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    Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    I just applied my first ceramic coating. It went on perfectly but the prep polish seperated on me again and cussed swirling. I know it was doing it a little but I didn't think it was as bad as it is. So I'm disappointed in myself especially since it happened before and I had eraser I could of just used. Learning experience but anyway.

    I'm probably going to do it over a couple panels at a time. I'm wondering if the sf3800 on a fine finishing pad is enough to remove the coating. That's as strong as I ever go on the paint these days. I've had it corrected as much as it will get for a while.

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    Depending on the coating of course...but likely not. I've removed year old WG Uber with M205 and orange LC pad, pretty light work. Then I've had a coating that I noticed a high spot on the roof in between first and second coats ( maybe 1hr cure time ) that needed Menz 2400 on LC orange pad to remove.

    Menz 3800 is so weak (at cutting) in and of itself it sometimes can't even get light swirls...more of a fine finishing polish. There were times I used Menz 3800 after 3500 looking for a bit more refinement and I honestly couldn't tell the difference.

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    Are you trying to maintain the integrity of the coating? If so Essence Plus.

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    [QUOTE=fightnews;1533247] I'm wondering if the sf3800 on a fine finishing pad is enough to remove the coating.



    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin47 View Post
    Are you trying to maintain the integrity of the coating? If so Essence Plus.


    He did say he wants to remove the coating.

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    In that case polishing pad and stronger polish, 3800 is too mild.

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    I was able to remove CQUK with Jescar Micro Finishing Polish and Lake Country Hybrid White Pad with my Makita PO5000C. From what I hear it's almost similar to SF3800. It was my first application of a coating and it had high spots because I was experimenting with cure times before wiping off. This was within an hour of initial application.

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin47 View Post
    Are you trying to maintain the integrity of the coating? If so Essence Plus.
    No I'll redo it I just have to remove the swirls underneath. Just trying to get an idea of where to start

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    Quote Originally Posted by Duy View Post
    I was able to remove CQUK with Jescar Micro Finishing Polish and Lake Country Hybrid White Pad with my Makita PO5000C. From what I hear it's almost similar to SF3800. It was my first application of a coating and it had high spots because I was experimenting with cure times before wiping off. This was within an hour of initial application.
    Ok nice thanks, It's diamond paint coating v2 that I'll be removing. I might just leave it on until thanksgiving when I'll be able to do it all at once IDK yet

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    Does the menzerna polishes have fillers? I notice on the product page it lists all the things it doesn't contain. Fillers is not listed as 1 of those things

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    Re: Will SF3800 on a fine finishing pad remove a coating?

    The longer you wait with some coatings the more chance you have of it being actually fully cured you could probably take it off easy right now if you just applied it. Waiting till thanksgiving will put you up against it at full strength. Which could be hard to not not that much feedback on that coating


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