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Old 10-21-2011, 09:57 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by farrenator View Post
It pretty much consisted of a person using a heat gun mounted on a table to heat a rod he was constantly spinning and bending little by little.
I haven't seen the video, but believe you fill the tube with fine grain sand to prevent the tube from losing it's shape and volume while bending. At least this is the way I have seen it done before in other applications.

This a great DIY. And just in time for a project I have in the works!

Has anyone tried flaring out the end of the tube to imitate the ADA lily pipes? I may have to try just see how it turns out.

Was the drop checker in the missing photos or am I just not seeing it?
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