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    Default Aluminium Polishing

    am looking at getting one of these

    http://www.diy.com/diy/jsp/bq/nav.js...isSearch=false

    and replacement with these to polish aluminum

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Metal-Polishin...item41482d30e2

    any one got any comments or suggestions?
    Last edited by andy_con; 11-25-2010 at 09:49.
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    That's a 6" grinder and they are 4" polishing mops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doc View Post
    That's a 6" grinder and they are 4" polishing mops.
    yeah i know but i mean generally
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    hey andy be carefull using a grinder with polishing mops make sure the mops can cope with the high rpm of the grinder you can get suitable ones here http://www.machinemart.co.uk/shop/pr...-polishing-mop
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    ok cheers chris
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    I've had good luck using Simichrome to polish aluminum to a mirror finish.

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