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Old 17 October 2016, 15:59   #1
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Finished removing the anti foul from my hull which the previous owners applied, they lightly sanded the hull by hand just wondering what a good cutting compound would be to polish it up, and the best wheel for a machine polisher?
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Old 18 October 2016, 05:27   #2
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800 to 1200 grit wet and dry to take out the scratches depending on how deep/patient you are and how good you want the result then g3 or g7 farecla on a foam compound head slightly damp at 2000rpm should do the trick
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In my experience Farecla Profile 300 is better/easier than G3 or G7.
IIRC, my goto with the Profile 300 was this mop on a polisher
Farecla 6" G Mop Standard Compounding / Polishing Head 14mm Sponge Foam 150mm | eBay

And yes, keep it damp. An ironing water spray bottle is rather useful.
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Aqua-Buff 1000W | Aqua-Buff Compounds & Polishes

I like this stuff for buffing lower hulls.
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Be carefull where the paint powder pouring while sanding wet. it could remain stains on your tubes or gaps and spaces
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Does buffing your hull give much speed increase ?


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