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 Post subject: Glass blasting!!!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:58 pm 
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Thinking of glass blasting my aluminium frame !! Does any one have any experience of this?
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 Post subject: Re: Glass blasting!!!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:01 pm 
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Of having it done? Yes. Soft media blasting with crushed walnut shells is safer for aluminium, but a skilled user should be ok with glass bead.


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 Post subject: Re: Glass blasting!!!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:28 pm 
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i would still be worried if it's a thin walled tube, we had a mk1 escort bonnet done...it needed sorting afterwards :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Glass blasting!!!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:29 pm 
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Just ask for soft media then. Unless they're a real Fred in a Shed it won't be a problem.


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