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Old 12-25-2021, 04:08 PM
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Default 37 degree flairing tool

I need to get a 37 degree flairing tool, just wondering who bought what make and from where. Thanks in advance for your input.
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Old 12-25-2021, 05:01 PM
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This is a very good tool....... https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...ringtools2.php .....try to find it used.
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Old 12-25-2021, 06:01 PM
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Thats the same tool I use, I highly recommend it.
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Old 12-25-2021, 06:17 PM
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And who is using something different? This is also what I have, but would be willing to pay more for something "better". I can see a lot of potential improvements in the rolo-flair, and might be willing to pay for them, but I haven't seen the alternative. (not willing to type a book to describe)

I think this is a case of "good enough" for our use case, until you intend to do thousands of flares for tens of thousands of dollars?
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Old 12-25-2021, 06:38 PM
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I bought the ridgid 37* tool off Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and am very happy with it. Excellent quality/finish/fit etc. Don't know if I'll ever need it for stainless, but I've got it if so.
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Old 12-25-2021, 07:30 PM
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The Papco Rotomaster #600 is what I use. It’s a very capable flaring tool that will make perfect double or single flares. They pop up on eBay occasionally.
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Old 12-25-2021, 08:53 PM
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I have the ridged sitting on a shelf if you want to borrow it.
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Old 12-25-2021, 09:05 PM
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I used the mastercool hydraulic double flare tool. Works great…
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Old 12-26-2021, 02:34 AM
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I have the rolo-flare from spruce as well. Works.
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Old 12-26-2021, 05:25 AM
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I used the mastercool hydraulic double flare tool. Works great…
Same here - the flares they make are very nice. It's expensive, but worth it in my opinion.
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