Originally Posted by Flare
+1 on the two pieces of steel. I did that with mine and wow what a difference it makes.
with all presses but one, you are trying to pull the press off the table it mounted on. I use a Forster, and the power is pushing downwards. So you really don't need the plates (I still recommend them on all presses). Even generic 10 gauge steel plate will get you by; as well as aluminum