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Old 08-01-2017, 09:42 PM   #1
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Bigfoot mini or das6

i am a weeklywarrior schould i buy a rupes mini or a das 6
i own a bmw e60, twingo mk2, smart 450 and i have ordered a clio V
im thinking about getting a real size big foot but the small cars have a lot of tiny peaces that i can not polish with the bigfoot.

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Old 09-01-2017, 10:59 AM   #2
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have you got any machines yet?

I would suggest go for the das6 pro and get smaller backing plate and larger one,

I still kept my old das6 and use it with smaller pads, handy little machine but vibrates quite a bit compared to a bigfoot
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Old 09-01-2017, 11:16 AM   #3
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Why not opt for a Duetto and buy a 3inch backingplate from kamikaze collection!
Love my Duetto wouldn't chance it for any 15 or 21 , got also a mini but if I would buy a kit again I only would buy the Duetto with a 3 inch backingplate.
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Old 10-01-2017, 07:59 AM   #4
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Could you not get a Das 6Pro+ and Vertool mini Da?
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Old 10-01-2017, 09:37 AM   #5
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Could you not get a Das 6Pro+ and Vertool mini Da?
reviews seem to suggest the vertool mini gets very hot after a short period of time, I'm going to go for the rupes 75 to compliment my lhrii 15, I think the rupes are a lovely machine and worth the extra ££ if you use them alot
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Old 10-01-2017, 10:26 AM   #6
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Why not opt for a Duetto and buy a 3inch backingplate from kamikaze collection!
If I didn't already have the 3" Mini Rupes I'd be doing this.

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Old 10-01-2017, 10:36 AM   #7
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reviews seem to suggest the vertool mini gets very hot after a short period of time, I'm going to go for the rupes 75 to compliment my lhrii 15, I think the rupes are a lovely machine and worth the extra ££ if you use them alot
I have the vertool mini and it does get hot after 10 minutes or so, i`ve started wearing thick gloves to help with the heat.

I did contact vertool regarding the situation but was ignored so not sure where to go next, obviously it shouldnt get that hot so you cant hold it

It was bought from CYC so may have to contact them next.
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Old 10-01-2017, 10:54 AM   #8
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I have the vertool mini and it does get hot after 10 minutes or so, i`ve started wearing thick gloves to help with the heat.

I did contact vertool regarding the situation but was ignored so not sure where to go next, obviously it shouldnt get that hot so you cant hold it

It was bought from CYC so may have to contact them next.
Sounds like too much internal friction caused by insufficient clearances etc. Definitely go back to the reseller.

Another reason for the OP to seriously consider the Rupes!

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I've got the Rupes mini and if am honest I would be lost with out it. A great machine and light to work with. Its a must
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I have a Rupes mini, Rupes duetto and a Rupes 21 and the are the best choices i ever made after 2 bucket system washing
The Rupes machines are all so damn stable it is great to work with.
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