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    Shop hydraulic Bottle Press

    Shop hydraulic Bottle Press.

    Made from angle steel and Aluminum plate.
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    Thanks capainleeward! I've added your Hydraulic Shop Press to our Brakes and Presses category, as well as to your builder page: capainleeward's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Thanks Ken. :O)

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    Hey capainleeward, why'd you use aluminum plate instead of steel? Because it was what was at hand?

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    Yes, but the aluminum is not part of the pressure train. it has a hole drilled thru it to the bottom of the jack. :O)

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    Nice press. I'm a fan of bottle jack setups. What size of angle iron did you use for the frame?

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    Thanks for the clarification capainleeward. I missed that.

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    AL,
    This shop press is not a heavy duty one just for inserting bearings ect. 1 1/2 angle iron.

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    I see. For light duty uses only. Thanks capainleeward.


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