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Re: Shop Press?

To: Richard Beels <>,
Subject: Re: Shop Press?
From: Doug Braun <>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 05:50:31 -0700 (PDT)
--- Richard Beels <> wrote:

> I did just recently replace the bottle jack with a
> pneumatic one to 
> save my shoulder.

So, how hard do you have to pull on the handle to get
20 tons of pressure?  Obviously these cheap presses
don't have a pressure gauge, but I guess you could
calculate the total leverage and know the relationship
between force on the jack handle to force at the


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