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I was hoping you’d say I got a bad batch. It’s a chore unloading, cleaning and reloading 7 tubes. LOL
 

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I know, I only got 1 tube & it's a chore unloading, cleaning & reloading. Non Tumblers are not aware of this. LEON.
 

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Has anyone tried the 1500 compound that the jar doctor offers? I’m having issues where I’m running the bottles for 5-6 days and the bottles are still coming out foggy. I was told that it’s supposed to cut then polish the bottle. Any ideas?
I was having a problem with haze coming back after a five day run. I inquired and was told it was a dry run, that is I did not have enough water in my mix.
All I really use is the 1500 grit. I have since made sure I got as much water in the bottle and canister as possible and the results have been much better. Rarely do I have haze anymore.
 

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I was having a problem with haze coming back after a five day run. I inquired and was told it was a dry run, that is I did not have enough water in my mix.
All I really use is the 1500 grit. I have since made sure I got as much water in the bottle and canister as possible and the results have been much better. Rarely do I have haze anymore.



How many days do you tumble with the 1500? LEON.
 

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Went 6 with these and their the best so far
 

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I was having a problem with haze coming back after a five day run. I inquired and was told it was a dry run, that is I did not have enough water in my mix.
All I really use is the 1500 grit. I have since made sure I got as much water in the bottle and canister as possible and the results have been much better. Rarely do I have haze anymore.


More Water means Less Copper, Question, so on outside of Bottle how much Copper do you use, enough to go up 1/4 way of Bottle, Half way? 3/4 way? LEON.
 

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What grit or compound did you use? LEON.
I left 2 going from the ones I was complaining about yesterday. That’s 1500 guess I needed 6 days. No haze and I think beautiful. I’m gonna throw 6 more sodas on tonight and gonna do a blue and brown one and see how they come out. This is trial and error I guess, but I’m having fun.
 

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I left 2 going from the ones I was complaining about yesterday. That’s 1500 guess I needed 6 days. No haze and I think beautiful. I’m gonna throw 6 more sodas on tonight and gonna do a blue and brown one and see how they come out. This is trial and error I guess, but I’m having fun.


I'm confused, so your saying you ran 5 days & had haze but now after 6 days no haze? is that what happened? LEON.
 

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I'm confused, so your saying you ran 5 days & had haze but now after 6 days no haze? is that what happened? LEON.
That’s correct, I took 4 out last night that were still dull and a little frost like. Tonight I was good. 6 days did the trick for me. I’ll follow up when I take the ones off I put on tonight
 

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