How to Custom Bend a Video Stylet for use with the Cookgas AirQ ILA

We’ve bent our Bonfils to fit the Cookgas ILA. Jim DuCanto has done the same with his Clarus. Here are pictures of Jim’s perfect bend as inspired by Dan Cook.

Here is one with a Ruler



Here is my most recent bending job on a brand new Bonfils


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  1. Nice. I was very nervous bending a loaned Levitan to shape…

    I do wonder how long until low cost malleable stylets are on the market

    Better still, with a video screen to compensate for all that nasty guddling about with eye to eyepiece trying to cope with narrow field of view and loss of situational awareness.

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