Yesterday's Tractor Co. Parts for Farm Tractors - Compare our Prices!
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 9N,2N,8N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   Traditional YT Forum ViewClassic View   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

Sandblasting a truck bed


 
Post new topic    
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
RGMartin
Tractor Expert


Joined: 14 Jan 2011
Posts: 2000


Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:39 am    Post subject: Sandblasting a truck bed Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I need to clean up a 8x16' dumping stake body. Is sandblasting it myself something I should even consider?


The steel deck will be removed as it needs replaced. Not much paint on frame of the bed, just light rust.


I'd need a new compressor any way, would a 10-15 CFM unit be adequate, or would I just be causing myself more aggravation than it is worth.

If I was to pay to have it done, what should I expect to pay?
 


Last edited by RGMartin on Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:40 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile
bobs old iron
Tractor Expert


Joined: 31 Dec 2010
Posts: 1954


Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:51 am    Post subject: Re: Sandblasting a truck bed Reply to specific post Reply with quote

that's a $64 question,, getting a new compressor since you need one is o-k, but you need a lot of air to keep up with the demand to blast, a extra tank to build/keep pressure, would help, would new compressor make enough air for second tank also,,, do you have sand, hose and gun,,,, the cost, a good ?, quicker, safer, easier for them to do it, another ? you need to decide...
 
Back to top
View user's profile
Jim in Ma.
Tractor Expert


Joined: 30 Jul 2007
Posts: 2203
Location: Newbury Ma. 01951

Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:05 am    Post subject: Re: Sandblasting a truck bed Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Check around first. You may find that you can have it done quicker and cheaper then doing it yourself.
 
Back to top
View user's profile MSN Messenger
Lloyd in South Carloina
Guest






Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Sandblasting a truck bed Reply to specific post Reply with quote

That would be a slow process. Probably take 10 to 12 hours to blast a truck bed. Sandblasting is basiclay an open air line, takes A LOT of compressor to keep up. Would also be tough on that compressor, it would run constantly.

I have a diesel 100cfm compressor with a 150lb media tank. Would take 2-3 hours to do a truck bed, enculding time to refill the media and then blasting time. Just thought it would provide some perspective.

L.
 
Back to top
Welding man
Tractor Expert


Joined: 18 Mar 2008
Posts: 1742


Report to Moderator

PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Sandblasting a truck bed Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Going price around my neck of the woods for commercial blasters is 100 bucks per hour. Would probably take 4-5 hours to do it right.
 
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Yesterday's Tractors Forum Index -> Tractor Transporting All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651.

YT Home  |  Forums Home

Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters