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Old 12-29-2016, 02:16 AM
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Default Bought a bunch of ring polishing supplies!

My question is which of these should be sufficient enough and which should I return. I went to Harbor Freight and got all this knowing I won't need them all and that some will be returned.

I am on a budget so I am wondering from your guys experience which of these will be sufficient for polishing rings and such. I have a 14k white gold ring with 5 diamonds on it that I want to polish. I also want to have a little kit here for future ring finds and jewelry to polish with. Also how should I use these tools for polishing what is the best method?

I actually have a drill in my garage so please let me know which of these I should keep and what I should return. Thank you so much!

Also the ring in question being polished is pictured below!

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Old 12-29-2016, 01:05 PM
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bought similar stuff online, already had the dremmel. Works good.
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Old 12-30-2016, 02:22 PM
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Do i need all this stuff though? I bought 2 polishing compound types is there one i can return that is inferior? Im really not sure all i need but am trying to save money.

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Old 12-30-2016, 02:28 PM
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For example the dremel is 1/8 shank and the buffing and polishing kit with the red and white compound is 1/4 and the lambs wool polishing wheel is also 1/4 so is it okay to return those and just use the 1/8 cloth rotary wheels on the dremel with the blue polishing compound for my white gold ring with the 5 diamonds to polish it up and get the little scratches out? Is it also okay to use on the diamonds? The blue compound says its for high glass shine on plastic gold silver and die cast items so that would cover my gold and silver finds correct? I hope its okay for diamonds cause i surely will accidentally poliah them a bit as you can see in the ring pic here.

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My thought is for your needs, just buy a small bottle of jewelry polish with a soft cloth and do each item by hand. The power approach is somewhat aggressive and may cause more damage than help.
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Old 12-30-2016, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by bowwinkles View post
My thought is for your needs, just buy a small bottle of jewelry polish with a soft cloth and do each item by hand. The power approach is somewhat aggressive and may cause more damage than help.
Thank you! You saw my ring pic above that I will be polishing? So the blue compound I got in the pics is okay? And with just a regular cotton sock per say? I don't actually need a polishing cloth to go with the compound? Also is the Diamonds safe to rub with the compound and cloth? They have some scratches too.

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