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Offline 64longstep/Brian

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Re: Swayne Robinson Metal-Former
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2011, 03:30:41 PM »
Nice!! I wouldn’t mind having one…
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Re: Swayne Robinson Metal-Former
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2011, 08:49:57 PM »
I flippin love it!

With the thousands of posts on welding and metal fab sites on how to make a ring roller nobody has yet come up with this simple adaptation of a bench vise.

Oh wait, this comes from the period before thinking was antiamerican.
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Re: Swayne Robinson Metal-Former
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 08:58:53 PM »
How about a "Show-and Tell" on what it does, and how it works????
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Re: Swayne Robinson Metal-Former
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2011, 10:08:13 AM »
Wow, I love this too!!
 I want one!!!

 Lots of great things popping up lately. I like it!
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Re: Swayne Robinson Metal-Former
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2011, 12:33:06 PM »
That is cool and it looks useful.
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Re: Swayne Robinson Metal-Former
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2011, 10:23:16 PM »
How about a "Show-and Tell" on what it does, and how it works????

You want to wait till I find a vise I can repurpose, or you want me to try splainin it with words?

It's a cheap and dirty ring roller for both flat and round stock, definitely not good for more than 3/8 round or 1 x 3/16 flat by my eyeball and the throw of the crank in my opinion, but pretty dang handy for a home workshop.
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