I used sand. I found that it doesn't seem to completely empty the
chamber of sand. so if you weren't filling the chamber nearly full then you
have to shake out the rest. Also where did you have the choke vale set? I
set mine at about half open.
----- Original Message -----
From: "G. Simmons" <email@example.com>
To: "Mark Self" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Oletrucks list"
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 11:56 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Harbor freight pressure blaster
> Mark Self wrote:
> >I purchased the Harbor freight 40 lb. pressure blaster to do the big
> >on my 55 1st. I did the front half of the frame on Sunday. All I can
> >is "WOW"!!!!! That little sucker works just great.
> Hmmm... I'm jealous. I must be doing something wrong with mine, Mark. I
> tried sand, glass bead and baking soda, and I had the same problem with
> three media. It would work for a minute or two, then I'd have to start
> shaking the pot to keep the flow going. It got so annoying that I went
> to using my siphon gun, also from HF.
> What kind of media do you use, and do you have any problems getting it to
> flow? I'm a couple weeks from doing a frame, so I'm real interested.
> Grant S.
> 54 3100 (mostly all there)
> 54 3100 (mostly not there)
> 55 1st 3100 (mostly rust)
> Los Angeles, CA
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