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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-09-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Croques
If the motor is running all its horsepower has to...

If the motor is running all its horsepower has to go somewhere. Normally it pumps water through a restriction (nozzle). The restriction will get hot but cold water keeps arriving to cool the nozzle...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-09-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Croques
Why not take the dipstick out and have a look at...

Why not take the dipstick out and have a look at the oil? If it's grey or white change it. If it looks like good oil keep it.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-09-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
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: 3,018
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: 1,192
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: 1,192
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: 1,192
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: 1,192
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: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 01-09-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 91,932
Posted By Croques
I think he's one of those blokes who doesn't like...

I think he's one of those blokes who doesn't like writing. I only got one from two messages answered in the past.


He is all over Youtube and he posts his phone number in the videos.

- if...
Forum: Polished Bliss 01-09-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
Last year I bought 5 litres of pressure washer...

Last year I bought 5 litres of pressure washer detergent from B&Q for £5. This Spring I bought 5 litres of pressure washer detergent from Aldi for £5. Both companies in those two examples make a...
Forum: Polished Bliss 01-09-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
Don't try and misdirect. No one is saying a...

Don't try and misdirect. No one is saying a retailer shouldn't cover their postage costs, just that a blunt add-on charge at the checkout is bad business. All a business' costs should be covered in...
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
Read what I said in my quoted post. I'm...

Read what I said in my quoted post.


I'm not suggesting they do. Read my post


Aaah! The 'I can't win the argument so I'll deflect' technique

And now 'I'll make assertions that must be...
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
Yes, agreed, but that's not the point. The point...

Yes, agreed, but that's not the point. The point is low cost items become unsaleable if fixed p&p charges are introduced.


Moving on generally, when we buy something we are attracted by price. We...
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HEAT-SHRINK-2-1-TUBING-...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HEAT-SHRINK-2-1-TUBING-ELECTRICAL-SLEEVING-CABLE-WIRE-HEATSHRINK-TUBE-ALL-COLOUR/273179741711?_trkparms=aid%3D555017%26algo%3DPL.CASSINI%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D53529%26meid%3D55e0...
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
Amazon introduced postage charges on orders under...

Amazon introduced postage charges on orders under £20. I took my business to eBay for low cost items. Sellers there seem to be able to do free postage without problem.

So it is doable.
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
Posted By Croques
You quoted me but your comment is a bit of a non...

You quoted me but your comment is a bit of a non sequitur.
Forum: Polished Bliss 31-08-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,490
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: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 25-08-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,920
Posted By Croques
When I was a kid back in t' 60's and while still...

When I was a kid back in t' 60's and while still at school I had a small window cleaning round in the holidays. Back then a cap-full of vinegar in the wash bucket worked wonders on glass for windows...
Forum: Customer Feedback 24-08-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,737
Posted By Croques
I was on your side - finking da bruvvers had...

I was on your side - finking da bruvvers had ganged up on ya - that is until you mentioned the time lapse. A company has a legal obligation to put things right up to 14 days after purchase then other...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-08-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,579
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: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-08-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,308
Posted By Croques
water flow?

I haven't seen mention of the volume of water flow from these things. Can they cope with pressure washers needing 10 litres per minute?
Forum: Detailing Chat 17-08-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,444
Posted By Croques
I agree. The problem devolves down to...

I agree.



The problem devolves down to this:-



!. Without a professional body setting standard levels for valeting, (i'm not including detailing here), the average punter has no obvious...
Forum: Help..! 17-08-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By Croques
I've not tried this so treat with caution but...

I've not tried this so treat with caution but white spirit is a solvent for pine resin. Probably a wax solvent too though.



if you were to try, a little dam surrounding the resin, made of...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-08-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,444
Posted By Croques
Oh come on the pair of you... white waffle weave...

Oh come on the pair of you... white waffle weave looks different from white microfibre when close up why would you think they don't appear different from a distance? I saw a mottled grey cloth. Go...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-08-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,444
Posted By Croques
Mmm. that's not the vibe I'm getting from most...

Mmm. that's not the vibe I'm getting from most other posts. I can understand why Pro Detailers are under exposed.
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