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Old April 28th, 2013, 10:09 PM   #1
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Default Tubing bender build. Hydraulic Pro-Tools

After searching the net, I couldn't find a bender that I liked so I this is what I came up with.
Yes, I know there are better welders than me but this is my build!
I was looking for something compact, with storage, and to have everything needed handy!
Pro- Bender 105 HD with Industrial hydraulic conversion.
Originally I was going to make my own hydraulics but while searching the net I found a pro-tools industrial hydraulic kit at an affordable price!
I couldn't just have it plain old square so I fought a bunch of compound angles. It doesn't look like much but it is comin along nice!
So here it goes:
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Old April 28th, 2013, 10:33 PM   #2
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Old May 1st, 2013, 12:38 PM   #3
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Got a little more done.
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I like where this is going!
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I like where this is going!
Thanks, my goal is to have it as compact as possible but still have all the required bending crap in one place. Storage shelf, work bench, die holders, and I am even incorporating a built on pipe stand..
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Old May 1st, 2013, 10:08 PM   #7
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More progress today:
Spots to hang work stands and a level on each side, front pegs to mount one 'work stand' directly to bender base, little tube to mount my angle finder, and a rack for pins.
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Its primed and ready for paint tomorrow!
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Finished.. really happy with the outcome.
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Old May 14th, 2013, 09:33 AM   #10
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Nice job! Looks great...
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Looks real nice Eric....
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