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kawazonkey
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polishing

Post by kawazonkey » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:22 pm

Checked everywhere and I can't find any info on polishing a frame? Anyone done it? And more importantly, how?

Cheers, Alex

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Re: polishing

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Re: polishing

Post by banner001 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:33 pm

400 grit sandpaper, then 800, then 1200, then 2000, then polish with a rag roller and red jewellers rouge.
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Re: polishing

Post by Mori Man » Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:04 am

cargo wrote:Took me 30 seconds
Can I send a couple frames your way , happy to pay double time :smt003
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Re: polishing

Post by cargo » Fri Mar 14, 2014 12:16 am

I wouldn't have a polished frame about the place..................too much like hard work keeping it polished.

All that grit and elbow grease............don't make em any faster :smt002

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Re: polishing

Post by kawazonkey » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:00 pm

banner001 wrote:400 grit sandpaper, then 800, then 1200, then 2000, then polish with a rag roller and red jewellers rouge.
Ta for that. I know it'll take more like 45 seconds but I just like that look.

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