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Old 11-16-2016, 03:27 PM
john111 john111 is offline
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Default Has anybody ever worked with brake/shear combo?

Hi,

I need to get a slitter or a shear and also a new(used) 16ga brake.

I came across this maybe 2yrs ago, has anybody ever seen one upclose?
It looks like a good idea to save space.I'd use it only 2-3 H a day max.One person shop, manufacturing flashings mostly,valley,dripedge. 10' runs.

http://www.bodybuilderraceequipment....-info-BP-1.htm



What do you think about this brake/cutter combo?

thanks
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Old 11-25-2016, 11:11 PM
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Looks like a reinforced siding brake. The motorized brake would be safer using a foot pedal. Can't imagine the strain cutting steel even at 24 gauge thickness. But the price isn't much more than many newer siding brakes.
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