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tube bender and arc welder...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by RootBreaker, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. RootBreaker

    RootBreaker 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    a guy at work is in search for a cheap tube bender and a arc welder so he can fab up a roof rack for his jeep.. he is lookin for something to just do the job with no frills.... any ideas on tube benders?
     
  2. az-k5

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    Well just for a rack you could use a conduit bender ($20) and some 3/4" .085 wall round tube. It will take a lot of muscle but it is the right price. A simple pipe bender (tubing kinker) can work if you want to use some 1" schedule 40. A cheap tube bender will run around $450 plus dies.
     

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