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TUBE BENDERS---where to buy? links? I cant find squat!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by uglychevyZZ4, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. uglychevyZZ4

    uglychevyZZ4 3/4 ton status

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    I been looking all day and cant find d**k for links on sites that sell benders. one was posted way back in the pacific forum but its gone /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    thanks aaron, that was what i was trying to find /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    Check over at POR in the vendors section. There was someone offer good deals on benders
     
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    Pro-tools MB105HD is a great bender. Greg Youens of www.4WDfactory.com can hook you up. Tell him Justin Davis sent you. PM me if you want to know how cheap you can get one.
     
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    i bought my pro-tools from www.mikegreen4x4.com his prices are great, service is great, and he is a great guy.
     
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    yeah Mike Green can do you right too.

    Rumor has it that Pro-tools is considering pulling the vendor license from a few of these guys. They are selling these benders so cheap that Pro-tools is getting complaints from their larger vendors. I think their large vendors need to step up to the plate, drop prices and quit trying to run the small guys out of town with their corporate mumbo jumbo.
     
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    what do ya'll know about the ones sold by Harbor Freight tool?
     
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    you mean the $60 tube kinker? you'll waste more tube than you'll use
     
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    i dunno, they have a like 6 different ones.
     
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    When I was looking 6 months ago, HF did not have anything that would really work to bend tubing for a cage.
     
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    why is it all of those links are someone different selling the same 105 by pro-tools? ranging from 200-700?
     
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    theres many!
    all the way up to 5000.00 exhaust bender.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    theres many!
    all the way up to 5000.00 exhaust bender.

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    Yep, but try using one of them for a cage /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    ok, say yer right..... what keeps others from kinking as you say this one does?
     
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    Here's what you need.

    Pro-tools MB105HD $280ish
    die of your choice $190ish
    degree ring $115ish

    You can make your own stand or buy theirs for $90ish. and the same goes for the handle extension. You don't absolutely need the degree ring but it is very helpful.
     
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    ok, say yer right..... what keeps others from kinking as you say this one does?

    [/ QUOTE ]?????
     
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    their pipe bender pushes the die into the pipe, while the tube bender draws the tube around the die
     

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