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Hi Subscriber, Here's what has been happening on the Forum in the last week. Don't forget, there's no need to have an account to have your say.

eBay Highlights . . .

Linotype Rangemaster Model 31 -Price Reduction
This machine has been advertised before, but the price has been reduced to $1,250 or offers. Located in Florida, USA.

Ludlow Mats - 36pt Bodoni Campanille
They are looking for around 60 dollars for these mats in California, USA.

Ludlow Mats - 14pt Eden Bold
Again, the seller is looking for around 60 dollars for these mats (pictured below).
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Latest Posts . . .

Lancaster Printers Fair
Last post: August 15
Looks like a worthwhile event to attend, if you're in the local area. Also raising money for a worthwhile cause.
 
FREE Monotype Keyboard & Caster
Last post: August 13
This has appeared on the Briar Press website:
 
Printing, A Future Unlimited - 1957 promotional video
Last post: August 12
20-minute promotional video, aimed at recruiting people into the print industry.

Re: Flashing on 12pt type
Last post: August 10
Apologies for typo, small nick was caused by faulty type channel, nothing to do with the type carrier.

Re: Venturing into matrix engraving
Last post: August 10
Val, Ed and I (and Patrick Goosens) are very lucky to have these ATF fitting machines, which are amazingly accurate and very sturdy machines which are remarkably easy to use.

Re: Venturing into matrix engraving
Last post: August 10
Jason, Your sample castings look a bit rounded at the corner. Do you know if that is a casting problem . . .

Re: Venturing into matrix engraving
Last post: August 10
Question about milling machine/fitting machine- you and Ed seem to have the magical machines . . .

Re: Venturing into matrix engraving
Last post: August 10
Another bit of the equation that I've put into the sequence is marking the matrix blanks for positioning the "high dot" prior to engraving. I'm using a side-bearing of 8pts, and a head bearing of 24pts.

Re: Finishing cutting tools for engraving mats
Last post: August 09
Thanks for posting this! I am at the same point as Jim R, just dragging the point across the stone to create a bevel. 

Re: Flashing on 12pt type
Last post: August 09
Scraping the mould with steel? Definitely NOT!

Re: Flashing on 12pt type
Last post: August 09
David, have you tried scraping the top surface of the mould with a paint scraper? 
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