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Forum: Waxstock 2019 (Ricoh Arena - Coventry July 21st 2019) 20-07-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By lowejackson
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Waxstock 2019 (Ricoh Arena - Coventry July 21st 2019) 17-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By lowejackson
Storage Area

Is there anywhere at Waxstock to store a suitcase? I would be on my way to work on Sunday and it might be possible to pop in for an hour or two. The downside is I would be dragging a suitcase...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 23-03-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By lowejackson
No idea but it is certainly worth trying

No idea but it is certainly worth trying
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 23-03-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By lowejackson
Sorry, cannot help with a specific steamer but...

Sorry, cannot help with a specific steamer but you can safely use ONR in a steamer to give that extra boost of cleaning power
Forum: Detailing Chat 23-03-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By lowejackson
It is always worth experimenting. An alternative...

It is always worth experimenting. An alternative could also be to spray the ONR and then rinse with a pressure washer.

If spraying ONR and then using traditional shampoo then make sure you dunk...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 23-03-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By lowejackson
As above, ONR will not foam so just spray it with...

As above, ONR will not foam so just spray it with a normal sprayer
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 23-03-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By lowejackson
I have only used the Meguiars and Menz polishes...

I have only used the Meguiars and Menz polishes but I have no doubt at all they would all do a very good job
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 13-03-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By lowejackson
I spent ages trying to find a technique which...

I spent ages trying to find a technique which worked with MF pads and never found it. I went back to wool & foam and everything started to work again.
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-03-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,905
Posted By lowejackson
Cannot help with a polish but is there any way to...

Cannot help with a polish but is there any way to safely lift the car whilst polishing the side panels for example a ramp? I suspect even lifting the car 18" might help a bit.

Sorry to hear about...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 13-03-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By lowejackson
I have used a few 3M polishes over the years but...

I have used a few 3M polishes over the years but their range is quite big. A polish from 3M will work in a very different way to Megs 205. Whilst there is no doubt that the 3M range works more...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-03-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By lowejackson
I think it is just early days. Sometimes these...

I think it is just early days. Sometimes these new types of products take a while for people to start using and experimenting
Forum: Interior & Glass 10-03-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,379
Posted By lowejackson
Most of the time I just use a rinseless or...

Most of the time I just use a rinseless or waterless wash. If something stronger is required then I would use an APC. However, unless the interior is very dirty I find a rinseless or waterless...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-03-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By lowejackson
I have not used one of these fancy long throw...

I have not used one of these fancy long throw machines but I wonder if the assumption that a rotary is automatically faster is correct, especially with the options such as wool and MF pads.

Not...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 10-03-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By lowejackson
2,200 rpm would generally be considered to be...

2,200 rpm would generally be considered to be very high speeds. High speeds are not paint friendly as they cause the paint to swell.

Using a polish like Menzerna I would start on the slowest speed...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 07-03-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,334
Posted By lowejackson
Looks good to me. Sometimes the wise thing to do...

Looks good to me. Sometimes the wise thing to do with deeper scratches is just to leave them
Forum: Interior & Glass 07-03-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,038
Posted By lowejackson
I don't really have any proper suggestions but...

I don't really have any proper suggestions but have dealt with smashed glass before. It is impressively hard to get rid of it all.

Perhaps getting someone to widen the seams whilst you hoover...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 07-03-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By lowejackson
The latest view from OPT on shipping over here. ...

The latest view from OPT on shipping over here.

There are no plans to ship internationally at this time - a hazmat product....
Forum: Off Topic Chat 05-03-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,163
Posted By lowejackson
There is a debate which has lasted for millennia...

There is a debate which has lasted for millennia considering determinism, moral responsibility, genetics, conditioning etc but it really just boils down to the above statement.

Great minds such...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 05-03-2019, 02:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By lowejackson
New video from Apex MORE Optimum Clear Coat...

New video from Apex MORE Optimum Clear Coat Restorer!!! - YouTube

In addition to CCR there is also Optimum Opti Shield Sprayable Paint Protection. Professional only product. Not much out there in...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-03-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By lowejackson
If you fancy a DA then almost any brand of pad...

If you fancy a DA then almost any brand of pad should do a good job. The thing which jumps out for me is why get a DA when you are happy with a rotary. Whilst I think things have moved on a lot...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 04-03-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,583
Posted By lowejackson
Out of curiosity, what did you ask them?

Out of curiosity, what did you ask them?
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 03-03-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By lowejackson
Indeed. Not forgetting some with single...

Indeed.

Not forgetting some with single stage paints
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 03-03-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By lowejackson
Wait to you try the new Crosby Stills & Nash wax...

Wait to you try the new Crosby Stills & Nash wax from Optimum!

The CCR looks to be extremely interesting and I suspect it wont take long before people start to experiment with this.

One of the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-03-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By lowejackson
It is possible to damage paint with a DA but put...

It is possible to damage paint with a DA but put this into context, far more likely to damage as a result of a motoring accident but people still drive their vehicles every day.

As long as the...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-03-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By lowejackson
If the goal is to apply some SRP and wax then...

If the goal is to apply some SRP and wax then maybe a DA is not a good investment. Whilst I really like SRP it will not correct (remove) any paint defects however, if you want to correct the paint...
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