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Thread: Auckland Where to buy Ground Walnut shells

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    Auckland Where to buy Ground Walnut shells

    Hi guys,

    Does anyone know of a good place to buy the ground walnut shells for reloading in AKL?

    Cheers
    Brad

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    preferably North Shore / Albany ways

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    Any sandblasters up there? I got mine from Econoclean but I got the last he had. They're expensive to buy, unless like mine they were free
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    Or maybe a motor reconditioner, or engineering supplier
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    oh ok cheers for that. Will go for a drive and see what I can find. I don't even know the going rate for crushed wall nut shell. Might have to learn the hard way. I find the Corn Cob stuff does ok but not really clean.

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    Can you not make your own?...there is a shitload of walnuts on the ground at the moment.
    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Sometimes pet shops have ground walnut as cage litter for reptiles.

    Heaps cheaper than Gun shops too.

    Cheers
    Pete

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    I've tried a number of products... 99% are shite.
    Lyman treated cob - green stuff.
    Lasts 10x longer than anything and no dust.
    The worst was some stuff from pet shop. Filled up and got stuck in every case. Total bitch

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    I use walnut and a little auto solve in a milk power tin with a plastic top in the lathe at slow rpm and get an awesome result
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    Got my last sack (25kg from memory) from here. Got the medium size shell.
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    I use rice, cleans the brass up nice but doesn't polish as much as I'd like, trying to find some fine walnut now to get a better finish.

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    Nice cheers for the tips guys


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    Just wondering do people use Hazelnut shell I know they are very hard ?

 

 

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