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It says that it will.
Just a little info that I was told. I have a hydraulic tubing bender that can bend tube from 1/2" all the way up to 2" tube or pipe. When I asked on a buggy building forum about bending aluminum they said that only certain grades of aluminum can be bent, the others would kink or break. I just can't remember which grade it was. I have never attempted to bend aluminum before (lots of steel though)so I don't have any first hand experiences with it. I will try to find out for you. It might save you alot of headache
If I wasn't laid off and wanted to make my own I would take the materials to work with me and do it on my own time.I have 27 years working with benders and could make all the tubes in about an hour.CNC machines make it very easy.
if you can swing it go with stainless tube as it is a lot tougher than aluminum
and if there is a good blow up while your on the water, you know that stainless wont bend and twist as easilly as aluminum.
Duct tape the end of the tube, pack it with sand and water, then duct tape the other end before bending. You'll prevent breakage, kinks and wrinkles.
Learned on youtube.
Yes that will also work.
All the buggy buildr guys said that you can bend the softer stuff such as 5052, and 3003. If you want to use 6061 you can eithe pack it with sand or heat it up with a torch.
Hope this helps