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Foam Polishing Pads Large, 5-1/2" dia.

Large, 5-1/2" dia.

Item # 3414
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$16.75

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Foam Polishing Pads Small, 3" dia.

Small, 3" dia.

Item # 3410
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$12.58

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Foam Polishing Pads Hourglass, 3" dia.

Hourglass, 3" dia.

Item # 3409
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$12.58

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Foam Polishing Pads Cone, 3-1/8" dia.

Cone, 3-1/8" dia.

Item # 3411
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$12.58

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Foam Polishing Pads, All 4 sizes

All 4 sizes

Item # 3420
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List Price $54.49
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Foam Polishing Pads

About This Item

High gloss finishes with your hand drill!
Shaped pads are great for guitar body contours. No swirl marks!

Your finishes can have a professional look when you use these fiber-free foam buffing pads. They're perfect for applying polishing compounds with your power buffer or variable-speed hand drill.

Foam polishing pads are perfect for applying polishing compounds, like our ColorTone Polishing Compounds. The gentle polishing action helps avoid swirl marks, fine scratches and burn-through, leaving a beautiful mirror-gloss surface.

For the small shop or casual builder, this is a great way to get factory-quality finishes without tedious hand polishing or expensive buffing equipment. Larger well-equipped shops find foam pads handy for getting into tight areas for fast spot refinishing, too. Each pad has a 1/4" arbor—you can use it in a drill press or variable-speed hand drill.

"Hourglass and cone-shaped pads are great for getting into guitar cutaways and hard-to-reach contours. I find a use for them all!"
—Erick Coleman, guitar repairman and StewMac tech advisor

Important: A separate pad should be used for each grade of polishing compound, to avoid adding scratches to the finish. Apply the compounds in sequence, from coarse to fine grades.

Colors may vary.


Video

Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Using a foam buffer in a hand drill on Junior Brown Guit-Steels®

When a pedestal buffer can't accommodate the shape of Junior Brown's famous Guit-Steels, Michael Stevens finds that a simple foam buffer does a great job!

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4.0

Pads

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Verified Buyer


I keep a Pad for all polishing Compounds, Coarse, Medium and Fine. Works out great

5.0

Polishing padd

By

Verified Buyer


Pretty good item

3.0

Wish it Fit Dremel!

By

Verified Buyer


Great idea, but squeezing trigger on a variable speed drill has limitations...including hands cramping up! I wish I could put this in my dremel instead, but the post is too big. Pads themselves are fine, but could see how they could fall apart for others especially if have to control holding up a heaving drill for extended periods.

2.0

They Fell Apart

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Verified Buyer


I had only used these a couple of times and now they are all breaking apart.

Response from StewMac

We are sorry to hear this buffing pad fell apart after a few uses. We recommend storing them in a plastic bag if they are going to be stored for extended periods of time. We will contact you shortly about sending out a replacement as a courtesy.

4.0

It's ok...

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Verified Buyer


I was able to get a little better polish with a paper towel than this pad but it worked ok using fine polish. Perhaps I wasn't adding enough pressure or speed.

5.0

Great pads for all shapes and corner polishing. Vert happy with the quality!

By

Verified Buyer


Love these pads that can polish various shapes and I tight corners. Love them!

5.0

Foam Polishing Pads

By

Verified Buyer


These pads have really improved my finishes. Easy to work with.....

5.0

Foam Polishing Pads

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Verified Buyer


My experience with Stew Mac products are they are always top notch. I purchased the set of 4 foam polishing pads. They work very well, allowing me to get into those hard to reach places. I strongly recommend them for all shop sizes.

5.0

Loved these

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Verified Buyer


These exceeded my expectations. I achieved a higher gloss than I ever have achieved through hand buffing. I am sold on power buffing! I may graduate up to a pedestal buffer at some point but for now these work great!

5.0

Excellent Buffers

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Verified Buyer


I recently purchased these foam pads and used them with my B&W battery-powered drill. The results were excellent. Rather than use StewMac's guitar polishes, I went with Maguire's 205 polish, and the results were astounding.

Easy to use with great results.

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