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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-25-2011, 06:29 AM Thread Starter
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Black Diamond Blasting Sand/Abrasive

Anyone know where this stuff is readily available in chicago? gonna have to redo my 75g i think...and PFS is too much of a pita to keep clean.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-25-2011, 06:47 AM
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 11-25-2011, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
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i don't see anything there about where to get it here in chicago ?
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-01-2011, 02:53 PM
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Zenche, various hardware stores that sell sandblasting supplies will have it. Check to see if there is a Tractor Supply close to you, they definitely sell it and they are in Illinois.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-22-2011, 05:55 PM
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Blain's Farm and Fleet has Black Diamond blasting sand... Wish i knew 4 mos ago when I setup my tank :-) but there is always a re-scape hehehe... There a few within a hour or 2 of the suburbs it is definitively not close but not too bad.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-23-2011, 04:15 PM
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If you are going to the next GCCA swap I can pick you some up and bring to you at cost.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-06-2012, 05:13 PM
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I need some as well and found there is a Tractor Supply in Carpentersville and one off of 94 by Michigan City. I won't really be near either of those any time soon.....
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