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Old 04-11-2010, 07:48 AM
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Default Re: how do i bend steel tubing at home?

Originally Posted by Junster View Post
I don't know if your looking Birddog but to bend tubing at home without the equipment. Try filling the tube with sand. Fill it all the way and use those plumbing test plugs in the ends. then you can use heat and a form made from plywood and if you take your time you can be successful. Don't start a fire.
I tried to post a link from a VW forum I frequent on the HF Bender AKA "Kinker" but being new it wouldnt let me. It involved some mods to make the HF unit more tubing friendly as oposed to just pipe, but thanks. Great smileys by the way!
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