The boxcar that required Boot Nut's
immediate attention and hopefully major doses of TLC required some
not-so-gentle persuasion in the form of hydraulics and oxy-acetylene-provided
heat in order to straighten a door frame.
The former – as stated, hydraulic – assistance came in the form of a unique contraption containing a selection of frames and jigs which could be attached in any number of configurations to a powerful electro-hydraulic press.
Manufactured by Enerpac Corporation, this little powerhouse was an incredibly versatile and muscular tool. Indeed, in the words of one of Daveys latter-day bosses, “a sharp tool is a pleasure to use.”