Oh man lol that's one heck of a long time to wait around haha. Kinda makes you wish you had a large shop or garage to work on it huh? I know I sure as heck with I had something. Heck even a large sheet metal shade would be super nice to have. It's sunny outside today, and tomorrow we're supposed to have 100% chance of showers. Saturday it's supposed to be gloomy/clearing up. Sunday is supposed to be sunny. If the weather isn't too damp maybe I'll be able to get some welding done on this build this weekend.Better then me. We're deep I snow. Any work on mine needs to wait until spring.
You're welcome. I figured those links would come in handy for some people. I always have questions about where people buy things, prices etc. So id just rather get it over with then constantly having to re-look up everything and constantly explain myself over and over again ya know. glad you're enjoying the build buddy.Great build, with good content Thanks for posting links to some of the products you are using. I am planning on setting mine up with solar and it is nice to see how you are putting yours together.
That's because the bender you are using if for schedule 40 black iron PIPE.
ahh "the kinker"
Bending tubes is never easy with this tool, making a matched pair is a bigger challenge
Well that explains ALOT thanks for sharing he link to that bender. I do like the that it has a guage so you know what degree you are bending to. i wish i would have bought the correct bender for the job from the start.That's because the bender you are using if for schedule 40 black iron PIPE.
Tubing is much too thin wall to bend without kinking using that bender.
I have one of those harbor freight benders too. But it's used for pipe.
My JD2ed bender is what I build roll cages out of.
The benders aren't that expensive, but collecting all the dies for the different sized tubing is where you empty you wallet.
And I understand that when one doesn't plan to do tubing bending for a living, or Serious Hobby, it's hard to justify $3000 + to play around in the shop. So don't sweet if they have some kinking in them. You aren't putting you life on the line with them.
Just don't use the Pipe Bender to build roll cages
What wall thickness are you bending?