Bent Sweep Retored

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Bent Sweep Retored

#1 Post by JerseyMo » Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:03 pm

Before -
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After - with the help of tweezers and round tool such as hand setting tool
roll the metal to flatten - than follow with slow bending with tweezers to straighten.
Repeat as needed.

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Re: Bent Sweep Retored

#2 Post by JerseyMo » Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:54 pm

and here is the sweep put back to use in one of the evening restores - 1972 Timex Marlin -
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Re: Bent Sweep Retored

#3 Post by Nookster » Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:52 pm

Great job, looks nice and straight.
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