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Old 17-05-2018, 02:28 PM   #1
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cheap polish spot pad heavy cut needed

After a cheap as possible heavy cut spot pad just to try on something, the pad will not be used on a car or used again so i don't want to spend a lot but also not run the risk the pad will break or separate from the Velcro back as has happened before.

plenty around for on tiny pad postage is a killer also, anyone found or know of any (there's none in the for sale section sadly as would have been perfect)
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How long can you wait

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3x-H...ceBeautifyAB=0 £1.26 for 3x 3inch hex pads but they will take a few weeks to come
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Old 17-05-2018, 03:25 PM   #3
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that's my issue there's plenty around which look like the branded ones, but you do get what you pay for as i am aware, might just take a punt on a cheap ebay job
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that's my issue there's plenty around which look like the branded ones, but you do get what you pay for as i am aware, might just take a punt on a cheap ebay job
Ive got some of these cheap pads for throw away jobs exactly like you've mentioned and they are surprisingly good, the saying you get what you pay for is not accurate as their are some things unbranded that are cheaper that are better quality or equal.

Just think all the name brand retailers that sell pads have to first by them, then factor in wages, taxes, retails space wether brick and mortar or website pluss a crap load of other costs so they have to mark it up way past the point they payed for it just to break even.

IF you could cut out these additional costs and buy dirrectly from where our name brand retilers get theirs from wouldent you?
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Old 18-05-2018, 08:55 AM   #5
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that's my issue there's plenty around which look like the branded ones, but you do get what you pay for as i am aware, might just take a punt on a cheap ebay job

cleanyourcar sell shinemate 3" spot pads,
http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/machin...prod_1715.html

they are very firm though
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yeh i've just ordered one albeit didn't want to given last shinemate spot pad i had the Velcro came away from the actual pad. will see how it goes
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Old 18-05-2018, 02:48 PM   #7
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yeh i've just ordered one albeit didn't want to given last shinemate spot pad i had the Velcro came away from the actual pad. will see how it goes
used them lots of times and had no problems, hopefully you have better luck this time
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I am probably too late but I would just try my nearest bodyshop supplies place
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