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Old 08-23-2010, 07:55 PM
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Question polishing canopies on 32 skater ????

does any body know what to use to polish 3/4 canopies, there very hard to see thru , and have a haze on them ... do i use a high speed buffer , with compound? ive never worked on any ...any help would be great THANKS
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http://www.novuspolish.com/
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Novuspolish works great and wett sanding & buffing will make them look like new again
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what grit sand paper ? 80
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80 Yikes, no no no. more like 1500
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does any body know what to use to polish 3/4 canopies, there very hard to see thru , and have a haze on them ... do i use a high speed buffer , with compound? ive never worked on any ...any help would be great THANKS
Are they polycarbinate, or lexan? There is a huge diff. in material, polycarbinate is almost impossible to polish due to burning thru the layers. You can sand them & clear coat them for long term appearance.
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Might want to call Skater. Last time i was out there they had tons of those, and with everyone going with wrap around windshields, they might give you a deal on a new set.
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what grit sand paper ? 80
1500/2000/2500 grit paper & a 3000 pad
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does any body know what to use to polish 3/4 canopies, there very hard to see thru , and have a haze on them ... do i use a high speed buffer , with compound? ive never worked on any ...any help would be great THANKS
Try Texstars http://www.texstars.com/
They manufacture the original f-16 canopies. I believe that CcanDo used them to refinish theirs: http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/g...oration-9.html
"The canopies had been set to the original manufacturer (TEXSTARs) to be reground and coated back to original."

If you don't mind, please post your results after contacting them.
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There is a kit called Micromesh which is ideal for the PC canopies
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