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Re: Shop Presses

Subject: Re: Shop Presses
From: "Jack L. Poller" <>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 1996 09:41:04 -0800 wrote:
> << Do I need a 45 ton unit?  Or can I get by with a 20 ton unit?
>   What about the working range? Anyone have any problems with the lower
>  end
>  of the working range? (like the ones rated 8.5" Minimum.) I would think
>  the
>  range needs a minimum of 0" (Lower end) to be more useful.
>  What about the 'A' frame units compared to the regular square units?
>  I'll be using the press mostly to remove bearings from axles or pressing
>  out
>  broken lug nuts from the hubs.  (I don't like the hammer method. <g>)
>   >>

The lower working range can be taken up by purchasing additional
arbor plates (each are 1" thick) or fabricating your own spacer/jig.


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