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Old 03-01-2018, 09:46 AM   #1
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This seams cheap - any good?

For the low end NOOB who is looking to polish once every few years... nothing major

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VonHaus-1...704&rmvSB=true
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:12 AM   #2
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Ive not used one of these before but the pads look naf so you would what to get some decent pads as the pad is the thing that touches the paint.

Scholl or lake county make good pads. The color will depend on what your trying to achieve and the level of correction needed for your paint.
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:15 AM   #3
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For the low end NOOB who is looking to polish once every few years... nothing major

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VonHaus-1...704&rmvSB=true
Have you used a rotary before? If not, I'd suggest going for a DA instead. May pay a little bit more but safer to use in my opinion.
Alternatively, get the rotary but practice practice practice on scrap panels before going near your own car...
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:15 AM   #4
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I'd agree
The machine may be ok but I'd bin those pads off straight away
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Old 03-01-2018, 10:38 AM   #5
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Pretty similar to the silverline rotary which can be picked up for around £40 without the pads.

They are heavy machines, and while rotaries are not the fire breathing monsters some people make out, they require more practice to get great results.

My advice would be to spend a bit more and get a decent da to start with or if you want a rotary look at something like a dodo spin doctor or shinemate rotary.
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Old 03-01-2018, 11:43 AM   #6
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Argos

Pop down to argos and get this one if your only unseeing occasionally, seen some okay reviews, again pads are naf

http://www.argos.co.uk/product/4645777?cmpid=GS001&_$ja=tsid:59156|cid:189934405| agid:18074225845|tidla-161888518885|crid:77627770765|nw:g|rnd:63338400334 41435769|dvc:c|adp:1o2|mt:|loc:1006563&gclid=EAIaI QobChMI4_2klNu72AIV4rftCh2QzABrEAQYAiABEgKCQvD_BwE
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Need to just buy the machine and buy good backing pads and pads / polish. The supplied stuff is junk
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Old 03-01-2018, 12:22 PM   #8
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It looks OK for the money. As others have said would be a good idea to get decent pads. Rotaries do a great job of paint correction and aren't too difficult to use but are trickier to master over a DA. It would be advisable to practice on a scrap panel before letting loose on your own car. If you were thinking of going down the DA route, these look good for the money.

http://www.argos.co.uk/product/4645777
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