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How to Shine Metal

Kevin shows how to get a mirror shine on metal using Scotch-Brite pads. In this how-to video, he uses shows how attach the pads to an air grinder, shows how he uses progressive grits - medium to very fine to super fine - to polish some 6011 aluminum to a high shine.

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