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Forum: Sandblasting 03-07-2020, 08:44 PM
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Posted By nonobadog
I would start around 50psi and adjust from there.

I would start around 50psi and adjust from there.
Forum: Sandblasting 03-03-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By nonobadog
I have a similar setup to cabindoc. Do a search...

I have a similar setup to cabindoc. Do a search of the forum. There is at least one good discussion on this topic. I believe the biggest issue is not to overheat your oil. Its my understanding...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-03-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By nonobadog
A little more info would help. What size grit...

A little more info would help.
What size grit are you using? What are you working on? Angle aluminum? 22 gage steel? boiler plate?
Forum: Sandblasting 03-03-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By nonobadog
I think you need to look at how much weight you...

I think you need to look at how much weight you are putting on that truck. Just a quick look. I am guessing at what you will actually have on board.
compressor 3500 lbs
grit ...
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 06-23-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By nonobadog
Looks like a good job containing the used grit...

Looks like a good job containing the used grit and debris. Do you have a way to evacuate the dust so you can see what you are doing? With out some ventilation you may blow the plastic off the...
Forum: Sandblasting 06-10-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By nonobadog
What size nozzle? What pressure? A #6 nozzle...

What size nozzle? What pressure? A #6 nozzle needs 175 cfm. You will likely use a minimum of 150lbs per hour. Don't know how to help with how fast the finish will come off not knowing what it is...
Forum: Sandblasting 05-21-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,845
Posted By nonobadog
I have almost completed my new blasting booth. ...

I have almost completed my new blasting booth. It is an old Binks paint booth 16X16X28. I am using the original lights behind glass. You can get a plastic film from automotive paint suppliers. It...
Forum: Sandblasting 04-03-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,252
Posted By nonobadog
Do some research before you soda blast cars. ...

Do some research before you soda blast cars. Over here in the U.S. some paint companies will not guarantee their paint if the car has been soda blasted. It is nice that soda will not warp panels,...
Forum: Sandblasting 08-13-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
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 08-08-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By nonobadog
They are kind of stalled right now trying to get...

They are kind of stalled right now trying to get permits. Right now it looks like I will only be shooting one interior wall due to lead concerns.
Forum: Sandblasting 08-05-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,896
Posted By nonobadog
You want to run the 1" hose all the way. If you...

You want to run the 1" hose all the way. If you need flexibility in the hose you can adapt to a 3/4" hose for the last 15 or 20ft. 3/8" hose would restrict the flow of the grit. You can get long...
Forum: Sandblasting 06-20-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,507
Posted By nonobadog
Good advice from full blast. Spend some time...

Good advice from full blast. Spend some time looking at the challenges with China stuff. Stay away from it. You get what you pay for.
I started with some new and some used equipment. I had to...
Forum: Sandblasting 06-19-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,507
Posted By nonobadog
Daniel, To say how much it will cost to...

Daniel,

To say how much it will cost to setup is difficult. There are too many variables. It cost me around $10,000 10 years ago. A lot depends on are you buying new or used and how complete...
Forum: Sandblasting 06-12-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,329
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 06-08-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,329
Posted By nonobadog
I have used walnut shell on wood and it will...

I have used walnut shell on wood and it will raise the grain. I have not used cob. Do a test on the back side to be sure you like the result.

Most grits will raise the grain on wood due to the...
Forum: Sandblasting 04-12-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By nonobadog
You should be able to find the shipping weight...

You should be able to find the shipping weight for the parts for your compressor and add them up.

A 375cfm weighs around 4000lbs (1814kg). I would guess that the 600 is heavier. My guess would...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-06-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
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 03-04-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By nonobadog
Southbluff, thanks for another soft option. Do...

Southbluff, thanks for another soft option. Do you know if it will help with odor?
Forum: Sandblasting 03-03-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By nonobadog
Hey Sand Pot, good to hear from you. Yeah...

Hey Sand Pot, good to hear from you.

Yeah the cleanup is a pain with soda. I have not shot the interior of a building with walnut shell. The thought of the woody scent may be appealing to the...
Forum: Sandblasting 03-03-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By nonobadog
The owner is doing testing for the lead issue. ...

The owner is doing testing for the lead issue. We and I stress the WE so I don't get blindsided will have an onsite chat with the county EPA before I start.

I have read some of the warnings...
Forum: Sandblasting 02-28-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By nonobadog
We talked about dry ice. He is pretty set on...

We talked about dry ice. He is pretty set on soda. We are on an island so getting the equipment and dry ice here is not real easy.
Forum: Sandblasting 02-27-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,392
Posted By nonobadog
Blasting Historic Store

I am going to have the opportunity to bid on a job blasting the interior and exterior of a 100 year old store that is being renovated.

The owner is talking about soda blasting to freshen the wood...
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