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How to polish stainless straps on a transport truck

First thing to talk about is that stainless is a much harder metal then aluminum.  My process is pretty much the same for both with minor adjustments when doing stainless. #1.  Sanding:  If you're doing a small area or piece that's in good shape with no pitting or scratches you can use a DA sander with 320, 400 and 600 grit aluminum oxide sand paper.  If you're working on a large area or badly pitted, scratched pieces I suggest using a 3000/3500 rpm polisher with a foam backing plate you will save a TON of time on your sanding process. Here's a pic of the foam backing plate I use. Use 180, 320, 400, and 600 with the 3000/3500 rotary...

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