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Old 04-30-2011, 10:22 AM   #16
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Yeah I used have a double EMT offset kicker but someone swipped from my tool box so end up buy two of them { Merde ! }

To readers if you only do couple some case there is a offset coupling but only quirk is you have to watch the conductor numbers due some of the offset coupling may restrict the flowage when you pull the conductors.



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Old 04-30-2011, 07:07 PM   #17
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Like the others said the offsets take practice. I do use a measurement for mine though. For 1/2" pipe I make a mark at the 3" and 6" mark and for 3/4" pipe I use 4" and 8" marks. I put the arrow on the first mark and bend slightly, spin the pipe 180 degrees and make the second bend at the second mark. This is just how I was taught most people just do them by eye. The biggest mistake that most beginners make is over bending offsets.


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