Polishing pit filler

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Polishing pit filler

Postby Toon87 » March 14th, 2018, 9:59 am

Can anyone pls give me some tips on this topic. Will machine polishing with a compound help the cloudiness or is that a no go?

New to this and trying to get a better end result.

Scraped the pit filler with a knive and hand polished with a cork.

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby IRONSIDE » March 14th, 2018, 12:22 pm

I have found using buffer wheel in drill clears up pit filler much better than doing by hand.

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby screenman » March 14th, 2018, 12:28 pm

Finger tip for me and rub until the polish is dry. I have used a buffer, be careful how much heat they can generate.

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby screenman » March 14th, 2018, 12:29 pm

I always tell my customers the end product will look like a dried raindrop.

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby Toon87 » March 14th, 2018, 2:55 pm

Better results with fingertip then cork?

What polish do you guys use?

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby Kgobin » March 15th, 2018, 3:52 am

I use premium pit polish with a paper towel or a cork.
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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby hillbillyhankrepair » March 15th, 2018, 8:05 am

I used drill machine, cork, paper towel and I get the same results every time. I will say if the customer is present the machine looks more impressive :o makes them feel they’re getting a good repair and moneys worth. :lol:

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby Kgobin » March 17th, 2018, 1:12 pm

Toon87 wrote:Better results with fingertip then cork? What polish do you guys use?

Here is a video clip I just put together so you can see us polish with a cork and paper towel.

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Re: Polishing pit filler

Postby screenman » March 18th, 2018, 1:05 am

Make sure that you use a very sharp good quality blade, there a huge difference to the end product. Also do not chisel the excess pitfill.


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