have access to a Potdevin. Would you use Super 77 or PVA? Can you apply PVA with a Home Depot paint roller?

The client is looking for a pronounced texture. I’m a little worried that I will have to print both sides first then glue, resulting in me gluing 500+ sheets. But maybe handling smaller sheets is easier than trying to align 20x26 sheets?

I’ve considered up selling the client on duplexing 220 lb Lettra and 100 lb French Poptone, which I know for sure that I can glue then print and achieve the impression they are looking for. I afraid that a thickness of a 320 lb card maybe a turn off for them though.

Thank you all so much.

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I duplex paper all the time, if you don’t have the proper equipment, print with proper registration and use a paint tray and foam roller from the Home depot with a Bookbinder’s PVA to duplex your stock. Slip sheet interlaced and under light pressure over night, trim and deliver.