Cliff Swanson's Home Sandblasting Setup

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12/30/2004
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Air Compressor in the closet
(10x output of blaster to lengthen compressor life; oil cooled.)
truck break exhauster* 
- automatically eliminates water buildup in compressor
line in 
for truck break exhauster
sanding belt allows for 12" sanding and squaring GlaStar Pressure Blaster Iron pipe (evaporative) compressor condensation reclamation
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inside cabinet (cut off sleeves from cheap windbreaker) inside cabinet II cabinet open  
(can order all parts separately) 
cabinet closed Dust collector - (6x suction of blaster output) test tiles
set at 25 minute intervals to show glass fusion and other physical changes
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glass kiln
- elements at bottom and lid only
mini kiln
with homemade circuitry for control
*this is my name for the contraption that sounds like a truck's breaks are letting off steam when they stop next to you.