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Old 27-05-2017, 05:31 PM   #1
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Polishing behind door handles

Looking for a bit of advice or tips what people use for polishing behind the door handles which are badly scratched with people wearing rings etc

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Old 27-05-2017, 06:00 PM   #2
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Would a polishing cone work?

Alternatively you could remove the handle. Personally I'd just try and hand polish it with a decent compound and small pad.

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Old 27-05-2017, 06:11 PM   #3
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I just use a wo-wo sponge pad and some polish by hand.
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Old 27-05-2017, 06:27 PM   #4
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Ultimate compound and a German app pad.
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Old 27-05-2017, 09:15 PM   #5
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G Tech P1 and a German applicator always works for me.
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I've had good luck using one or two fingers wrapped in a short-pile (or no pile) microfiber cloth with various polishes. Work the polish at different angles with straight lines then try to get some circles in too. I think the pressure that can be applied directly through the microfiber makes the polish work fairly fast.
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I'm an absolute newbie, and I've only tried this on 1 door handle so far (worried that I'd screw it up). I may stick on door handle film instead/afterwards.

I tried what Yaro V does, only I cut a small circle (2 cm?) of cardboard and used double-sided tape to keep the section of towel in place until I moved it to a clean part. I used more double-sided foam tape to keep it on my fingertip. It seems to keep it more uniform & into the "corners".

Obviously, all this is likely not necessary if you are skilled, i.e. not like me.

Sorry if that's confusing. It seems to have worked well, but, again, I am far from a professional.

Main reason I'm posting is that I'd appreciate someone telling me if this is a bad idea before I do the other 3. Thanks!
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Old 28-05-2017, 10:45 AM   #9
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Am I the only one that finds this guy in the vids insanely annoying?
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Am I the only one that finds this guy in the vids insanely annoying?
He is a bit. Personally I wouldn't have spent good money on a decent polishing pad just to cut it up like that, I'd have just got a microfibre spot pad in the first place and used that.
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