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    Quote Originally Posted by Mechanic688 View Post
    You might want to consider adding some pic's to your posting as we have quite a few yard owners here. Like they say, a pic. is worth a thousand words,,
    Here is a few pics of our latest built machine.








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    Not trying to come off as being a D-head. Those machines are tonka toys. A scrap yard would be better off pounding a trailer or railcar then condensing it with something that small. The cylinders are the same size as a bobcat. Go big or go home. I am trying to condense scrap not split logs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PistoneScrapProcessing View Post
    Not trying to come off as being a D-head. Those machines are tonka toys. A scrap yard would be better off pounding a trailer or railcar then condensing it with something that small. The cylinders are the same size as a bobcat. Go big or go home. I am trying to condense scrap not split logs.
    I agree with ya 100% PTS that machine would be a sorry waste of money. Kinda had it figured when he said the hydraulic pump was powered by a 5hp electric motor most log splitter's require much more.

    I was going to use a 48 HP Kubota diesel to run the pump, with cylinders from a fairly large excavator that Jack had scraped out, and this still would have only been a very small press on the press with limited capabilities.

    The press above looks like its best suited for baling cardboard.
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    We aim our machines at the smaller scrap guys that can't afford a $300,000 machine not the guys that do 400tons a week. But you would be surprised what it can do. Its actually powered by a 10hp electric which is about the same as a 25hp gas engine. Plus you have the mechnical advantage of the seesaw action of the lid. I didn't say this was the machine for every yard its a machine designed to condense white goods and scrap.
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