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#172661 12/23/07 09:37 AM
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Just curious what others are using to bend the larger conduits. A shop I worked for had a Greenlee 882 fliptop for up to 2" and a larger Greenlee table bender for up to 4".

I'm looking on Ebay and I see both the 882 and the 555. The 555 looks nicer but I'm concerned about loading/unloading into the van.


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I always used the 555, Heavy yes, we always had a tailgate to lift it.

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The only problem with the Greenlee 555 series is price. If you have a occasional bend or kick to do, you are better off budding up with someone who has one.


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Originally Posted by sparkyinak
The only problem with the Greenlee 555 series is price. If you have a occasional bend or kick to do, you are better off budding up with someone who has one.


I let my customers buy mine for me. (still working great after 18 years of use)

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A "chicago" bender may be a good choice too. They are fairly light and easily transportable by one person.


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Where I work we hand bend up to 1-1/4". For anything larger we buy factory bent 90's. On the rare occasion that that doesn't work, we have a local business custom bend the pieces that we need.

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I love dialing in the 555, but where I am now wants us to use all factory bends. That's just fine, as long as I don't have to make tiny kicks, then its the truck tire.


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