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    phil990

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    Bead blasting needed.

    Post by phil990 on Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:09 pm

    Anybody know where I can get a aluminium swinging arm and other bits bead blasted?

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    Taffy300

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by Taffy300 on Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:17 pm

    Renowheel, I know you're a tight C*nt Joss, but a new toothbrush is only a few quid lol!
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    phil990

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by phil990 on Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:51 pm

    I can get the part clean but can't remove the corrosion. The parts had a bead blasted finish from the factory...
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    Taffy300

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by Taffy300 on Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:00 pm

    Go see the guy in Renowheel, the guy who owns it now is Steve Rudd, good ole Cornelly bloke..
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    phil990

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by phil990 on Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:10 pm

    Will do. Thanks

    You could do a bit of sand blasting where you work! You would never need to buy supplies. Haha
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    wolfy

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by wolfy on Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:14 pm

    The welsh weather & bogs.... soon do in..! a good tooth brush lol!
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    steve

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by steve on Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:06 am

    Theres a place in Hurwain and Merthyr that do sand blasting if thats any good.

    x.b.b.

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by x.b.b. on Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:44 pm

    Have a look on You Tube how to make your own with an airline, plastic tube and soda crystals

    fozzy

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by fozzy on Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:37 pm

    I would get it vapour blasted


    Or spray it with brick acid and use a brillo pad, make sure you tape up bearings
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    Gareth Gates

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    Re: Bead blasting needed.

    Post by Gareth Gates on Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:06 pm

    harpic toilet cleaner and a brillo pad boy Very Happy

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