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Old 03-18-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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I finally got everything needed to make my Stainless HERMS coil to fit my Keggle HLT. You can see from the photos that I tried the Corny keg bending on the first foot and it came out dreadful! I have a tubing roller now, fitted to do 1/2" stainless tubing. I couldn't be happier or less frustrated!

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Old 03-18-2012, 10:03 PM   #2
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Very nice! Can you compress or shorten the height on the coil to fit in your kettle or will you have to hold it together with zip ties? Also, would you be interested in making a coil for me???

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Old 03-19-2012, 01:38 AM   #3
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what bender did you use?

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Old 03-19-2012, 02:00 AM   #4
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Harbor freight tubing bender with custom dies for 1/2 " tubing.

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Old 03-19-2012, 04:24 AM   #5
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What wall thickness?

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This is .020 wall thickness.

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Old 03-19-2012, 12:06 PM   #7
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That looks amazing. Nice work on your coil. I've ruined one myself and seen many others fail too. You should be proud.

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Thanks! It is alot easier and less stressful when you have the right tools.

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Harbor freight tubing bender with custom dies for 1/2 " tubing.
please defind "custom dies" because that is the one HF bender that is says it would make a nice boat anchor?

Pics would be great. Thanks
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more info needed on tools used. Awesome thread BTW

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