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Heavy-Cut Rubbing Compound?

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Zooberwerx, May 7, 2010.

  1. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Closest thing I can find locally is the Turtle Wax Premium Grade but its more of a medium cut. I have tons of the the polishing compounds (Meguiar's #7, 3M Finesse-It, etc.) but I need to get a little aggressive with the more obstinate blems. I welcome any suggestions but would like to stick with products that are readily available locally.


  2. JLS


    Sep 12, 2008
    Emeryville, Ca
    I setup & repair guitars & basses
    Contact Eagle Abrasives, get the Buflex sampler kit.
  3. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    Have you tried Meguiar's Diamond Cut Compound? It's supposed to be pretty aggressive and is appropriate after 1200 grit sanding.
  4. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Thanks for the suggestions. To clarify, I'm trying to beautify the clear coat on a 55-02. Lots of superficial scratches but, then again, it was a touring bass.

  5. smcgov

    smcgov Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2010
    Northshore Mass
    Riis, this may be a longshot, but have you ever heard of zaino? www.zainobros.com

    I've got some in the garage and will try it on a beater bass to see what it does

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