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Hmm pretty cool. Wonder if it can pop out the dents that happen really close to the head. Usually those are the hardest to get out. Especially on the gnarly pipes.

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NO, especially a Gnarly NO. Mine just came and I fixed a few pipes, the big dents in the fat part it works really well, will leave some wrinkles but most of the dent will push out.

The instructions said it could go to 700 lbs. but the end plug seals blow out over 400 lbs. , with a stronger seal it would do better.

I like that I can throw it in the trailer for long trips and fix big dents with out smoke and mess.

With a rose bud torch and 40 lbs. of air I can make a pipe smooth as new but it will be discolored and you need a shower to remove the burnt spooge smell from your skin and cloths.       

    

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NO, especially a Gnarly NO. Mine just came and I fixed a few pipes, the big dents in the fat part it works really well, will leave some wrinkles but most of the dent will push out.
The instructions said it could go to 700 lbs. but the end plug seals blow out over 400 lbs. , with a stronger seal it would do better.
I like that I can throw it in the trailer for long trips and fix big dents with out smoke and mess.
With a rose bud torch and 40 lbs. of air I can make a pipe smooth as new but it will be discolored and you need a shower to remove the burnt spooge smell from your skin and cloths.       
    
Thanks. I was just about to buy this and I have a Gnarly with a dent in the skinny section. Sounds like I'm better using heat.
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Found with mine the pressure would go to 600lbs , hit the dents with a hammer to help it release .  Nice thing is if and when it lets go it’s a fraction of force compared to air .  Fwiw the fmf pipe went easier than my pro circuits , thay are slightly larger diameter and releasing the fittings was a pain .

had 5 buddies all chip in to buy , we just rotate it around. Best $60 I ever spent 

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Found with mine the pressure would go to 600lbs , hit the dents with a hammer to help it release .  Nice thing is if and when it lets go it’s a fraction of force compared to air .  Fwiw the fmf pipe went easier than my pro circuits , thay are slightly larger diameter and releasing the fittings was a pain .
had 5 buddies all chip in to buy , we just rotate it around. Best $60 I ever spent 
Which fmf you using? Fatty or gnarly?

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Hmm really tempted to try that hammer method on my gnarly pipe. Wish I knew someone that owned one close by.

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Said screw it and just bought one. I was sceptical cause I run gnarly pipes but it worked fine. Even dents near the skinny part of the pipe I was able to get out with some persuasion (either a hammer or a small amount of heat) It's not the prettiest fix but it gets the performance back. I'm sure with a fatty it would be super easy.

Fixed a friend's srt pipe and it didn't work quite as good. I don't think the welds are as good as the fmf and around 300psi water started seeping from parts of the welds. Didn't want to go any higher for fear of busting a weld.

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On 10/8/2018 at 4:02 PM, kashtyaatsi said:

Said screw it and just bought one. I was sceptical cause I run gnarly pipes but it worked fine. Even dents near the skinny part of the pipe I was able to get out with some persuasion (either a hammer or a small amount of heat) It's not the prettiest fix but it gets the performance back. I'm sure with a fatty it would be super easy.

Fixed a friend's srt pipe and it didn't work quite as good. I don't think the welds are as good as the fmf and around 300psi water started seeping from parts of the welds. Didn't want to go any higher for fear of busting a weld.
 

Thanks for the feedback!

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Another success story. Friend brought over an old fatty that he didn't use anymore cause it was pinched/smashed and didn't seal on the cylinder right. Well we hook it up and it put the proper shape back in the pipe! It now seals perfect and all the bolts line up like it was new. I love this thing!

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$206 shipped.
Less than the price of one pipe, and I usually have to buy 2 per year AND get those fixed a handful of times. I bet I spend $800+ a year on pipe related stuff. This was a no brainier.
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8 minutes ago, kashtyaatsi said:
2 hours ago, Bermudacat said:
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Less than the price of one pipe, and I usually have to buy 2 per year AND get those fixed a handful of times. I bet I spend $800+ a year on pipe related stuff. This was a no brainier.

You can go with these types too in addition..No pipe fix needed or greatly reduced. More options added  in addition ..

http://www.motosupply.com/beta-motorcycles-beta-300rr250rr-tech-beta-stroke-aluminum-skid-plate-with-pipe-guard-pi-2462.html

 

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You can go with these types too in addition..No pipe fix needed or greatly reduced. More options added  in addition ..
http://www.motosupply.com/beta-motorcycles-beta-300rr250rr-tech-beta-stroke-aluminum-skid-plate-with-pipe-guard-pi-2462.html
 
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Unfortunately they don't sell anything like this for my bike, but knowing me I'd still break it haha
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42 minutes ago, kashtyaatsi said:
2 hours ago, hawaiidirtrider said:
You can go with these types too in addition..No pipe fix needed or greatly reduced. More options added  in addition ..
http://www.motosupply.com/beta-motorcycles-beta-300rr250rr-tech-beta-stroke-aluminum-skid-plate-with-pipe-guard-pi-2462.html
 
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Unfortunately they don't sell anything like this for my bike, but knowing me I'd still break it haha

What bike do you have? Guys here make cage guards too. You’ll never bend a pipe again with those. 

 

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What bike do you have? Guys here make cage guards too. You’ll never bend a pipe again with those. 
 
2013 250 XC

I've just never had luck with any pipe guards I've run cause they all end up pinching on the skinny end. I looked at those pipe guard/skid plate combos but it seems they're only made for the newer bikes.

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