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trentonleonard



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:53 pm    Post subject: Rubbing compound Reply with quote

What is a good rubbing compound to remove sanding scratches, before finishing it off with finesse it.
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ladyfinisher



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 1:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was waiting for somebody else that might have better information on compounds to answer. But, it looks like I might be it for now.

Finesse it does come in different grits. But, that can get pretty expensive. You did not mention if you had wet sanded or not. That would be the first step. Actually, if you invest in a micro mesh set, you can sand all the way up to the finesse it.

If you want to use compound, you will still want to wet sand up through 2000 grit, then go to compound. Make sure it does not have silicone or wax in it. You will probably want to use coarse, medium, and fine compounds.

Hope this will help.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've used 3M automotive rubbing compound - no silicone in there. It works great. You'll want to follow it up with something like Finesse or a polish to get that deep finish look.
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