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Steven Glassman,Magic Printing 11/13/2018 6:23 pm EDT
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kenneth 8/6/2017 2:21 am EDT
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James Gary 4/8/2018 7:12 pm EDT
 Water roller Ryobi 4 color     
Robert 6/29/2017 10:38 am EDT
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james hand 1/5/2017 9:42 am EDT
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David Smith 10/3/2016 7:44 am EDT
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James Gary 10/10/2016 7:24 pm EDT
 RE: ab dick 9870     
David Smith 10/11/2016 11:34 am EDT
 Searching for Hamada Technicians in Europe     
F Santos 9/20/2016 7:29 pm EDT
 Lockdown bar for harris v15     
Chris Clark 7/27/2016 10:26 am EDT
 ITEK 615E Blower/Vacume not working     
Randy D. 6/27/2016 1:51 pm EDT
 RE: ITEK 615E Blower/Vacume not working     
Steve 6/29/2016 9:36 am EDT
 Solna Offset     
Bo Andersson 5/11/2016 9:14 pm EDT
 kompac overflow     
Stanley Ammons 5/10/2016 6:18 am EDT
 RE: kompac overflow     
Steve 5/10/2016 8:41 am EDT
 Ab dick power issue     
Jerry flannery 4/16/2016 6:27 pm EDT
 RE: Ab dick power issue     
Jerry flannery 4/16/2016 10:40 pm EDT
 Toko 4700/Multi 1218     
Robert Carter 4/15/2016 10:04 am EDT
 RE: Toko 4700/Multi 1218     
Robert Carter 4/15/2016 11:12 pm EDT
 printing on paper towels/toiiletpaper     
MARC POLISH 8/26/2015 11:15 am EDT
 Cutter Knives     
Gary Watts 8/20/2015 12:58 am EDT
 RE: Cutter Knives     
Steve 8/20/2015 2:23 pm EDT
 RE: Cutter Knives     
George 8/20/2015 4:59 pm EDT
 Another Kompac Question     
Gary Watts 8/20/2015 12:55 am EDT
 RE: Another Kompac Question     
Steve 8/20/2015 2:22 pm EDT
 Kompac on AB Dick     
Gary Watts 6/1/2015 12:43 am EDT
 RE: Kompac on AB Dick     
Steve 6/1/2015 11:15 pm EDT
 RE: Kompac on AB Dick     
Gary Watts 6/3/2015 8:57 am EDT
 ryobi 3304 Circuit Boards     
Bala 5/20/2015 4:21 am EDT
 RE: ryobi 3304 Circuit Boards     
James 5/26/2015 11:49 am EDT
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Forum Moderators are: **Tom Melchild 25 years as a Ryobi press technician.   35 years in the printing trade.  I was employed by several Ryobi Dealers in Minnesota and California and currently operate my own Sales and Service Company in Northern California.   www.ryobiservice.com E mail address: tom@ryobiservice.com   **Paul Twist KOMORI DEMONSTRATOR 25 years experience in the printing industry both here and aboard, Based in the North West of England close to the major motorway networks and international airports. I can offer a unparalleled depth of knowledge to help your company with a vast array of in house training, Production , Efficiency and Productivity programs. I work for some of the largest printing press suppliers in the UK as both a field and showroom Demonstrator. Offering a freelance demonstration service on the full range of Komori sheet-fed presses. Training can be tailor made to suit a group, or on a one to one basis and can be integrated into your shift patterns. Email paul@professional-print-services.co.uk, Web Site www.printdemonstrator.co.uk **James Gary Owner of an equipment repair business servicing the Chicagoland area. My experience is field service for 18 plus years with A.B. Dick Co. as technician, consultant, field service supv. field service manager in Chicago. We service the following brands A.B. Dick, Multi, Ryobi, Hamada, Itek, T-51,Triumph cutters, Challenge cutters, Baumfolder, Martin Yale, GBC. E mail address: garykjas@sbcglobal.net   **Mike Anderson (Consolidated) I have been involved with Graphic arts and equipment since High School 45 years ago. I have knowlege of most Multi , AB Dick and Hamada presses. Along with a smattering of Prepress and finishing equipment. I am delighted to help anyone who shows an interest in the business. E mail address: manderson230@comcast.net State or Country: Virginia USA   **Rick Barnes Pressman in the Phoenix area since '82. Experience running/repairing everything from direct-feed duplicators to 25" 40" stream-feeder presses. For the last several years I've focused on the Ryobimatic systems on the 3302H and 3304H machines. Lot's of good info about the newer Hamada DU34 automated perfectors as well. Need tips about inks, dampening solutions, varnish, adjustments, repair? I've got more tricks than Hiedi Fleice. E mail address: rbarnes9@cox.net ** Mike Cox (Cox And Sons Machine Company) Professional Pressman and sheetfed press mechanic; thirty years in the industry.   Have been employeed by three press manufactures,and have been self employed likewise eleven years. Can assist with basic electrical or refer questions to qualified electrical support. E mail address: cmikecox@alltel.net **John Salvador (Guaranteed Precision Inc.) My company is Guaranteed Precision Inc. in Illinois. I have been an ab dick specialist for 18 years in the Chicago land area. I' ve found and innovated many ways of saving money on parts & repairs for my customers, using machine shops and alternate suppliers. E mail address: jcsalvador@sbcglobal.net **Dan Valentine I have worked in the printing industry for 41 years ,mostly with dahlgren as a mechanic and litho consultant. Worked four years as a press mechanic for Konig and Bauer. I can fix most any problems including coating. E mail address: dahlgren@dahlgren.com **Tim Gard Factory trained service tech on AB Dick, Ryobi, Townsend offset equip, bindery, platemaking equipment, cutters, etal. Trouble shooting equipment purchase and sale. Started in the printing industry as a service tech in 1980 for AB Dick Co. After a year and a half, I went to work for another service company and my expertise expanded. In 1984 I started my own service company, and in 1989, I bought a print shop and started retail sales. Today I am working in my science trained field as an electronic research scientist. But I still have ink in my veins. My greatest joy was solving equipment problems others couldn't. I redesigned a Ryobi 500 to printon folded candy boxes like candy stores would use! Email address dragmit@adelphia.net **Steve Matthews Harris V15 web newspaper press.25 years experience in printing.Pre-press to delivery. E mail address samfrank@charter.net **Donald Schmidt Ryobi, Hamada and Horizon service training. Former Ryobi & Horizon service manager for Karl Williams Inc. (The former full-line Ryobi dealer for Illinois). I'm now employed by The Oldham Group, The full-line Ryobi & Horizon dealer for Illinois. My experience in printing started in 1979, in the Limestone High School graphic arts club. I worked from 1983 to 1992 for an in-plant, starting out as a pressman and finally as Printing Department Manager. I have been in equipment service since 1992. Email: ryobidon@aol.com **Bruce Center 27 years as owner/tech Graphic Arts Equipment Dealer. Expertise includes up to midsize offsets and all related prepress and bindery equipment service. Ryobi, Hamada, Heidelburg, Horizon, Muller Martini, Challenge, Borg, Rosback, Interlake, Bostitch, Hohner, Baum, Mitsubishi, DN Screen, Lawson to name a few. ME/EE **Brett Pfingston: Graphic Arts Technician (Winter Haven Hospital Graphics Center) 20 Years experience in all phases of camera operation and stripping techniques with solid press background.   **Wayne Auttonberry (ProFeTech) 28 years experience, Specializing from duplicators to large multi color presses. Electrical Engineering Degree Installations, trouble shooting, professional training and retrofit design. E mail auttonberry@mindspring.com Mark Hearon (Beyond Repair Offset Service) 20 years eperience, Factory Trained AB Dick Technician. Special ability in trouble shooting over the phone. Experienced in the operation of all offset duplicators. E mail bros1157@aol.com **Scott Hayward (40" 6 color Heidelberg Operator) Large press operator for 25 years. Experienced on Harris and Heidelberg. More than happy to answer basic operator and maintenance questions. E mail scthywd@aol.com **Steve Justin (Midwest Quality Graphics) Heidelberg Mechanic 20 years. (12 yrs. Heidelberg, 2 yrs. In-house mechanic) Owner of Midwest Quality Graphics (3 years) More than happy to answer basic repair and maintenance questions as a courtesy to those in need. E mail mqgpress@aol.com **Steve Purvis (Tanner Enterprises, Inc.) 30 years experience servicing printing equipment. 20 years with Multigraphics as Tech, Technical Specialist, Service Manager, Quality Printing Instructor. Developed numerous training programs for small press operators. Last 9 years with Tanner Enterprises, Inc. Email steve.purvis@verizon.net