3M Flexible Polishing Papers, Set of all 6 grits

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers, Set of all 6 grits

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers, Set of all 6 grits

'Finishing fabric' conforms to any surface. Strong micro-grit papers so flexible you can use them like cloth, wet or dry!

Because they conform to any surface shape, they're great for polishing contoured guitar finishes, frets, plastic pickguards, pearl inlays and more. The first samples we received were jealously hoarded in our shops, quickly becoming favorites for polishing nuts and saddles, and for touchups in lacquer finishes.

"Indispensable for polishing bone and pearl nuts. They leave a gorgeous luster with no dark residue in porous bone."
—Don MacRostie, Red Diamond Mandolins

Each sheet is coated on one side with micron-graded particles of aluminum oxide (1200-8000 grit) or silicon carbide (400-600 grit), on an extremely flexible non-woven .007" synthetic backing.

The pattern coating won't clog quickly. They leave no dark residue in porous bone nuts and saddles. The durable tear-resistant sheet washes easily in water.

Each sheet is a generous 9" x 11" (228.6mm x 279.4mm).

"The most versatile abrasive in my shop."
—Erick Coleman

"Lasts a long time, and so flexible you can buff shoeshine-style!"
—Dan Erlewine

Trade Secrets!

Polishing papers: flexible, reusable abrasives

Why has Erick Coleman been hiding small scraps of 3M Polishing Papers in his tool chest?

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One of the most useful products there is!

(Customer's Reviews)

I find these flexible cloths fantastic

for fret polishing, body mark removal

and any situation where you might need

fine / super fine sanding without the grit residue or resorting to wet & dry papers

The tough backing withstands a heap of

hi- speed hand 'to-ing and fro-ing' and can polish and smooth odd shapes like grungy nut corners and fret tips

- they can be used with fine cutting / polishing compounds as well for mirror finishes

A superb product - hard to go back to normal papers once tried!


Old dog, new tricks

(Customer's Reviews)

Always hoped someone would make these. The best abrasives in the shop. Truly flexible and great for polishing - clean and easy. Frets come out like jewelry with very little prep. Fantastic

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