Originally Posted by DaveSanborn
Unless you're bending it at a sharp 90, you'll be fine. The mild steel tubing is pretty pliable. To get it straight, lay it on the floor and "walk" the bend out of it by stepping on it.
That is what I did. Nice to have another person to hold one end. The trick with straight tube that is slightly bent is to roll it on the ground but with pre-bent tubing you can't do that.
I never got mine completely straight but close enough for my picky aXX!