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Old August 20, 2013, 08:58 AM   #26
JKilbreth
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JKilbreth, I just checked mine out. It too would not rotate by hand. I used a flat bladed screwdriver inserted into the slot in the front of the ram where the primer toggle would go, and it rotated readily with very little force. I'm glad I tuned in and viewed that little video. I didn't even know that the ram rotated like that, and I've had that press probably 10 years or more.

I just fixed an annoying problem.

Thanks guys.
The screwdriver idea worked perfectly! Can't believe I never thought of just getting some leverage!

I posted a response video on YouTube if anyone wants to check it out:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcplq0vvzEs

Many thanks to all!
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Old August 20, 2013, 12:16 PM   #27
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It pleases me to see it working for you. I can imagine your frustration level. Take the piece of duc tape and mount it on the wall behind your press for future amusement.
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