Originally Posted by timothale
I checked out MetalMeet and did a lot of work on my chepo HF bead roller. added more angle iron to stiffen it, drilled and added grease zerks,, a top adjuster crank. quick release, a 12 V atv winch to run it and a foot pedal forward and reverse. I got my orange "skate' wheel from reids supply and a 22 mm hub and pully for a tipping die from surplus center.
I would love to power mine. I'll bet there are lots of posts on Home Made Tools showing how.
Do you have a picture to post of yours?