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Old 05-11-2005, 01:11 PM   #1
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67 polish question

Hey everyone,

Started polishing the 67, have a few questions for the ones that have done this before though...

First, heres a pic of it so far.
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Old 05-11-2005, 01:15 PM   #2
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Now heres my question.
I switched from a car buffer to this guy...

It seems like its creating too much heat, and slightly warped one of the side pannles, is there anything I can do about this? Or is it just simply too powerfull of a polisher?

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Old 05-11-2005, 01:20 PM   #3
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VERY nice - what RPM is that running - can't tell what kind of polisher it is - should not be more than 1,000 rpm and you want to keep it moving.

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Thanks! It's 1,000 at the low setting, so maybe the problem is the rate of movment? How quickly should I be moving it? Kind of a hard question to answer.
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What you don't want to do is keep it in one place - keep it moving. I would guess your doing about a 3x3 section, so keep it moving across back and forth, then up and down giving it a chance to cool after each pass. Also I wonder if your using too much polish - just a dab will do ya as they say.

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I wanna know what polisher Bambi's dad is using. I know it's a Makita, but what's the model number? Does anyone know?
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Makita Model number: 9227C

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I wanna know what polisher Bambi's dad is using. I know it's a Makita, but what's the model number? Does anyone know?
Model number: 9227C

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Model number: 9227C

I love it!!!

Hrrm, thats just about what im using. No issues with overheating?
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I bought the Makita also

What polishing compound are you using? I started using Mother's bought at the local auto supply house. Seems to work when I use it sparingly but makes a black mess that takes awhile to get rid of. Would prefer something that isn't so much of a mess.
Sheesh...when you start this project it looks like it might take awhile. When you get into it, "awhile" begins to look like years
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What polishing compound are you using? I started using Mother's bought at the local auto supply house. Seems to work when I use it sparingly but makes a black mess that takes awhile to get rid of. Would prefer something that isn't so much of a mess.
Sheesh...when you start this project it looks like it might take awhile. When you get into it, "awhile" begins to look like years

Thats why a lot of us like Nuvite - its not a black mess and comes off pretty easy.......

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