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Unread 10-16-2013, 05:28 PM   #1
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to blast or not to blast? (new ideas)

I have been throwing the idea whether or not to sand blast my jeep. Since my tub is only bad in a few areas like rockers and where the floor pan meets the tub, i need to effectivly undercoat the chasis and body. I was thinking of some duplicolor rust fix in some bad areas and just using a primer/sealer and rustoleum undercoat on the frame. I was thinking about using duplicolor bed armor on the tub and seam sealer where needed. What are your opinions? I know cut and welding are in the very near future but I would like to get as much as i can now. I am looking to do this this weekend with store bought material if I go this route.

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Unread 10-16-2013, 08:47 PM   #2
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If you do blast it don't sandblast it. Sandblasting warps sheetmetal very easily. Media blasting with plastic media or something like crushed walnut shells is what you'd want to use on a tub.
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Unread 10-16-2013, 08:53 PM   #3
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I posted detailed pics of rust on my build thread titled the new chapter so maybe ill get some insite. Im thinking wirewheel/fapdisk and using rust mort, primer sealer and undercoat whether it be duplicolor or rustoleum.
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