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Old 17 November 2015, 16:17   #1
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Best rubbing compound for gelcoat

Ok guys, whats the best stuff for polishing up some heavily oxidised gelcoat?
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Old 17 November 2015, 16:28   #2
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I used G3 on a red hull with good results

http://www.farecla.com/automotive/co...iquid-compound
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Old 17 November 2015, 16:47   #3
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I use Farecla Gel Coat restorer on a DA polisher using a hard cutting pad and plenty of water.
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Old 17 November 2015, 18:05   #4
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G3 on a foam compounding head on a slow speed 2000 rpm & keep it damp too much water just flings off the compound
A damp sponge to start off cutting will give faster results then more water for a finer finish
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Thanks guy, I think I am going to order up some G3 and G10 its for a Dory I just picked up and inside its very chalky and needs a good going over.

Anyone use Starbrite/Meguiars as Force 4 stocks their products and local, if not will just order the G3 as it seems better value for money anyway.
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You should be able to get G3 from any good motor factors (not Halfords type places) that supply paint to the motor trade it's used almost universally for compounding cars
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3M Super Duty Rubbing Compound with a 3M Superbuff polishing pad. Its like liquid 1000 grit sandpaper. Great for removing oxidising. I finished of with farecla g6 and foam polishing pads after. Our Scorpion looks brand new after!
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