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Old 03-18-2018, 02:24 PM
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Here's a scale made from a hydraulic bottle jack:

http://www.shoptalkforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=125881

Here's a guy who added a gauge to a jack so he could measure force on his press. He had to add a port for the gauge. (I thought his mention of a mod to allow upside down pumping was interesting.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=ZBmxkWK_OFA
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