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    Machine Polishing

    Hi guys, please take a quick read of this:

    http://audi-sport.net/vb/showthread....d=1#post740981

    I'm after a polisher either to rent, or buy if the price is right. Someone has suggested using a sander with polishing pads on. Will this be sufficient or will the sander not spin fast enough, or too fast?

    Any help appreciated.
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    Forget sanders - they very typically have too short a throw for safe use on cars, and do not feature interchangeable backing plates to allow varying sizes of pads to be used. I would keep hunting around until you find either a Kestrel DAS-6 or Meguiars G220 and associated plates/pads to borrow. If you need to widen the scope of your search, why not ask in your regional section on Detailing World - bound to get a response or two and maybe the offer of a loan and even some help?

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    Ok thanks Rich. I want to do a decent job so I'll fork out for a decent polisher.
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    like rich said go for the new Kestrel DAS-6, and if u hunt around u can get yourself some good package deals....

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    I think I'll be ordering the DAS-6 hard paint kit from bliss along with a foam lance. Can anyone recommend anything in particular for my Ming Blue paint.

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    Any suggestions for specialised polishes or waxes for Ming Blue?
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    Our thoughts can be found in detail on this thread...

    Recommended products/routine for dark metallic/pearlescent Audi's


 

 

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