help needed on buffing nitro

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  1. splatter

    splatter Senior Member

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    Sep 26, 2009
    I have a guitar that has some deep gouges in it. Not through to the wood but pretty deep.
    So I sanded them out and used polishing compound then buffed them. So the scratch is gone and it looks good the problem I have is that it looks slightly cloudy. Its barely enough to notice and if it wasn't for the part of the guitar that I didn't buff you would never notice it .
    So I was wondering what is the fix for this?
    Thanks in advance .
  2. jkes01

    jkes01 Senior Member

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    Jan 10, 2011
    Compounds remove scratches left by sandpaper. Polishes remove scratches left by compounds. Try some swirl remover. I like ScratchX, but some don't cause of possible silicone contamination. Meguiars #7 is also a good option.
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