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  1. blasterooni

    Built a cider press today

    Getting 7 bushels next weekend so I got to building a quick press out of some old wood. I still have to make a grinder, otherwise its a bucket and sledge hammer. Cheaper than renting one, or buying one for that matter. Here it is:
  2. G

    First time pressing apples

    I've made cider several times from either juice or concentrate with varying levels of success. Decided to purchase a cheap press online and see how that process would work out. I yielded roughly 1.5 gallons from 30 lbs of apples (granny smith, honeycrisp, and gala at 10 lbs each). Cored the...