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This is a discussion on First time doing this! within the Showcar and Detailing forums, part of the General Help category; Originally Posted by needls1again he wasnt afraid, i am. he DID buff after he painted, but he wouldnt just buff ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by needls1again View Post
    he wasnt afraid, i am. he DID buff after he painted, but he wouldnt just buff a car for someone who came in and wanted their car buffed. its a pain in the ass.
    Ok that makes better sense. He isn't a detail shop, so doing cars like that isn't practical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoFast908Z View Post
    Ok that makes better sense. He isn't a detail shop, so doing cars like that isn't practical.
    yea guess i shoulda mentioned it was paint and body shop

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoFast908Z View Post
    That is true with traditional rotary buffers (like the DeWalt, Makita 9227 CX3, Hitachi, etc)... But random orbitals like the Porter Cable 7424xp can't burn edges.

    On a side note, your dad had a body shop but was afraid to use a rotary??
    GREAT! now the whole world knows

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    Very funny, sir.

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    Alright so i got around to finishing the whole car and i think it looks waaaaay better now, but i'm still not satisfied with the results. Don't mind the huge paint chips on the bumper

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    I know I know crappy pics with my phone but its all i had around. Still gotta clean up the wheels too

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    ya man, the areas where the paint is good looks shiny, but man does she need some new coats! Look, ill just give you my vette which has some shine to it and you can let me take that t/a off your hands and ill worry about shining it up!

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