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Old 09-19-2012, 09:19 AM
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Default Re: Cold bending 1 piece cranks?

Originally Posted by atombikes View Post
Nice result.

You mention using "low heat" in a prior attempt. What was the heat source? Propane torch? MAPP gas torch? Oxy-Acetylene torch? Also, what kind of tip on the torch?

If using heat, shouldn't I just be able to slip a pipe over the crankarm and bend to desired angle (no jig required)?
Yes, when I used heat, I used just a pipe to bend with.
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