The deck is polishing up nicely. This is after just 10 minutes at the buffing wheel. Still a few scratches and some discoloration in the deepest areas of the hexagons, but another round of tripoli or white rouge, followed by some red rouge, and I think it will be finished.
I found a manufacturing defect in the right headlight which might shed a bit of light on the manufacturing process (see area outlined in red). The flaw is almost perfectly circular, and almost matches the size of the holes stamped in the front of the deck. Perhaps a stamped slug got caught between the form and the headlight shell during stamping???
Suspension Bridge Revisited - Lately I've spent a lot of time riding to, across and around Roebling Suspension Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington,...
8 years ago