I built both my bumpers from 2" schedule 40,hit 3 deer with it so far and hardly a scratch on the paint let alone no bends at all and have towed trailer with hefty loads with it and bending or damage at all
If you have a "pipe" bender it won't kink,unless you buy the cheapo harbor freight type.
Pipe is measured from the inside,tube from the outside..example,a 2" schedule 40 pipe measures 2" inside the pipe and around 2 3/8" outside,the tube measures 2" outside.
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