If they are recent makes say less than 15-20 years old or newer and look to be in good shape you should think about used if you know you will be doing this for the rest of your life. The newer presses have painted steel drip pans. These are usually easier to maintain and keep clean. The old (antiqueish) presses had wooden drip boxes. Those are harder to maintain or keep clean. You could always replace/rebuild parts of it depending on how handy your are with wood working. You can also rent one usually at a LHBS. I rented an old one (really old) from my LHBS. I ended up buying a new one as I didn't want to rent the old one again or drive 200 miles RT to rent a newer one from a bigger LHBS. I ended up getting a #30 Press
and I love it. The #25 is a little on the small size if you are doing 100lb at a time. The #30 will do 100lb all in one press. Of course the longer you do this the more local wine friends you make that all have presses and are usually more than happy to let you use theirs!
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