Harold Bawlzangya Racing

Soda blasting cases

With all the modifications done to the cases, it is time to clean them up.   The Harbor Freight soda blaster works surprising well.

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Done with the soda,

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Soaking in hot, Dawn filled water to get rid of all the baking soda:

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Well I thought soaking them for a while and then using the handheld sink sprayer would have dissolved/removed all the baking soda.  But after speed drying the cases in the oven, I was wrong.  There was still baking soda in some of the blind bolt holes.

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So back to the utility sink. This time I bought a tooth pick and poked it around in all the bolt holes while spraying it with the handheld sprayer.  Speed drying in the oven again and finally the cases are clean.

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