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Old 04-14-2013, 07:08 PM   #1
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Just a quick question.....if i bought a 30 inch metal brake and i need a 54 inch piece can i bend the metal and slide it on the brake to make 54 inches? I never used one before and want to check before purchasing one....


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What is it your really trying to do?
No idea on what type brake your trying to use, there's several differant styles.
It would be far cheaper to rent a brake at Home Depot or even hire a siding company to do the bends for you then to buy one for a one time use.

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Just a quick question.....if i bought a 30 inch metal break and i need a 54 inch piece can i bend the metal and slide it on the break to make 54 inches? I never used one before and want to check before purchasing one....
We have a 10' break and I've made plenty of 12' pieces. Sometimes there is a little kink or buckle where the break quits; if you bend 15-30deg at a time though you can reduce and/or avoid the kink.... Depends what you're bending too I suppose....
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