Handy Devices

May 2022 Handy Devices: Bend the Tube

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tube Bender (Ralph A. Mark Jr.)

Bend the Tube:

Ronald Franks, Pelham, Georgia, uses old pulleys clamped into his vise to bend copper tubing. He has several different diameter pulleys to make varying degrees of bends without kinks.

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