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thumb beallbuffsystem-imgMany of us use buffing wheels to enhance the finish on our small items.It is important to keep the buffing wheels clean (no buildup). Built up wax and abrasive not only slows the buffing process but it can also scratch the piece.
Use a buffing wheel rake regularly. If your Tripoli wheel has a dark color, you need to clean it, and probably the carnauba wax wheel also which doesn't have a color - but does build up.
You can find them on eBay and Amazon. Search for "Buffing Wheel Rake".

Rake2Here's another tip:The first time you use the cleaning rake, wear a dust mask. The cleaning processes shakes loose a lot of tiny cotton and linen fibers.

Joe Donohue