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    Cool How to build a Parts Tumbler - Let look at mine.

    We take a look at how I built my vibratory parts tumbler polisher. Took about an hour to build from misc. parts and scrap plywood around the shop and works great for the DIY.

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    Thanks Catfish! We've added your Vibratory Parts Tumbler to our Buffing and Polishing category,
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    I need to make one of these for stone washing my blades!
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    Any problem with motor bearings swinging that weight around all the time? What kind of bearings in you motor, ball or bronze?

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    Ball bearings, no problem so far. Been using in for several years.
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    Its 2 years later. Is it still going? And design changes or suggestions? Valve springs a great idea.. .

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    No problems so far. Still working great,



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