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Forum: Detailing Chat 22-01-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Hoppy1888
I like Reload but just donít feel it lasts long. ...

I like Reload but just donít feel it lasts long.
Have a look at TAC System Moonlight or their One Step Master. Sold by In2detailing.
I have just purchased the One Step Master but Iím still waiting...
Forum: The Showroom 22-01-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 262,016
Posted By Hoppy1888
A5 Sline Black Edition in Lava Grey treated with...

A5 Sline Black Edition in Lava Grey treated with CarPro CQuartz...
Forum: Detailing Chat 14-01-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
Still havenít had the opportunity to use it yet....

Still havenít had the opportunity to use it yet. When you did your review how long would you say the product lasted on your car??
Thanks Wayne


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Forum: Detailing Chat 06-01-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
Yes I saw it and it was one of the things that...

Yes I saw it and it was one of the things that prompted me to get it. [emoji106]


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Forum: Detailing Chat 05-01-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
What Detailing Products Have You Bought Today ...

Been treating myself to some post Xmas goodies.
Great service from Slims Detailing. Free next day delivery on orders over £50 and 10% off your first order....
Forum: Machine Polishing 06-12-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,105
Posted By Hoppy1888
Useful links for a newbie

Hi, I have attached some useful links that I have came across whilst doing some online research. Hope they can be of some help for anyone starting out using a machine polisher

Das 6 Pro Plus Kit...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-10-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,301
Posted By Hoppy1888
This one seems popular on some of the detailing...

This one seems popular on some of the detailing websites
£200
http://www.paintdetective.com/new_special_offers.html


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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-10-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,301
Posted By Hoppy1888
I was looking at this one from the Clean Your Car...

I was looking at this one from the Clean Your Car website reduced to £150.
A lot of money to spend for a weekend warrior but might come in handy when looking at buying a used car to see if itís had...
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-10-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
Iíve seen them on EBay, Silverline LED worklight...

Iíve seen them on EBay, Silverline LED worklight around £44 free delivery!


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Forum: Detailing Chat 02-10-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,165
Posted By Hoppy1888
What do the courses focus on more? Are they...

What do the courses focus on more?
Are they more valeting/detailing a car, machine polishing or all of it.
It depends on what line you are wanting to go down. I would be more focussed on the...
Forum: Machine Polishing 03-09-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,101
Posted By Hoppy1888
Well 2 days graft and I managed to get the wife's...

Well 2 days graft and I managed to get the wife's work horse looking pretty damn good.
Having never machine polished before (not even a practice) I jumped in at the deep end and started on the car....
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-09-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
Yeah it fits any machine with a 5/16th fitment...

Yeah it fits any machine with a 5/16th fitment which is what the the Pro Plus has.
It does vibrate more as with the Pro but I plan on using it on a slower speed to reduce the vibration as I'll be...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-09-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
Yeah this one fits and is suitable for the 4"...

Yeah this one fits and is suitable for the 4" spot pads. The vibration is increased but I plan to keep the power turned down a little as the work will be more focussed. It's all new to me so it's...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-09-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,909,213
Posted By Hoppy1888
Bought some new toys today! Das 6 Pro Plus...

Bought some new toys today!
Das 6 Pro Plus compliments of Shop N Shine, £149.95 after a £10 discount for voucher code DW Free P&P and delivered the following day. ...
Forum: Machine Polishing 28-08-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,101
Posted By Hoppy1888
Thanks guys and thanks for the boost in...

Thanks guys and thanks for the boost in confidence. On holiday at the moment but plan on ordering my stuff so it arrives a day or so after I get back.


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Forum: Machine Polishing 28-08-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,101
Posted By Hoppy1888
What pads to use?

Hi I'm looking to order a DAS 6 pro (not the plus) which comes with a 5 & 3 inch backing plate.
I was planning on using Menzerna 2200 and 3800 on my 10 plate Ford Focus which has intermediate...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-08-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,740
Posted By Hoppy1888
Yeah some of them look the same as the holders...

Yeah some of them look the same as the holders used on the side of the detailing cart above


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Forum: Detailing Chat 28-08-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,740
Posted By Hoppy1888
nice tidy way to hang bottles in garage?

Just saw this on a FB page, may be of some use to you guys
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170828/5baeff8869cdefbdc17dfff1d34ec173.jpg


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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-08-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,374
Posted By Hoppy1888
I agree with Kev, buy a good drying towel or 2...

I agree with Kev, buy a good drying towel or 2 but for the other stuff Costco Kirkland MF pack of 36. Amazon and EBay sell them

Kirkland Signature Ultra Plush Microfiber Towels 36 Pack...
Forum: Machine Polishing 23-08-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Hoppy1888
This might help you out ...

This might help you out

https://youtu.be/zm62usnRycU


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Forum: Detailing Chat 18-08-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By Hoppy1888
Well done you mate. I must admit I'm tempted...

Well done you mate. I must admit I'm tempted myself. Will you be working outdoors or do you have the luxury of a garage.
Interested to see how you get on, keep me updated


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Forum: Detailing Chat 16-08-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,114
Posted By Hoppy1888
Automotive All Purpose Cleaners?

A quick google search came up with quite a lot of different options which are available out there some really quite expensive.

What do you use and are automotive branded APC's really worth it? ...
Forum: Detailing Chat 13-08-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By Hoppy1888
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Forum: Detailing Chat 13-08-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By Hoppy1888
What brand do you use

I've read through all the comments and I noticed no one mentioned Fireball. I have only used the snow foam personally but following pro retailers etc on FB it seems to get really good results. Check...
Forum: Machine Polishing 12-08-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,388
Posted By Hoppy1888
Hi, why don't you have a look around your local...

Hi, why don't you have a look around your local area for authorised detailers and consider looking into getting a ceramic coating such as CarPro CQuartz, Fireball or Gtechniq.
It'll get the paint...
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