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Old 05-14-2017, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Schroeder View Post
If I remember correctly, it was a small oil can when I started this. I heat shrunk with a torch and the areas still canned a bit, and that's when we started the shrinking disc business.

So where can a torch be used? I don't think I'll ever try it again anywhere, but I'm curious.


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Something with a high crown that the disc just won't give any more shrinkage.

I was having a heck of a time with a reverse curve on the rod and I took the torches to it. I actually had to bring the steel upwards.
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