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Old 03-18-2019, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by ironman View Post
King, no dis intended but it sounds like you have none or very little sandblasting experience.

What you should do is go back and read athomas's post #15. Read it about 25 times because he is spot on about everything. If you still intend to go the sandblast route please be sure to read this...

On the other hand, somone has already mentioned electrolysis. It's cheap to set up compared to sandblasting, less messy, and less work. If you don't understand it, read about here...
or search youtube for electrolysis.

Whatever you do, have fun!
Thanks for the info! You are correct in my experience using blasters but like most home projects, I am willing to learn and eager to give it a go. That being said, I will look through the posts you recommended and will take all the input into consideration.

I have concisered using electoysis as well as the white vinegar if I can get past the smell.. cheers
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Old 03-19-2019, 10:07 AM
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Just an idea.. Maybe you have a buddy with a large compressor. If you do and you really want to blast yourself. I would suggest you go and rent a blaster. I own one myself but before I did I rented them. The rental place near me rented me a very high quality unit for 40$ for the day. They also had plenty of different medias there and sold them at a decent price. Most times i could get all my blasting done in one day. The one time it did carry over to second day they gave me a 2nd day discount of 20 bucks. Also the rental included a blasting suit and hood.
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