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Old 01-31-2012, 04:01 PM   #1
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For all those people that I told I am going to make a dent roller tool for, well I haven't done it yet. Time is a thing I don't have much of right now, but I found something interesting listed in a catalog at work called a "LT-790 Shape Tip Tool" from Lock Technology, Inc. Its on the last page of their catalog. I did a google search and found it available at several different sites. I don't know what size it is or anything else about it but I thought I would pass the info along.

http://www.ltitools.com/LTwebcatalogview.pdf
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I've been using different sized dowells for years, and an aluminum rolling pin I got at a garage sale some time ago. This is quick and easy.
BUT , I see this company has a wet sanding block with "direct injection" !! nice for us boat builders. Should I tell Zep about it? or will you ? LOL
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I've been using different sized dowells for years, and an aluminum rolling pin I got at a garage sale some time ago. This is quick and easy.
BUT , I see this company has a wet sanding block with "direct injection" !! nice for us boat builders. Should I tell Zep about it? or will you ? LOL
thanks again..
I'll let you do it, I didn't even notice it, too bad they don't have one to fit on a DA sander
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5" DA with water injection...
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I like the looks of this tool. I watched the video too and it's fundamentally the same principle as your roller. Sears has it online for $23.00 Sears: Online department store featuring appliances, tools, fitness equipment and more. Then I noticed a couple on eBay... one of which was priced at $41.00.

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IMHO, Kip's is better. I don't like the single axle. When I'm forming the skins for the wing windows, I really have to put a lot of pressure on the sheet to get it to curve. I'm afraid that singles-sided support would either not be strong enough, or would torque your hand and twist.

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What kind of handle does this use?

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For all those people that I told I am going to make a dent roller tool for, well I haven't done it yet. Time is a thing I don't have much of right now, but I found something interesting listed in a catalog at work called a "LT-790 Shape Tip Tool" from Lock Technology, Inc. Its on the last page of their catalog. I did a google search and found it available at several different sites. I don't know what size it is or anything else about it but I thought I would pass the info along.

http://www.ltitools.com/LTwebcatalogview.pdf
My eyes brightened when I saw this tool. I think it could help us get some more of the dents on the front of the AS. I can't figure out what kind of handle you have to buy to make it work? Do you know? Thanks.
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Yeah, I forgot we were talking about two different tools...
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Well I'm walking around with a shoe on my left foot know, so I am going to get some bids to make my roller soon.
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I do think we have a couple but I am not seeing how a pry bar would attach to that. What am I missing?
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