[LMB] OT: (very) Why has saddle stitching gone away?

Batwrangler batwrangler at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 17:47:54 GMT 2018


You are not going to get a "valid answer" here because we are not the
people responsible for producing the magazines and choosing their binding
method.

On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 12:42 PM Harvey <fishman at panix.com> wrote:

> As I have said before, the magazines that I complained of specifically
> used to often be 200 pages or more. As to page creep, there is a very
> simple solution. Most magazines are printed oversize and then
> guillotined to final size after binding. This takes care of page creep
> inherently. Yes, saddle stitching requires pages to be divisible by
> four, BUT almost everything is printed in 16 page signatures for
> economic reasons so that is not a limitation. I repeat, why has saddle
> stitching disappeared? I have yet to hear a valid reason.
>
> Harvey
>
>
>

-- 
Sheila


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