I was, as you wrote... Bought an Orb. at the autoparts store for 29.95... Wasn't looking for a great one, yet, mostly for JEEP cleanup to sell... The Meguilars works great, compound, polish, wax, turned an old looking Grand Cherokee into a nice looking jeep, even their plastic restore works great ... Did buy my bike... Working on it now, getting it ready to ride. Does needs a lot of little things repaired, Tuneup,Oil change, etc...Ah, I was thinking he was asking about a stand type buffer for polishing and re-conditioning metal. My bad.
I don't have a hand-held buffer. I've never used one on my truck and never needed one on a bike.