Originally Posted by hp246
I have one of these that I use for painting. Works great for paint. I would be worried about the abrasive getting into the system and destroying the motor. I've never used fresh air for abrasive blasting. I've always used a respirator, and never used sand.
You don't want pump in same room where you paint or sandblast anyways. That's why you have extra hose that way you can have it outside spray booth, etc.