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Forum: Off Topic Chat 02-08-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By olliewills
Strictly speaking the P20 Pro replaces the P10...

Strictly speaking the P20 Pro replaces the P10 Pro as the Mate series are a separate entity for Huawei. The replacement for the Mate 10, the Mate 20, is likely to be released in October this year, so...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-08-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By olliewills
I thought the V35 was US and Asia only? at least...

I thought the V35 was US and Asia only? at least for the foreseeable future.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-08-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By olliewills
Something I never cease to be amazed by however...

Something I never cease to be amazed by however is the fact that, on Amazon right now, the Mate 10 Pro is £380 and the P20 Pro is £799! These are both sold and delivered by Amazon too, so it's not...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 31-07-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By olliewills
I'll be buying outright. I've a healthy budget...

I'll be buying outright. I've a healthy budget but I'm not made of money so I'm happy with the idea of buying something one generation behind, hence my looking at phones like the Mate 10 Pro from...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 31-07-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By olliewills
Thanks for the replies so far all. OnePlus...

Thanks for the replies so far all.

OnePlus 6: everything I've read so far seems to suggest that the battery life is average at best and that the camera experience is nothing to write home about,...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 31-07-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By olliewills
Help choosing a new smartphone

Hello all.

Title says it all really, I'm in the market for a new smartphone and I need a little help deciding which way to go.

In terms of my requirements, I'd say the following:
- I'm buying...
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-07-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,496
Posted By olliewills
That pic makes it look a lot like dull paint from...

That pic makes it look a lot like dull paint from sanding so perhaps they just had some combination of filler/glaze/wax over the top covering it up. What kind of repair did it have done exactly? Does...
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 430,119
Posted By olliewills
It was all stringy and horrid, no idea where it...

It was all stringy and horrid, no idea where it came from but its gone now!
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-07-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,766
Views: 430,119
Posted By olliewills
The washer jets on my civic have been playing up...

The washer jets on my civic have been playing up of late so I decided to investigate why yesterday.

The photo shows what the filter of my washer bottle pump looked like once I'd removed it. Not...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-07-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By olliewills
Beauty is only skin deep, or is it?

I had a random musing today which led me to create this thread. I was wondering, with all the crazy lengths we go to keep our cars looking good, how much of what we do is only applicable to the...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-07-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,845
Posted By olliewills
I suppose the reality is that most neighbors...

I suppose the reality is that most neighbors don't want to be known as the ones who shop people to the authorities, and similarly, most people don't want to annoy their neighbours by flouting the ban...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-07-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,845
Posted By olliewills
It can't be as simple as just use a pressure...

It can't be as simple as just use a pressure washer and you're fine. Perhaps it's under discretionary because while they might be fine with you using an entry-level K2 or similar in short,...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-07-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,274
Posted By olliewills
Assuming you get your car good and clean before...

Assuming you get your car good and clean before the ban hits, you should be able to manage to keep it that way with a simpler routine if you can keep on top of it weekly.

Your initial power wash...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 18-07-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,845
Posted By olliewills
Not at present, just the North-West. That being...

Not at present, just the North-West. That being said, if the heat keeps up for a few more weeks, that can change. Even with a hosepipe ban you'd still be able to fill buckets and watering cans so...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-07-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By olliewills
Recommendations for a drill attachment system

Afternoon all.

Can anyone here recommend a relatively cost-effective set of powerdrill backing plate attachment and some pads?

I need to do some restoration on a couple of cars headlights and...
Forum: Detailing Chat 15-07-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,984
Posted By olliewills
My partner still thinks I'm crazy to wash the car...

My partner still thinks I'm crazy to wash the car as often as I do, but equally, and I consider this progress, she'll occasionally point out people driving down the road in expensive cars that are...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-07-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,984
Posted By olliewills
I reckon our version of food photos has to be...

I reckon our version of food photos has to be beading shots right?

I had another sad moment today. Just spent a few hours pressure washing the block-paved driveway. I'd just finished and was...
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-07-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,984
Posted By olliewills
I reckon this thread has the potential to be a...

I reckon this thread has the potential to be a long-runner akin to the likes of 'what detailing did you to today?'.

I'll get us restarted.

I'm genuinely, to my core, excited about the arrival...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-07-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By olliewills
Agreed, no need to get all hung up on technical...

Agreed, no need to get all hung up on technical definitions! By the sounds of it you're already a 'detailer' in your own mind, and that's really all that matters. If you're not doing it...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-07-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By olliewills
If your going to get some tar remover, it might...

If your going to get some tar remover, it might also be worth picking up a fallout/iron remover so you're tooled-up for a complete decontamination cycle (tar remover, then iron remover, then clay in...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 12-07-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,124
Posted By olliewills
Hello perfect opportunity for marring! You're...

Hello perfect opportunity for marring! You're really not getting the most out of your foam prewash here in terms of safety. You'd be best off rinsing down before going in with the mitt to make sure...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 06-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,441
Posted By olliewills
Did you use warm water with the BHAW, the advised...

Did you use warm water with the BHAW, the advised amount of product and what is your water hardness like where you are?

A good towel really shouldn't leave micro marring. Did you use it damp or...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-07-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By olliewills
I wouldn't bother personally as I'm not sure what...

I wouldn't bother personally as I'm not sure what benefit it would provide. When I do correction I'll wash, dry with plain damp microfibre and then give a final quick wipe with panel wipe before...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-07-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By olliewills
I've used ceriglass with a 3 inch rayon drill...

I've used ceriglass with a 3 inch rayon drill attachement and it made a real difference to my windscreen. It didn't get all the marks out but I was very cautious with how much pressure I used so I...
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-07-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By olliewills
I wouldn't say wax is more of a dust MAGNET in...

I wouldn't say wax is more of a dust MAGNET in the stricktest sense but being formed at least in part of natural oils means they are more flexible, susceptible to changes in heat and humidity and...
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