You can do directional folding with “brick” pucks, which looks cool and has some benefits, but the yield on the first press is usually noticeably better with bottle tech (for flower).How many of you all have experience with both the rectangle and the cylinder pre-presses?
I've ALWAYS used cylinder, but continue to battle blowouts with bottletech packing techniques (primarily making larger 10g pucks with 2.5x4.5 bags].
It appears that flatter rectangle presses do not tend to suffer blowouts as easily as bottletech blows out... What are your findings?
Does anyone on this thread prefer the rectangle, or has everyone gone to the bottles?
So far, I have only used PressClub and DabPress.
I went ahead and got the brick/rectangle prepress, going to give it a shot... I'll bag it and see how it holds pressure.
@psychonaut ~ I am admittedly poor with math. What numbers should I be seeking "on the gauge" when using the rectangle prepress with 10g pucks and a 10t3x5?
Been lurking around here for some time now and getting curious to get into pressing rosin.
I've been thinking of getting a set of plates and have some qustions...
I have a 10 ton garage press at home.
Is there any pros and cons between caged vs. uncaged?
Will press for personal use only,, say up to like5 grams. will the 3x3 be sufficent for that?
Or would you recommend the 3x5 plates?
Thanks!Hi there, 10-tons gives you a lot of power for pressing. 3x3" plates would suit your quantity easily within the surface area. 3x5" plates would give you room to grow and press up to an ounce at a time. Caged plates will keep the plates in perfect alignment which frees up your hands in case you need to make adjustments.
If you don't plan on pressing more than say half an ounce at a time, the 3x3" plates are a great choice. You can pair it with our dp-40r 40mm cylinder puck maker and 2.5" wide filter bags to create uniform pucks 7-14g and press it out with 3x3" platens using only about 3 tons of force max.
Well, it looks like i'll go the 3x3 route as soon they are in stock in eu.
One more qustion,,, i see that the 3x5 comes with screw to fasten from underneath, and the 3x3 does not come with this screw.
But,,,, is there a hole for this screw on the lower plate of the 3x3 kit? (I see that this screw is sold seperately).
Ahh, that's to bad. Shipped fron China would add taxes and custom fee.Unfortunately we don't stock dp-rp33 (3x3" uncaged plates) except in the China factory warehouse due to overall demand for this product. We can ship it out to you from our China warehouse once they resume shipping. We haven't been given an ETA at this time due to coronavirus issues globally.
dp-rp33 also doesn't have the threaded hole to fasten the bottom platen onto your hydraulic press's worktable using our mounting kit. We do include a silicone mat which provides enough friction for the bottom platen to stay in place, just be careful not to knock it off onto the ground.