Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Western Region > Washington Chapter
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Washington Chapter Washington Chapter
Join Chapter, Leader: GruesomeJeans

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-18-2011, 10:27 PM
ralphhood3 ralphhood3 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Great Northwest (Seattle)
Posts: 113
ralphhood3 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Good media blasting companies puget sound?

I'm looking to get the cab and doors inside and out media blasted on my 53 f-100 and am wondering if anyone has recommendations for a reputable and affordable media blasting company in the Puget Sound area. Preferably north end like lynnwoood, Everett, marysville area but if I need to drive a bit south to get a quality job done for a reasonable price I wouldnt be against it.

Looking for either sand/glass recommendations or soda, so if you know either type of media blaster in the area let me know. Also, if you have a ballpark on cost for a similar job that'd be helpful too. I realize alll jobs are different, but info on what others have paid for similar jobs at least gets me an idea of what to expect.

Thanks
Ralph
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-19-2011, 02:25 PM
Behemoth Behemoth is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 947
Behemoth has a very good reputation on FTE.Behemoth has a very good reputation on FTE.Behemoth has a very good reputation on FTE.Behemoth has a very good reputation on FTE.
There's a place called CT Specialties down in Tumwater that can do some blasting. I don't know if they use other medias like soda, but I do know they typically use a garnet-walnut shell mix. I had my blasting done there, and they did a pretty good job, but I'd not recommend the garnet-walnut shell mix on larger exterior body panels. That mix causes a fair degree of heat, and can warp the panels. Now, if you have a guy that knows how to angle the gun correctly, so as to remove material, but not create too much heat, then it can be effective....but generally, it's going to be some kid who will aim directly at the metal, create heat, and warp your panel, and make your body working guy happy for the paycheck he's going to get.

For exterior panels, I'd suggest soda blasting, as it's less damaging, and doesn't create as much heat. The down side to this is that it will take more media to get the job done, but if they have a recycling system, that's not a huge issue. It's just the added time you'll be paying for to get the metal clean.

Anyway, at least it's a direction to go, although it doesn't meet your criteria for being up on the north end.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-20-2011, 09:20 PM
caseys's Avatar
caseys caseys is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 1,889
caseys has a good reputation on FTE.caseys has a good reputation on FTE.
Here is a place in Marysville...

http://www.ablasterscorp.com/
__________________
1996 Explorer EB AWD 5.0 & 2005 Ranger XL 2wd 2.3

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. ~ Ancient
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-05-2011, 12:21 PM
KrautBurner's Avatar
KrautBurner KrautBurner is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Bremerton, Wa
Posts: 632
KrautBurner is starting off with a positive reputation.
Kitsap Powder Coating | Powder coating in Kitsap | Sandblasting Western Washington has a great reputation,


Quote:
Their services include a full service C-7 certified sandblasting facility as well as a large capacity 25' oven.
__________________
Nitrous is like a hot chick with an STD, you know it's a bad idea, but you still wanna hit it !!

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ!
Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2011, 12:21 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Electrical Work? swirkus Washington Chapter 5 06-19-2014 07:17 AM
Sandblasting shop F250racer Bed Covers, Tonneau covers, Toppers/Canopies & Bed liners 5 01-13-2010 01:24 AM
Oysters Placermike Washington Chapter 27 03-11-2007 12:54 AM
Looking for others in Washington... CheaperJeeper Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 23 09-17-2006 12:54 PM
Delo 400 otisthelab 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 10 06-04-2005 12:05 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Western Region > Washington Chapter

Tags
blaster, blasting, bremerton, buy, companies, good, kitsap, media, money, north, puget, sanblasting, soda, sound, walnut

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup