Advice on Horizon SPF-P9 and FC-P9 Trimmer

Hi There,

I'm looking at picking up a second hand Horizon SPF-P9 and FC-P9.

The horizon spec on their PDF says....

Sheet Weight Range Normal Paper : 64 to 127.9 g

Coated Paper : 104.7 to 157 gsm (Manual Feed Only)

I was hoping to put the following down the machine:
250gsm Silk Covers (A4 to A5) - Pre-Creased
150gsm Silk Inners
Typically 8pp 90% of work
some 12pp
occasionally 16pp and 20pp

(So, by the looks of it, i'm a county mile outside the machines spec)

Anyone running this kit in the real world , with heavy covers?

I'll be hand feeding pre-collated into the unit

Thanks a million in advance.



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It will most likely jam up or break the little stitch heads. They are built for light weight short run work. If you decide to up grade I can help you out with a heavier duty Horizon product.
Thanks for the reply :) I ended going with a Watkiss stitch and trim, which has conked out (for the moment), I'll figure out the issue in the new year. Thanks again.

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