Great new electronic nail polisher

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Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by Adrian Allan » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:21 pm

I took a gamble and ordered a beauty product known as Ped Egg Bare Nails by JML.

It has recently been advertised on UK and I ordered it from the auction site for around £10

Basically, a rotating drum sits on top of the device, on which you fit a range of rollers with increasingly fine grades. Women use to rollers to polish the surface of the nail to a very fine finish, but the potential for classical guitar players to polish the edge of their nails is all too obvious.

And the results are simply amazing .The difference in tone quality that I achieved after five minutes was enormous.

It is powered by two AA batteries and the graded rollers can be purchased in separate refill packs.

I am sure that people here will want to buy this (and I do not work for JML).
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Re: Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by petermc61 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:03 pm

Does it say how fine the 'fine' roller is?

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Post by Jeffrey Armbruster » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:15 pm

How am I going to explain this to my father when he visits?
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Re: Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by Adrian Allan » Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:23 pm

No, it does not specify a grade of glass paper as such. In fact, there is a rough cylinder included that could be used to reduce the nail more dramatically, but the polish heads are more like a smooth, leather texture that, when rotated quickly, bring out a polish. I see this as being the main use; ie. the last stages of polishing. However, with a minimal amount of effort, I suppose glass paper of your choice could be wrapped around the fast rotating cylinder.

This brought back memories of working with plastics in design technology at school. I remember polishing the edges of a piece of plastic that had been cut with a hacksaw. The polishing tool was also rotating cylinder that we pressed the rough edge of the plastic on to for a smooth finish. Exactly the same principle at work with this device.
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Re: Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by Marshall Dixon » Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:33 pm

Jeffrey Armbruster wrote:How am I going to explain this to my father when he visits?
The fingers he'll probably understand… just keep your socks on.

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Post by Cincy2 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:38 am

Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

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Post by Rick Beauregard » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:10 pm

If the refills can be fitted onto a Dremel tool, you can just tell dad your doing some home maintenance. Does anyone know where to find fine polishing micro mesh for the Dremel?
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Post by Adrian Allan » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:43 pm

Rick Beauregard wrote:If the refills can be fitted onto a Dremel tool, you can just tell dad your doing some home maintenance. Does anyone know where to find fine polishing micro mesh for the Dremel?
I just googled "Dremel" and I see that the tool works on exactly the same principle, but I wonder if the speeds and general heavy duty nature of the machine would make it unsuitable for nail care; unless you were joking of course!
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Post by Rick Beauregard » Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:48 pm

Adrian Allan wrote:
Rick Beauregard wrote:If the refills can be fitted onto a Dremel tool, you can just tell dad your doing some home maintenance. Does anyone know where to find fine polishing micro mesh for the Dremel?
I just googled "Dremel" and I see that the tool works on exactly the same principle, but I wonder if the speeds and general heavy duty nature of the machine would make it unsuitable for nail care; unless you were joking of course!
Not really. The speed is variable to very slow and very fast. Not battery powered.
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Re: Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by a human » Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:44 pm

Dog show people often use a Dremel on dog nails. If you google it, you may find some tips.
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Re: Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by Goose997 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:19 am

A gift for the guitarist who has everything :lol:
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Re: Great new electronic nail polisher

Post by hpaulj » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:55 pm

A rechargeable Dremel works well on my dog's nails - but I use a relatively coarse grinding wheel. And let the sidewalk do the final smoothing.

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