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Forum: The Daily News Zone 07-05-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By Alan W
Another example of flagged ends on the left and...

Another example of flagged ends on the left and cut ends on the right.

Alan W

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Forum: The Daily News Zone 07-05-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By Alan W
Flagged bristles have splintered, bushy ends...

Flagged bristles have splintered, bushy ends (like split hair) and are therefore much softer and less liable to mar soft finishes including paint etc.

Alan W
Forum: The Daily News Zone 07-05-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By Alan W
And another question please - do the hog hair...

And another question please - do the hog hair bristles have flagged ends or are they square cut? (Flagged ends being much softer ;))

Thanks,

Alan W
Forum: Forum Announcements 07-05-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,017
Posted By Alan W
My notifications returned in January and are...

My notifications returned in January and are still being received today! :thumb:

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-04-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Alan W
You could also consider the Metabo SXE400...

You could also consider the Metabo SXE400 (https://www.ffx.co.uk/tools/product/Metabo-Sxe400-4007430045935-240V-80Mm-Disc-Sander-220W?gclid=CPjt-calydMCFYmRGwodon0Ezw). :buffer:

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-04-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By Alan W
Have a look at this THREAD...

Have a look at this THREAD (http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=393049) I posted recently. ;)

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-04-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,014
Posted By Alan W
No, only the Festool Rotex and Makita BO6040 have...

No, only the Festool Rotex and Makita BO6040 have selectable forced rotation if my memory serves correctly and they are short throw machines.

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 24-04-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,014
Posted By Alan W
The Flex XCE 9-8 150 is a direct drive/forced...

The Flex XCE 9-8 150 is a direct drive/forced rotation machine similar to the 3401 VRG whilst the XFE 7-15 150 is a free spinning type with 15mm throw similar to the Rupes LHR 15 Bigfoot machine. ...
Forum: The Studio 22-04-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,723
Posted By Alan W
Good luck with your new venture John. :buffer: ...

Good luck with your new venture John. :buffer:

Alan W
Forum: The Studio 22-04-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,723
Posted By Alan W
Great correction and finish! :buffer: ...

Great correction and finish! :buffer:

Carpmadjohn by any chance. ;)

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-04-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,384
Posted By Alan W
Was only posted for a bit of fun and was tongue...

Was only posted for a bit of fun and was tongue in cheek really Mick. :)

Waiting isn’t a bad idea actually to allow any early teething troubles to be fixed. ;)

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-04-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,384
Posted By Alan W
If you can't wait Mick you can buy from Germany...

If you can't wait Mick you can buy from Germany...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 20-04-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Alan W
I think you mean the Kevin Brown aka Buff Daddy...

I think you mean the Kevin Brown aka Buff Daddy washer mod. ;)

Alan W
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-04-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By Alan W
The DAS-6 Pro comes with a 5” backing plate and...

The DAS-6 Pro comes with a 5” backing plate and this can be changed for a 3” backing plate to allow spot pads to be used and this combination should allow you to polish 95% plus of the paint in my...
Forum: Interior & Glass 18-04-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By Alan W
I think Chongo's recommendation is for Gyeon Q2...

I think Chongo's recommendation is for Gyeon Q2 Fabriccoat (http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acatalog/gyeon-q2-fabriccoat.html), but I could be wrong! :lol:

Alan W
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 18-04-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Alan W
This is correct - you don't rub the basecoat down...

This is correct - you don't rub the basecoat down before applying clearcoat.

Alan W
Forum: Furniture Clinic 15-04-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,742
Posted By Alan W
Yes Please!!

Yes Please!!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-04-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,233
Posted By Alan W
No, they're not all a pain in my experience. ISM...

No, they're not all a pain in my experience. ISM is so easy to apply and almost foolproof and hence why I recommended it above.

The OP wants an easy to apply coating and UNC-R will need to be...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 14-04-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By Alan W
Smile 55mm Cordless Polisher

I found this small 55mm cordless polisher (12V Lithium Ion) at a very reasonable price and thought it may appeal to some on here. :buffer:

A cheap alternative to a Nano iBrid anyone? :lol:
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Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-04-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,233
Posted By Alan W
I have previously applied Gtechniq C1 topped with...

I have previously applied Gtechniq C1 topped with Exo on the R32 and Kamikaze ISM on the TT.

The ISM is the easiest coating I have ever used and has what is described as a 'candy' look that is...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-04-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Alan W
Both great products that have stood the test of...

Both great products that have stood the test of time and I also like to keep it in the family, so to peak. :thumb:

There's often a sinergy (starred out if correctly spelt ;)) between same brand...
Forum: The Studio 13-04-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,474
Posted By Alan W
Superb Matt! :thumb: You don't half earn...

Superb Matt! :thumb:

You don't half earn your money! :buffer:

Alan W
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-04-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Alan W
The Tetrosyl Pre-Wipe Degreaser is a 'panel wipe'...

The Tetrosyl Pre-Wipe Degreaser is a 'panel wipe' and will be fine. :thumb:

You do not dilute such products in my experience.

Alan W

EDIT: Here is the SDS...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 13-04-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,054
Posted By Alan W
I only know of one detailer that has worked on a...

I only know of one detailer that has worked on a P1 and that is Clark Aitken of Polished Bliss.

See if THIS (http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/blog/2015/07/detailing-for-mclaren-glasgow/) helps. ;)...
Forum: Machine Polishing 12-04-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,034
Posted By Alan W
I think we’ll just need to agree to disagree on...

I think we’ll just need to agree to disagree on this one guys! :lol:

However, I will continue to derive pleasure and satisfaction from jewelling my paint to achieve the very best finish I can. ...
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