Wet sanding & Buffing

Everything about 2,500 grit

Everything about 2,500 grit

Wet sanding with 2,500 grit might seem like an unnecessary step.  However, when the goal is the best paint possible, this step matters, a lot.  2,5...

The 3 Buffing Steps

The 3 Buffing Steps

One of the first thing seen on a car is it’s paint finish. There are a lot of earlier steps and variables that are important to it being great, bu...

Wet Sanding: Step 1

Wet Sanding: Step 1

Completely flat, perfect paint is the goal. No texture, no ripples, no heavier edges; just laser straight paint.  Step one is where it happens. A b...

White Guide Coat

White Guide Coat

An important part of achieving great wet sanding results is to use dry guide coat liberally between sanding steps. This makes sure you don’t miss a...

Wet Sanding Grits Explained

Wet Sanding Grits Explained

There are a lot of steps to wet sanding paint if you’re goal is exceptional results. Here is each grit, and it’s purpose.  600 grit is to complete...

Buffing with a Wool Pad

Buffing with a Wool Pad

The first step of the buffing process is using a quality wool pad and heavy cut compound.  The goal of this step is to remove all wet sanding scrat...

Enough Light

Enough Light

When wet sanding, it’s very important to use guide coat between grits.  The point is so you don’t miss any sand scratches from the previous grit. I...

Struggling with Buffing

Struggling with Buffing

After countless hours of wetsanding the paint completely flat, it’s now time to start buffing with a wool pad.  Usually this step goes great, but o...

Step 1, Wool

Step 1, Wool

Step 1 of the buffing process is using a wool pad.  The better this first step is, the better the end result will be. Spend the most time in this ...

Wet Sanding Steps

Wet Sanding Steps

Are you trying to get paint as flat as possible? There are a lot of other factors that go into it, but here are the wet sanding steps.   Depending...

Buffing up to Lines

Buffing up to Lines

Buffing in tight corners up to body lines can be difficult.  It’s these small details being polished well that make a big difference.  A key is to ...

Correct Guide Coat

Correct Guide Coat

Using dry guide coat for wet sanding clear coat is very important, to say the least.  It serves 2 main purposes: Ensuring every scratch is visible...