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I have read that people improve the appearance of a varnish finish by polishing it with automotive rubbing compound. I use the same stuff to remove difficult oil and grease from the finish of my car, so it would not seem appropriate to use to on varnish on a boat. What am I missing?
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I would assume that rubbing compound is far too abrasive to use on varnish.
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Better late than never you can buy polishung compounds for polishing finishes rubbing compound is far to abrasive for what you want liquid car polish would be better
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