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Old 02-15-2011, 01:52 PM
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Yeah, when I started this thread I wasn't very informed, but I'm getting there

This is where im at right now......

I have bought various sizes of twisted wire brush for my grinder - for rust removal on the chassis

And a DA with 80 grit - for the paint on the body

There are a couple of patches on my chassis which have been welded up
They're good looking welds, but I wanted to get rid of the patched look

I thought this was impossible until Matt told be about Flap discs, I had thought I'd have to replace the effected areas, but I'm much happier now I know I can smooth them out

I've never seen or heard of flap discs until recently
I didnt think theyd be very 'tough' but then I watched a couple of videos on YouTube - damn they're nasty!

As far as the different flap discs, I was planning on getting the aluminium oxide, as they're cheaper, and the ones without their own thread to screw onto the grinder, again because they're cheaper - I'm guessing I should buy the cheapest ones as I'll go through them pretty quickly

Is that right, should I just see them as a consumable, or would I be better off spending some more money and getting some expensive discs?

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