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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-09-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By riskypicker
The canvas bag is a big selling point haha ...

The canvas bag is a big selling point haha

The flex wasnt supplied with one though.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 11-09-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By riskypicker
Can i ask what machine you use them on? Ive...

Can i ask what machine you use them on?

Ive been using them only on the DAS6 as i thought the Flex vrg might murder them.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-09-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,228
Posted By riskypicker
Another +1 for Rock Awnings. Easy to put up...

Another +1 for Rock Awnings.

Easy to put up and take down by yourself.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-09-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,435
Posted By riskypicker
Ive used ZFE stores on Ebay. They took about 7...

Ive used ZFE stores on Ebay. They took about 7 days both times i ordered.

Some of the hex logic alike pads seem to be different colours, but feel equally as soft. Black/red/blue.

The orange...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-09-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By riskypicker
I use non bio clothes washing liquid and warm...

I use non bio clothes washing liquid and warm water.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-09-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,544
Posted By riskypicker
I almost always apply waxes via a DA as i get a...

I almost always apply waxes via a DA as i get a thinner, more even coat that i can achieve by hand. I use a black CG Hex logic and the slowest setting on the DA.

That said, ive never used a...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 05-09-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By riskypicker
Ive just started with a DI set up and have got...

Ive just started with a DI set up and have got one of these on the way

https://www.watergardeningdirect.com/acatalog/Digital-Inline-Water-Meter.html#aGDH001
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-08-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By riskypicker
After seeing it applied professionally i sprayed...

After seeing it applied professionally i sprayed it on using my own spray gun / compressor, with a nice wide fan, then put neoprene shock covers on my twin shock CB1300s. I argue that it was used...
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-08-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By riskypicker
ACF50 is a smelly pink liquid made to form a...

ACF50 is a smelly pink liquid made to form a barrier to stop metal oxidising. Believe the AC stands for Air Craft as it was originally designed for protecting them.

On a bike its only really much...
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-08-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By riskypicker
What wax have you used? Apologies if...

What wax have you used?

Apologies if mentioned but i couldnt see it was in any posts.
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 21-08-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,658
Posted By riskypicker
With the swing arm etc being cast, and having the...

With the swing arm etc being cast, and having the textured finish, theres not going to be an easy way to clean and sort out the oxidisation that has started.

Personally, i would avoid using a...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 16-08-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,189
Posted By riskypicker
I asked a similar Q on here re Fusson and was...

I asked a similar Q on here re Fusson and was advised not to top Fusso with anything as it beads better than just about anything around. If Crystal sealant (or Sonax BSD in my question) were to...
Forum: Help..! 16-08-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By riskypicker
You may need to take care on the pressure you...

You may need to take care on the pressure you apply too as you'll rub through the anodising pretty easily. Its a thin coating usually
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 14-08-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,323
Posted By riskypicker
Agree with Luke above in the main. Abrasives or...

Agree with Luke above in the main. Abrasives or chemicals remove wax. Clay doesnt remove it in my experience.

Ive used BH Cleanser fluid (chemical) in the past as well as Dodo Juice Lime Prime...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-08-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,189
Posted By riskypicker
Durable sealants

My brother has a new to him van. It was previously sign written which although removed still shows the writing. I’m sorting that with glue remover and a quick polish.

He wants me wax it so it’s...
Forum: Bilt Hamber 10-08-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,282
Posted By riskypicker
Cleanser fluid with remove the old wax - ive...

Cleanser fluid with remove the old wax - ive actually removed DSW previously with it.

Dont use your favourite/most expensive microfibre towels to remove it though.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-08-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,870
Posted By riskypicker
Ive used 105 on similar BMW paint with a DAS6 pro...

Ive used 105 on similar BMW paint with a DAS6 pro and CQ Orange Hexlogic. Found it needs additional lubricant (Chemical guys do one or just deionised water) or it dusts and drys before youve...
Forum: Interior & Glass 09-08-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,703
Posted By riskypicker
Has the surface been deep cleaned before trying...

Has the surface been deep cleaned before trying to apply the previous trim coatings?

C4 will only last if the surface is totally free of anything else before you apply it. Ive fallen foul of not...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 21-07-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,508
Posted By riskypicker
After machine polishing you’d be best to add some...

After machine polishing you’d be best to add some sort of protection from a wax or sealant.

The only white car I’ve done was a brand new Clio which I did most of the above, with any correction,...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 20-07-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,495
Posted By riskypicker
If a PVA sponge is similar to a grouting sponge...

If a PVA sponge is similar to a grouting sponge then ive read that people use the latter.

Also heard use of Lake Country Wash Wedge - though also read they dont last long.

The ONR sponge seems...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-07-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,250
Posted By riskypicker
I like Auto Finesse stuff and based on the Triple...

I like Auto Finesse stuff and based on the Triple AIO they make, a tin of Fusso will last a hell of a lot longer and cover more area than a bottle of PS - which should be considered in your cost...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 11-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,835
Posted By riskypicker
DA or Rotary? I ask as my DAS6 Pro doesnt...

DA or Rotary?

I ask as my DAS6 Pro doesnt deal with BMW paint as well as id like.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-07-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By riskypicker
Brother says it looks like a football print - its...

Brother says it looks like a football print - its from a CG hexlogic.

Just told him to embrace World Cup fever. He wasnt impressed.

His missus 'cant be without her car again' so theyre just...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 11-07-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By riskypicker
Until recently i had BH double speed wax on top...

Until recently i had BH double speed wax on top of Megs 21 synthetic sealant. All good.

Couple of weekends ago i stripped the lot off and now have a tripple combo from Autoperfekt called Boss of...
Forum: The Showroom 10-07-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,567
Posted By riskypicker
As youd imagine, theres tons of C4 left so ill...

As youd imagine, theres tons of C4 left so ill clean, clean and IPA the rubber this time then try again. Id assumed it was a stain rather than contaminant.

Cheers
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