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Old 09-03-2016, 09:32 AM   #1
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Hex Logic pads

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After watching the Junkman on you tube
Looking to get some Hex Logic pads
Found these on UK Ebay
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1617385952...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
A lot cheaper than others I found
Especially if buying in bulk
Question are all Hex Logic pads the same
Would I expect performance of a cheaper Hex Logic pad to be less ?

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Old 09-03-2016, 09:34 AM   #2
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Buy cheap, buy twice

Chem guys for hex pads
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Old 09-03-2016, 09:37 AM   #3
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Chemical Guys make the Genuine Hexlogic Pads

The ones on eBay don't seem to be genuine CG

These may not last as long as the genuine ones either.

If you can afford it , I would spend a little more and get the Chemical Guys.
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as above, the ones you've posted are cheap chinese copies you'll use them and my bet is that the pad pulls away from the velcro back due to cheap glue used when it heats up it splits

just buy them real CG hex-logic pads and they'll last longer and work better not to mention having to wait for new ones to come when the cheap ones go pete tong
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my bet is that the pad pulls away from the velcro back due to cheap glue used when it heats up it splits

Took the words right put of my mouth.

Also, the pads can split around the backing pad too. Even when used correctly.
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Old 09-03-2016, 09:50 AM   #6
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I have some 3" chinese hex logic copies, and they are solid as real hex logic I have. Velcro is the same, they wash great and velcro is super solid. I still use them just for taillights and wheels, but they are not a bad quality by any means. I have 2 white and 1 orange real hex logic ( I'm poor ) and only use them on a paint. I oredered a couple of black finishing chinese hex logic, they will do just fine for a glazes which will be their primarly use. Those ZFE or whatever are not good as these one I have, just search ebay for hex logic pads you will find the ones with white velcro , those are the ones I have and they are just fine to be honest.
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Dont buy them, I have, no good, stick with the real ones from Chem guys
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Chem guys for hex pads

Took the words out my mouth.
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Thanks for the replies
Where is the best place to get Chemical Guys Hex Logic pads in UK

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Old 09-03-2016, 10:34 AM   #10
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also you shouldnt need to buy in bulk if you have the ones that last, unless your doing loads of cars a day of course.

good choice in pads
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