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How to stop facetting stones.

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« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2016, 08:24:43 am »

Feathering Adhesive is the stuff you can use to make your laps easier to swap out. It's commonly found anywhere you can buy automotive paint and body supplies.

For ease in swapping the Eastwinds I cut some scrap stainless sheet metal into 6" rounds and put a foam backer and lap on each one. They can then be swapped right out when used with an aluminum master lap.

The Eastwinds are costly, and any 8" option is a lot more than 6" ones, but if you can set up something like I did they will last a very long time.

Just use light pressure with the Eastwinds and be careful not to gouge them with a point or edge. They're tough as nails, not like the "film" types by others, but nothing will survive edges digging in very well.
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