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Tool Question....

Discussion in 'Garage / Workshop' started by Pster, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 9, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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  2. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    Ok, the only problem I see with that is the speed may be too slow. It won't be the greatest for the roughing portion of the project but I think it will still work. It will do great for the finishing part with the higher grit sand paper. I say give it a shot. If anything, you will have a killer shine on the taco with that!!
     
  3. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    That was my thought. I can find one with RPM 600-3000 I think. Really one should let the grit paper do as much of the work as possible. And when I'm done, I can use it to wax and polish the Taco 'till the Shit won't Stick.
     
  4. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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  5. Jul 9, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    Get some 36 grit sand paper for that thing and it will clean off whatever you are working on :D Including skin, blue jeans, gloves, etc...
     
  6. Jul 11, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    I ended up getting a DeWalt grinder at Lowes on sale for $129. I was not familiar with grinders but found that you could take off the shroud and use it to sand/polish flat as well as grind at an angle. I bought a 4 1/2" backer plate with a recessed cap nut and some 36 Grit metal grinding paper (very heavy and thick, I think its silicone oxide or aluminum oxide). If this thing doesn't clean it up nice, I'm taken it to the rifle range....
     
  7. Jul 11, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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  8. Jul 11, 2009 at 9:00 AM
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    Yep, I'm trying to find the right sanding attachment for it now....too many choices. Need to find a center recessed wheel that I can thread right onto it. 36 grit may be too rough!
     
  9. Jul 11, 2009 at 2:09 PM
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    Yes!!!! I found the right abrasive. The 36 Grit was MUCH too rough. I bought one of those rust/paint stripped dark gray spongy looking things and it took the scale right off without digging into the steel. This benchtop is going to look awesome when I finish it. It looks just like stainless after I get through with it. Then I am going to concentrate on putting a design of swirls into it. YES!!!!
    :woot::bananadance::thumbsup::woot::bananadance::thumbsup:
     
  10. Jul 13, 2009 at 6:57 AM
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  11. Jul 13, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    Workin on it! I had to move it onto the rear patio as it was throwing out a little too much black dust in the garage. I'll post pics as soon as it is finished!! If ya likes ta grind, this is the project for you!!!!!
     
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