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#31898 - 12/08/03 02:32 PM conduit bender cart  
rmiell  Offline
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La Junta, Co. USA
Anyone have some plans on how to build a rack for moving around a Greenlee 777 conduit bender? Wheels would be nice, as would a electric pump.

I would like to see a rack that would setup on job site, and allow bending of conduit, usually 2 or 3" GRC, which this bender will handle.

I have some extra time in the next few months, so I would like to try a project like this.

Rick Miell


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#31899 - 12/08/03 06:42 PM Re: conduit bender cart  
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York, NE
Rick,
I thought that Greenlee had one but the only thing that I could find was their bending table. It's shown on page 82 of the greenlee catalog.
http://198.247.193.8/wwwroot/greenlee/bending.pdf

I guess a guy could put somehting like that on wheels. Let me know what you come up with. We have the same bender.

GJ


#31900 - 12/09/03 06:01 PM Re: conduit bender cart  
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There's an ad for one in the back of Electrical Contractor magazine every month - I'll try and find it, and update w/ a link.


#31901 - 12/09/03 11:48 PM Re: conduit bender cart  
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Knew of a hospital electrician that would use a decommissioned gurney for a work table


#31902 - 12/10/03 01:11 AM Re: conduit bender cart  
Bjarney  Offline
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I can’t resist—just what was the "decommissioning" procedure?

Actually, that is a great idea.

Once worked in a plant that required a roll-around tool box. The salty old electrical superintendent about went into convulsions when I brought in an older chrome shopping cart—"notched" specially for my tool box, of course. Ol’ Halligan never said a word—he just shook his head in disgust. [The large casters on my cart got it around easier than any of the ‘catalog’ rolling boxes. And none of them had room for a 5hp motor.]


#31903 - 12/11/03 06:58 PM Re: conduit bender cart  
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Found the ad... It's called a "Bendcart"

call 800-361-6314, or try www.assoc-elec-prod.com


#31904 - 09/07/04 11:52 PM Re: conduit bender cart  
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I bought the
workman mini scaffold on this page for a portable work cart and am really impressed with it. http://www.eaglerock.ab.ca/


#31905 - 09/08/04 04:25 PM Re: conduit bender cart  
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Knew a carpenter who bought an old ambulance as a work truck. Finally bought a stretcher at a municipal auction that would fir the mounts, and bolted a piece of plywood to the top for his miter saw, and for use as a mobile work table.

I've got the Gorilla version of the mini-scaffold, and I love it. It's especially handy when hanging lots of can lights.



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