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Post  coxaddict on Sat Aug 15, 2020 1:44 am

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Post  Oldenginerod on Sat Aug 15, 2020 2:19 am


That's the same as plumbers use only in miniature
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Post  sosam117 on Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:15 am

Have used them for years to bend copper tubing on the metal fuel tank kits I go from Brodak.Spring tubing bender Tank_k10

https://brodak.com/wide-wedge-uniflow-fuel-tank-kit-2-oz.html
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Post  pkrankow on Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:40 am

They are OK. The spring type benders of all sizes suffer the same limitations, risks of getting stuck and all. Lubrication can help.

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Post  getback on Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:13 am

I got a set from a friend , long time ago , and for some time i didnt even know what they were for . ( they were all loose out of the pack .Thought it was a part for a plane or something at the time , he had gave me a bunch of stuff !
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Post  Levent Suberk on Sun Aug 16, 2020 6:26 am

I remove plastic coating of 1 mm diameter garden wire, then wrap the iron wire around tubing closely. After bending unwrap wire.

https://www.sealantsandtoolsdirect.co.uk/garden_/plant_growing_and_support/garden_plant_green_tie_wire_30m_633968_P26131.html
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