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Old 09-08-09, 11:31 AM   #1
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sandblasting steel frame

I've been looking into sand blasting a 70s Peugeot frame.
I was going to sandblast and repaint myself.
I was looking into what kind of beads to use for this process, I found Plastic or walnut shells to work well and not damage the frame.
If so for plastic there are different kinds and wasn't sure what kinds where the best.
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For my Univega, I used something called Black Beauty- a relatively aggressive sand medium. It was cheap, and easily obtainable at the local brick and stone place. The others would work, but aren't always easy to source locally.
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