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Old 08-02-2013, 11:35 AM
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Okay, it's a "Mirka" made disc from Sweden, if I'm correct, the brand name is a bit hard to read on my computer but the Bull Dog is a dead give away...I'm not 100% sure but they, along with SIA where one of the first to use velcro as a device to hold sandpaper on a pad instead of the PSA system used by most North American manufacturer's. Not that it matters, just a trivial point.

I can appreciate using a hose for wet sanding, that's great, as long as the hose is clean and your over a drain. I also like to keep my wet sanding water warm, it cleans better and seems to cut better as well. These are just opinions, a hose works great, I've done it that way with good results...with and without being over a drain...being over a drain works much better...LOL

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Old 08-02-2013, 11:42 AM
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I've used those Abralon discs a lot, mostly
2000 $ 4000 grit.
I've never gotten any pig tail scratches with those.
I do run them slow with just a little soapy water.
I think they work great.
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Old 08-04-2013, 11:33 AM
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I sometimes use a soft pad 3/32" orbital DA but it's after wet sanding with a small block. A lot of guys who use them don't know how to do it correctly and leave pig tails everywhere. Pigtails are created by running it too fast and not keeping the pad clean and moist. Not a great way to cut even peel but good to help make buffing easier after the peel is cut.
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