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Old 11-12-2007, 08:40 PM
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i bought a hydraulic pipe bender and all it is so far is a pipe kinker am i doing something wrong did i wast my money i am triing 2 inch.
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Old 11-12-2007, 08:43 PM
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Is it one of those ones that sorta looks like a shop press with a 60* angle "die" to bend the pipe into? If so, yea its basically a pipe kinker, however you can improve them by welding pieces of pipe to the pins that hold the pipe being bent to keep it from kinking there and capping the ends of the pipe you're bending and filling it with sand. Neither is much fun. A true tubing bender is going to cost you some change.
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Old 11-12-2007, 10:12 PM
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Welcome in Big hammer1, Enjoy the hospitality and introduce yourself.

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Old 11-12-2007, 11:57 PM
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welcome big hammer ....i served on the USS Kitty Hawk with 2 guys from Lebanon PA.
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Old 11-13-2007, 03:02 AM
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Welcome Big hammer,
I have relatives in Lebanon Pa. I have to agree, filling the pipe with sand and plugging the ends is the way to go. The sand should be tamped down tight.

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Old 11-13-2007, 05:13 AM
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those benders work well on the black water pipe but that's all I know they're good for.
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Old 11-13-2007, 06:01 AM
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hi i am william johnson jay for short i picked that up in the army was in from 89to96 am a pg vet wish we would have finished it then but any way now i work for a deere dealer here in lebanon pa i like to hunt fish and fabricate with what ever wood/ metal it does not matter
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Old 11-13-2007, 03:48 PM
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Welcome to the sandbox Jay , glad to see another Pennsylvanian here , them guys from Texas have a big lead on us . Dan from northwest Pa. (Meadville) .
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Old 11-13-2007, 06:15 PM
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They are good for Sch40 and up pipe, and thats about it.
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Old 11-13-2007, 07:14 PM
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Welcome to the sandbox Jay , glad to see another Pennsylvanian here , them guys from Texas have a big lead on us . Dan from northwest Pa. (Meadville) .
Nothing wrong with folks from PA. My girlfriend grew up in Philly.
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