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what kind of sand

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SHAWNSTER, Sep 5, 2006.

  1. SHAWNSTER

    SHAWNSTER 1/2 ton status

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    i will be renting a sandblaster/ compressor in 2 weeks-the guy says its a 300lb unit-hold 300 lbs so what kind of sand to use- I will be doing the whole underbody-suspension, frame, axle and anything else on the underside-not doing the body ant help appreciated

    thanks
     
  2. 83ZZ502_Jimmy

    83ZZ502_Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Black Beauty or Star Blast.

    I would not use silica (playsand, beach sand) because of safety reasons. (silicosis)

    John
     
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    Black Beauty.....just not on bodywork....ever
     
  4. clstolten

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    I use the kiln dried sand from home depot. It is less than $6 for a 100lb bag.
     
  5. MNorby

    MNorby 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I have use coal dust for sandblasting a trailer. My only experience. We bought a pallet of 50 lb bags
     

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