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    Re: 6in Orbital to 15mm

    If the curve is too deep, you simply attack it in 2 sections..
    top of crease first then bottom of crease..
    Hell I've corrected with a stalled 21mm..
    The oscillation of the 21mm with the dragging action of you moving polisher across crease will correct..but still faster to attack by 2 parts vs my massage/scrub technique

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    Re: 6in Orbital to 15mm

    Technique plays a factor.......... Who knew?

    "Simple physics" aside........
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: 6in Orbital to 15mm

    Quote Originally Posted by fightnews View Post
    It doesn't matter it's simple physics. If you have a machine that has to be flat to rotate the pad then you are not getting good contact on the contour of a car. You're now only polishing a tiny area effectively and most of the pad is touching air.

    There is no way around this if you have a machine with a pad that has to be flat to spin and a contoured car panel. You can rationalize it until you're blue in the face but it's not going to change that fact.
    So.... A machine that does NOT stall on a curved panel has full contact?

    Last I checked, just about every polisher/backing plate are pretty much flat to start. That is, not one of them can "cup" themselves to a panel that is curved.

    This is where technique comes in.

    A human can lighten up on the pressure, tilt the machine, or otherwise use common sense to make a machine work to their liking.

    Simple physics.
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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