Thumbler

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by Salar600, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Salar600

    Salar600 Well-Known Member

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    Guys,

    whitch is the best Rotary or vibrating?

    Thanks, Mart
     
  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Second to none

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-6SOiWE8Hc]Stainless Tumbling Media - YouTube[/ame]
     

  3. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Hey Jeff...

    Your wife or you has the same taste in Granite my wife has.....lol She went with a composite granite sink too. We have so much lime in the well water, stainless lasts about 3 months.

    Vibrating for dry media (only), rotating for wet media like STM or in my case stainless ball bearings.

    You can get a double drum rotary rock polisher (same thing as the Thumlers) but smaller and 2 drums instead of one at Harbor Freight everyday for less than 40 bucks.

    An RCBS Sidewinder is also a very viable alternative, if, you can find one.

    Thumlers found a new market IMO. They were in the lapidary (rock polishing) accessory business for years.
     
  4. Salar600

    Salar600 Well-Known Member

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    WOW!
    Thanks,
    Mart
     
  5. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    That is the video from the STM web site. Not mine..:)

    Jeff