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    3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

    I am planning on using my rotary buffer and Lake Country Green pads with the 3D One Polish to do a one step paint correction on my friends car. Is there a risk of installing holograms on the paint with this method? Should I also purchase finishing pads? If so I was planning on purchasing two finishing pads of each diameter and 4 of the Green Lake country pads of each diameter backing plates that I have. Otherwise it will be 6 of the Green Lake country AIO pads. Any input I can get is much appreciated.

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    Re: 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

    I have been polishing with a rotary for more years than I can count and still can't finish down hologram free. I have tried every technique, pad combo and polish known to man and still need to finish down with a DA.

    Granted on some colors (white/silver) it may seem hologram free, but with the right light and angle its there.
    This is a scratch pattern that a rotary leaves behind, no getting around it.

    Mike P is an experienced detailer, but I believe he still finishes with a DA especially on dark colors.

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    Re: 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

    Quote Originally Posted by Rsurfer View Post
    I have been polishing with a rotary for more years than I can count and still can't finish down hologram free. I have tried every technique, pad combo and polish known to man and still need to finish down with a DA.

    Granted on some colors (white/silver) it may seem hologram free, but with the right light and angle its there.
    This is a scratch pattern that a rotary leaves behind, no getting around it.

    Mike P is an experienced detailer, but I believe he still finishes with a DA especially on dark colors.
    Ok, Thanks I really appreciate the info!

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    Re: 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

    Quote Originally Posted by Rsurfer View Post
    I have been polishing with a rotary for more years than I can count and still can't finish down hologram free. I have tried every technique, pad combo and polish known to man and still need to finish down with a DA.

    Granted on some colors (white/silver) it may seem hologram free, but with the right light and angle its there.
    This is a scratch pattern that a rotary leaves behind, no getting around it.

    Mike P is an experienced detailer, but I believe he still finishes with a DA especially on dark colors.
    YouTube In this video Mike shows us how to finish down with a rotary. I believe the key is in the amount of downward pressure you allow the machine to press down on the paint. 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

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    Re: 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

    Quote Originally Posted by Red&BlackJacob View Post
    YouTube In this video Mike shows us how to finish down with a rotary. I believe the key is in the amount of downward pressure you allow the machine to press down on the paint. 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

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    Jeweling paint with a rotary on a vertical panel is easier said than done.

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    Re: 3D One With A Rotary Buffer and Lake Country Green Pads

    It takes some experience to finish hologram free with a rotary. I have been using a rotary for many years and I still use a DA on some paints to finish hologram free.

    With DA machines being more powerful, compounds and polish technology and pad technology where it’s at today, I would suggest the DA route then as you get involved more, you can give the rotary a shot.
    Jim

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