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Old 04-04-2017, 12:06 PM
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sandblaster question

Hey Guys
I'm looking for a decent outside sandblaster and I'm curious what you would recommend
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Old 04-04-2017, 02:46 PM
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I have this one.

110 lb HF

It works fine with fine/extra fine media. It needs allot of air obviously.

edit: the included hood/mask sucks upgrade that first.
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Old 04-04-2017, 06:02 PM
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Can't really recomend a pot as I don't know what's available there but I can say you need lots and lots of air
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Old 04-04-2017, 08:46 PM
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You need to clarify what exactly you're blasting.
I have no real experience personally other than a very small over the shoulder set-up from Sears. It works to get into inside corners and light sandblasting. Using a 10 cfm compressor I run out of air within minutes.
My race truck was blasted by a pro. He told me it took approximately 5 hours. He uses a portable large compressor and large pot. My guess on his cfm is 150 to 250 cfm and the pot holds somewhere in the 1/2 ton range.



If money were no object I would check out;
https://www.dustlessblasting.com/blo..._hsmi=49723825
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Old 04-05-2017, 05:56 PM
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It comes down to what you mean by decent ??

Something to blast 53 ' trailers

The blasting media is delivered in a bulk trailer
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Old 04-06-2017, 06:32 AM
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It comes down to what you mean by decent ??

Something to blast 53 ' trailers

The blasting media is delivered in a bulk trailer
mainly for taking off rust...biggest item would be a truck frame
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Old 04-06-2017, 07:32 PM
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Big or small pot will do the same thing really,nozzle size is more important and should be matched to CFM..IMO no average garage compressor is really up to blasting but if your not in any hurry and can resist using when pressure is too low then by all means,it's still better than any wire rush
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Old 04-06-2017, 07:41 PM
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Oh and don't use sand!!very bad for health
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Old 04-06-2017, 08:29 PM
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I used my service truck compressor 40cfm and my IR 5hp 20 cfm teed together. Using black beauty extra fine with the medium nozzle I was able to keep 90 psi continuous.
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Old 04-11-2017, 03:31 PM
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