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Old 04-05-2018, 09:59 PM   #1
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Clay Mitt or Clay Bar?

Which one do you use?
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Old 04-05-2018, 10:18 PM   #2
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I've been using G3 clay mitt and been very pleased with it - very easy to use and I use a strong shampoo mix as a lubricant
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Old 04-05-2018, 10:35 PM   #3
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Both tbh. The mitt is a lot faster in using but the bar gets in places the mitt can't.
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Old 04-05-2018, 11:47 PM   #4
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Never used a mitt, still haven't seen an explanation of how they are folded
I may be missing something about how they work.
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Old 05-05-2018, 12:16 AM   #5
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never used a clay bar lol always used the g3 clay mitt with af glide lube and a bucket of warm water but i do have the wo-wo clay mitt waiting to try out
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Old 05-05-2018, 01:17 AM   #6
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Old 05-05-2018, 08:04 AM   #7
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G3 mitt with lube as per Andyblue, but I have bars too.
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Old 05-05-2018, 08:19 AM   #8
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Used a clay mitt but reverted back to clay bar BH soft one.
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Old 05-05-2018, 11:34 AM   #9
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Always used clay bars until the mitt came along, do prefer the mitt now though
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Old 05-05-2018, 11:41 AM   #10
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I've used both a cloth from Serious Performance and G3 Mitt. Whilst the advantage of the cloth is that it folds I found it leaving some residue behind even though I spent time breaking it in on the windscreen first. I think I'll go back to the tried and tested G3 mitt.
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