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December 21, 2014

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.