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Old 07-05-2008, 10:47 AM
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Swirl marks can be tricky

[QUOTE=302 Z28][QUOTE=edselman59] Then Swirl Mark Remover, and Finally Ultrafina (optional) or a Hand Glaze.

Swirl mark remover looks fantastic till you wash the car then you see all the swirl marks that the swirl mark remover filled. Best bet is to skip the swirl mark remover and just use a foam pad with ultrafine compound, and also skip the glaze. And if it's fresh paint, give it a month or so then several coats of a quality wax.

I would say that if you are getting swirl marks after Swirl Mark Remover then you are getting some filling. Solution: Go a little longer with the Swirl Mark Remover, then Step to the Ultrafina OR get your hands on a 5" Dynabuffer (5" random orbital buffer) and use it with either Swirl Mark Remover or Ultrafina. That is typically what you see in production floors for large area repairs (busses, cars, dark colors on boats, planes). The "throw" on the tool REALLY breaks up the swirl from the straight rotary tool. Like instantly! But be ready to pay a little for an industrial tool like this.

On most manufacturing process that I have run across, the 5" Dynabuffer cuts out at least 1 buffing operation in a sequence, and in a production setting that is huge.

Last edited by edselman59; 07-05-2008 at 10:48 AM. Reason: typo
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