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3M Flexible Polishing Papers Green, 30 micron/400 grit, per sheet

Green, 30 micron/400 grit, per sheet

Item # 6040
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$2.50

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers Gray, 15 micron/600 grit, per sheet

Gray, 15 micron/600 grit, per sheet

Item # 6041
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$2.50

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers Blue, 9 micron/1200 grit, per sheet

Blue, 9 micron/1200 grit, per sheet

Item # 6042
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$2.50

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers Pink, 3 micron/4000 grit, per sheet

Pink, 3 micron/4000 grit, per sheet

Item # 6043
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$2.50

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers Aqua, 2 micron/6000 grit, per sheet

Aqua, 2 micron/6000 grit, per sheet

Item # 6044
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$2.50

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers White, 1 micron/8000 grit, per sheet

White, 1 micron/8000 grit, per sheet

Item # 6045
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$2.50

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3M Flexible Polishing Papers, Set of all 6 grits

Set of all 6 grits

Item # 6046
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3M Flexible Polishing Papers

About This Item

'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


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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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5.0

Very handy

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An economical way to get the full range of grits. The first thing I've used them for- stuck a 3" strip of each to a heavy glass plate for honing chisel and plane blades. The results have been excellent.

5.0

3 M flexible

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Exellent pour le fini de résine d'epoxie

4.0

Flexible polishing papers

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Verified Buyer


Good polishing action for frets, however sheets not marked with grit number, you go by color, so you mark them yourself, and I did not try and clean and reuse. Personally I like a stiffer backed sandpaper.

5.0

Love this product. Sooo many applications for it

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This stuff is great. I am using it for fret polishing, rounding edges on the fret board. Aging my hardware. Takes out the shine ever so slightly without leaving scratches.. very cool product. Highly recommended.

5.0

Extrememly useful

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I reserve these papers for dry touch-up finish work and especially for sanding/polishing bone nuts and saddles. They are an indispensable part of my repair operation.Since they come in relatively inexpensive large sheets I highly recommend buying a full selection.

5.0

Extrememly useful

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Verified Buyer


I reserve these papers for dry touch-up finish work and especially for sanding/polishing bone nuts and saddles. They are an indispensable part of my repair operation.Since they come in relatively inexpensive large sheets I highly recommend buying a full selection.

5.0

Set yourself apart from the rest!

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I use these papers often to add the finishing touch to a bone nut or saddle. They do a great job!

5.0

Set yourself apart from the rest!

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I use these papers often to add the finishing touch to a bone nut or saddle. They do a great job!

5.0

Great Stuff!

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I used these wet in lieu of the coarser compounding steps on a recent finish project and they worked really nice. Wet-sanded with paper thru 1500 grit, then used 4000 and 8000 polishing paper, wet, followed by "swirl remover" compound, looks spectacular. Expensive, but one piece goes a long way.

5.0

Great Stuff!

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I used these wet in lieu of the coarser compounding steps on a recent finish project and they worked really nice. Wet-sanded with paper thru 1500 grit, then used 4000 and 8000 polishing paper, wet, followed by "swirl remover" compound, looks spectacular. Expensive, but one piece goes a long way.

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