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Old 04-27-2008, 02:24 PM   #1053
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Join Date: 03-28-08
Location: Downey, California

Originally Posted by chinesebob View Post
Ok, Started on Drums 2 and 3. Burned them out really well, but went to use the wire brush on the angle grinder and it sounded like thunder. Would drilling the holes into the bottom make it quieter?

Bought 1 inch pipe but forgot to get the 1 1/8" stepdown so tried to cut out the holes with the torch. That was a mistake, or I need to put on a smaller torch tip....

Learning is never easy, but always fun.

I would recommend not having your head in the drum while using the wire wheel

a moving blanket wrapped around the drum does help as does clamping it to a heavy workbench
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