Basic Axle Polishing Kit
Basic Axle Polishing Kit

Our Price: $7.95

Quantity in Stock:15

Product Code: 7932


The Derby Monkey Basic Pinewood Derby Axle Polishing Sandpaper Variety Pack is designed to polish your Pinewood Derby car axles to a super smooth finish. The kit consists of a total of seven 4½" x 3½" sheets of sandpaper.

Includes one sheet of each of the following grit:

400 grit
600 grit
1000 grit
1500 grit
2000 grit
2500 grit
3000 grit

One set of axle polishing sandpapers is enough to polish about 12 axles.


1. Cut each sandpaper into 1/4" strips, 3½" long
2. Insert axle in drill and start
Use a file to remove the crimp marks on the axle head and shaft
Dip a strip of the 400 grit sandpaper in water
Apply sandpaper to the spinning axle for 15 seconds
Polish the portion of the axle on which the wheel will spin
Polish the inside of the axle head|
Repeat steps 4-7 using the other papers in order
Repeat the above steps for each axle

Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 March 12, 2018
Reviewer: gary Gregory from Lancaster, PA United States  

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4 of 5 Basic axle polishing kit May 4, 2015
Reviewer: Lost again from Las Vegas, NV United States  
I got my delivery quickly and the product worked well.  I would suggest using a pen to write down the grit numbers on the back since they look similar.  I would definitely purchase from Derby Monkey again.

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  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Axle Polish kit March 9, 2015
Reviewer: Brian Nunes from Curtis Bay, MD United States  
Excellent instructions, every piece labeled. Very good product!

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