I am new to hydraulics but I have a unique problem. 4 telescopic SA - power up/gravity down cyclinders are lifting a stage platform. I used a gear type 4 way flow divider (delta) and that works great on the way up. The only problem is (outside of putting an elephant on the stage)the stage does not have enough weight to bring it down. Evidently, it takes a tremendous amount of PSI at each cylinder to start the gears turning in reverse) So I removed the gear flow divider and now it comes down easily but naturally it does not go up evenly at all. The pump is only 3GPM and does not use much pressure to lift the stage. How do I get these cylinders syncronized on the way up and have the stage come down? Any help would be appreciated.
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