Oct 4, 2012

Tumbler Maintenance - Clean your shot and oil your tumbler

Tumbler Maintenance


So you're tumbling, but things don't look quite as nice as when you started.

Sounds like it's time to clean your SHOT!!!


***We use Sunsheen Burnisher to Clean our shot 
      after every 30 tumbles.

Follow the directions on the bottle for the quantity of water to burnisher.

Tumble for about 1 hour and then rinse your shot well.

If you leave much burnisher in the tumbler it will dry out your aluminum.

Burnisher takes the yucky coating off the shot and helps keep those blanks shiny.

http://www.riogrande.com/Product/Super-Sunsheen-Burnishing-Compounds/339394?pos=1

Check the tension on the belt.  If it begins to stretch or crack, it's time for a change.

Don't for get the oil.  This will reduce wear.  Check your owners manual for the proper location to oil your tumbler.

Always avoid getting oil in locations where the barrel meets the rollers. 

Happy tumbling!!!
Liz

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