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Soda blasting has been the source of alot of paint failures. I know SPI has recommended not using their products over it, and my understanding is that others are following suit.

As far as the hammers go, I would keep the ones that you have. To buy name brand body hammers is a waste of time. Different hammers feel different to different people. I have hammers that came from Mac, Snap-on, and Tiawan. I can use all of them. Eventually, if they are not taken care of, or are used improperly, the heads may come loose from the handle. That is true with any of them. Make sure that the flat head is relatively flat, and smooth and go to town. Save your money for the other things that you will need.

Also, if you need a 8" orbital sander to work body filler, you need to work the metal more. You will need a selection of sanding blocks and boards, but should really not need that large of a sander. The only use mine has gotten for years, is to strip paint and body filler that has been put on by wanabe body men.



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this site has a lot of dvds you can rent on the subject of automotive bodywork and paint. i've rented a few and found them to be very helpful. the paintucation videos by kevin tetz are really good, scroll down to the bottom of the page, his are the last 4 videos i believe.
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That place is great! They have stuff from making sandcastles to making babies.

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