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Hello. I recently received my diamond pastes and have had some success using a leather band and microfiber along with the pastes to reduce and (in some cases) remove scratches from the lenses of various watches. I am wondering now how to bring the process from hours to minutes. I want to be able to polish metal bands as well, but glass & crystals are my main focus. I have found that all the rorory tools run at 10k to 35k rpm. I know i need more like 1k to 7k rpm. Are these possible to find? does anyone have other suggestions? I looked into bench polishers. These look great for bands, but i dont have a garage and im not sure this is the best option for removing scratches from crystals and glass lenses. what is recommended for doing this at home? thanks in advance.
Howdy to all. Its amazing to see how this forum is flourishing exponentially. Mark deserves a lot of credit for pulling this together :thumbsu: I need some help with restoring a mineral glass. I believe it is possible to polish a mineral glass by removing the scratches. I have never tried it myself but would love to give it a go. I understand that its just not worth investing so much time polishing it esp if its a round glass which costs only couple of dollars. However, it might be worth for some odd shaped glasses. Have any of you guys performed that before? I would love to hear all the different approaches. Thanks a lot in advance Ash (NZ)