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Author Topic: Brunswick/Dv8 finishing products (Read 864 times)

hitmanct13

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Brunswick/Dv8 finishing products
on: August 04, 2017, 12:35:12 AM
Anyone know the differences between the royal compound and the factory crown compound Brunswick and Dv8 use to finish a lot of their balls?  I already have the royal compound which i know is 2500 grit and dont want to buy the factory crown if its the same product with an updated name.

charlest

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Re: Brunswick/Dv8 finishing products
Reply #1 on: August 04, 2017, 04:39:52 AM
It is probably not exactly the same product. When KR and Brunswick went their separate ways, Brunswick renamed all their products and probably used a different supplier. But Factory Crown compound replaces Royal Compound to do the same things. So I wouldn't buy the new one to replace the old one. The old one replaced Rough Buff also to do the same general thing.

(FYI the bottle says 2500 grit, but it is a very aggressive compound and is generally used to take balls from a sanded 500 grit base into the 4000 grit range. When applied over  1000 or 1500 grit base, it will usually result in an almost polished appearance.)
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Re: Brunswick/Dv8 finishing products
Reply #2 on: May 07, 2018, 09:50:16 PM
Necro thread but for kicks ordered a quart of the old Royal Compound to replace the couple of bottles 6oz Crown Factory I had been using and giving my first impressions.  The Royal Compound seems to start off with a lower grit than the Crown Factory and finishes with a significantly higher sheen if you do 30+ seconds a side.  The consistency itself of the Royal is significantly thicker and requires less to do the same job.  I made the mistake of using about the same amount at first as the Crown Factory and soon found my polish pad full of brown leftover.  Also found the Royal Compound is significantly harder to clean off the pad afterwards.  The Crown Factory seems to be easier to get a pretty consistent result (doesn't seem to go over 2500 to 3000 lightly polished no matter how long you polish) and smells like cherry cola.  Overall both are good.
Last Edit: May 07, 2018, 10:42:31 PM by HackJandy
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