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Cutting and buffing guidance. Parts / compound / polish selection.

I need a little guidance on cutting and buffing. My paint laid down real slick, but unfortunately it has some dust, a dog hair and a bug in some of the paint.

I put down 2 coats of clear, wet sanded flat with 600 grit, and then laid a flow coat of clear. I need to know if the following plan sounds good.

Sand out hair, dust and bug with 1200. Tape edge to prevent cut through. Sand with 1500. Remove tape. Sand with 2000 lightly (only a couple passes) hitting the edges. Compound with wool pad and polish with foam pad.

Here's the buffer I'm looking at which comes with a wool / compounding bonnet and foam / polishing bonnet.

Buffing compound.

Polishing compound.

Any comments or advice would be much appreciated. I've never buffed before.
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