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if you got a press, you could weld a circular peice of thick steel together about the same diameter as the coil and i would prolly bolt that down to something, and on the shop press have like a donut on the end of it or something, and break them in quick :cool:
 

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It is dangerus regardless. I was pressing a brand new set here at work and it exploded and broke the jig I had it in for safety. Half of the coil hit my buddy right on his hip and bruised him for weeks. :0
 

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Originally posted by timdog57@Aug 25 2005, 12:47 PM~3690708
It is dangerus regardless.  I was pressing a brand new set here at work and it exploded and broke the jig I had it in for safety.  Half of the coil hit my buddy right on his hip and bruised him for weeks. :0


dam.........so i guess ill try and stuff them in the car and break them in that way. :(
 

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i made a compressor for my coils ,it took around 30mins to make out of scrap in the garage and so for it has worked well still fairly dangerous but safe enough for me ,i used a deep cup on top of the jack to stop the coil from slipping



i hope this helps
 

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Originally posted by stevie d@Aug 25 2005, 02:03 PM~3691289
i made a compressor for my coils ,it took around 30mins to make out of scrap in the garage and so for it has worked well still fairly dangerous but safe enough for me ,i used a deep cup on top of the jack to stop the coil from slipping



i hope this helps

wow.... good friggen job and idea!!
 

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Originally posted by stevie d@Aug 25 2005, 02:03 PM~3691289
i made a compressor for my coils ,it took around 30mins to make out of scrap in the garage and so for it has worked well still fairly dangerous but safe enough for me ,i used a deep cup on top of the jack to stop the coil from slipping



i hope this helps
what tonnage are those coils and what kind of jack it that just a regular house jack also what is the biggest ton you have done in there
 

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Originally posted by BlackMagicHydraulics@Aug 26 2005, 12:51 AM~3695177
[attachmentid=256733]heres ours...we use at the shop :biggrin: 40 ton cylinder


shit i shoulda had you press them when i ordered them from you. :(
 

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Originally posted by BlackMagicHydraulics@Aug 26 2005, 01:53 AM~3695181
and c.p means coil-press not Chris Ponder  :biggrin:
that was the first thing that come to mind!!!!! :biggrin:
 

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Originally posted by BlackMagicHydraulics@Aug 26 2005, 12:53 AM~3695181
and c.p means coil-press not Chris Ponder  :biggrin:


hahahaa LOL that's a hella good one... hey, I want one of those coil presses hehehe
 

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Originally posted by chato83@Aug 25 2005, 07:53 PM~3693962
what tonnage are those coils and what kind of jack it that just a regular house jack also what is the biggest ton you have done in there
the coils in the pic are 2.5 tons the biggest weve done is 4.5 mb jammers ,the jack i use is a 10ton bottle jack ,i got the idea from rons at black magic ,it shortend the 4.5 tons about 1 1/2 inches
 

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Originally posted by stevie d@Aug 26 2005, 01:46 PM~3698240
the coils in the pic are 2.5 tons the biggest weve done is 4.5 mb jammers ,the jack i use is a 10ton bottle jack ,i got the idea from rons at black magic ,it shortend the 4.5 tons about 1 1/2 inches

THATS WHAT I NEED! :thumbsup:
 

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Originally posted by stevie d@Aug 26 2005, 01:46 PM~3698240
the coils in the pic are 2.5 tons the biggest weve done is 4.5 mb jammers ,the jack i use is a 10ton bottle jack ,i got the idea from rons at black magic ,it shortend the 4.5 tons about 1 1/2 inches
thanks homeboy :biggrin:
 
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