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    I forgot to mention you must apply the compound to the spinning wheel BEFORE you start and re-apply every now and then.

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    Anyone looking for polishing compound can also use the term jewelers rouge. Each color represents an abrasive value, white is fine, blue is finer still.
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    Although this is vehicle trim related and not specifically GG, if you watch from around 2:45 mark it gives a general overview of the process.


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    EDITED as the experts here obviously know more LOL.
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    Thanks, just ordered the loose mops as well from flannel. The white rouge I was told is the finest for nickel/stainless and the yellow for brass/copper. Can the yellow be used on nickel/stainless as well effectively?
    Thanks so much for your input, need all the help I can get.

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    OMG mate plz dont use the harsh stitched mops on your plated gg you will strip it fast, You need WDR mops or loose cotton mops they are not stitched at all and are soft.They are for mirror glass finish the stitched mops you are showing are quite harsh they are not really for finishing.

    If you want any advice dont hesitate to pm!

    Just watched the vid above the loose mop he uses on the end is what you need to be using.

    i use blue compound on a loose cotton mop then after that id move onto a wdr fine mirror glass finish with yellow the finest there is used for extreamly light final cut and a perfect flawless finish.

    Also never mix compounds on dif mops they are for certain mops

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    EDITED as the experts here obviously know more LOL.
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    Thanks for bringing this up - now who organizes the group buy for buffing machines?

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    Hey Capt. Thats a great job you did there. Thanks for posting

    Thanks too to Eco for more info added. Appreciate it.

    Maybe someday, and I say maybe - I just might decide to fiddle w/#20 - they dropped it at the airport and has a couple small marks on it.


    Lastly - I agree on the double knurled rings - I like those best, wish Imeo had not changed that.



    Edit - forget the wheels for me, just went to the sites. Too much for just one GG, I would just replace with new parts or a whole new GG. I would stress too much doing that me-thinks.
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    EDITED as the experts here obviously know more LOL.
    Last edited by ecosnige; 03-31-2012 at 12:08 AM. Reason: Too many experts pointless trying to preach

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    Quote Originally Posted by ecosnige View Post
    Also the softer mops are much safer to be polishing over the engravings thought id add that hehe
    Never polish over the engravings; protect them and then polish. I can't say it strongly enough....learn about buffs, rouge, AND TECHNIQUES before polishing your GGTS. There are a lot of GGTS's out there that have been abused by enthusiastic owners. Please be careful.....
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