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Help picking a cordless sander


I have some curb rash on one of my aluminum mag wheels and I'm getting ready to polish it out. I've looked at a number of UTube videos on how to do it and in most of them the guy is using what looks like a cordless drill to do it. I've looked at my cordless drill but it doesn't seem to spin nearly fast enough to do something like this, despite being a pretty good one. Are there such a thing as cordless sanders/polishers and is that what these guys are using? Can anyone recommend one?


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If it is fairly deep I use my air motor with a fine blending disk to get the road rash out and then the drill motor with a polishing ball to make it shiny. A bit of work to do all that. You can wrap a file with fine sandpaper and work with that to blend in the rash and then polish the wheel,, Just be careful not to dig too deep with a high speed tool..

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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