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cutthroatkid 08-10-2012 12:54 AM

need help with cut&polish
Ok so I went out&got me a good buffer&I'm not sure how the heck to do this I have a few panels I sprayed just to practice cutting&polishing.Now after I wet sand what compound can I use.I live in the boonies so not much more than a orileys here.Also I should be using the wool bonnets right?Please help!

302 Z28 08-10-2012 08:49 AM

If you have cut the clear with progressivly less paper (1000-1500-2000 then 2500 grit) then use a buffer and some less than aggresive buffing compound. I prefer not using a wool pad as they are far too aggresive for a novice to use. The foam buffing pads are much more forgiving and give just as good or better results than wool pads IMO.


tech69 08-10-2012 10:16 AM

What you have to do to utilize the advantage of wool while doing swirl free work is just compound it with a foam pad too. Same with super cut compound. I don't use it but when I did I just went after with a less aggressive compound. It's just trading marks and getting less aggressive as you go so with that said, a wool can't do you no wrong unless the technique isn't right.

Going by some people's beliefs on wool around here...
wouldn't the sand scratch itself be a no-no too then, being a wool pad swirl is far less aggressive then the scratch to begin with?

With all that said, we have our own ways to get the job done and nobody is wrong as long it's within reason

tech69 08-10-2012 10:28 AM

here's some video links of some buffing. You might have to jump around the video to find the buffing part.

cutthroatkid 08-10-2012 05:49 PM

Woah!This is gonna be hard

deadbodyman 08-14-2012 06:32 AM

The reason I dont care much for wool pads is they make such a hairy mess that gets everywhere.making clean up that much harder...

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