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Old 20-03-2017, 02:55 PM   #91
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Thank you, will search for that later
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Old 31-08-2017, 11:04 AM   #92
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Old thread resurrection!

I have just gone to use the gauge again and trying to calibrate.

Using the shim and plastic provided, the readings are constantly wrong.

252um always reads as 171-173um

99um always reads as 48-50 um

Am I doing something wrong?
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Old 31-08-2017, 11:11 AM   #93
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first change the batteries , if not been changed, then clear all memory , retry.
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Old 31-08-2017, 11:39 AM   #94
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Cheers Mac, off to buy some AAA batteries.
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Old 10-09-2017, 10:47 AM   #95
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I changed the batteries and reset the memory.

the 252um constantly reads as 252-254um, so happy with that.

The 99um constantly reads as 76-78um. Am I right in saying, when in calibration mode, you take a reading, then use the up and down arrows to get to the number it should be, then take another reading?
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Old 10-09-2017, 10:57 AM   #96
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I have got it working

For anyone else having trouble, I followed the steps in this video.

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Any good updates on these purchases?
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What do you need to know?

I have one and use it to see how quickly I'm removing paint whilst polishing. Especially useful if you decide to try new compounds and want to ensure you're not removing paint too quickly.

The other day I was polishing some deeper scratches out on my car and got worried that I might be removing too much paint. I got this out and realised that the spots I was polishing had more paint than most other areas around them, so I could continue polishing a bit more before I even got level with other areas of the car.

You could also use this to compare compounds, in order to see which one corrects fastest. I might actually do this myself the next time I'm polishing. I've recently bought some CarPro Clear Cut and would like to know how it compares against Meguiars 105. Using one and then the other and then trying to compare the swirls left over after a set is difficult. Hard to tell if one is actually working any faster than the other.
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Any good updates on these purchases?


It still works, hope this is a good enough update
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