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Old 07-05-2007, 09:13 PM   #21
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you want to sand until you get a uniform look all the way around, then go to next paper.

i have all those grits at mi casa, but i worked for a body shop. i know oreilleys has it, maybe not in stock, but can definetely order. imperial wet/dry sandpaper is the best IMO. when i did the stator cover on my xr50 i used aircraft remover, and sanded with 1200, then to 1500, then i used a buffing wheel. but you cant exactly use a buffing wheel on a frame haha
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what size and how much for the surfboard laying there?
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Old 07-05-2007, 10:18 PM   #23
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Old 07-05-2007, 10:53 PM   #24
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what size and how much for the surfboard laying there?
Hahah I had a feeling someone was gonna ask I think its a 9'4 not exactly sure however that board is mine FOREVER!!! 100% CUSTOM! A guy that works for my parents made it for me in exchange for some computer stuff. Hes awesome!! I'll take some pics of it tomorrow and take some of my Classic Rick James board 1978 BABY!!
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Old 07-06-2007, 06:49 AM   #25
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Typically when you've got the heavier scratches out you progressively go up on the grit. Hpome Depot usually has a good seletion, look for wet or dry sand paper.

While you're at Home Depot, take a look at the polishing wheels and some of the red and white rouge, they can really save some time.

Way back when I did a bunch of polishing I used a 5 hp motor with a big wheel on it. Took the scratches right out!
I still use it for small stuff. it turns 2 hour jobs by hand into 30 minute work.

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BTW, looking good so far!

What are your plans for the cast section of the frame?
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Old 07-06-2007, 07:43 AM   #26
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All I know is that to keep a polished bike looking good takes a lot of elbow grease to maintain it's shine. That would never work for me. I wash my bike like once every 2 years:laughing6
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