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Old 05-20-2010, 03:13 PM
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Yea mine looks a little like the second pic that you have posted! So I can use a polish to get rid of this????

WILL IT COME BACK?????????
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Yes you can get rid of it. What you need is a finer polish to follow up the Ultimate Compound. You also might need a finishing pad. I don't know which pad you are using, so if you could post a pic that would help a lot. In trying to think of good OTC finishing polishes, I'm drawing a blank. Are there any autobody/paint supply stores around? I'm sure they would have a good product I'm familiar with. Don't buy Turtle Wax/Zymol/other crap OTC "polishes" because they aren't actually abrasive polishes. They are waxes or sealants, and labeled as "polishes" because most people don't really know what polishes really are. Meguiars products are the exception. Let me know if you can find a good auto body/paint supply store anywhere around and I see if I can find out what products they stock.
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Here is pics of what I am talking about!!








HERE IS THE PAD AND PRODUCTS I USED












THIS IS THE POLISH I FOUND AND BOUGHT TODAY. I HOPE THIS WILL BE GOOD!!

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Those are holograms on the paint, cause by the buffer you used. That's a rotary polisher, which, if used incorrectly, can have those results. Also, I wouldn't use that pad either since it's microfiber and, as I mentioned before, is very harsh and can leave micromarring behind. I'd stick with proper foam pads made by either Megiuars, Lake Country, 3m, or Griots Garage.
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Damn piece of crap damit son of a B&^&% bastered!!!!!!!!

I am going to find the people that made the pads and kill them! All because of a stupid pad. It was labeled wax applicator so WTF!!

Where is a good place to buy pads????


How do you use the machine incorrectly? I used no pressure, tried not too, and tried doing even strokes. So how the hell do you use the thing?? Should I return it and get a random orbital polisher?? OR where can I learn how to use the thing?????


I am so friggen pissed off!


WILL THIS BE ABLE TO COME OUT??????????????
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I get all of my foam buffing and polishing pads from http://www.lakecountrymfg.com/
I am also an avid fan of Zaino, if you've never heard of them, check out www.zainostore.com and take a look. Your holograms don't look that bad, should come out fairly easy. That Simonz buffer is a random orbital, right?
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I get all of my foam buffing and polishing pads from http://www.lakecountrymfg.com/
I am also an avid fan of Zaino, if you've never heard of them, check out www.zainostore.com and take a look. Your holograms don't look that bad, should come out fairly easy. That Simonz buffer is a random orbital, right?
Well it is a right hand polisher/sander. I used it on one of the lowest speeds since I have not used it before.

There are 8 speeds to choose from and I used speed 3. I will check out the stores that you have posted up. Thanks man!!

I took a look at the shops but what do I buy?? Do the foam pads just sit on the backing plate my machine has?? I ask since it is a 7" and nothing I have seen fits it. I am really confused on what to do here. If someone can help I would appreciate it!
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No problem. Also, if you are looking to prevent scratches, I would recommend a grit guard and a rinse bucket for when washing your truck. Zaino also makes a light polishing compound called PC-Fusion that you should check out for your swirls. I used that with great success when I bought my second black Camaro.
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tkrienke-
I don't think that's a random orbital polisher he showed. I'm fairly certain (from the way the machine looks and from the holograms) that it's a rotary polisher.

Scatpak-
This is a decent video that talks about proper rotary technique, although it's kind of hard to hear him
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