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TriStateUSA – Owners Spotlight

If you have ever shopped eBay for Graphotype machines no doubt you have run across the seller ID TriStateUSA.  The man behind this TriStateUSA eBay ID is Bruce Beckman. TriStateUSA your trusted selling partner Welcome to our store.  We are just normal guys trying to make a living.  We are fair and if there are […]

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The Motor goes round and round . . .

As the title indicates, the motor goes round and round or at least we hope it does . . . but when the motor stops going round and round what to do? Powered Graphotype machines (primarily Class 6200, Class 6300 and Class 6400) came from the factory with several motor options.  In the beginning you could have […]

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Graphotype Lubricating Tools

We have blogged about cleaners and lubricants now we will answer the question about how to apply these oils to the Graphotype. Give your Graphotype a shot ! Three steps to a happy Graphotype – Clean, Oil, Oil #1 A CLEAN machine #2 OIL to lubricate machine #3 OIL to prevent corrosion to machine Lubricating […]

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What is the proper lubricant for Graphotype Machines?

Black Gold, Texas Tea – Oil – Which is the right for me? The Addressograph Multigraph Company said the ONLY lubricant that should be used with Graphotype machines was DURO-VIS.  DURO-VIS was oil that was produced for and marked by the A-M Company up until their closure in the 1980’s. The official designation of this […]

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WD-40 and Graphotype Machines – NO, NO, NO, well maybe?

WD-40® is a great product and does have it’s place in every Graphotypist’s tool box but WD-40® is NOT to be used as a lubricant for Graphotype machines. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard people tell me  . . . I lubricated the whole machine . . . I used a […]

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