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Old 07-21-2007, 12:20 AM
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Once it's all clean, ignore Cutters screams as you spray a coat of tremclad on her to keep the rust down. .
Ah, Tremclad. I never looked at your location before Defective, but, when I saw that brand, I knew you were in Canada. Over on that Mopar board, guys in the U.S. were going nuts trying to get their hands on it for their own $50 roller paint job on their cars.

If anyone is interested, I'll try to find the link to that thread. Unbelievably nice paint jobs.

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Old 07-21-2007, 02:35 AM
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Now for the funny part...

Cutter,

Look back at the pictures of MY vise...
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I saw them. But I'm just waiting for you to step on a hot wire.
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Old 07-23-2007, 06:55 PM
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Stopped off at the grocery store today and bought a box of washing soda so that I could give the electrolysis a try. Took a tall seven gallon container and began the proccess. I noted the bubbles to let me know that I had the connection set right and the sludge began. I started at 4:00 pm this afternoon and left it running. Started with test piece to see what kind of results I can get. If it does well then I'll get a larger container for the vise. It's just good thing that things are slow around the shop or I would be way behind!
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Well I'm hooked! I started with some small unimportant pieces of metal around the shop and now I'm looking for something big enough to put the vise in. If I had a plastic container the size of KOO's sign I could put an entire tractor in. Sometimes you just gotta think big.
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Well I'm hooked! I started with some small unimportant pieces of metal around the shop and now I'm looking for something big enough to put the vise in. If I had a plastic container the size of KOO's sign I could put an entire tractor in. Sometimes you just gotta think big.
Tommy,
How about something like this:

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/grd/381575680.html

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Old 07-25-2007, 09:24 PM
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You do not want to use a steel tank.
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Cutter,
It's a plastic tank with a steel cage so it can be stacked or moved with a forklift. I've heard them called Totes.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...me=mem_guide:4

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I see these used for mobile car washers and pressure washers around this area all the time. I could cut the top out and use the cage as one of the electrical connections so there would not be as many wires running every where, just short jumpers. However, could you imagine what a mess it would be when it came time to clean.
You guys are so smart. I think that it would be alright if I hung with y'all for awhile.

Now Captron what was the proper speed for the Carolina Sandblaster?
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Now you're getting the idea, cleaning shouldn't be to hard since there's a 2" drain valve.

Carolina Sandblasting requires one speed, pedal to the metal!!! This allows the tires to dig up the sand so more of it is in action on the vice.

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Old 07-26-2007, 11:30 AM
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If I were use a larger container for larger parts would I need a larger power source than the standard battery charger? The larger the area of the sacrificial metal formed to repair part has greater efficiency than say a flat bar to a round repair part, What are some of the tricks to dealing with the odd shapes one may encounter?
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