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    I tuned in to see how it was done, imagine my disappointment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tooler2 View Post
    I tuned in to see how it was done, imagine my disappointment.
    like you my interest was in the mechanics of the process
    Never try to tell me it can't be done
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    Here is one example of the internal mechanism


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    This video shows the process:
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    The short version is that there's a ring that expands on the inside. I think that the machine rotates once per cycle because the ring is segmented, so can't press evenly in a single stroke.

    Neil

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    Fascinating piece of machinery but it does seem to epitomize the comment by an old farmer. "I can get any amount of people to help me on the farm, so long as I buy a machine that does 95% of the work".



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