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Re: First tumble - polishing stage disappointment. Need help, please!
« Reply #15 on: May 18, 2010, 12:13:38 AM »
u will nevever polish granite well that has large chunks of [soft-being the problem] biotite mica in it in a tumbler. also the red [looks like a quartz/jasper will come out better if u keep to the same rock in the batch[all the same hardness].cheers

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