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Homemade wet tumbler

Found four bearings in a box of junk, scrounged a pull-up from my HVAC parts box, bought a sewing machine for $2 at Good Will which donated the motor. Switch and box were also in a box of stuff in the garage, & the container once held spaghetti sauce. Works like a champ. Wife says I have too much free time. Lol
Oh yeah, drive belt is two rubber bands from a hundred count bag from Staples.

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I need to build one of those. I currently use small harbor freight tumbler

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The Harbor Freight tumbler is a quality unit. I have been using one myself for about 15 years with zero issues.

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Man I love the DIY projects! Now let’s see a picture of it in action

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Unfortunately it won’t let me post videos

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The results

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Good ol’ American ingenuity!! You rock brother!! :clap:

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What do you use as a tumbling medium?

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This is the closest depiction That I could find online of what I use. I bought mine off eBay awhile back. I think I paid around $6 per lb plus shipping.

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Works great! I add a bit of lemoshine,dishwashing soap the water.

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I use dawn and lemoshine as well. Haven’t used the stuff pictured in my last reply.

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@Biganimal. Your really going to like the results with the pins added.

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I use the pins with the dawn & lemoshine. I haven’t used the bag of brass shine pictured.

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Oh got it. Well I’ll be waiting for that update. Yeah

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Thank you for your information.

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