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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-08-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By shelton
Hello, I work at Soft99 HQ in Japan. I usually...

Hello, I work at Soft99 HQ in Japan. I usually directly reply to - or at least review the reply to - any English enquiries. Unfortunately, we have no record of your email.

Anyway, please rest...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By shelton
By the way, the rules are generally that nothing...

By the way, the rules are generally that nothing with a flash point below 60℃ is permitted.

Now, the actual products are generally not individually tested, so the SDS shows the lowest flash point...
Forum: Detailing Chat 02-08-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By shelton
Find yourself a Yellow Hat and a "Super" AutoBACS...

Find yourself a Yellow Hat and a "Super" AutoBACS (larger than standard AutoBACS) as they are the top dogs of car care retail here.

Also consider:
*Rent a car and explore the urban expressways in...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-07-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,972
Posted By shelton
As a general rule: White/Light waxes have more...

As a general rule: White/Light waxes have more solvents/abrasives than Black/Dark, and this difference is more dramatic the further back in time you go.

In the case of Fusso Coat, the difference...
Forum: Soft99 12-07-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,767
Posted By shelton
Hope you enjoy it! =] By the way, the...

Hope you enjoy it! =]

By the way, the dimpled side should release more lather from inside when you squeeze the sponge. It is meant to direct the lather towards the car, rather than your hand!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-07-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,833
Posted By shelton
Carnauba always looks warmer/deeper compared to...

Carnauba always looks warmer/deeper compared to synthetics and hybrids.

From Soft99 we have Authentic Premium, and there are countless other excellent carnauba waxes on the market to consider too....
Forum: Soft99 06-07-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By shelton
different types of abrasives. The...

different types of abrasives.

The Light/White products have more powerful abrasives, whereas the dark products include the finest grade of abrasives to produce a high gloss finish.

I'm not sure...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-07-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,662
Posted By shelton
This could be caused by over-applying or...

This could be caused by over-applying or over-drying. Take care to apply very thinly, and buff off sooner rather than later, working panel-by-panel (or maybe even smaller in hot conditions).

In...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-06-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,801
Posted By shelton
Welcome to the forum, and excellent choice of LSP...

Welcome to the forum, and excellent choice of LSP ^。^

You have a reasonable plan, although as others have suggested, a panel wipe before Fusso is best. To reduce (though not eliminate) marring...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-06-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By shelton
You will find that Extreme Gloss 'Kiwami' Silver...

You will find that Extreme Gloss 'Kiwami' Silver 00192 will give better gloss, as it contains a high amount of carnauba. The Fusso Coat has exceptional durability and is highly repellent of both...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-06-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By shelton
Hullo pal, "Soft 99 Wax Coat Light" - which...

Hullo pal,

"Soft 99 Wax Coat Light" - which do you mean?

00020 (SOFT99 White Wax) ⇓
https://concordeauto.com.sg/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/00020.jpg

00298 (Fusso Coat Light) ⇓...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 11-06-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,417
Posted By shelton
I have heard of people doing this successfully,...

I have heard of people doing this successfully, but it's also an example of the most common cause for smearing on black cars.

btw, because Fusso Coat has a high solvent content, it will be closer...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-05-2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,784
Posted By shelton
Good advice from waqasr - surfaces need to be...

Good advice from waqasr - surfaces need to be thoroughly degreased before painting, especially silicone, which causes 'eyes' in the paint.

In comparison, a lot of products sold as "panel wipe" for...
Forum: Detailing Chat 27-04-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By shelton
i can't speak for T-cut but at Soft99 our...

i can't speak for T-cut but at Soft99 our abrasives are very different for different colours.

Back in the day, non-metallic 'solid' coloured cars had 1-stage paint, which polishes very differently...
Forum: Soft99 26-04-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,428
Posted By shelton
Fusso Coat is mostly wax, but it has artificial...

Fusso Coat is mostly wax, but it has artificial additives that make it highly durable. KoG is closer to a traditional wax, but it uses mineral wax, which gives it a glassier-looking gloss than...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-03-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,541
Posted By shelton
I think it should be fine on Fusso, but that is...

I think it should be fine on Fusso, but that is untested. Still, it's also a coating in its own right, and quite expensive to be using as a drying aid I think. It will also give quite different water...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-03-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,541
Posted By shelton
The thing to understand with layering is that...

The thing to understand with layering is that there will always be mixing to some extent.
More or less mixing may occur depending on the materials/solvents/order of application, but it will always...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-03-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By shelton
Kiwami has fair durability for a Carnauba blend...

Kiwami has fair durability for a Carnauba blend but if youre going to be putting stuff on top, it won't last that long.

As soon as you say 'replacing Collinite' and 'last until Autumn', it's gotta...
Forum: The Alternative Moonshine Experience 06-03-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,281
Posted By shelton
Your suggestion for substituting the aroma for...

Your suggestion for substituting the aroma for some oil is not unreasonable, but you still don't know how it will turn out until you do it, because the oils might have completely different physical...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-03-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,947
Posted By shelton
I was a local wine bar with my waifu and...

I was a local wine bar with my waifu and mentioned that I work at Soft99. The proprietor started talking about his hobby, mentioned his weekly wash routine usually takes around 2-3 hours.

Then...
Forum: The Alternative Moonshine Experience 06-03-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,281
Posted By shelton
1. Whatever mix of waxes you use (out of...

1. Whatever mix of waxes you use (out of Carnauba, Montan, Petrochem, etc.), you'll never get more than 4 weeks durability in the winter.

2. I'm not sure what you mean here... If you're worried...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-02-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By shelton
This is a QD, not a glass/ceramic coating

This is a QD, not a glass/ceramic coating
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-02-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By shelton
That is a very good point, any QD will actually...

That is a very good point, any QD will actually temporarily deaden the water-behaviour of Fusso. Luxury Gloss is only really useful for a quick augmentation of, well, gloss.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-02-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,257
Posted By shelton
^ The trouble with Fukupika is that it's made for...

^ The trouble with Fukupika is that it's made for the cotton towels that the Japanese use, and microfibers absorb rather too much of the wax-bearing oily component.

You might want to have a go...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 16-02-2018, 03:41 AM
Replies: 909
Views: 635,153
Posted By shelton
That'd be me, pal. =] In fact I'm sitting in...

That'd be me, pal. =]

In fact I'm sitting in the office right now. ^^

You're right. The difference between white-light/dark-black versions of all our waxes is that the W&L versions each have...
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