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As @moab says, you're gonna need a bigger press. Consider; you can build a press. That's going to be some heavy plates and thick threaded rods. You'll have a homemade tool, with no guarantees that it will take the pressure, and you'll still have purchased a bottle jack and the materials to make the press. It's unlikely that you'll have that quality of ...


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That press you have won't get the job done, you need 10-20 ton large press. I have done that type in a big vice on a large stout workbench , long large tapered punch or iron workers alignment bar, 5lb hammer and the appropriate sized impact sockets. I clamped the part with 2 holes (clamp the machined surface) in the vice, snap ring side side up, use the ...


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Not if they are chrome plated. If they are bare steel , dilute nitric acid may show something ;Try 5 % nitric in ethanol . That is a little stronger than "nital" , the standard steel micro etchant. It will not touch 13% chrome and probably not 5 % chrome which are possible but unlikely steels for tools. I guess I should add, if they are not chrome plated , ...


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I think you've answered your own question here. The police have confirmed it's a civil matter and you're talking about some of your fathers tools. Take them back and consider dropping them off either somewhere you trust or at an engravers to have them re-engraved. If they're your tools, they're your tools, irrespective of what anyone else claims. ...


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