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    Tubing straightner

    Any one have any ideas on how to make a brake line tubing straightner.
    Thanks in advance,

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    Can you provide more detail on what you are trying to do? In other words, are you trying to take old brake lines and straighten them back out? Or fix a new brake line that was bent in the wrong spot?
    Tubing tends to work harden when you bend it, so if a tube has been bent more than a few degrees, it's already work hardened in that area.
    Any pictures to share what you are trying to do?

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    Kent is right, straightening used tubing is far different than identical material from a spool. Most successful efforts use two rows of wheels, positioned in alternating fashion, not directly opposite. Adjust spacing for material with cams or threaded fasteners. Tubing benefits in wheels having a concave surface.
    Wire Straighteners, Tube Straighteners, Wire Guides and Other Components by Witels Albert USA
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    Look at Eastwood co. they have a couple of different designs.


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