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Waterproof Abrasive Assortment Waterproof Abrasive Assortment First-Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of First Look November 2009 Manufacturer
Subject Waterproof Abrasive Assortment Product Number 0110
Pros Versatile system for sanding/finishing Cons
MSRP (USD) $5.99


While I was touring the displays at iHobbyExpo 2009, I happened across a booth from a new company (to me, at least) that specializes in sanding and polishing products. The company is Alpha Precision Abrasives, Inc. from Ontario, Canada and they bring together a variety of products for a wide range of specialties, not the least of which is for the scale modeler. One range featured by Alpha Precision Abrasives was from line of hobbyist products.

Waterproof Abrasive Assortment

This set contains eight sheets of 3.5" x 8" sanding film that will work nicely for wet or dry sanding or cleaning up and polishing your model's surfaces. The set contains one each of the following grits:

  • 320, 400, 600, 1000, 2000, 4000, 6000, and 12000

Whether you're cleaning up seam lines or blending together slight steps in parts fit, products like these will certainly make your job much easier and the sheets are larger for roughly the same price as other offerings on the hobby market. The finer grits will restore a high gloss surface to your styrene which is essential for bare metal or glossy paint surfaces.

You can contact Alpha Precision Abrasives on how to order a set for yourself. Stop by their website for more information.

My sincere thanks to Alpha Precision Abrasives for this review sample!