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Old 04-13-2011, 08:09 PM   #14
mtl330ci
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Montreal, Qc
Posts: 37
My Ride: 330 cab/04 M3 cab
Wet sanding with prepping agent vs deglazing

Thank you all for your positive feedback, im glad you guys like what ive done so far. It's been pouring rain here so i haven't been able to work on my seats. I did however take a few close up pics to show you guys the quality finish comparison between using Leatherique's wet sanding technique vs using a deglazer alternative. Notice how Nappa like the back headrest turned when using the wet sanding method... In case you are all wondering, I initially followed leatherique's recommendation which was to remove as much of the dye possible without creating a suede like texture to the leather... When i contacted them to find out if loosing the grain in my leather was normal i was told that this was completely normal and that my original dye was actually acting/creating this grain like texture and not the leather itself ...??? The bottom line is if you decide to use the wet-sanding technique expect your leather to loose some if not all of it's grain texture.
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