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GsxR1000Ryda
Feb 5th, 2010, 04:11 PM
What is the best "method" & tools to buff Aluminum to a Mirror finish?

chromefonica
Feb 5th, 2010, 04:34 PM
What is the best "method" & tools to buff Aluminum to a Mirror finish?

get somebody else to do it :evilgrin0013:.

A buffing wheel, buffing compound and a buffer that will spin the wheel really fast.

The more heat you create, the shinier it will be.

chromefonica
Feb 5th, 2010, 04:36 PM
... and some really fine grit sand paper to get your surface smooth. I think Bob Jones did all of his polishing, not sure though.

aaw749r
Feb 5th, 2010, 05:23 PM
Send it to an electro-polisher, it will look like chrome.

I can't find who I've used befor at the moment but Augie has the name and phone number.

McLuvin_R1
Feb 5th, 2010, 07:59 PM
Buffing is no joke. It takes time and patience. Good luck.

Agustin
Feb 6th, 2010, 02:00 PM
Send it to an electro-polisher, it will look like chrome.

I can't find who I've used befor at the moment but Augie has the name and phone number.

I called the guys Ray used and they referred me to another guy. Here is what they sent me.



Hello,
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Contact Carlos at Automated Metal Finishing at 408-727-2050 and he should be able to handle this for you.
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Eric
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Eric Tieg
Process Stainless Lab, Inc.
phone - 408-980-0535
fax - 408-980-0371

katanabrett
Feb 6th, 2010, 10:03 PM
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