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Forum: Garage/Product Collections 17-07-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,843
Posted By steelghost
Nice bench! Any sort of kitchen worktop offcut...

Nice bench! Any sort of kitchen worktop offcut should do well if you can find one the right size, that stuff is tough as nails.
Forum: Interior & Glass 17-07-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By steelghost
Most glass cleaners are alcohol and detergents...

Most glass cleaners are alcohol and detergents mixed with water, simply applying these is unlikely to have any major effect on any decent glass sealant, in and of itself.

What will definitely...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-07-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,803
Posted By steelghost
It comes in an aerosol which you spray onto a...

It comes in an aerosol which you spray onto a foam applicator. Makes it a bit hard to judge usage but my guess would be 4 ordinary size cars (ordinary = family hatchback eg Focus, Golf etc)
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-07-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By steelghost
Cleanser Fluid is basically a panel wipe, you...

Cleanser Fluid is basically a panel wipe, you don't need both.
Forum: Bilt Hamber 09-07-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By steelghost
I can't think of any good reason to put water...

I can't think of any good reason to put water inside the chassis. By all means have a check with the endoscope, good practice for any vehicle (especially one known to be at risk of rust) but I would...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 04-07-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,803
Posted By steelghost
It's still holding on on my Mum's Honda, and I...

It's still holding on on my Mum's Honda, and I put it on there last October...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-07-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By steelghost
Adapters may or may not exist depending on what...

Adapters may or may not exist depending on what you're trying to adapt to what. Some members have had luck finding a local supplier of high pressure hoses and hydraulics and getting them to cut and...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 03-07-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By steelghost
You can put sealants or waxes over CP, either...

You can put sealants or waxes over CP, either works well. My rough rule of thumb is that using CP loses you about 25% of the durability you would have had without it.
Forum: Bilt Hamber 02-07-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,361
Posted By steelghost
I often do exactly this. Works very well. The...

I often do exactly this. Works very well. The beading isn't quite on the same level as DSW but it's still a nice finish.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-06-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
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: 1,611
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: 1,189
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: 73,819
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: 1,336
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: 7,730
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: 2,324
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: 4,385
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: 73,819
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: 5,150
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: 73,819
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: 5,150
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: 73,819
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: 2,029
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: 3,581
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: 5,150
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...
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