ColorTone Polishing Compounds

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Medium, 1.65 lb. jar

Medium, 1.65 lb. jar

Item # 1202
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$22.65

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Fine 1.65 lb. jar

Fine 1.65 lb. jar

Item # 1203
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$22.65

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Swirl Remover, 16-oz. bottle

Swirl Remover, 16-oz. bottle

Item # 1204
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$22.65

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Coarse, 4-oz. bottle

Coarse, 4-oz. bottle

Item # 1844
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$7.95

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Medium, 4-oz. bottle

Medium, 4-oz. bottle

Item # 1845
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$7.95

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Fine 4-oz. bottle

Fine 4-oz. bottle

Item # 1846
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$7.95

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Swirl Remover, 4-oz. bottle

Swirl Remover, 4-oz. bottle

Item # 1847
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$7.95

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds, Set of 4 small sizes

ColorTone Polishing Compounds, Set of 4 small sizes

Item # 1848
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List Price $31.80
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ColorTone Polishing Compounds, Set of 3 large sizes

ColorTone Polishing Compounds, Set of 3 large sizes

Item # 1205
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List Price $67.95
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ColorTone Polishing Compounds

The final step for a beautiful finish. Available in shop-size containers, or in 4-ounce bottles for smaller jobs.

A customer described it best: ColorTone® polishing compounds make the magic happen! Used by hand with a soft cloth or with foam rotary polishing pads, they transform a fine-sanded new finish into a dazzling high-gloss surface you can be proud of. ColorTone compounds remove fine sanding scratches on instrument finishes and plastic pickguards, with no silicone residue to hamper future refinishing.

If you're final-sanding a new finish with 600 to 800-grit papers, begin the polishing sequence with Coarse compound. If final sanding is done with 1200-grit, start with Medium compound. Fine compound follows Medium when a super-high gloss is desired.

Swirl Remover applied with a foam rotary pad removes buffing marks and extremely fine sanding scratches on fresh finishes. It can also be used by hand to bring out a higher lustre on new or aged finishes.


Trade Secrets!

Fixing a small chip in your guitar's finish

This issue of Trade Secrets is a video: Dan Erlewine demos three of his favorite finish repair tips: 1. Super glue drop fills. 2. Frank Ford's razor blade trick. 3. Strip-sanding with fingertip pressure.

Product Instructions

ColorTone Polishing Compound Instructions

Directions for using ColorTone Polishing Compounds and Swirl Remover.

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My Martin CEO-7 is beautiful, once more

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There must have been some grit on the soft cloth I use to wipe my CEO-7 with after playing, which left a haze of fine circular scratches on the top. After two application of Swirl Remover, the scratches were gone and the top and burst look perfect. A truly wonderful product !

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Worked perfectly!

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I used the Medium and Fine polishing compounds and they filled the micro finishing papers' scratches with ease. I used two 3 inch foam polishing pads for each compound.

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Good stuff!!

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Take your time and experiment with different pressures. Medium, Fine and Swirl remover made my Gibson headstock perfect! I was only trying to remove swirl and had to go to the Medium first to make that happen. I am serious about finishes and I am seriously impressed with this Stew Mac product! Small fast circular motions by hand (finger) worked very good for me. Little goes a long way, one drop per square inch. Too much and doesn't work too good. Seemed as if when it dried out a little is when magic happened. You'll know when to stop, it gets more difficult to polish, like the rag sticks a little.

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