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Forum: Sandblasting 08-26-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,950
Posted By JohnnysMB
I've been having some air valve issues on my...

I've been having some air valve issues on my surfacetek. It has worked great for me, but I think I want to get me a nicer work horse.

To allow me to finish my job I had to take the guts out of...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-06-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,307
Posted By JohnnysMB
My set up has worked great. I have a 16'...

My set up has worked great. I have a 16' enclosed. The compressor is up front, tools on one side, pot and media on the other. I have room to have a pallet placed in the rear, the side door allows...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-28-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,348
Posted By JohnnysMB
Yeah, I know what you are saying. I've blasted...

Yeah, I know what you are saying. I've blasted the outside of lots of smaller tanks. I don't like saying no, but being so far away from my home plus all the potential headaches are strongly...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-28-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,348
Posted By JohnnysMB
inside of stainless steel tank

I have a request to do a quote on the inside of 30' tall 14' diameter stainless steel tank that tapers to a funnel at the bottom. They have a grid system towards the bottom so a ladder can be put in...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-08-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,704
Posted By JohnnysMB
I show up today and before I unpack any equipment...

I show up today and before I unpack any equipment I get out my lead test kit. I get the small circle sample and stick it in the vial. It is allowed to be a medium brownish color. Results could be...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,704
Posted By JohnnysMB
I called and talked to Greg, Bob was out of town....

I called and talked to Greg, Bob was out of town. I also read the article from the link. :) I'm going to use a self test kit. Greg said the one I got is very good. If it is negative for lead...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-06-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,110
Posted By JohnnysMB
Thank you guys. I think I'll keep my eyes out...

Thank you guys. I think I'll keep my eyes out for some used rims to spruce it up. The Yukon XL I use to tow it is kind of pimped out and rims on the trailer would be a nice touch. I'm thinking 6...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-06-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,110
Posted By JohnnysMB
updated trailer pics

I bought a new tool box for inside of my trailer. Before I had a 3 drawer rubber maid thing and a small tool box. The 3 drawer just didn't hold up well with the weight and the little tool box slid...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-06-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,704
Posted By JohnnysMB
I called the hot line and I liked the answer. ...

I called the hot line and I liked the answer. They said that commercial properties are not included in the new EPA rules. The only commercial properties that would count are daycare's, child care...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-05-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By JohnnysMB
I bought a 6' hose with a Chicago fitting on one...

I bought a 6' hose with a Chicago fitting on one end and a female hose bib fitting on the other (had this made at a hose place) , a Chicago fitting adapted to pvc pipe fittings to give me the options...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-05-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,697
Posted By JohnnysMB
If the customer doesn't have a preference or an...

If the customer doesn't have a preference or an uninformed preference. I recommend what I know will have great results with the lowest cost to me and easiest cleanup. Like most I LOVE glass. On...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-05-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By JohnnysMB
For October and a good part of November I did...

For October and a good part of November I did sprinkler blow outs. It was quick, extremely easy money. It was a great way to use something we all have that most people don't (including lots of...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-05-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,704
Posted By JohnnysMB
EPA question

I've read a bunch of stuff on this, but am posting this here for advise (of course any advise given won't be taken as law). I'm going to blast paint off of a 30x12 interior brick wall (so it is...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-09-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,345
Posted By JohnnysMB
I figure that the trailer altogether is around...

I figure that the trailer altogether is around 5,000 pounds (trailer, compressor, pot, tools, and a few hundred pounds of media). It tows extremely well with my 2500 Suburban.

If I ever need a...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-08-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,345
Posted By JohnnysMB
That's cool that some people referenced my posts...

That's cool that some people referenced my posts about building my trailer. It makes me happy when information is useful to others.

I've been using the trailer for the better part of a year now...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-08-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By JohnnysMB
options for blasting brick

I'm placing a bid for some old brick that needs cleaned up. It is on an old store front, was covered up, and is now being renovated and they want to keep the brick even though it isn't perfect.
...
Forum: Sandblasting 09-03-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,220
Posted By JohnnysMB
need some trailer decal ideas

I'm finally having decals placed on my trailer. I'm going with the reflective ones, which I think will be cool. My obstacle before I pull the trigger is some phrasing to perhaps make things less...
Forum: Business 09-01-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By JohnnysMB
What about time? I would have to pay employees...

What about time? I would have to pay employees for the long drive and I could be making money if I weren't driving.
Forum: Business 09-01-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By JohnnysMB
those are the amounts to be written off, but what...

those are the amounts to be written off, but what about what's fair to pass on to the customer?
Forum: Business 09-01-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By JohnnysMB
What to charge customer for out of state work

I started a blasting job this week and it is going great. I live in Utah and was asked to travel to Wyoming and Idaho to blast some of the things at some other sites. I'm excited for the...
Forum: Sandblasting 09-01-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,044
Posted By JohnnysMB
I too love using medium glass. I haven't used...

I too love using medium glass. I haven't used too much else though. I might experiment with some nickle slag.
Forum: Sandblasting 09-01-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,990
Posted By JohnnysMB
I love some of the jobs you get. I don't see how...

I love some of the jobs you get. I don't see how them being full would hurt anything especially with deisel. However those could be famous last words before a nuclear explosion takes place. Would...
Forum: Sandblasting 09-01-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,922
Posted By JohnnysMB
Blastpro... is that local or is it delivered from...

Blastpro... is that local or is it delivered from out of the area. That is a really good price.
Forum: Sandblasting 09-01-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,126
Posted By JohnnysMB
I have a 250 in my trailer and love it so far. I...

I have a 250 in my trailer and love it so far. I easily ran my pot and the painting off of the compressor at the same time and it barely kicked up.

Business has been picking up lately. I want...
Forum: Sandblasting 08-30-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,126
Posted By JohnnysMB
I just wanted to update this so that others in...

I just wanted to update this so that others in the future might be able to use it as a source of reference.

vinyl sticker/decal 2'x4' took 8 minutes, 3/4 of a bag of glass per sticker
blasting...
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