I think this tool worked great for me. It took me a little to get it correctly but if you take your time you will figure it out. The tool is sturdy durable not to pricey would definitely buy again if I had to
I take some practice to use it properly, but it works quite well.
The large center screw is made with soft steel so grinding it to expand the rivets doesn't work well. But you can grind a hardened bolt to expand hollow rivets and grind another to press out old rivets.
It's a pain, but it does work.
If the bolts don't turn freely, you might need to chase the threads.
The two plates have different channel depths for different opperations.
Mayby yours will have instructions. Mine didn't.
This is the kind of tool I like... Cheep, simple, modifiable.
In short: Very Cool Tool
This little press is a great value and well made for it's cost.
The Bikemaster Chain Press tool is made of quality materials and should last many seasons.