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Old 09-27-2012, 05:32 PM   #11
Aug 2008
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I had a similar problem with pears. I chopped them up in the food processor, put the pulp into a paint strainer, squeezed and repeat. I don't recomend this method, but it can be done.

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Old 09-27-2012, 05:55 PM   #12
Jul 2012
Southern, VT
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Crushing apples is as easy and putting them in a bucket and dropping a clean sledge hammer over and over until they are pulp. Pressing can be easy too. Build a small (2 ft wide x 3 ft tall) frame from 2x4s or 4x4s. Take a plastic bucket and cut holes in it and use a cheese and cloth system. A small bottle jack works well. I found this version on line. It's a little different but still easy to make. It fits on a tabletop.

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Old 09-27-2012, 06:45 PM   #13
May 2012
Port alberni, BC
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If I had a steady supply of apples I would for sure make a press, but I don't, not to mention I live in a town home with limited storage, I have a hard enough time storing all of my tools. I've thought of making a press that disassembles and could be stored easier. We shall see.

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