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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By steelghost
Wet Coat works over pretty much anything. I don't...

Wet Coat works over pretty much anything. I don't know that it will make the FK last much longer, but it will keep the beading going.

That said the beading on 1000p is already pretty good, so I...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-06-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By steelghost
I have a 25mm / 1" ID hose to take water from the...

I have a 25mm / 1" ID hose to take water from the water butt to the PW. It can flow over 20 lpm - and that's just the head from the water butt, no mains pressure at all. If you've got the room, a...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-06-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By steelghost
It's a neat solution but those tiny wheels won't...

It's a neat solution but those tiny wheels won't work on anything but very smooth surfaces.

I think some strips of sealed wood with suitable sized castors underneath and attached to the frame...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-06-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 64,352
Posted By steelghost
Something like this...

Something like this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pressure-Washer-Multi-Wash-Nozzle-Lance-Extension-Nilfisk-Gerni-Compatible/281412784076?hash=item4185824fcc:m:m998RTVr0ZjrtE98tnOKigw)?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-05-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By steelghost
Can you post a pic? If it's metal to metal (ie...

Can you post a pic? If it's metal to metal (ie mild steel and brass) it could be seized in with galvanic corrosion?
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 29-05-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,628
Posted By steelghost
There's very little that will really do much for...

There's very little that will really do much for actual scratches (vs swirls & holograms).

Glare does work if you can still get it.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 29-05-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,682
Posted By steelghost
I find that applying it with a damp sponge...

I find that applying it with a damp sponge applicator, then using that to apply to small areas (no more than 30cm x 30cm), then buffing off, works well. In cooler conditions you can probably get away...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 21-05-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,948
Posted By steelghost
FK #2685 is a lovely wax, and goes for under £20...

FK #2685 is a lovely wax, and goes for under £20 for a (big) tin.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-05-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 64,352
Posted By steelghost
I haven't, but now you've posted that, I want to...

I haven't, but now you've posted that, I want to :thumb:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-05-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,777
Posted By steelghost
Without wanting to be facetious, any Kranzle...

Without wanting to be facetious, any Kranzle without a hose reel on it? ;)

What level of performance do you need - do you want one with wheels or will it be a static installation?

I have a K7...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-05-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 64,352
Posted By steelghost
By all means post the parts on here, many eyes...

By all means post the parts on here, many eyes can help work out the details :thumb:
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-05-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,777
Posted By steelghost
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2...

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F132614263419
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-05-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 64,352
Posted By steelghost
I got my Mosmatic swivel from these guys:...

I got my Mosmatic swivel from these guys: https://ebay.co.uk/usr/gg-ersatzteile

You can also order directly from Mosmatic UK https://mosmatic.co.uk

There are other UK dealers as well of course....
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-05-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,861
Posted By steelghost
You need to employ some sort of pre-wash. This...

You need to employ some sort of pre-wash. This will help to loosen the muck, such that when you come to rinse it with the hose, it should get rid of most of the bigger particles which are causing the...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 12-05-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,259
Posted By steelghost
I spray it onto the pad. Works well.

I spray it onto the pad. Works well.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-05-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,777
Posted By steelghost
William at Kränzle who monitors their forum for...

William at Kränzle who monitors their forum for technical queries works be able to advise on the technical differences. Off the top of my head:

K1050 series doesn't have a pressure gauge, nor the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-05-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,777
Posted By steelghost
The K1050 TST has a proper steel wire and rubber...

The K1050 TST has a proper steel wire and rubber hose, the base model K1050 and the midrange TS variant are thermoplastic.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-05-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,777
Posted By steelghost
You don't need to reduce the pump pressure, you...

You don't need to reduce the pump pressure, you just fit a suitable nozzle with an oversized orifice, which reduces the back pressure that the pump develops.
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 10-05-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,495
Posted By steelghost
Because it's frequently being refreshed, ie by...

Because it's frequently being refreshed, ie by being used for car washing and watering the garden, and then being topped up again by rainfall, the water doesn't become stagnant.

It does get a bit...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 10-05-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By steelghost
They don't show the diverter, the standard ones...

They don't show the diverter, the standard ones generally supplied don't handle very high volumes of water well. I discovered this because I am filling my water butts from the entire rear roof of my...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 10-05-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,495
Posted By steelghost
Hi Colin Sorry only just seen this post now....

Hi Colin

Sorry only just seen this post now. To answer your question, as long as it's a slow running machine (ie with a motor speed around 1,500rpm) then this setup should be able to deliver...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,777
Posted By steelghost
Kranzle make 1,400 and 2,800 rpm machines, the...

Kranzle make 1,400 and 2,800 rpm machines, the chief advantage of the slower motor speed is that they can use low pressure water sources without risking cavitation damage to the pump head.

That...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-05-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 64,352
Posted By steelghost
Handy tip, thanks!

Handy tip, thanks!
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-05-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,259
Posted By steelghost
Do yourself a little 50:50 - you might be...

Do yourself a little 50:50 - you might be surprised at the difference in colour!
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 09-05-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By steelghost
http://www.seriousperformance.co.uk/Products,119.h...

http://www.seriousperformance.co.uk/Products,119.html

Web shop still up and running :thumb:
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