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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Medium, 1.65 lb. jar

Medium, 1.65 lb. jar

Item # 1202
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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Fine 1.65 lb. jar

Fine 1.65 lb. jar

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Swirl Remover, 16-oz. bottle

Swirl Remover, 16-oz. bottle

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Coarse, 4-oz. bottle

Coarse, 4-oz. bottle

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Medium, 4-oz. bottle

Medium, 4-oz. bottle

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Fine 4-oz. bottle

Fine 4-oz. bottle

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds Swirl Remover, 4-oz. bottle

Swirl Remover, 4-oz. bottle

Item # 1847
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ColorTone Polishing Compounds, Set of 4 small sizes

Set of 4 small sizes

Item # 1848
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ColorTone Polishing Compounds, Set of 3 large sizes

Set of 3 large sizes

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ColorTone Polishing Compounds

About This Item

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!

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.

Instructions

Product Instructions

ColorTone Polishing Compound Instructions

Directions for using ColorTone Polishing Compounds and Swirl Remover.

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5.0

Works great!

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Worked great on my project re-finish project. I recommend it

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Follow the instructions and you'll get a beautiful finish.

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I was skeptical using a polishing compound because I was never happy using them in the past. After modifying and sanding the heel of a gloss black lacquer neck, I wanted to bring back the original lustre. I decided to read some online instructions and helpful hints about using a combination of 800-1500 grit sandpaper with the medium and fine polishing compounds. I tested what the instructions said to do and they were spot on. I couldn't get away with just using the fine compound unless I fine sanded with 1200 grit paper. Or, when I used the medium compound instead of the 1200 grit and then followed up with the fine compound, I got amazing results. I followed the instructions and got exactly what I was hoping for. It was easy. Go figure.

5.0

Thanks

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These worked great for a repair. It was good to have a bit of each.

5.0

Polishing compounds

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The kit is just what you need to produce great results. However, the price is a little steep for the small amounts that you get with each container of polish.

5.0

Works great!!!

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Verified Buyer


I use the small tubes medium, fine, swirl remover, With the small 3" buffing pads. Starting out with 2000 grit Micro mesh I was able to remove the nasty scuffs and scratches that have developed on my MIA Strat over the years. If you are also a beginner I do recommend practicing on a inexpensive guitar body to get the hang of things, before buffing your top dollar prized instrument. This is a great product!!! Take your time be patient and follow the instructions.

5.0

Amazing Stuff!

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Verified Buyer


On my first finish job I used the ColorTone lacquer and it looked pretty doggone good after just the paint. Then I buffed that thing with 3 grades of ColorTone polishing compounds and WOW. I couldn't have guessed the finish would look this good. Very impressive. Those little bottles go a long way too.

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ColorTone Fine polish

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Love the fine polish with a foam pad. Really takes the buffer scratches to the next level of polish.

1.0

Waste of money

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Verified Buyer


These make absolutely no difference. Yes, I followed all the directions. Been a guitar tech and luthier for years. Decided to try these out, and I guess I'll be sticking to what's i know works, because these do not.

5.0

Great stuff

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Verified Buyer


This is really nice polish. I used micromesh up to 12,000 and then used fine polish with outstanding results.

5.0

Good Stuff

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Verified Buyer


I used the coarse, medium, and fine compounds to finish off a finish - great results!

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