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3D ACA 500 X-tra Cut Compound Product Reviews

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Would they buy this item again? Yes
3D all the way. I grabbed some Rupes white yellow and blue foam pads and this stuff along with the 520
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Best compound available, and I've tried a bunch! Cuts fast, low dust, and super easy cleanup. Not cheap, but no more expensive than Sonax, Menzerna, or the worst of the bunch, 3M, that I got away from.
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Would they buy this item again? Yes
The staples of my arsenal are:

ACA520 Polish
3D ONE Hybrid
ACA500 Cpmpound

Because 3D ONE excels at its job so well, it is very rare that I have to break out the Big Dog that is ACA500.

What I love about 3D products is that they all have a similar feel to them the compound and polish share feel characteristics where the compound feels and behaves like a polish. I was used to dusty, gritty, dry feeling compounds, but not here with 3D. Even ACA500's brother - AAT501 shared this trait. This means that they have a fairly smooth feel, and way less dusting than a lot of other compounds. Stays wet on the surface until you are done cutting.

Easy clean up, and for the amount of cut it delivers, the finish is very good.

I use it mostly with Buff and Shine Uro-Fiber pads, and the cut is just excellent with this pairing.

Also works great with the Green Hex Logic pads as well.

The only thing I don't care for is the scent. Both ACA500, and AAT501 have a very strong, piercing, lingering scent that on the surface smell good, but after a while it gets annoying. It sticks for a long time, and is harder to wash out of the pads than the abrasive particles themselves. If I could ask 3D one thing, it would to dial back the scent in their heavy cut compounds - just a touch.

Other than that, it's going to be tough to find a heavier cutting, more user friendly compound. Worth every penny!
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Superb cutting. This is now my go to compound. Get it, you wont regret it!
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IF you take the time to learn the way this polish works out on different types of paint & pay attention to the differences how pad selection affects the cut you will not be disappointed in the results that you can aquire.
This polish is packed with a lot off abrasive, amount of polish & work times can be adjusted to attain some amazing results.
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This cut quickly and left a scratch free surface on recent clear...I am going to try it on an aged paint job soon...I'm sure I will get the same results.
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Would they buy this item again? Yes
This is a great compound. It cuts well and it finishes out well. Nice working time and no dusting. It pairs nicely with 3D One.

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