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RMc

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Linotype - the machine and the metal
« on: August 14, 2016, 09:20:34 pm »
Since Linotype alloy has been part of the bullet casting lingo for well over a century, it seems appropriate to share this. From early 1880 to 1970, Linotype machines were the engine that drove the newspaper and publishing world:


http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/05/celebrating-linotype-125-years-since-its-debut/238968/#slide5
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    armoredman

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    Re: Linotype - the machine and the metal
    « Reply #1 on: August 15, 2016, 12:24:51 am »
    Neat! :cool

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    Re: Linotype - the machine and the metal
    « Reply #2 on: August 15, 2016, 12:43:08 am »
    Yup.  Technology for the post apocalyptic world.    ;)
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    Re: Linotype - the machine and the metal
    « Reply #3 on: August 15, 2016, 08:12:40 pm »
    All linotype will have been converted to lead bullets.

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