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Old 10-01-2008, 03:01 PM
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For thos that don't fell they can or want to build their own bottle press, check this out:

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...temnumber=1666
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

Pegleg... I'm getting an error message. Try the link again.

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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

Ditto.

You might want to also check out Charles Morgan's bottle jack press design (http://www.mossworks.com/techniques.html) and Natalia Moroz's press (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/show...21&postcount=5) and DanDan's press construction efforts (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=448238)
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

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Pegleg... I'm getting an error message. Try the link again.

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OOOPPS

Can't get the link to work.....

Go herehttp://www.harborfreight.com

Then search for hydraulic. It's the $79 table model.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...temnumber=1666

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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

I may buy that. That is a NICE 6 ton jack.
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Old 10-02-2008, 11:35 AM
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

Indeed, those commercial shop presses make decent printing presses. You only need to add a bed and platen of some sort, which would not be difficult to do. And the cheapest 6 ton press is only $79. I have long advocated converting one of these if you do not think you can make your own. Their primary drawback is their weight. I like to take mine to workshops, so I prefer the lighter version.

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Old 10-26-2008, 02:35 AM
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Ditto.

You might want to also check out Charles Morgan's bottle jack press design (http://www.mossworks.com/techniques.html) and Natalia Moroz's press (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/show...21&postcount=5) and DanDan's press construction efforts (http://www.wetcanvas.com/forums/showthread.php?t=448238)


I really like Natalia Moroz's press. Charles has been around for a long time and is the standard all others are measured against.
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

I am considering this version. It has a wider working area:
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...temnumber=1667
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

Did you get the 12-ton Dave? How well did it work? It is to much pressure? I'm also considering it.
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

Love these links guys. Will need to get one of these built here in Seoul. So hard to find a decent press here.
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Re: Make-Shift Relief Press

You can see a very large version of the hydraulic press in this video of Shepard Fairy at Pace Prints.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dm823ysplc

Looks to me like they have strengthened the platen and bed with aluminum "C" channel.
Here is another article on the press.

http://cityarts.info/2010/10/28/the-print-process/

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For thos that don't fell they can or want to build their own bottle press, check this out:

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...temnumber=1666

Try this:

https://www.harborfreight.com/6-ton-...ress-1666.html
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