2B20.60 - Work Done by a Piston - Jack
Some new boards will have to be cut when needed. 2 X 4's seem to work the best. Clamp the jack stand very securely to the table.
The demo jack is used only to show the height differential between the two pistons. Any real pressure applied to the system will break the Plexiglas seals. Lubricate the small piston o-rings with Vaseline before each use.
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