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Forum: Sandblasting 05-22-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,810
Posted By Betterblast
you will need to have an etch primer applied...

you will need to have an etch primer applied before a spray liner. Full size truck is $600. a large trailer may be either side of $1,000
Forum: Sandblasting 11-29-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,152
Posted By Betterblast
Even when you get two thirds up front they can...

Even when you get two thirds up front they can still hold out on the rest so that wouldn't have helped Rather. I don't bother the little guys with paper. I get $500 to $1000 cash after I set up and...
Forum: Sandblasting 08-20-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,241
Posted By Betterblast
I find this works well for me. I can get 185...

I find this works well for me. I can get 185 pumps per minute!
Forum: Sandblasting 03-29-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By Betterblast
Not certain the size, but I bought one I don't...

Not certain the size, but I bought one I don't use. I will check on Monday. It's probably about right for that and it's one of the quiet ones that does not have a metal ball in there. They are so...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,076
Posted By Betterblast
Yes, first thing remove the horse. Second, blast...

Yes, first thing remove the horse. Second, blast the trailer. Not sure exactly what you're looking for. Mask off the glass and go to town. I don't think your could hurt it.
Forum: Sandblasting 12-06-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By Betterblast
Hi old patriot. For a pot, any multi media pot...

Hi old patriot. For a pot, any multi media pot will do for starters. I can shoot whatever I need with my Surface Tek for instance. Pretty much every pot out there unless it is a "soda only " pot....
Forum: Sandblasting 07-31-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,024
Posted By Betterblast
You know, I had this exact trouble a short while...

You know, I had this exact trouble a short while back. I even lost some cash to a shop down the road to see what was wrong with my Airman. Turned out it was just a small hole in the bottom of a...
Forum: Sandblasting 07-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By Betterblast
Got shorted/ going to court again.

I actually have three small claims going right now for three of my four services! The one i'' mention here is for going mobile about an hour and a half away on two separate days to blast some trucks...
Forum: Sandblasting 07-04-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,951
Posted By Betterblast
I have four different services that I offer, both...

I have four different services that I offer, both in my shop and on the road. Over the last twenty five years I have won many of my jobs by being the "small guy" who answers the phone off hours. If...
Forum: Sandblasting 07-04-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,667
Posted By Betterblast
I loved watching that, thanks Jimbo!

I loved watching that, thanks Jimbo!
Forum: Sandblasting 06-17-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,900
Posted By Betterblast
Now, I do have to inform you that we never discus...

Now, I do have to inform you that we never discus actual prices on the forum. You may private message or e mail with anyone about anything they agree to talk with you about, but not on the open forum.
Forum: Sandblasting 11-10-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,117
Posted By Betterblast
I have owned and used both eco and blast boss (...

I have owned and used both eco and blast boss ( surface tek). Neither pot needs a shaker. The eco pot that I had was very heavy and un balanced as far as moving it around or lifting from a truck. The...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-06-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 33,334
Posted By Betterblast
So when you guys blast metal, like construction...

So when you guys blast metal, like construction equipment, with one these methods you do use an additive that completely keeps it from rusting on the spot and in no way prevents paint adhesion or...
Forum: Sandblasting 05-19-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By Betterblast
Good customer feedback

We all got a little off topic in Jim's last post but I liked the idea and the letter Jim showed. So here is a thread to show off or tell about something your customers have said or done for you...
Forum: Sandblasting 05-03-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,995
Posted By Betterblast
I guess I don't know how to read this kind of...

I guess I don't know how to read this kind of spec sheet. I see the word examples where they mention beads in one but beads are not mentioned in the table up top. All I would do with a customer like...
Forum: Sandblasting 04-04-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,120
Posted By Betterblast
All I wan to know with that one is how easy is it...

All I wan to know with that one is how easy is it to change the lense cover and what do they cost. I use the similar 500 watt lights and I just remove the glass that comes with them and run it with...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-12-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 204,159
Posted By Betterblast
I have an after cooler from eco. It is from...

I have an after cooler from eco. It is from vanair. It costs about $700. from them. It is only meant for a 185 compressor. For a 210 you want a larger unit.

Liblue. I had an eco pot and I...
Forum: Sandblasting 01-17-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,742
Posted By Betterblast
http://www.kbs-coatings.com/assets/images/DiamondF...

http://www.kbs-coatings.com/assets/images/DiamondFinish-Clear-Coat.jpg (http://www.kbs-coatings.com/assets/images/DiamondFinish-Clear-Coat.jpg)
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Forum: Sandblasting 01-01-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By Betterblast
I tend to go more the way ausi said as far as...

I tend to go more the way ausi said as far as higher psi but I stay back. That widens the pattern and lowers the impact while allowing you to come in whenever you want to take out some filler or go...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-07-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,200
Posted By Betterblast
Carrpainting, are you not aware of the the Deadly...

Carrpainting, are you not aware of the the Deadly hazards of silica sand as blast media? Off hand I can't believe you can get it to flow fo you any way. It must have all different size pieces in it...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-06-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,001
Posted By Betterblast
Diablo, There is no actual answer to grit size...

Diablo, There is no actual answer to grit size and how much. The fact is there are many variables that you will see when you have a year under your belt. Absolutly every system blasts a little...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-04-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,001
Posted By Betterblast
Ok, now that's just crazy talk. Honestly there...

Ok, now that's just crazy talk. Honestly there just is no easy way. You have to blast a while to really understand why that would't work. You have to be able to move freely in all directions the...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-21-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,963
Posted By Betterblast
I have always used the cool tube that came with...

I have always used the cool tube that came with my nova 2000. Works great but my ears do get cold in winter. I have now bought a warm tube. It is definately warmer air but I don't think the air flow...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-14-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,247
Posted By Betterblast
I just did a frame with black rust shield. I use...

I just did a frame with black rust shield. I use an hvlp from eastwood at about 35 psi with the primer tip that might be a 2.0 You do need the larger size tips for it. I assume you are useing the...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-14-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,572
Posted By Betterblast
I don't know where else to get that stuff but...

I don't know where else to get that stuff but Marc at Surfacetek may help you diagnose so you don't waste cash on the wrong item. 315-323-8220 is his cell. By the way I have a bunch more tips made...
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