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    quick route 2 sanding out marks in metal??

    got the grinder out 2day and thought ave nother go at grinding the nibs off a zlet crossover, but it leasve a load of marks, quite deep, and wondered whats best 2 use, as im using 60grit oxide paper on me detal san der but aint touching then, wet n dry is ok but will take wks, so is there anything i can attch to the grinder to take metal down and take markes out

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    You shouldn't have used the grinder, would of been much easier to either keep sanding away at he black crap or got some paint stripper on it.

    But i would keep sanding with 80's on the DA, just keep going at it until its flat or near as possible then aload of thick primer to fill the rest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurboDan View Post
    You shouldn't have used the grinder, would of been much easier to either keep sanding away at he black crap or got some paint stripper on it.

    But i would keep sanding with 80's on the DA, just keep going at it until its flat or near as possible then aload of thick primer to fill the rest.
    had 2 grind as i wanted the knibs out, if u look they all gone. cant use filer as gona polish up for my 888

    sorted it now, i need a flap wheel

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    get some 80 then start working down grades til say 2000 or higher. then get some 0 grade wire whool rub the hell out of it. then use a polisher on it. that should do the trick to make it bling
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    you'd be quicker with a file to get it flat, before you start on the W&D

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    Quote Originally Posted by welsh-andy View Post
    sorted it now, i need a flap wheel
    A flap wheel will take a lot of work getting those out.

    You shouldn't have used the grinder in the first place. far too harsh.

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    Yur gonna have to file that now to get the shape back, then start working with the sand paper, getting smoother each time (Ie 80 grit, 120, 400 etc). Its gonn a take a while to get that back looking nice now though mate
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    when i did my one i used a belt sander an wheel at work andy
    grinder was only to cut nips off

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    on thats going to need a lot of sanding down
    to get it nice
    also that fan is 7inc a bit small needs bigger air flow
    i have them in work to keep ecu's cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannysport18 View Post
    on thats going to need a lot of sanding down
    to get it nice
    also that fan is 7inc a bit small needs bigger air flow
    looks outta shape, but isnt, is just reflection, i gona use a flap disc or file down, i took nips off, but thought i go over all of it

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