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    Posted: 30 October 2017 at 3:59pm
I'm about to do ALOT of welding and body work on a VW T25, I've got a friend of mine coming to teach me all the welding but I need recommendations for a sand blaster that is worth investing in? Anyone have any recommendations?
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What areas are you needing blasted?Where are you,as i normally get a couple of guys in who do it on a mobile basis.If you are gonna do it yourself there are a few pot types on ebay for under a hundred quid,but you will need a decent compressor with a good sized tank to do the job.
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I'm have a unit in a business park just outside of perth, I have a fairly decent compressor already that I use for dive tanks and charging Air rifles, I can find lots of instructional videos about how to do it online but no recomendations for equipment, it is mainly body work but there are one or two structural pieces that have been welded poorly in the past and need re-done now including the passenger footwell which is heavily rusted and one of the front supports for the bumber which has been poorly spot welded a while ago and needs redone, I'm hopimg this is the first of many projects so want to learm and get good with the right equipment
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On a slightly unrelated note, I don't suppose you would know where I can get a small dive tank that is not an extortionate price. I have been looking for one for charging my air rifle for a while but they all seem to be quite expensive. Don't mind second hand, just reasonably cheap.

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I think my brother has one sitting in his shed, I'll give him a call this afternoon and see if he would be willing to sell it as he is moving to Canada shortly
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That would be great.

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I wrote many words about blasting in reply to this, and the internet gods were hungry, and ate it all
Will repost later or if you are at the club meet can give you the info
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