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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-09-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Croques
eBay for a second-hand Kranzle. There are...

eBay for a second-hand Kranzle. There are bargains to be had if you bide your time for 'by it now' items.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 04-09-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,745
Posted By Croques
From the Ministry of Devil's Advocacy

I note that Aldi, at the weekend, had a final markdown of £3.49 for 5 litres of pressure washer detergent. I don't imagine it would do much worse than AutoFinesse Avalanche.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-09-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Croques
If it is too good to be true it is! Be careful...

If it is too good to be true it is! Be careful you'd never get the item and would be forever chasing your money. Amazon seems not to care about these con merchants.


You'd be better off looking...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-09-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Croques
ebay.de - lots of sellers. Not all advertise...

ebay.de - lots of sellers. Not all advertise shipping to UK - you can ask.


Eventually this guy
(Peter Obermaier
info@maschinen-obermaier.de )
agreed to ship to UK and sold me an 1152 TST...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-09-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Croques
PS You'd be better off multiplying litres per...

PS
You'd be better off multiplying litres per minute by pressure and comparing that product between machines.

If you are going to clean patios a detergent Venturi (K10 K1152) may help. Venturis...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-09-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Croques
The 1050 is a 'consumer' model. Which is...

The 1050 is a 'consumer' model. Which is marketing speak for we cut corners to bring you a cheapie. You won't like the plastic hose and you'd probably want to replace it. It also does not have a...
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,949
Posted By Croques
Shops, you know those places we used to go to buy...

Shops, you know those places we used to go to buy stuff, had to factor in their costs on to the selling prices they set. Shops have high street rates and high street rents. Their task was to get the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-08-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By Croques
http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.p...

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=393015 for reasons to buy from Europe.


Get a machine with a reel if your funds can stretch, they are so much easier to pack away.


Most...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-08-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,537
Posted By Croques
I had never heard of them until now - so clearly...

I had never heard of them until now - so clearly not working is it?
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-08-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,537
Posted By Croques
Dedication? Nah, retired grey and wrinkly...

Dedication? Nah, retired grey and wrinkly drinking coffee and deciding how to spend the day!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-07-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,823
Posted By Croques
Yes, of course. Where do you think the expression...

Yes, of course. Where do you think the expression 'I've got my beady eyes on you' comes from?
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-07-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,823
Posted By Croques
One thing about applying these, use eye...

One thing about applying these, use eye protection! One drop of wind-blown foam can cause havoc. I speak from experience of long legged spiders floating in my eyeball!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 23-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By Croques
Not quite true; although Kranzle UK would like...

Not quite true; although Kranzle UK would like you to believe it. Kranzle UK have interposed themselves in the supply chain with little benefit only extra cost to the consumer. They have been pushing...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 22-06-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,116
Posted By Croques
Using FireFox; it reports spell checking as...

Using FireFox; it reports spell checking as English GB.


Using Linux as OS; it reports English (United Kingdom) as the current language and English UK as the region.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-05-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By Croques
Grey and wrinkles recognises senility onset

You're right. I researched the Kranzle range 15 months ago. I seems my memory is screwed.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-05-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By Croques
Venturi: Kranzle don't call it that but the K10...

Venturi: Kranzle don't call it that but the K10 has a detergent feed. Pressurised water passing through the venturi produces a pressure drop that draws the detergent in.

Look at specs for...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-05-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,795
Posted By Croques
But you do remember them getting in a pickle...

But you do remember them getting in a pickle whenever they tried to do anything remotely practical, dontcha?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-05-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,795
Posted By Croques
ObessedGarage does the best Laurel & Hardy...

ObessedGarage does the best Laurel & Hardy tribute that I have ever seen. And he plays it so straight too. A true master of clutz!
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-05-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 93,572
Posted By Croques
I do that too; but I also put a tennis ball over...

I do that too; but I also put a tennis ball over my hose fitting.

I make two 50mm cuts in the tennis ball, to form an X shape, with a bread knife. Then the thing opens like a birds beak and...
Forum: Detailing Guide 13-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 230,946
Posted By Croques
From the Ministry of Resurrected Threads

News Flash:

OFQUAL (https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofqual) have just announced a new compulsory qualification for all intending professional car detailers.

OFQUAL spokesman,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 06-01-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,261
Posted By Croques
@steelghost Brilliant post!

@steelghost

Brilliant post!
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-05-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,090
Posted By Croques
Umm, aaah, umm, err...Yeah... Well... my names...

Umm, aaah, umm, err...Yeah... Well... my names Croques, I'm 70 years old, (hence the name), and I'm a recovering...err yeah, a recovering O.., O.., OCDer.

Phew! Cor! I've said it! I feel so much...
Forum: Waxstock 2018 (Ricoh Arena - Coventry July 22nd 2018) 13-05-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 143,263
Posted By Croques
Brexit hard times upon us already?

Exhibitor list looks a bit thin. I notice at least one repeat in the list plus an also ran - "furniture clinic" and the inevitable chuggers - "Sebastian's Action Trust". Or should that be Truss?...
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