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Old 12-10-2009, 02:16 PM
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polishing help

hey guys. i am polishing a sled deck that is custom built for a 05 PSD however, i am not getting the results that i want.
i am getting it to a great shine, but there are spots that appear to be dark when looking at it in my garage, but when i took a photo with flash it ended up looking like this.


i have been using 4" buffing wheel with wicked metal polish. o wet sanded with 1500 grit first also.
i have tried hand polishing/buffing wheel with the abouve product and zephyr pro 40, mothers mag/aluminum, white rouge, and green.
what am i missing? how can i get the marks out?
i am leaving tommorrow afternoon for the mountains and want this thing looking slick.

any and all help is appreciated.

PS. please dont mind the dirty garage..

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Old 12-10-2009, 02:26 PM
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try rubbing the polishing material on it, when it turns black, throw some flour on it...the flour will take out the smaller scratches your seeing. Do it in a small spot, to see if it works for ya. I sounds funny, but thats what I was told to do, and seen done when I was researching polising my wheels....then I paid someone to do it... I hate polishing!!!
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ok i will give that a try and post my results in the thread.
thanks alot for the reply
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Old 12-10-2009, 02:29 PM
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no problem......
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Old 12-10-2009, 02:54 PM
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no change.
as i said it is producing a great shine...

just what you see in the light, peticularly camera flash on this one.
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Old 12-10-2009, 03:09 PM
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mmmm..I dont know what to tell ya....do a google search...
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Old 12-10-2009, 04:25 PM
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anyone with an idea
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sounds like your burning the polish into it. try polishing it again by hand and wipe by hand. when i did my bike frame with a wheel, it would burn the polish on it and stay black looking. i ended up using 4000 grit wet sand than polished by hand and it looks sweet.
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Old 12-11-2009, 10:57 AM
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well guys got her all spiffy.
thanks

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Old 12-11-2009, 04:07 PM
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howd ya finally fix the problem?
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