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Forum: Sandblasting 08-06-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By nonobadog
I am at about 350ft elevation and use an after...

I am at about 350ft elevation and use an after cooler. We get about 17in rain per year.

I would still run an aftercooler at your location. I think if you search this forum someone made their...
Forum: Sandblasting 08-06-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By nonobadog
For what it sounds like you will be doing your...

For what it sounds like you will be doing your D375 is over kill. I do similar work to what you plan on doing. I use a 1" blast hose. The disadvantage of the 1.5" hose is the lack of flexibility...
Forum: Sandblasting 08-13-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,391
Posted By nonobadog
Cabindoc, We cannot over stress check out...

Cabindoc,

We cannot over stress check out the local regulations on lead paint removal. It can be tens of thousands of dollars in fines. All it Takes is one person driving by and making an...
Forum: Sandblasting 06-12-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,327
Posted By nonobadog
The customer was thrilled. He just did a little...

The customer was thrilled. He just did a little finish sanding and put the new finish on. I don't try to get deep into nooks and crannies.

It was 5 years ago. I don't really remember. I think...
Forum: Sandblasting 06-12-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,696
Posted By nonobadog
No I don't think a 90cfm will do the job. The...

No I don't think a 90cfm will do the job. The size of the pot has nothing to do with how many cfm you need. It is the nozzle size and pressure that determines the cfm needed. A #5 nozzle uses...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-06-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,391
Posted By nonobadog
Thanks 4thGen. The odor is coming from rotted...

Thanks 4thGen.
The odor is coming from rotted wood that is being removed, no vapor barrier and not much room to breathe below the floor, residual smoke and cooking grease.
The building is not...
Forum: Sandblasting 02-05-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,468
Posted By nonobadog
I was holding back waiting for one of the more...

I was holding back waiting for one of the more knowledgeable members to answer.

Yes hoses can fail in the middle where you cannot see. They do wear out from the inside so it is important to...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-23-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,864
Posted By nonobadog
Do a search on the forum. There are good...

Do a search on the forum. There are good discussions about different grits and what they excel at. Some guys think slag leaves dirty residue. You might look into garnet for this job.

Living on...
Forum: Sandblasting 04-02-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,500
Posted By nonobadog
Dan, Looks like a pretty nice website to...

Dan,

Looks like a pretty nice website to me. I went to it on both my laptop and my phone. It is very important that websites be mobile friendly. I think you got it.
Forum: Sandblasting 03-26-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,557
Posted By nonobadog
I media blast cars. I have 1 body shop and 2...

I media blast cars. I have 1 body shop and 2 custom shops that I do regular work for. I use #70 silica or crushed glass, #5 nozzle @70psi for most of the vehicle. On hoods I tend to lower the...
Forum: Sandblasting 02-28-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By nonobadog
I have shot cast heads. I used #105 crushed...

I have shot cast heads. I used #105 crushed glass @ 35psi #4 nozzle. I plugged the valve guides. I gently shoot the manifold surfaces and do not touch the head to block surface or valve seats...
Forum: Sandblasting 02-27-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By nonobadog
I would look for what is needed in your area. No...

I would look for what is needed in your area. No point in setting yourself up for a specific venue and then find out there is no opportunity in your area. You can always change from graffiti...
Forum: Sandblasting 02-23-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By nonobadog
If you are blasting near the water be sure your...

If you are blasting near the water be sure your grit is environmentally inert and contained. Crushed glass is good. There are a lot of people that have nothing better to do than turn you in.
I...
Forum: Sandblasting 12-10-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,883
Posted By nonobadog
Getting too specific seems to get the moderators...

Getting too specific seems to get the moderators upset.

You need to look at your cost. How much does it cost to run your compressor? How much does your grit cost? How many pounds do you use...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-26-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,609
Posted By nonobadog
I agree that dust is hazardous. It is not just...

I agree that dust is hazardous. It is not just what you are using for media but also the finish you are taking off.

I would recommend using one piece for both sides and roof. That will help...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-24-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,609
Posted By nonobadog
I am currently using a 20" black max fan and a...

I am currently using a 20" black max fan and a 20' sock. Go to http://www.eagleind.com/. I use this to blast in a 12X20 booth and it does a great job. I have used it to blast the interior of...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-22-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,609
Posted By nonobadog
I may be doing something similar to what you want...

I may be doing something similar to what you want to do when I build my new booth.

Greenhouse plastic will work well for the wall. I have been using it for several years for my outside booth. It...
Forum: Sandblasting 11-06-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By nonobadog
Crushed recycled glass is a good cost effective...

Crushed recycled glass is a good cost effective grit. It has no free silica and is considered environmentally inert.
If you are using a cabinet it should have a vacuum system not only so you can...
Forum: Sandblasting 10-14-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By nonobadog
Decide on your blaster first. Then look for the...

Decide on your blaster first. Then look for the proper air compressor for your machine.
To decide on a blaster you have to determine what size and type of jobs you are going to do. If you are...
Forum: Sandblasting 05-02-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,936
Posted By nonobadog
Salty, I noticed you said it is on the...

Salty,

I noticed you said it is on the water. I don't know about your area, but here if you are shooting over the water you need a permit. I passed up a job cleaning up a handrail over the...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-14-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,099
Posted By nonobadog
Some of the custom machine manufacturers...

Some of the custom machine manufacturers customize the media valve. My machine came from sodablast.com with a marco media valve. He has a tear drop shaped opening machined into the back side of the...
Forum: Sandblasting 02-22-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,668
Posted By nonobadog
Michael, A little common sense goes a long...

Michael,
A little common sense goes a long way. As others say you learn something new every day. Experience will tell you what size, type grit and how much pressure to use to get the result you...
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