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Little scratches after final polishing with ultra fine ?

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tw1012

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I just Finished my first 3 stage buffing/polishing on a black car. The end product looks amazing but I noticed after my third and final polishing stage (3m white black blue process) that there were still tiny scratches giving it a tiny amount of swirls that were barely vizable but there none the less. I proceeded to wax the car and they all went away and the car looks perfect. Is this normal? Will the swirlies start to show as the wax wears off?
 

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Fine scratches can remain after a buff job; there are many variables involved and no clear cut answer here.

3M products are high quality, IMO. Yes; any swirls left prior to waxing will show up as wax wears off.

I use an electric Black and Decker sander/polisher.

Why not buy a video or take a class and learn from the pros how to buff? Mainly it takes buffing many cars over a long period of time to become proficient at buffing. At least that is how it went for me.
 
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