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Cheap hydraulic cider press
« on: October 16, 2012, 06:32:49 AM »
I saw this the other day and thought "Hey, that looks like a cider press - just add your own cheeses". Over the weekend it was on sale for $149. Alas, I didn't buy it. I really don't have room in my garage.
 
http://www.harborfreight.com/20-ton-shop-press-32879.html
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Re: Cheap hydraulic cider press
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012, 06:52:58 AM »
It might be just a tad more force than you need for cheese.  Apples wouldn't stand a chance.

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Re: Cheap hydraulic cider press
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012, 09:58:46 AM »
Well I certainly wouldn't crank down on them with full force.  :)
 
I guess I'm not the only one - I think this is the same model.
 
http://www.lizcrain.com/foodloversguidetoportlandblog/2010/12/hard-cider-pressing-with-nat/
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Re: Cheap hydraulic cider press
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2012, 10:30:29 AM »
Wild!  500gal a season?  Just, wow.  That is quite a setup he has.  I love how creative people are.

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