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Old 08-04-2017, 07:12 PM
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Default Bead Roller DIY

Needed to roll a bead on a new/hacked up boost tube for a pulling truck in a pinch. Youtube taught me what the attached photo shows.
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....and you used what kind of pliers? or is that a crimp connector tool?

...link to said youtube video?
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Right. Cut the end of a good pair of crimp connector pliers. File the crimp area out a little to make the transition smoother and wabaam, your now in the bead rolling business.
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thats pretty cool. i imagine this does not work too well for steel tubing right? for aluminum?
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Nice.
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thats pretty cool. i imagine this does not work too well for steel tubing right? for aluminum?

Not sure. Only tried it on aluminum
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