gcrank1 wrote:Another thing that works well on stuff like this project is a piece of all-thread and 2 nuts (OK, 3 nuts, if you count the one doing it ). If you screw in the ring on the left side, slip the all-thread thru, a big 'washer' on the right and tighten the nuts down you will get a press action without any bashing.
That's what I'm gonna do. I'll get a short length of it from Lowes and a couple metal plates from my junk pile. Thanks