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Old 03-03-2011, 07:13   #1
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Hi everyone, any ideas on the best method /system for polishing and or buffing Awlgrip Awlbrite clear as have varnished a large table (+1.5 Meters) and have still got some dust in it.
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Greetings and welcome aboard the CF, andy grieve.

Old finishes in good condition should be washed with AWL-PREP Surface Cleaner, then sanded with 220-320 grit paper to remove the gloss.
Old finishes in poor condition should be removed.

Use a "tack cloth" to remove dust, prior to finishing.

Awlbrite Clear ➥ http://www.awlgrip.com/Product%20Dat...2+A+eng+A4.pdf
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Thanks Gord, have stripped the table bare and am just trying to get the last coat perfect so sanding with 320 is not an option
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Why would you want to remove the gloss??? Heck, I spend hours polishing my fiberglass so that it will have a gloss that I then wax to protect it.

My old sailboat was Awlgriped way back in 1982. It still had high gloss when I sold the boat back in 2005.
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Remove the gloss, on what was hoped to be a finish coat, but was imperfect; then apply a new finish coat.
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Well that makes sense!
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