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Old 10-02-2012, 01:49 PM   #1
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Well I have recently been in admiration of people have been having a go at making their own wax.

It took me all of 5 minutes to decide i wanted to give it a go.

So a couple of weeks passed and deliveries kept coming until i had this small lot.



I decided yesterday "let the fun begin"

I started off quite conservatively with only 15% carnauba.

And it came out looking like this.



I was really quite chuffed with myself as the texture wasn't bad at all.



Would melt if rubbed between fingers too.



I then decided to put it to the test. Unfortunately the car was covered in snow and i was so excited to put it on something i did what everyone else does and put it on a cd.



Left it for 8 minutes total until cured and then buffed it off.

Ill let the next pictures talk for themselves but i just keep spraying water and the beads kept getting bigger.









Few closer pictures at different points.





Thanks for reading.

More to come soon.
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Looks good mate, be interesting to see how it performs on the car! Look forward to the updates!
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Love the last picture with all the colours
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Looks like a solid start, well done. Have you tried it at 70% carnauba yet?
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Looks like a solid start, well done. Have you tried it at 70% carnauba yet?
Not quite 70% but did have a laugh and try a 50% mix which is just silly (i knew it was before i started).

Not the best outcome

Have done another today with a few interesting ingredients in and have upped the carnauba to about 26% and it feels really nice. Will update soon.

Thanks again guys
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Super Beads!Keep it going as this looks very promising.
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Any updates on this fella? Looks like a lot of fun and I bet you feel well chuffed with the results of that!
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Full credit to you bud. Keep updating :-D
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The picture second from last is an absolute beauty. Have you got the full size you could email me for a background for my desktop.

Looking forward to the next istallment
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Bloody hell looks like the first go was a good one !
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