Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads

Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads

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Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads 2" x 2" Set of 9

2" x 2" Set of 9

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Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads 3" x 4" Set of 9

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Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads

About This Item

Extra-gentle hand polishing for high-gloss finishes. Each pad features Micro-Mesh® resilient abrasive on both sides of a foam center. The cushioning allows gentle polishing of finished surfaces to a mirror gloss.

The set of nine pads includes #1500, 1800, 2400, 3200, 3600, 4000, 6000, 8000, and 12000 grits. Use the grits in sequence to achieve a super gloss.

Micro-Mesh features tiny abrasive crystals on resilient cloth-backed latex. These gentle "cushioned" particles generate less heat and friction than ordinary finishing papers, don't load up as quickly, and last up to 15 times longer.

Use Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads with a little soapy water as a lubricant to produce a scratch-free mirror shine (avoiding soaking the pads in water when not in use). We use these regularly in our own shops for finish touch-ups and repairing scratches on pickguards. Use them on for polishing frets, too.


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

Wet-sand before buffing

When, why, and how to wet-sand.

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Awesome Finish

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These are great to any kind of project that needs a high gloss finish. I not only use them for the neck and body, but I have a lathe and do pens and pencils on it. These give them the highest quality finish you can buy. A must to have around the shop.

5.0

What a shine!

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I recently started repairing old tube radios and a lot of them have plastic cabinets that have holes in them or are cracked or scratched. I have been repairing the cracks with epoxy and/or superglue, then sanding them down with the Micro-Mesh, and the results have been great!

5.0

Not just for guitars!

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Bought 2 sets. Used 1 set for my neck project, and used the other for my modeling. Sands & polishes defects out, just be patient with your work. The outcome is worth it.

4.0

Great

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As another reviewer said, I wish they were sold individually as I usually use the #1500 for a lot of things.

5.0

the way to a perfect finish

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I have used these for years. I wish StewMac would sell them individually (they are available). You will use the first three grits a lot. I buff after the 2400 pad and get a scratch-free finish. I use the pads up to 12000 to get under the mandolin fretboard extension and anyplace the buffer can't reach.

5.0

Brought out a shine!

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Shined up a solid rosewood neck with these! Just a bit of fingerboard oil all over and it's a super fast and smooth neck!

5.0

Fine Finish !

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I have used these to finish my last half dozen guitar projects, even though I have a buffing machine!

5.0

Get two sets! 

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I have a set that I use just for nuts and finishes, and a set for frets. Make sure you don't mix the two! They are excellent to have around and make polishing a breeze.

4.0

Works great

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I used these on frets, mirror finish! Not sure I'd use them on a guitar finish. Maybe during a build but not on a guitar that just has a scratch or two. I'd just leave the scratch be.

5.0

Perfect size...

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Great for polishing frets after crowning and work great for buffing and polishing finish around the cut outs in teles and strats...

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 43 See Micro-Mesh Soft Touch Pads
on page 43 of our StewMac Digital Catalog