[vcf-midatlantic] Value of Air Compressor in CDL workshop

William Sudbrink wh.sudbrink at gmail.com
Mon May 10 16:07:32 UTC 2021

Have any of you tried sand/soda/shell blasting with your compressor?  I ask
because I have a working, but very ugly, Heath H9 terminal.  Corrosion has
worked under a lot of the gray and black paint.  I'd like to blast the metal
clean and repaint the whole thing.  I have no experience but it seems like
it would be better than many hours spent with wire wheel, sandpaper and
whatever else.

Bill S.

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On Fri, May 07, 2021 at 08:39:19PM -0400, Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic
> CDL has an offer on the table for the donation of a used 5HP air
> Grainger Model is 3Z724, needs work.
> Any value during workshops other than air for soldering stations?

For vintage computer I use one for cleaning dust out and blowing water off
boards I washed. Not critical piece of equipment. 5HP 220V is probably
overkill for this usage. Mine is normal outlet type and annoyingly loud.

Best to have hose that can get outside for my typical usage.

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