Printing a zip lock bag/envelope on windmill

I’m looking for suggestions for printing these Zip Lock Bags
I have to grip from the zip lock end or my boxcar base will seal the closure. I have tried a big wedge and it is a big Pain in the butt. It seams I can only load 10 to 15 at a time. I have attached 2 pictures. The one is a stack of 25 bags the other is a single bag.
This is my first order for this customer and they want 10,000
2 sided. I grossly undercharged the quote because I thought I could load a whole lot more at a time. Any Ideas wwould be welcome

image: Bags 1.jpg

Bags 1.jpg

image: Bag 2.jpg

Bag 2.jpg

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Mount your plate to a block of wood and shim up to .918 like normal (prior to boxcar) then grip bottom of bag. Same as reinforced tags PIA but does work.

Owosso will do a copper plate on solid wood (cherry). It’s worth the extra cost, they hold up better to doubles, etc. You need to ask for it, otherwise, you may get it mounted on plywood, which will not hold up.

Mike is right. This is a case where a full-size high base conflicts with the job. If the mounting material is sized to the image area, and normal furniture surrounds it, the bag closure is in the non-image area and won’t be affected.

You may be OK gripping it on the closure end. I would run it that way with a christmas tree. There’s more info on the attachment here on BP http://www.briarpress.org/30109. I’ve run one for tags and envelopes, it saves a lot of time. Hope this helps.

@donprints this may be too late but i’ve used https://www.roastar.com/ in the past. they have low MOQs and produce quality work at an affordable price.

You might try cutting a 2-3 inch tall block of chipboard. Cut it short of the length about to the bottom of the ‘M” and let the taller end of the bag lay past the end of the chipboard. Your bags might lay flat enough to feed and table should respond fine with maybe the odd hand crank .