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3M Gold Fre-Cut Sandpaper

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3M Gold Fre-Cut Sandpaper

About This Item

Our favorite papers for dry sanding. They last longer! The premium aluminum oxide abrasive cuts fast and resists clogging, for better efficiency.

Treated to help prevent "fisheyes" (cratering) in waterbase finishes. These papers last longer—we use them in our own shops.

Sold individually in 9" x 11" (23cm x 28cm) sheets.

These papers are graded on the "P-scale," indicating a truly uniform cutting surface (read about abrasive grading scales in our Finishing Step-by-Step book).

Here's how we use these abrasives in our own instrument shops:
"After spraying the build coats on my guitar finishes, I sand with 320 grit Fre-Cut, then spray and sand again. Then I move on to 400, 600, and 800 grit. Don't skip grits! Using all the grits makes the work easier for each sheet, and they last a lot longer."
Todd Sams, StewMac Production Manager and builder of Sams guitars


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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.

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Great Abrasive Paper

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This is the best Abrasive paper that I have used. It outlast all the others, and I have tried many. You actually can wipe or shake off the sanding dust from the paper. And I have not had any clumping. I think some others that have clumping issues might make sure the surface they are sanding has cured properly first if it is a finish or the sanding of bare wood is not being forced with the wrong grit abrasive being used. The Adhesive roll that Stew Mac sells meet the same standard. Great Job! Larry Threet, Lexington SC

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Awesome

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There defenitly is a big difference between sandpaper and sandpaper. This 220 grit eats more wood than the 80 grit paper of my previous brand

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What a difference

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I never considered that the choice of sandpaper could make such a difference in performing this task that is so important to the final results. I think I'll be using this from now on.

4.0

Good but clogged a bit

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I bought the 400-grit for fret leveling and it clogged a bit.

5.0

No more hardware store paper!

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The best sandpaper on the market...just click öadd to orderö and be done with it!

5.0

Amazing

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Hands down the best paper I've used. Great for finishing work.

5.0

The Gold Standard

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I've tried every sanpaper known to man or guitar. This is as good as it gets. It's the "gold standard" for abrasives.

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Great sanding. Long lasting.

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What else do you need from sandpaper.

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Great Sandpapers!

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The quality and durability of those sandpapers is excellent.

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Great sandpaper

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This sandpaper is great. I use it mainly for sanding and polishing the aluminum parts on the pickup winders I build.

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