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Meguiar's Ultimate Compound Vs. Ultimate Polish

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by mulic3, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. mulic3

    mulic3 Tele-Meister

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    Hi guys,

    What would you recommend using after wet sanding? (Bear in mind I also go Turtle wax rubbing compound - The heavy brown kind, so if I should use it also..)

    Thanks alot!
     
  2. Tom Pettingill

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    I would not think that they would be mutually exclusive. One is a compound, generally coarser, and the other a polish, generally finer. If it follows conventional wisdom, compound first, then polish.
     
  3. DrASATele

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    What Tom said... plus. IME It takes both plus 2 additional compounds.
    First: Meguiars Mirror Glaze #105 Ultra-Cut Compound (or turtle wax compound)
    2nd: Meguiars Mirror Glaze #2 Fine Cut Cleaner
    3rd: Meguiars Swirl Remover
    Last: Maguiars Ultimate Polish

    Very much like wet sanding but with pads and buffers. I've had good results with these. A lot of guys use the 3M system which might be one less step/compound.

    I think since you are using the turtle wax that you can then move on to the 2nd, 3rd and 4th steps.
     
  4. Drum Strummer

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    mull3c,

    I had great results with Meguiar's. After 1500 grit wet sand - Scratch X 2.0, Swirl X and finally Ultimate Polish.

    I've got pictures posted on the psot Tele-Build - Let the Fun Begin.
     
  5. mulic3

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    Thanks a lot guys.
    Drum Strummer, You did a great job!
     
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