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Forum: Help..! 21-06-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Sh1ner
You cannot always tell, even when it is too late....

You cannot always tell, even when it is too late. Different paints and types of paint are also variable but the hard surface layer is only so thick and once removed has gone. Light polishing is not...
Forum: Help..! 20-06-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Sh1ner
I'm sorry no. over the years I have seen vehicles...

I'm sorry no. over the years I have seen vehicles that have only been polished and not protected, go off quickly and become rough and lose shine and I have seen the odd comment about FK1000p but have...
Forum: Help..! 20-06-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Sh1ner
I've painted lots. There are many different...

I've painted lots. There are many different paints and not everything is lacquered. Many repair paints are single stage even though the factory finish was clear coated. As an example most VWs are...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-06-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sh1ner
It is none of my business but please may I ask,...

It is none of my business but please may I ask, why would you not wear a mask/protection?
I have problem lungs (Fibrosis) caused by pneumonia and require a ghostbuster all the time but always wear a...
Forum: Detailing Guide 08-06-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Sh1ner
Soak well, leave to soften, soak again, then...

Soak well, leave to soften, soak again, then clean.
Shampoo can/should be ok but personally I'm not overly keen on chemicals/APCs for this sort of thing because it is quite easy to remove any...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes, that is correct. Place on the jack and under...

Yes, that is correct. Place on the jack and under the vehicle, surface or seam and as you lift the vehicle it compresses, conforms to the shape spreading the load without damaging either the vehicle...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Sh1ner
Hockey pucks are ok for flat surfaces and jack...

Hockey pucks are ok for flat surfaces and jack heads but cut and fall apart when faced with anything sharp. Either on top or underneath.
The best are I have seen are rectangular blocks, very heavily...
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-06-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By Sh1ner
Spoken like a true allotment holder! We get...

Spoken like a true allotment holder!
We get quite a few here too.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-06-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Sh1ner
I have both and I still have to find anything...

I have both and I still have to find anything that the one can do that the other cannot.
My thinking was the long neck would be more useful but in practice that has turned out not to be the case and...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 05-06-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 762
Posted By Sh1ner
It should not necessarily be a problem, as long...

It should not necessarily be a problem, as long as the hose is kept at a lower level, than the level in the water butt, it will syphon once primed.
The larger diameter hose you use the more water...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-06-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sh1ner
If I am honest, I find an APC for plastics and...

If I am honest, I find an APC for plastics and leather cleaners just as effective and quicker than the steamer but my background is trade. I only use a steamer as something else to try when the usual...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 02-06-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Sh1ner
There will be three main parts to the clutch the...

There will be three main parts to the clutch the solenoid, the electronic part that draws the two halves together and the friction part that allows smooth engagement/disengagement. They are timed and...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 02-06-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By Sh1ner
I don't know but you may have a solenoid clutch,...

I don't know but you may have a solenoid clutch, electric blade drive. When you switch it on the light shows the clutch has power and will try to engage but does not actually know if the friction...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 02-06-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By Sh1ner
I have tried quite a few over the years I still...

I have tried quite a few over the years
I still have a Goblin 1500w £50 and a Polti 3000 £300 but that is just the way things fell and cannot say any one I have tried is better than any other. All...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 29-05-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Sh1ner
I am no expert in this sort of thing. There are...

I am no expert in this sort of thing. There are folk here who are specialists in PPE and Health and Safety in general.
Personally I use a full air fed system when the need arises.
Rather than the...
Forum: Interior & Glass 29-05-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Sh1ner
The noise might/should soon disappear in normal...

The noise might/should soon disappear in normal use as they gather a bit of road dirt oil etc. It sounds like they are gripping the screen at the change of direction instead of sliding slightly....
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 29-05-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Sh1ner
Have a look at the 3m masks. There are masks and...

Have a look at the 3m masks. There are masks and filters for all sorts of applications with notes on suitability for various chemicals.
Many masks actually offer no respiratory protection. It says...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-05-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By Sh1ner
Without wishing to discourage anyone. A word of...

Without wishing to discourage anyone.
A word of caution about the second item, with the height adjustment lever under the seat.
It has been mine and others experience that, in use, you often put...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-05-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Sh1ner
I would not be surprised. The immunosuppressants...

I would not be surprised. The immunosuppressants given for lung transplants and pneumonia in general wreck kidneys. Even the drugs given for kidney transplants wreck kidneys.
He was someone I grew...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-05-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Sh1ner
If it is buzzing it is getting power. There is a...

If it is buzzing it is getting power. There is a piston inside which should move up and down in time with the switching of the mains frequency. If either inlet or outlet is blocked then it will not...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-05-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Sh1ner
Not just a set of brushes?

Not just a set of brushes?
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 21-05-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,079
Posted By Sh1ner
DAB by its nature can never be better than FM. It...

DAB by its nature can never be better than FM. It is always an approximation rather than precise content. As the bit rate drops so does the quality and mobile reception is awful for most.
DAB is...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 21-05-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Sh1ner
Have you checked the spray nozzle is clear, not...

Have you checked the spray nozzle is clear, not blocked?
If the pump coil is damaged/broken it will do nothing at all.
Have you checked continuity through the coil? If you have continuity and a...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 20-05-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Sh1ner
I find these the easiest to touch in because they...

I find these the easiest to touch in because they rarely show if a little care is taken.
For that sort of chip I would apply the paint in as thick a layer as necessary but be careful, do not overlap...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 20-05-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Sh1ner
Have you tried to fix it? It is often only a...

Have you tried to fix it?
It is often only a cheap capacitor or bearing.
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