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bending square tubing
« on: February 17, 2014, 05:03:51 PM »
Cornfield Customs bent some square tubing a while back was just wondering how it was done? The guy at the muffler shop said he could not bend it.Need to make 2-90* bends .065 wall tubing
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Re: bending square tubing
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2014, 04:37:49 AM »
You don't have any other shops in town? You can use a piece of wood: http://www.metalgeek.com/archives/2005/05/01/000047.php
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Re: bending square tubing
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 09:14:03 AM »
You don't have any other shops in town? You can use a piece of wood: http://www.metalgeek.com/archives/2005/05/01/000047.php


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Re: bending square tubing
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2014, 02:37:29 PM »
thanks Hotwheels guess I'm building a jig to bend 1 in square tubing kinda like that idea so i can keep it
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Re: bending square tubing
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2014, 04:42:53 AM »
You are welcome. That is how allot of shops bend different metals, tubing, round rod, etc.....
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Re: bending square tubing
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2014, 03:24:26 PM »
I have been using a conduit type bender on some stuff works pretty good . I also us plywood clamp it down good lay out my radius drill some holes following the lines put 3/8 bolts in it then lock the end down and pull like hell . what I have been using is 3/4 and 1 in by 1/6 thight

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