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Old 31-07-2015, 11:17 PM   #1
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Damn weather!

Don't know about the rest of you guys in the UK but the weather here in Northern Ireland has been pretty terrible for the last month or so. I have just got my new car and have been itching to use all my new Zaino products on her but the rain just hasn't stopped!

There's a small window of a couple of hours tomorrow but its going to be rushed, so I might just apply a coat of AG SRP and EGP to protect the car for a while, although it could be 2016 before Ireland sees any sunshine again!

Really want to use my Zaino polishes and sealants but don't have access to indoor facilities so pretty screwed.

Edit: also should have mentioned we are getting a lot of work done to the house at the moment so my polisher is buried under a pile of c**p in the garage so I can't use that either, arggg!!!
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Old 01-08-2015, 07:25 AM   #2
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Not sure what to suggest really, either hire out a unit or hope for a dry day then go for it, it's difficult living where you do as the weather is always so unpredictable, just hope for better weather this month.
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Old 01-08-2015, 07:44 AM   #3
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I have been itching to get my new car sorted to but no clear window of no rain recently, the weather forecast yesterday suggested it would be a good opportunity, was nicely overcast but no threat of rain as I get started the clouds clear and bright sunshine car became very hot to touch ffs. Not got any shade on my drive might need to hunt out a unit, although next week is looking promising
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Old 01-08-2015, 08:23 AM   #4
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Weather is good now! Get it done!
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...BTW if you can, get the smartphone app called RainAlarm that will alert you if there is rain on its way.
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Old 01-08-2015, 08:49 AM   #6
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...BTW if you can, get the smartphone app called RainAlarm that will alert you if there is rain on its way.


I got that, worth it's weight in gold.
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Old 01-08-2015, 09:36 AM   #7
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I've got to say that the weather is annoying me, not only does it **** down approximately 3:32 mins after I've finished drying my car and continue raining whenever I drive somewhere, I've not been able to cut the grass for a couple of months and more importantly I've not been able to sit outside, drink beer and BBQ .
The weather was amazing at half 7 this morning, now I'm just about to head out the clouds are appearing. Must be one of the grimmest years for weather we've had for a while.
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Old 01-08-2015, 11:46 PM   #8
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I've got to say that the weather is annoying me, not only does it **** down approximately 3:32 mins after I've finished drying my car and continue raining whenever I drive somewhere, I've not been able to cut the grass for a couple of months and more importantly I've not been able to sit outside, drink beer and BBQ .
The weather was amazing at half 7 this morning, now I'm just about to head out the clouds are appearing. Must be one of the grimmest years for weather we've had for a while.
100% agree!! Everyone is sick of me moaning about the rain, but when it's your job and livelihood it really starts to grind you down, grrrrr
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Old 02-08-2015, 12:18 AM   #9
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This summer has been a washout so far.

It has been the wettest July ever for many of us. Some places are 220% up on average rainfall levels.

As for the app, I've got an easier way to tell if it's going to rain.

White clouds=fine

Grey clouds=rain
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Old 02-08-2015, 01:20 AM   #10
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Feel your pain. Summer is Scotland has been non-existent. 5 hours detailing this morning, only to be followed by torrential rain showers for 3 hours, then clear blue skies again. It's to rain from 7am to 6pm tomorrow
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