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Old 09-09-2018, 04:54 PM   #1
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Looking at buying a lams wool type mitt. Are they anygood?. On face value it looks like they will gather and scratch the paint, but lots use them?. The meguires one looks good?
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Check out Microfibre Madness Incredimitt, it's an excellent pad and it will out last the traditional washmitt. I've had mine for over two years now and it's still going strong.
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Okay thanks. Not prone to scratching etc?
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Okay thanks. Not prone to scratching etc?
No, or at least no more than a lambs wool mitt. Scratches/marring comes from poor technique more than anything else.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:12 PM   #5
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/Meguiars-A7...y0L&ref=plSrch
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Apparently the lambs wool is woven into a synthetic backing- longevity is not brilliant. I use sheepskin which is the full hide - current one still going strong after 3 years and still looking 'new'- highly recommend a sheepy
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:38 PM   #7
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Which one have you got?. I used a cheap one in Work and it worked well.
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:42 PM   #8
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Race glaze - recently bought a back-up. The cuff doesn't look as good ( only had a quick look) - they do a better quality one in white which I should have bought this timebehave also got two sheepskinshop mitts which have never seen the light of day (keep forgetting about those!)
Just noticed - the dearer is white but appears to be same quality as the £14 mitt

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I have the Auto Finesse Ultra Soft Lambs Wool Wash Mitt well over a year now and still doing the job.

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=388912

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Okay thanks. Not prone to scratching etc?
It would be any dirt causing scratches not the wash media
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