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Old 02-23-2018, 10:22 PM
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Harbor Freight dual action polisher

Those who own or have tried a HF dual action polisher, how well do you like it? Pic for reference.


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Old 02-23-2018, 11:41 PM
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Just bought on on this deal.
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Old 02-24-2018, 08:45 AM
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I bought one last year. Use for upholstery and it works great. Going to use for gelcoat this year.
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Old 02-24-2018, 09:49 AM
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I bought one of their rotary polishers about 5 years ago and use it regularly. Only negatives I have are they are noisy and the speed likes to creep up on you. Can't beat the price though.

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Old 02-24-2018, 11:09 AM
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I bought one too and have polished our boat a few times....works great!
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Old 02-24-2018, 12:26 PM
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I like to use the dual action polishers on our autos as the DA are less prone to scratches/swirls on clear coat and are less abrasive in general.

For marine, I have much better luck with the full on rotaries as they polish up gel faster and more effectively. Gel is much thicker and stronger vs. the clears on auto paint.

Either way the HF stuff is no brainer pricing, their sales are nutty good.
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Old 02-25-2018, 01:57 PM
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just switch out the backing plate to a 5" lake county one
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Old 03-29-2018, 12:33 PM
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Had mine for about 4 years now and has worked great
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Old 03-29-2018, 06:33 PM
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I use a PC7424XP regularly. I picked up the HF DA as a backup and have yet to use it. To be determined, but like everyone said, price was right.
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