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    Is this normal or not

    I am a new user of the G8 Mini Random Orbital Polisher and the problem I am having is that when I apply pressure while using the buffer, the buffer slow down almost to a stop. I can't apply any pressure to the buffer or maybe I'm doing something wrong. Can anyone give me so help?

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    Re: Is this normal or not

    That is normal. You need to find the ‘sweet spot’ between downward pressure and arm speed while keeping your backing plate rotating.

    It can be frustrating, especially on curved panels. Give it a bit and you will get it.

    Hope this helps!
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    Re: Is this normal or not

    Thanks Scott I will try that.

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    Re: Is this normal or not

    Also remember, let the machine do the work. You don’t need that much pressure to correct a panel, pad and abrasives are your friend.

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    Re: Is this normal or not

    Quote Originally Posted by 2wookies View Post
    Also remember, let the machine do the work. You don’t need that much pressure to correct a panel, pad and abrasives are your friend.
    YES! And remember you are doing this with a small pad so it is not going to take much pressure no matter what brand of machine you are using.

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