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  1. Wandslinger
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    I have a client who is getting ready to sell their house which has about 800 square feet of travertine. Not interested in going through the grits for a polish. They just want it to look shiny for show purposes. I'm thinking cleaning using a M3 DIP pad with crystallizer. Thoughts?
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    Why not just a powder polish after cleaning

    Or just an 800 pad which is probably " shiny " enough..
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    I do have an M1 but that's not shiny enough and I dont want to get into the mess and hastle of EMP. Also, Price wise Crystallizer seems to be the answer....I think
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    1 is what, 200 or 400?
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    Roughly 1000
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    Polish it. You'll get a softer sheen that is very pleasing. Clean it very well first and make SURE there is no grit.
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    So I went back to do a mock up because I wanted to make sure we were on the same page. I noticed that sometime between my estimate and my return they had another company who did a mock up. It looked like they did a sample of powder polish, which the customer confirmed. I did a sample directly next to it by using a stonepros' crystallizer and a hogs hair. I will admit the powder polish had more depth to it. The customer however liked the looked of the crystallizer better, go figure. I will be cleaning and crystallizing about 780 square feet for $1120.00
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    Way to go TOM!
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    Send me my commission asap
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    You never know. Nice job Tom.
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