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Anyone else here in the waterblasting industry?

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  1. Minimal Payne Blue Belt

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    Its a pretty fun job but very dangerous. the gun is putting out 20,000 psi and could cut a limb of like nothing. Ive rarely heard of anyone else doing this work where i live.

    in these videos they are using bad or improper technique






    they have the hose behind them and opposite leg forward. you cant blast for very long this way, or it makes it more difficult at least.

    so does anyone else here do this, or have done it in the past?
     
  2. Kanster Guest

    Can it really cut a limb off?
     
  3. Madmick Zugzwang Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    20K PSI is over 30x the pressure per square inch as a lion's bite.
     
  4. BearGrounds A great many scalps.

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    Fingerblasting is more my area of expertise.
     
  5. dirtypablo Black Belt

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    Im sure. I used a cheap one that could break decent sized chunks of wood with no problem, Im sure an industrial one could rip a person apart.
     
  6. Kanster Guest

    That's pretty damn crazy.
     
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    I have a cheap electric pressure washer that can cause severe injury if used on human flesh. The ones in the video operate at much higher pressure.
     
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    I have a 2k psi for home use. Shit hurts if u spray it at close range. Can't imagine 10x as powerful. Might not cut the bones in half but it would sure rip the flesh off.
     
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    Ts you have a full time job doing this? What kind of things do you usually use them for?
     
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    Is that laser water
     
  13. Minimal Payne Blue Belt

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    Yea I use this gun 6 hours straight 6 days a week, we blast the paint of of car carriers at a Honda plant
    And we blast their paint booths
     
  14. Flemmy Stardust King of Lea

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    I'm gonna put my money on no one else being in the water blasting industry.
     
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  15. Kevin Rudd Banned Banned

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    I've hit my bare foot with 1800 psi for a very brief moment and it cut me. 20,000psi would do some serious damage.

    Have a close friend who is in the business of selling them. Occasionally he loans me a 4000 psi petrol run one to clean the pavers in my yard.
     
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    thanks for the lol
     
  17. sangreporsangre Gold Belt

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    I would have to be baked out of my face to do this all day
     
  18. Kevin Rudd Banned Banned

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    lol that probably wouldn't mesh well with you essentially wielding a 20,000 psi limb cutter.
     
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