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Jul 29th 2016, 08:44 PM   #1
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  Jul 2016

Vapor Blasting @ MotoShed

Hi all,

MotoShed has been in operation in Queen Anne for a few months now. For those that don't know, we offer a DIY work area with lifts and tools, with access to a mechanic for jobs you don't want to tackle. We also offer bike storage for $65/month with unlimited in/out during biz hours.

I'm excited to say that in addition to our sand blaster (running garnet right now) we just picked up a Vapor Blasting, or Vapor Honing, machine and are running a glass bead slurry. While we dial everything in we are offering a $50/hr shop rate where we do the blasting. Jet City Moto and I did some quick passes on stuff laying around today and wound up blasting a bunch of parts...a bank of carbs, bowls, fork legs, and head. If you'd like to bring work by or just have a look, swing by and check it out. Vapor Honing was developed during WW2 and is a really cool process...but the interwebz can fill you in on all the science details.

MotoShed Seattle
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Jul 30th 2016, 09:18 AM   #2
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  May 2016
  Olympia, WA

  1996 Kat 600 "Ras-tana"
There needs to be one of these here in Olympia! think the book "christine" by stephen king described a shop like that except for cars. i always thought that was a great business idea. if i could, i would open a motoshed here.
Jul 30th 2016, 07:00 PM   #3
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  Jul 2016


Streetscenes Garage is opening up soon in Tacoma. I know it's not OLY, but it is further south. The owner, Kevin, is a cool guy and is really excited to kick things off. Look them up!
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Jul 30th 2016, 10:37 PM   #4
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  Jan 2016

well that's pretty awesome

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