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  • Best tumbler to use?

    Looking to buy a new tumbler for a restore. What are some of the better/ cost effective ones to buy lately?

    Thanks

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    Have a Lyman turbo pro 1200 tumbler in very good condition
    It for sale if you are interested, PM me

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    • #3
      Buy an ultrasonic cleaner instead

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      • #4
        Originally posted by wiredoug View Post
        Buy an ultrasonic cleaner instead
        How much more effective are these then tumblers?

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        • #5
          Its kinda same but different. It won’t polish. It will make “really clean”.
          Great for taking off cigarette smoke and oxide and stuff. Great for plastic posts. But if you want mad shine you need to get the polishing wheel out too. Then again it takes 25 mins not three days

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          Also really good for grotty flipper buttons

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            Originally posted by wiredoug View Post
            Its kinda same but different. It won’t polish. It will make “really clean”.
            Great for taking off cigarette smoke and oxide and stuff. Great for plastic posts. But if you want mad shine you need to get the polishing wheel out too. Then again it takes 25 mins not three days

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            Also really good for grotty flipper buttons
            What fluid do you use in your ultrasonic cleaner?

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Boots View Post
              What fluid do you use in your ultrasonic cleaner?
              Peerless degreaser from Bunnings and hot water

              Peerless Jal 1L Cleanshop Degreaser Concentrate | Bunnings Warehouse

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              • #8
                I bought an Ultrasonic and tumbler recently for my latest project. Find both are good at different jobs.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by KJS View Post
                  I bought an Ultrasonic and tumbler recently for my latest project. Find both are good at different jobs.

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                  Hey Kurt , what size is that ultrasonic cleaner and where did you get it ? , cheers


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                  Wanted funhouse and taxi pinballs.

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                  • #10
                    22lt Ebay

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by KJS View Post
                      I bought an Ultrasonic and tumbler recently for my latest project. Find both are good at different jobs.

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                      If you had to pick one which would you go with? and which brand tumbler do you use?

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                      • #12
                        I use this, works well Lyman 1200 Pro Turbo Tumbler

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                        • #13
                          I bought same as above.

                          If I only got one piece of equipment I would go tumbler from my experience so far.

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                          • #14
                            What is the best media to use in tumblers for Pinball parts. I Have used corn in the past with mixed results


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                            Wanted funhouse and taxi pinballs.

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                            • #15
                              I use walnut media with some rouge powder with good results


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