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Old 08-29-2011, 04:37 PM   #15
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No problem. Don't forget to order a wheel rake. I just got the one that screws to a table.
Thanks for the reminder just added it to the order.
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Old 11-02-2011, 06:14 AM   #16
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Did the Jasco remove the club number decals?
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Old 11-02-2011, 07:59 AM   #17
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Did the Jasco remove the club number decals?
The stripper removed most of them except for a ghost image.
The polishing removed any trace of them.
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Old 11-06-2011, 07:17 PM   #18
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Oh, good. I am looking forward to removing those red numbers.
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Old 11-09-2011, 11:19 PM   #19
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If I polish Old Gertrude it's by some one "NOT ME" All your photos look great!!!
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Old 11-10-2011, 07:21 AM   #20
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Old 11-10-2011, 07:22 AM   #21
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Wanted to add this detail about the adapter...

The adapter is from a 5/8" 11tpi female to a 1/2" male- assuming you ordered discs with a 1/2" hole..

http://www.caswellplating.com/buffs/grinderadapter.html

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Old 11-10-2011, 07:40 AM   #22
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Remember to run the new disk on the rake for a moment to fray the outside edge before adding compound from the black bar. The first time you polish with a new disk they won't do much for the first few min. They need to break in to accept compound.
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Remember to run the new disk on the rake for a moment to fray the outside edge before adding compound from the black bar. The first time you polish with a new disk they won't do much for the first few min. They need to break in to accept compound.
I agree with that statement!

Darkspeed, do you use a different pad for the white bar?
The vented ones are quite stiff, and I wondered if using a softer pad would help...
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That looks great, I have been struggling with getting off the corrosion and small scratches. Got some off with Nuvite, but not enough. I will give the lack bars a shot though. Great tip.
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I agree with that statement!

Darkspeed, do you use a different pad for the white bar?
The vented ones are quite stiff, and I wondered if using a softer pad would help...
I did use a fresh vented disc with the white bar.

The cotton discs I have did not seem to work as well as the vented.

I may try some nuvite s with a random to finish it off once i stop working on the outside.

I have repolish with white from all the cords,sanding dust, tree sap, degreaser,etc... that i have managed to get on her while working.
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Another thing that may help when polishing out scratches is to know what part of the wheel is doing the most cutting... Its the first 3/4" where the wheel meets the aluminum..
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You said you bought
3 3lb black Emory bars
2 3lb white fine bars

Did you use all of that?
You didn't use any brown?

Also for a final pass with the white was the buffing wheel leaving any scratches, the reason I ask is the cotton is recommended by some.
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You said you bought
3 3lb black Emory bars
2 3lb white fine bars

Did you use all of that?
You didn't use any brown?

Also for a final pass with the white was the buffing wheel leaving any scratches, the reason I ask is the cotton is recommended by some.

Yes used it all..

After the white you could not see any scratches dead on, but if you looked at an angle in the sun you could see a faint pattern. From there you would need a random orbital to get rid of it.
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