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tubing bender die

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TWISTEDJACK, Jun 22, 2004.

  1. TWISTEDJACK

    TWISTEDJACK 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Which die should I get for cages and bumbers???
    1 3/4 x 5 x 240 or 1 3/4 x 6 x 240
     
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    I just ordered the 6" CLR, the 5" will probably thin the outside wall too much.
     
  3. BadDog

    BadDog SOL Staff Member Super Moderator Author

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    I think it's mostly a matter of what looks good to you. I think the smaller radius looks better, and it often fits better, especially for cages. As for thinning, I doubt there is an appreciably difference between the two dies.

    FWIW, I don't think they make a 5. Should be 5.5 unless things have changed...
     
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    TWISTEDJACK 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    [ QUOTE ]
    FWIW, I don't think they make a 5. Should be 5.5 unless things have changed

    [/ QUOTE ] Yeah that is what I meant not what I said /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif Thanks for the help.
     
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    Im gettin the 1.75x6x240, personally... now I just need to find someone local to get a bender and a different size die so we can trade on occassion... lol! /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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