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 Post subject: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:57 pm 
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hi all
look at what i made.....and it works.....waterbutt 212 litre.....21" diameter by 39" long
using a canister gun with 0.5mm to 1mm glass shot media,wheel came out alright,but this is working at 45psi
just need to sort out the air line input hole

thanks nic tt


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece.

Dolomite 1300,1977(tax free 1-1-1977),`R`reg in carmine red,bog standard including rust :shock: last time on road 6-2005
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 Post subject: Re: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:36 pm 
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That's excellent, have you put lighting in it?

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 Post subject: Re: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:45 am 
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yeah got lighting in,,,12v 30led ultra bright,only cabled tied in until i find the correct overall light position


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece.

Dolomite 1300,1977(tax free 1-1-1977),`R`reg in carmine red,bog standard including rust :shock: last time on road 6-2005
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 Post subject: Re: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:00 pm 
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That's great, I've been using a large wooden box.... goes looking for a plastic barrel :)

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 Post subject: Re: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2018 4:59 pm 
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blasted a pair of front shock mounts today,left is before-right is after


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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece.

Dolomite 1300,1977(tax free 1-1-1977),`R`reg in carmine red,bog standard including rust :shock: last time on road 6-2005
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 Post subject: Re: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 5:58 am 
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Looks good, excellent work


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 Post subject: Re: shot blasting barrel
PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 7:37 pm 
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thanks for the comments :bluewave: just finishing the barrel,removed everything and seal it up with silicone sealer and left alone for 2days to dry properley,before that i shot blast few more parts,,,,brake servo front and back piece,need to make a retain collar for the pedal side bellow to sit on,now got the seal to seal up the black inner sliding plastic bit that i had trouble in removing
also blasted the tow bar i got(thank you) and sprayed it first in acid etch and left it to dry outside and then overnight indoors(keep it warm :lol: ) and bought some new bolts for it

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Dolomite 1300,1980`V`reg in british racing brown(russet),3.63 diff with 21t speedo pinion,95%poly`d,HL clocks,standard wheels with SE covers wrapt in 175 70 13,mot`d 19-09-2014,been off the since 1990,(july2017) stainless steel exhaust 3-piece.

Dolomite 1300,1977(tax free 1-1-1977),`R`reg in carmine red,bog standard including rust :shock: last time on road 6-2005


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