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    Re: Polish/polishers, time to up my game. Letís talk

    Quote Originally Posted by bad penny View Post
    Sounds like gobbledygook. Oscillating orbit = rotation

    The ppl that make claims like this spend very little time behind a buffing wheel is my take from this
    Maybe you know more about Jason Rose and his background than I do.

    Seemed like he was respected in the industry.

    I may not be using the right terminology. The dual action polisher rotates and oscillates. Those two things are not the same thing. I mean it`s in the name "dual action".

    Jason may not be right but I have no reason to doubt him and my credentials don`t come close to his. He is selling stuff so it is possible it is BS.
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    Re: Polish/polishers, time to up my game. Letís talk

    Quote Originally Posted by dwaleke View Post
    Maybe you know more about Jason Rose and his background than I do.

    Seemed like he was respected in the industry.

    I may not be using the right terminology. The dual action polisher rotates and oscillates. Those two things are not the same thing. I mean it`s in the name "dual action".

    Jason may not be right but I have no reason to doubt him and my credentials don`t come close to his. He is selling stuff so it is possible it is BS.

    Orbit means to travel in circles (rotation). It`s right here in the Merriam dictionary.

    https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orbit

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    Re: Polish/polishers, time to up my game. Letís talk

    Quote Originally Posted by nan_wpg View Post
    Iím gonna buy some rupes new da pads. Good for long throw, or forced. Getting 5Ē for now so,they will work with my current machine. Still deciding on what machine.

    Ďíso now the question is what compounds to buy, and what pads, and how many?

    do I need corse and fine compound? Coarse and fine pads? Wool pads? (Rupes brand)

    and Iím still confused. If rotation does the correcting then why sell random? Just sell forced. Rupes says orbit is like 75% or more of,the correcting and rotation isnít as important, BUT very good point about new cars and bodywork gets done with rotary.

    so confusing
    Random orbital (egg shaped) polishers were designed because rotary polishers leave swirl marks and burn paint (easier). Forced rotation machines came around years later because random orbitals weak point are that they stall when too much pressure was applied.

 

 
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