I bought regular blasting sand at a PPG paint store. As I recall it wasn't
much different in price than the Home Depot play sand and it was very clean.
Missouri City, Texas
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> From: Border, Ryan [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 27, 1999 5:26 PM
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> Subject: [oletrucks] Abrasive suggestions for blaster
> Hi guys, a quick question:
> I've got a pressurized sandblaster from Harbor Freight, and a compressor
> which seems to be up to the task of driving it. But, I'm wondering if you
> all have any suggestions as to what I ought to blast with.
> Up until now, the best thing I've found is a brand of "play-sand",
> available at a local hardware store. I've found that the brand does
> the "play-sand" at the local Home Depot wasn't nearly uniform enough,
> causing all sorts of clogging problems.
> Even the best stuff I found still causes me lots of woes. Either the
> or the outlet valve (out of the tank) clogs very regularly. I'm lucky to
> get more that ~15s of blasting in before having to go unclog something.
> There has to be a better way.
> What do you guys use, and where do you get it?
> Oh yeah: my applicaions range from stripping multi-layers of paint from
> panels to cleaning rust off of heavy metal.
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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