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Depending on how many sheets you need...13 Jul
In my day, late 40s to 60s, we used 3em...18 Apr
In my day, late 40s to 60s, we used 3em...18 Apr
At least in California, I believe, the...1 Mar
The press appears to have had a Kluge...14 Feb
We had a simple solution for our Kluge...12 Jan
We stored our numbering machines in a...12 Jan
Paraffin/candle wax works well.30 Aug
Btw, Not that it is too important but...13 Aug
Depends on what paper is used. In the...13 Mar
Spartan Condensed Bold ??28 Sep
In LA, what do you mean by "duplexing"?8 Jun
Give it a shot of WD 40 or the like and...8 Jun
We handset all story headers, captions...22 Jan
Try W.W. Grainger...23 Nov
Try lubricating all the oil holes with...31 Oct
Why the inking blanket rather than...27 Oct
We would use yellow ink, then dust with...25 Oct
Yes, we used mineral spirits to wash...1 May
Others please weigh-in, but I would be...30 Apr
Re Ken Jacocks comment about the fine...29 Apr
I hand fed a Kluge frequently. As...12 Mar
Google has "Polk's Vocational Printing"...18 Dec
From the late 40s until they recently...2 Dec
1. Composing stone with empty galley...24 Nov
Yes, Matz is gone, although the...8 Nov
Seems likely. They still have web...8 Nov
If you are in Los Angeles - San...6 Nov
Morgan rubber trucks could solve many...16 Oct
Yes to the above. Another common use...29 Sep
misread28 Sep
Also, you can lay a stick with set type...12 Jul
I recently sold a proofpress and...24 Jun
The flywheel spins freely until the...22 Jun
Huzzah!21 Jun
Good! Might not need too much. Try a...17 Jun
20 impressions generally will not ruin...17 Jun
Slide hammer comes to mind. Is there...17 Jun
It wears the edges and rounds off the...17 Jun
Here is a thread from 2007....15 Jun