The K&S bender will do it without heating. Makes nice bends, too.
> Can someone advise me of the proper procedure for bending music wire
> struts when it is necessary to apply heat. I have found that a cold bend
> will break 5/32" wire when bending 90 degrees. If I heat the wire till
> it's soft enough to bend, then allow to cool slowly, will the metal
> still retain enough temper, or should I reheat to a lower temp and
> again, allow to cool slowly?
> Would appreciate any comments.....
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