Bringing back dead red paint, use high or low speed on buffer?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Pussysmith, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. Pussysmith

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    So I want to get some of that wax that is colored from the parts store to start waxing the dead red back to some life. Should I just glob it on the pad and run it at high or low speed? Then follow up with some AIO and SG? I was thinking rubbing compound is too harsh so instead I would get red colored wax and hit the car hard with it. Or is there something better for removing the oxidized paint.
     
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    Have you ever used a buffer? You will do more harm than good if you haven't.
     
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    Those colored cleaners/waxes/whatever are garabage, save your money. You need to invest in a PC and some polishes.
     
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    Yeah I have used a buffer. Whats a good polish to bring back the dead? I want it to be store bought though, nothing fancy.
     
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    A buffer... do you mean a PC? Or a cheapie 10 inch $30 one.

    As for polishes, you aren't going to really find any store bought ones to do what you want. You might be able to find a Meguiar's distributor near you to get something you can use. Also, with out at least a pic, it will be hard to recommend something to you.
     
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    No cheapie $30, and no PC that everyone seems to think is the only right angle buffer in the world on this forum. I have a Craftsman right angle buffer that looks like like a PC but is about 20 years old and still kicks ass and has an aluminum head where the buffing wheel shaft comes out. And yes I can use it. I will get up a pic soon, thanks.
     
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    For a Dual Action, there is nothing better than a PC. IF you mean a rotary, that is something different, several brands are good.
     
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    What I own is made by craftsman. It looks like a beast, it spins only round and round and I guarantee does the same thing as a PC. Am I wrong?
     
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    No, it is not the same. PC is dual action, what you have is a rotary. If you know how to use it then it is fine provided you can actually get pads for it. I haven't heard of anyone using them though, usually, Makita, DeWalt, Metabo, Fien, etc.
     

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