Nice article Peter - thanks for the link.
Was lucky enough to have the OEM lines in place on the last few cars I've worked on.
Used the same method as Ron duplicating them - even used most of the original ends.
The K-Tool is similar to the one in the article in that it has dies - just a bit different set up.
You can see 4 of the dies it includes in the pic and they are double - one end has a flat collar while the other end has the bevel also explained in the article.
I must have tried 25-30 flares on the cheapo flaring tools and got maybe one that I was satisfied with. First flare out of the K-Tool was perfect. Also used it on my Dodge truck when I replaced all the hard lines. Takes a little practice. The line I used for the truck was coated so it needed to be positioned a bit further in the die than the standard line I used for the MGA but all in all - the K-Tool has been well worth the money spent.
Not sure what happened to the comparison pic in my post above but I've attached it here again.
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