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I have some of the 2500 grade paper lying out in my garage - was given to me by my mate who used it to rub down newly painted bonnets before using the polisher. Its very thin and pliable but cost around £2-00+ a sheet. He used it along with warm soapy water and just don't lean on it - let it follow the contours - although it needs a bit of skill and practice. A really soft foam rubbing block also helps reduce the risk of finger lines. My mate rarely uses it nowadays and relies on the polishing pad machine with suitable polishing compounds.
I would expect you may only get it from specialist car paint suppliers or such
Currently in madnoel10's garage:
Honda Civic 1.4l