tubing bender

Old 05-04-2009, 07:18 PM
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Default tubing bender

Been playing around with the idea of getting a bender. Is it better to buy one or build one, like from gotrikes?? ave alot of cash if I build one but is it any good from this place? Anyone ???
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Old 05-04-2009, 10:10 PM
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If it were me I'd build it myself - I like doing millright work like that.

I've never heard of that company before but that dont mean nothing.
You might try doing a google search for some credentials or testominals.
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Old 05-04-2009, 10:33 PM
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Get ya one of these...




Just kidding...these are the benders I work on for a living. I think they run around $250,000.00 :lol:

http://www.eatonleonard.com/pages2007/VB80.html
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Old 05-05-2009, 04:25 AM
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I don't know about the one you're talking about, I have a Pro Tools, model 105. Very simple to use, and makes nice bends. Check it out.

www.pro-tools.com

I wound up with about 800 bucks in mine, if you're planning on bending chrome moly tubing much, I'd get the hydraulics, it's tuff shiite.
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Old 05-05-2009, 01:03 PM
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I was looking at this one. Seems pretty easy to make.
http://www.gottrikes.com/Tube_Bender.htm
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