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Topic: Magnus VLF platesetter (Read 3887 times) previous topic - next topic

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Magnus VLF platesetter
Anyone know how much these go for?

Ballpark.

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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more than I have on me at the moment...

or,

if you have to ask, you can't afford it

(sorry, couldn't help myself, it's Friday)

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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Knowing that it's Kodak, they will probably give me a different price than you. They work that way. Also, depends on the "accessories".

I would off the top of my head, wild ass guess, say 250 big ones, US.
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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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Knowing that it's Kodak, they will probably give me a different price than you. They work that way. Also, depends on the "accessories".

I would off the top of my head, wild ass guess, say 250 big ones, US.


That's what I was thinking as well.

But if it replaces the need for half these BS's it will pay for itself is less than a year :dev2:

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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I was noticing a large amount of Lotem 800's up for sale, do a quick Goog.
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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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I was noticing a large amount of Lotem 800's up for sale, do a quick Goog.


Need something that can do 51" plates as well as 40" plates.

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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sorry, the Lotem's only go to 45".
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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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sorry, the Lotem's only go to 45".


Yep used to run one with a inline processor, it was sweet.

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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we got two, all inline, auto loader with 5 cassettes, two ovens (pre and post bake).
not a bad deal.
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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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I like the easy bake ovens. Just easier to use.
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"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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well, it's because, well, they're easy.
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I like the easy bake ovens. Just easier to use.


As I understand it they no longer use a light bulb as the cooking source.

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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I like the easy bake ovens. Just easier to use.


As I understand it they no longer use a light bulb as the cooking source.


Ya, too dangerous. They probably recommend children wear helmets and protective gear just to use it. Gotta avoid those lawsuits.
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

Member #14 • Size 5 • PH8 Unit 7 • Paranoid Misanthropic Doomsayer • Printing & Drinking Since 1998 • doomed ©2011 david

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Re: Magnus VLF platesetter
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I like the easy bake ovens. Just easier to use.


As I understand it they no longer use a light bulb as the cooking source.


Ya, too dangerous. They probably recommend children wear helmets and protective gear just to use it. Gotta avoid those lawsuits.


THINK OF THE CHILDREN FOR GODS SAKE!!!!!!!