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Old 11-04-2012, 11:13 PM   #1
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Non Pro's - do you use a Paint Thickness Gauge

Don't want to spend the money on a Paint Thickness Gauge but I'm also nervous about going aggressive with the polish on my Old Jag without one. One catch is, as a non-pro, this very well might be the only time I use the thing (PTG).

So, weekend warriors and hobbyist detailers - do you use a PTG? especially you guys and gals out there like me that have older cars.

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Old 11-04-2012, 11:16 PM   #2
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yes, I have one and use it on every car....

cheaper than a re-paint IMO

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Old 11-04-2012, 11:20 PM   #3
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No, but then I have my own spray gear as well...
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:21 PM   #4
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No, but then I have my own spray gear as well...
Interesting!
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:22 PM   #5
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No...but I do it 'by the book' and don't do anything tooo stupid
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:25 PM   #6
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No...but I do it 'by the book' and don't do anything tooo stupid
Well, that let's me out - d'oh.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:26 PM   #7
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without insurance, on other peoples cars its a must imo. they are'nt fool proof (a particular area may show a high reading but there could easily be body filler lurking...) but they'll still give you idea of what there is 'to play with' and where a car may of been repaired before..
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:28 PM   #8
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Nope.Not got one.Ive machined my own cars,but have always been sensible enough not to go too mental.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:31 PM   #9
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No, not got one but I use P1 with much respect and don't do cars for anyone else any more, I do my mum and dads but they're little more than a quick spruce with P1 on a finishing pad, a glaze and a wax/sealant. Wouldn't go anywhere near a paying customers car without one though.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:36 PM   #10
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No.........

















I use 2
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