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Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

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Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by 5chn3ll » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:16 pm

I picked up this set from Amazon. My paint is in decent shape - lots of swirls, but the clear coat is in good shape.

Teach me, oh Sensei, the ways of the polisher...
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So, assuming I know nothing (which is generally a safe assumption regardless of the subject matter at hand), how do I get started making my 996 look even awesomer?

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by DTMiller » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:20 pm

ElSchnell wrote:
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So, assuming I know nothing (which is generally a safe assumption regardless of the subject matter at hand), how do I get started making my 996 look even awesomer?
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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by FRUNKenstein » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:47 pm

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by sweet victory » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:15 am

I highly recommend watching Larry Kosilla's videos on youtube. He can teach you everything from wet sanding to paint correction to removing pin stripes. His channel/business is called Ammo NYC. https://www.youtube.com/user/AMMONYCdotcom/videos

Here is a 996 specific video he has.





Reddit.com/r/autodetailing is also a good resource for product reviews and comparisons.
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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by 5chn3ll » Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:35 am

Thanks for the info!

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by FRUNKenstein » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:03 am

ElSchnell wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:35 am
Thanks for the info!
Anytime buddy!

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by 5chn3ll » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:06 am

You, sir, are a dork.

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by 5chn3ll » Wed May 09, 2018 8:59 am

Aiight, tonight's the night I screw up my paint...

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by 32wildbilly » Wed May 09, 2018 10:00 am

Pics of the disaster would be enjoyed.

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Re: Who can school me on polishing/paint correction?

Post by Dr_Strangelove » Wed May 09, 2018 10:26 am

sweet victory wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:15 am
I highly recommend watching Larry Kosilla's videos on youtube.
+996. This dude is my guru.

Good luck tonight, Schnelly.
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