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Forum: Machine Polishing 01-03-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,458
Posted By stangalang
Here is why i dont think car diagrams (2d or 3d)...

Here is why i dont think car diagrams (2d or 3d) are worthwhile for anything other than instagram and you tube videos.
We measure in microns, these are fractions of millimeters. If you use an image...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-02-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,814
Posted By stangalang
Just whack it in the search function, i can...

Just whack it in the search function, i can remember at least 2 separate write ups done on here l. Some time ago now
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 21-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,814
Posted By stangalang
This has been independently tested a number of...

This has been independently tested a number of times and has shown that rinsing before foaming makes the foam more effective
Also, its worth remembering you are not rinsing off the foam, but...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-02-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,306
Posted By stangalang
Im at the stage now where i dont listen to music...

Im at the stage now where i dont listen to music at all, and i have so many podcasts in my account i actually struggle to listen to them all after 10 hours a fay 7 days a week lol.
You must...
Forum: Dodo Juice 05-02-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,113
Posted By stangalang
"There is no wrong answer, its all a matter of...

"There is no wrong answer, its all a matter of opinion"
Forum: Detailing Chat 05-02-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,306
Posted By stangalang
Optimum ******* podcast Business of detailing...

Optimum ******* podcast
Business of detailing podcast
Pints and polishing podcast
The auto detailing podcast.

These will all fill a gap in your listening time.
Forum: Interior & Glass 08-01-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By stangalang
I really easy but effective product is dr leather...

I really easy but effective product is dr leather dye blocker. Maintain with their cleaning wipes and i think you will be happy.
The seat belts, a bit more difficult perhaps but a fabric coating is...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 08-01-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By stangalang
Please please please dont confuse no smell with...

Please please please dont confuse no smell with no danger. Wear a proper vapour mask regardless
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 12-12-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,714
Posted By stangalang
There is a lot of nonsense spread regarding them,...

There is a lot of nonsense spread regarding them, honestly the things that some customers have been led to believe by other detailers or dealers can be laughable. In short, they are functionally...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-12-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,839
Posted By stangalang
Yes, always do. Basically always have gloves on,...

Yes, always do. Basically always have gloves on, chemical resistant ones if washing or cleaning, and anti vibration gloves if using a long throw da. Always were a dust mask and headphones when...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-10-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,391
Posted By stangalang
I personally moved to using R Evolve for ALL...

I personally moved to using R Evolve for ALL wheel and calipers jobs. Its cost effective and more durable than anything i used prior to it.
Forum: Detailing Chat 19-10-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,376
Posted By stangalang
Heaven forbid a company turns a profit and is...

Heaven forbid a company turns a profit and is able to grow whilst paying its skilled employees a meaningful wage!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 05-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By stangalang
I wouldn't trust a dedicated panel wipe to remove...

I wouldn't trust a dedicated panel wipe to remove everything that srp leaves behind and i dont think the abrasives are worth the effort if you could.
As stated many times either use a primer and...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 05-10-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,949
Posted By stangalang
Do i believe in it? Yes, i can not see how we...

Do i believe in it?
Yes, i can not see how we are not having an effect, and i believe it to be a bad one.
Do i believe we are the major contributing factor, absolutely not. I think they are...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-09-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,910
Posted By stangalang
So right off the bat, ppf isnt like standard car...

So right off the bat, ppf isnt like standard car wrap and doesn't like to be stretched too much. It 100% should be fixed immediately if its lifting and should be a warranty fix if their is dirt or...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 28-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,459
Posted By stangalang
There ARE a lot of fakes out there, it was quite...

There ARE a lot of fakes out there, it was quite a big thing. People seem to find it amusing that someone fake a small wax but thats because they dont understand how big the company is and how...
Forum: Detailing Chat 24-09-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,900
Posted By stangalang
Start to use a rinseless wash, instead of your...

Start to use a rinseless wash, instead of your normal shampoo bucket wash. Keep everything else the same, pre wash, grit guards etc, but use something like ONR instead of shampoo. It softens water,...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 22-09-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,315
Posted By stangalang
I will drop my input as a detailer who barely...

I will drop my input as a detailer who barely ever gets to apply a wax or sealant anymore, and works on a ton of new cars.
1) if you truly want to give the car the best start in life, just get it...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-09-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By stangalang
Not overly impressed with V1 and V2 but uncr is...

Not overly impressed with V1 and V2 but uncr is excellent. Bit more critical on application but it is a quality coating, good durability and chemical resistance
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-09-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By stangalang
Xpert (they made polishes)

Xpert (they made polishes)
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 02-09-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,777
Posted By stangalang
Im going to cause a bit of friction here...

Im going to cause a bit of friction here probably, but i have long since stopped using shampoos now in favour of rinseless washes. The difference being i still do the whole protocol of pre wash, 2...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-09-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By stangalang
My absolute favourite pad for applying liquid...

My absolute favourite pad for applying liquid sealants is the black LC constant pressure pad. They do a gold pad that has a very high ppi count but i think it may have been discontinued
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 22-08-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,257
Posted By stangalang
If you can get it, echelon cs-1 Ive never used...

If you can get it, echelon cs-1
Ive never used a product that literally doesnt bead, its just a blanket of water over the car until rain or jetwashing stops.
Forum: Detailing Chat 08-08-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,728
Posted By stangalang
So i will give my 2 pennies worth, from an...

So i will give my 2 pennies worth, from an unbiased full time detailers perspective who isnt so arrogant to not admit we all start with little cash jobs.

1) You dont sound ready for paid work....
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-08-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By stangalang
No need to change the weight. It vibrates more...

No need to change the weight. It vibrates more because you are getting more rotations due to less resistance. and its wobbling because you arent used to controlling it yet. The imbalance you have...
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