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Old 02-09-2015, 08:26 AM
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Surely there must be some use for these things once I've used up all the space on polishing with the cyclo.

Washing seems out b/c of all the black it leaves behind (even the washer doesn't get all the polish out and then it rubs off in the dryer).

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Old 02-09-2015, 08:34 AM
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Somewhere in the Cyclo manual (or maybe on the website) they caution you not to put them through the wash, lest you incur the wrath of your SO when they try to run their delicates through after your polishing cloths... They suggest having a *second* washer and dryer just for polishing, if you want to wash them. :P
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Old 02-09-2015, 08:47 AM
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Not worth it. Can't use them for anything or the black will transfer. I'll bet there lots of future polishing material available at Goodwill anyway.
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If they are valuable (not old t-shirts) they can be sent to the dry cleaners. I take my buffing pads there every so often. They come back looking like new. I have done some 4 times. They do wear out, but will be clean.

With the price of cleaning these days, it may not be economical, I have not done this is years.

DRY CLEAN - not laundromat. Good ole carbon tetrachloride.
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http://bjtonline.com/business-jet-ne...s-ford-coppola

Bob, maybe you can ask Francis Coppola since he has a polished TBM 850!!! I like to think that great minds think alike!
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Somewhere in the Cyclo manual (or maybe on the website) they caution you not to put them through the wash, lest you incur the wrath of your SO when they try to run their delicates through after your polishing cloths... They suggest having a *second* washer and dryer just for polishing, if you want to wash them. :P
Ha! You can order a lot of extra fleece blankets for the cost of having a second washer/dryer .
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Bob, maybe you can ask Francis Coppola since he has a polished TBM 850!!! I like to think that great minds think alike!
Give that photographs usually enhance the look of polished aluminum, I think I'll pass. That polish job doesn't look that good on his plane.
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Thats what they make laundromats for isn't it?
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http://www.californiacustom.com/purp...al_polish.html

if you are doing aluminum then switch to this and you are a happy man. no more buffing. you can reuse your black fleece too.
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Old 02-09-2015, 03:45 PM
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I use that for the underside of things. It does a good job. Nowhere near as good as compounding, and don't even think about using it wthout the green juice. I just ordered another supply

But, yes, it's pretty good stuff.
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