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Old 18-06-2017, 02:22 PM   #1
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Aqua wax mixed with BSD

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Saw a post a few weeks back mentioning that a mix of the two products still produces the longevity/beading but doesn't make it quite as 'grabby'. I can't find the post now.... Typical.
So was wondering if, once mixed (50/50 I assume), is it applied to wet or dry paintwork.....or doesn't it matter??
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Old 18-06-2017, 02:32 PM   #2
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Twas me i think.

I use BSD and ExpressWax ( which is the trade version of Aquawax, but exactly the same product ) mixed 50:50 as a drying aid. Haven't used it long enough to give you a precise answer, but it is still going strong after several weeks, so my guess-timate would be that it is good for a couple of months or maybe more.

I "have" used the mix it on dry paintwork, as a test, and it does work, but is slightly thicker than QD and so a touch harder to work. The dragging isn't worrying or excessive and i don't think it would overly affect the paint as both product as quite slippery anyway, but it doesn't have quite the same instant wetting effect that a dedicated QD might" .

I do think plain BSD might be a little easier on dry paintwork.
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Old 14-09-2017, 10:19 PM   #4
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Just tried the 50/50 mix of BSD and Aquawax as recommended by GleemSpray. Used it as a drying aid and found it had absolutely none of the 'grabbiness' sometimes experienced with the BSD on its own.
I was well pleased with the finish as well.
Now to see how long it lasts.
It's on my wife's car which doesn't get washed as often as my own
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Just tried the 50/50 mix of BSD and Aquawax as recommended by GleemSpray. Used it as a drying aid and found it had absolutely none of the 'grabbiness' sometimes experienced with the BSD on its owners .
I was well pleased with the finish as well.
Now to see how long it lasts.
It's on my wife's car which doesn't get washed as often as my own


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The great thing is that it is so quick and easy to use as a drying aid /top-up after washing, just as both Aquawax and BSD are on their own.
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The great thing is that it is so quick and easy to use as a drying aid /top-up after washing, just as both Aquawax and BSD are on their own.
Yes, definitely easy to use, and good result. I'll be using the mix on my own car next time

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Old 14-09-2017, 10:51 PM   #7
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I've been using the mix for a while and have been very pleased with it - as has been said, not as grabby, but gives very nice results - interestingly, it "appears" that it gets glossier the day after....
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Used it on my own car after washing it. Think it's my new favourite product.
Great results and shine. Light was getting a bit low for a decent photo so didn't post one as it didn't do it justice.
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I use BSD and ExpressWax mixed 50:50 as a drying aid.
How do you mean use it as a drying aid? as in spraying it onto the car while its' still wet?
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How do you mean use it as a drying aid? as in spraying it onto the car while its' still wet?
Yes mate

Spray on whilst the car is wet and then dry with your drying towel then go over it with a fresh MF

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