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Old 05-16-2018, 07:33 AM   #23
Neil Wilson
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Default Re: '29 CCPU seat shopping - what do I need?

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Originally Posted by wrndln View Post
Neil,
Have you figured out how to crimp the bead into the bottom channel so the metal channel looks smooth when done? I have seen some so so crimping jobs. Marco did Dave Lopes Henry awarded 28 phaeton and it look real good. I ask him once how he did it, but I either didn't get a reply or I forgot what he said.
Rusty Nelson

I made a crimping tool (pliers with 2-1/2" wide surface). I crimped the channel a little at a time. Original crimped channels don't look that great.
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