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Old 01-19-2009, 06:17 AM
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Curious??? When you do glass work, what type of sanding blocks are you using? Are you getting good results with that?

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Usually I make all my blocks with any profile or angle cut in it faced with cork and then I use PSA Abrasives 3-M or Klingspor for large stuff I go with a long 48” metal file and keep a truing table (Abrasive faced straight 10’Aluminum rectangle tube) to touch up my sanding tools.
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steve, its frickin cold up here.. do you know anything about the 45 sitting at Bradford in Freeport.. I wonder if I could spark those Italian weasals up ? I had a bunch of 10 litre ones for awhile.
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steve, its frickin cold up here.. do you know anything about the 45 sitting at Bradford in Freeport.. I wonder if I could spark those Italian weasals up ? I had a bunch of 10 litre ones for awhile.
I got no info on it what does it have BPM's?
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probably not the answer your lookin for but most of mine are just stuff i've ran across through the years. I have many many different types and all have a different purpose. For just flat work i have several of the type you can get at any body shop supply place, the wood handle with the aluminum shoe although i replace the surface par on mine with a 3/16th inch thick rubber pad type materiel i get. I rarely use any of the short solid rubber ones although i do have a smaller version of the one mentioned above. For really small stuff sometimes i just use a paint stick wrapped with a piece of PSA paper. For bigger longer blueprint type jobs i have a four footer that works with roll out PSA paper although i have to confess i usually fall back on the tried and true standard sizes of my 9.5 incher. The one on the right has by far the most miles of any block i own (that would be this guy ) and the one on the left if ok but just for detailing primer fills on mostly true flat stuff, i just dont care for the solid rubber ones most times ( and . . .that would be this guy ) .
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got a full set of these i picked up at the RC model show here in Toledo. They have turned out to be quite handy.


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I use these on fiberglass, or automotive... anytype of surface really. And they take the abuse, by far the best blocks I have ever bought, and they come in almost any configuration for what you are doing.

http://www.tcpglobal.com/autobodydepot/durablock.aspx
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I use these on fiberglass, or automotive... anytype of surface really. And they take the abuse, by far the best blocks I have ever bought, and they come in almost any configuration for what you are doing.

http://www.tcpglobal.com/autobodydepot/durablock.aspx
Those look pretty cool. I've seen them in my supply house but havnt got a chance to try them. Gonna hafta give those a shot.
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thanks guys you have been helpful
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