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Electric Conduit Bender #73304
12/21/06 04:59 PM
12/21/06 04:59 PM
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windmiller  Offline OP
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Does anyone know where I can buy or rent a greenlee 555 conduit bender for emt & rigid?

thanks

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Re: Electric Conduit Bender #73305
12/21/06 06:53 PM
12/21/06 06:53 PM
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Brick, NJ USA
Windmiller:
I have an Enerpac; 1/2 to 2" EMT/RGC, elec
like the Greenlee. It will be 'available' by Mid January. Send me an e-mail if you're interested

John


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Re: Electric Conduit Bender #73306
12/21/06 09:37 PM
12/21/06 09:37 PM
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e57  Offline
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Hmmmm.... 3-5 grand for something that only does up to 1/2"-2" is a waste of mula IMO.

Even the lazy can hand-bend 1/2" to 1" EMT/RMC. After that point use a Chicago up to 2", or a hydralic bender for 1 1/4" - 4"


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Re: Electric Conduit Bender #73307
12/22/06 01:24 AM
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I've had two 555's now. First one got stolen when a "former" employee left it sitting out while he wandered off to hit a cafeteria. If you have a large crew, and do a lot of conduit installation, they pay for themselves in no time at all. Faster than a Chicago, and bends rigid also. Up to 2". The bad part is you need a dolly lift truck to transport it as it is about 800 pounds. Check this out

edited just to fix link

[This message has been edited by electure (edited 12-22-2006).]

Re: Electric Conduit Bender #73308
12/22/06 01:42 PM
12/22/06 01:42 PM
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Macmikeman:
Yes, it's heavy; we use a ramp to get it in/out of the vans.

Yes, it's not something to use for EMT; but if it's on site...why not

1/2-3/4-1" hand bends for EMT is faster...but production w/the machine is faster.

John


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