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    Default Tips for bending brass all weather windows ? Anyone?

    I would like to apply some all weather windows on cabs of my diesels. Would anyone have tips as the best way to go about folding these. I would be working with gold medal products.

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    I use a pair of exacto #11 blades. I hold one on the inside of the joint to be bent, then I slide the other one underneath and use it to apply pressure upwards. To finish a bend I may just press the smaller side against a hard wooden surface.

    Bend the small sides first, and then the larger sides, so you have room for the blade inside.
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    same as above but i use Stanley blades, like what you cut carpet with

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    As mentioned, Knife blades are a great straight edge and all around tool at our scale. Just please slightly dull the blade edge with a piece of sand paper before using them as a straight edge! A new utility knife blade can be quite sharp and can end your hobby session pretty darn quick.

    I'm not saying how I know...

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