Tube End Forming Tools

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  1. hamppea

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  2. RustySprockets

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    I have no clue where to purchase a die like that, but the item shouldn't be too hard to reproduce. Just use a bullet stone, like the one pictured, to grind the relief in a pair of aluminum blocks. The author acknowledges that a pair of alignment pins would improve his design, and I second that idea.
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  3. LukeTheJoker

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    Great idea! Another way to help alignment would be to have flanges of the tops of the dies to sit square on the vice, ensuring the dies stay level and straight relative to each other.
     

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