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Re: Hollander Beater



I have a beater made by Mark Lander. Works great. It was $1,400 (U.S.)
including shipping. Mark ships them from New Zealand without the motor or
pulley so you have to get that yourself, but they're easy enough to get. You
can check out his website at http://mysite.xtra.co.nz/~lander/ . I believe
he has an email link on his site.
Good luck and happy papermaking.

Arizona




----- Original Message -----
From: "tom bennick" <tbennic@MICRON.NET>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Saturday, April 07, 2001 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: Hollander Beater


| on 4/4/01 2:51 PM, Susan Patt at spatt@LASIERRA.EDU wrote:
|
| > Can anyone give sources for Hollander Beaters?  Thanks for your help,
| >
| >
| > Susan Patt
| > La Sierra University Art Department
| > Riverside CA
| >
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| > Susan,
|
| After searching for used beaters for about two years,  finally building
one
| that does work I finally bought a David Riena beater from Carriage House.
| As I write it is beating away.  The only two places that make
commercially,
| well,  three places that make beaters are David Reina Designs, Lee Scott
| McDonald and Valley Beaters.  They are all fairly expensive or at least to
a
| retired teacher they are expensive.  The one I have cost $7000.00 for the
| beater, some extras and shipping to Idaho from New York.  I have seen the
| Lee Scott Beaters and the Valley beaters and find the David Reina to be
much
| better in several ways.   The Reina beater is very portable. I can  load
it
| on a trailer and take it with me to classes I give on  papermaking.  It is
| also very well made.  All stainless steel and  brass.   It does a
beautiful
| job of beating.   I made paper for about 10 years or thought I was making
| paper until I got the David Reina beater.
|
| You might be able  to locate a used beater from  a paper mill.  I  tried
| that and for two years got no  response from  any paper mill in the
| northwest.  I do have a friend that works at a  paper  mill in Canada who
| salvages beaters from the mill he works at. They are Valley Beaters.   The
| Valley beater is very heavy and not very portable.   They also have a
| movable bed plate which seems  to be  kind  of awkward but evidently they
| work.   You might contact Greg at gasabo@telus.net.  Tell  him Tom  from
| Idaho sent you. Most generally the beaters he  has run in the neighborhood
| of about $3000.00  pluse shipping and duty fees but that is Canadian
money
| which is about half of the  US. dollar, I think or maybe  it is the other
| way around.
|
| After many months of searching for a beater someone  on the internet said
"
| everyone is  looking for a beater."   The best but most  expensive is the
| commerically made beater from either David Riena or Lee Scott McDonald.
|
| Addresses for the the David and  Lee beaters are:
|
| David Reina, 79 Guernsey St, Brooklyn NY  11222  Phone  718  599-1237
|
| Lee S. Mc Donald, Box 264, Charlestown, MA  02129  1  888-627-2737
|
| Hope this has been some help.  If you have any questions please feel free
to
| email
|
| Tom
|
|
|
| >
|
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