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Painting Sand blasting plows

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by BigDave12768, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    Since I am in market for a used truck. I will end up with a MM1 or a older MM2. Any thoughts on prices or where to bring them to have them done correctly
  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    A good sander and some time will get it down to metal to paint.
  3. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    There's a guy in Auburn Maine that does sandblasting and powdercoating. A guy on here had one done this year I think. It wasn't cheap, but the plow looked brand new. Sandblasting will do a much better job a grinder. It will get into all the nooks and crannies. And powdercoating will last much longer and look better than paint. I'm sure you could find someone closer to do the work. If I were looking for a truck, I would look for one that had not plowed. Then find a plow a couple years old.

    Good luck, Palmer
  4. 24v6spd

    24v6spd Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    I had my Western sandblasted, primed and seam sealed for $200.00. I didn't like the powder coat it had from the factory, most of it peeled off.
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    We use a wire wheel and grinder on our blades and we pretty much dismantle them. We can do a better job then most paint shops plus we get a good look at the plow and we rebuild them at the same time.