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Posted: 3/15/2006 4:54:25 AM EDT
I was wondering if there is anyway to refinish the bakelite handguards on my Tantal. Could one sand the handguards with real fine sandpaper and then apply a clear finish?
Link Posted: 3/15/2006 7:37:05 AM EDT
sand yes...Clear coat NO....You will damage the bakelite with the clear coat.
Sand 800...then wet sand with 1000.....1600...then buff with a plastic polishing compound..
Link Posted: 3/15/2006 11:58:57 AM EDT
Flitz works well for a final polish on bakelite. Also a buffing wheel attached to your drill works well with a polishing rouge for plastic.
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