What benders do you guys use? Anyone familiar with the JD2 model 3? What dies are you using for cages/bumpers?
So you only have square tube dies? You should work for Nasa if you get those square tubes to match up to the Rhinos round tubes.Moss,
I have that one, 4 dies.
1", 1 1/4", 1 1/2" and a 1" square. Don't have a 1 3/4" though.
Also have the Bendtech software that I am learning.
Duh... makes more sense when I re-read it. Well I may need to pick your brain. How do you like that bender?
Im looking to get a lathe too now that I have the mill I have to have one...I use bend tech pro roger once you get it set up its sweetI like it, I am making nerf bars now. takes some practice to get the bends to land where you need them but so far so good. Very easy to pull 1 1/2" with the long handle too.
Are you far away form ramona, ca 92065
You are more than welcome to come down on a weekend to make some stuff.
I also have a 40" sheet metal brake, bead roller, plazma cutter, flat bar bender, metal lathe. Mig welder, etc.....
heres the notcher i use... it make SUPER clean notches... and the welder is a miller 212. My dad is having the shop put up as we speak and well be getting a liquid cooled Tig after that.... :yahoo:what kind of notcher and welder you using
i like it alot... makes REALLY nice bends... if you see some benders kinda warp the tube when they bend and this one doesnt. plus the air over hydrolic makes it so i can have a beer in my hand while i push the foot lever... cant beat that!:good: i need to get some pics of the work i have done... i put a 10 gal fuel cell and made a 26 can cooler rack!!! its funny... i went out with a 18 pack of BL and some sparks and ice it was PACKED! got done had a bunch of dented cans but no breaks or spills!!that bender seems very reasonable... how do you like it?