Looking for a home garage or how to DIY fuel line tube beader to put a hose bib bead on a 3/8" metal fuel line. I've used them while working on aircraft but don't want to spend 100s $ just to make four beads. Anyone been there done that?
Not sure if this is what you need but I've made a sort of a bubble flare on fuel line with a brake flare tool. Easy enough just to make a bump into n the end so the clamped hose won't slip off. Those flare kits are pretty inexpensive.
Thanks Robert, I've been reading some guys do make a bubble with a double flaring tool, just do the first step and have a bubble on the end. I kind of wanted to get a half inch to an inch of straight pipe from the end to the bead, but will most likely do as you suggest and use the flaring tool. Unless I find someone with a beading tool I can use or make one myself.