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Old 10-17-2016, 11:09 AM   #31 (permalink)
 
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Old 10-17-2016, 12:44 PM   #32 (permalink)
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What would you say or do if I told you could to equal if not better results with a fraction of the tools and cost and time ?

Oh and it does not involve wet sanding or micromesh.
I'm Listening! love to hear it.

A side note: I created one pen back in '08 or '09 (correct year is '06 - July) that when I finished, it was hard to hold. VERY slick. I think I used some Japanese waxes and polishes. (I was still in Japan) It was like it had oil on it. It was stayed that way for months, until I lost it, then found it two months later when a co-worker came out with it. He said, "Oh, I thought you left it at my house on purpose."

By this time, the slicky smooth finish was gone. It still shined.

I never did get any other pens to have that kind of "feel." I think I posted about it back then.

EDIT: Found that post - I used TSW, not the Japanese waxes. But I also had a reference to some automotive polishes in it and as KenV replied in it - probably some silicone additive. The post: Too Smooth for a finish?
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