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Revision as of 19:06, December 15, 2009

Printing merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: unavailable
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1982 Replaced by:

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[[Category:Discontinued {{{group}}} merit badges]]

Printing is a discontinued merit badge. Printing Merit Badge begun in 1911 as one of the first merit badges. it was replaced by Printing/Communication in 1981 which itself was merged into Graphic Arts in 1989. Communications merit badge is currently an Eagle-required merit badge.

Merit badge requirements

1. Using the letterpress, printing process:
(a) Set a paragraph of type by hand from manuscript copy.
(b) Read and mark proof correctly.
(c) Set type from original copy for display card or advertising handbill for practical use.
(d) Run one hundred copies of the same job on a 10x15 or smaller job press. Demonstrate the correct method of inking, setting gauge pins, use of makeready, accuracy of feeding, and washing up press.

OR

2. Using the silk-screen printing process:
(a) Make a stencil screen and base.
(b) Print at least 50 copies of a poster, greeting card, or other material.

OR

3. Using the offset printing process: Employing an offset duplicator or offset press, produce a finished piece of publicity, size determined by the equipment employed. This can be a newspaper, bulletin, poster, etc. The proper preparation of all material and use of illustrations in the creating of flats for photographing, and then transfering onto presensitized plates, will be don by the Scout or Explorer.


Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 1969 Edition

Notes

Printing Merit Badge begun in 1911 as one of the first merit badges. it was replaced by Printing/Communication in 1981 which itself was then discontinued in 1989. Communications merit badge is currently an Eagle-required merit badge.



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