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Post Post subject: Tube bending tips,
Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2008 05:05 PM
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Some good reading here for us newbie's to pipe bending techniques.
Pirate 4x4.com


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Another place to go to is www.offroadfabnet.com I have learned a lot from that site. I also bought bend-tech pro . It helps make bending a snap.


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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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Some good reading here for us newbie's to pipe bending techniques.
Pirate 4x4.com



that definetly makes uses a tubing bender easier to use with those directions....
i've been kicking around the idea of buying a bender, but dont know if i would use it enough...


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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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1FASTHOE, go ahead an buy one and let me use it. yea that is it, let me use it.


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not a bad idea, buy it and rent it out to my fellow azbaja'ers..... Cool Shocked


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RENT IT HELL,,JUST LET ME USE IT,,KAY!!!


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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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not a bad idea, buy it and rent it out to my fellow azbaja'ers..... Cool Shocked

At a fair price I would rent it you bet. And yea you would for sure have to know the people.

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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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RENT IT HELL,,JUST LET ME USE IT,,KAY!!!

That's what my friends do with mine Shocked


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Anyone near by me is welcome to come use mine.


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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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Tube coping calculator

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There's also a downloadable version & some other links


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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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Harbor freight item works well for me with my drill press.



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Post Post subject: Re: Tube bending tips,
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Harbor freight item works well for me with my drill press.

That looks really cool!
Uh, what does it do? Embarassed Is it for notching tubing?

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yes, works great, and it holds the tubing at the angle you need.


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Tube notchers are great... untill you need something the otherside of 45 degrees


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