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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 07-07-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By big dave 666
Get the rupes. It's a world away from a das 6

Get the rupes. It's a world away from a das 6
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-06-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,004
Posted By big dave 666
In my 30 odd years of machine polishing, the...

In my 30 odd years of machine polishing, the rupes LH19E is the best rotary I've used. Compact, light, plenty of torque. Ergonomically friendly, a good speed range. I've us d Makita, DeWalt festool...
Forum: The Studio 11-06-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,301
Posted By big dave 666
I've been dubbed for a while, and have left a few...

I've been dubbed for a while, and have left a few comments lol. Great turnarounds on these crusty cars.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 04-06-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,401
Posted By big dave 666
I'd have to say yes you can. Spent many hours on...

I'd have to say yes you can. Spent many hours on a black mercedes last year. I thought I had carried out the correction and refining stage perfectly. I was indoors. Had overhead lights and used my...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By big dave 666
The rupes Mille is very smooth, having a short...

The rupes Mille is very smooth, having a short throw. However as steampunk points out, you would be stuck with one size of pad, which isnt really practical. However, pair it with either the lhr75e,...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 22-05-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By big dave 666
It can do alloys, dependant on the style of them....

It can do alloys, dependant on the style of them. But tbh the ibrid is an awful lot easier to use, and as you say combine both DA and Rotary functions. You can pick up a used I rid for £350 or...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 22-05-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By big dave 666
Flex PE8 is a great mini rotary..you can get...

Flex PE8 is a great mini rotary..you can get package deals from various retailers which includes 2 extension bars cutting, polishing, and finishing pads in 1", 2" & 3" sizes, along with the backing...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-05-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,820
Posted By big dave 666
Norbar have been going for years and are really...

Norbar have been going for years and are really world class in producing torque wrenches for all types of industry. Very reasonably priced to.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-05-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,820
Posted By big dave 666
You could probably get a Norbar for not alot more...

You could probably get a Norbar for not alot more money
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-05-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By big dave 666
The DeWalt rotary is quite a heavy machine. I...

The DeWalt rotary is quite a heavy machine. I owned one for a while and it is a good solid machine, at a great price.
I then went to a festool, and now the rupes LH19E. And I think the rupes will...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-05-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By big dave 666
I've had the mille quite a while, and have...

I've had the mille quite a while, and have written a long ISH post comparing it to the flex 3401, which I also own.

In a nutshell if you're not doing loads of heavy correction go for the mille....
Forum: Bilt Hamber 11-05-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,037
Posted By big dave 666
It's available on ebay

It's available on ebay
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-05-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Posted By big dave 666
Pinnacle souveran. You won't need another wax.

Pinnacle souveran. You won't need another wax.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 05-05-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,402
Posted By big dave 666
Pinnacle souveran Obsession wax luminous ...

Pinnacle souveran
Obsession wax luminous
Wolfgang fuzion
M& K Showcar wax
Raceglaze 55
Power maxed Tsunami
OCD Nebula...if you can get it
Vice concours again if you can get it
BMD range of...
Forum: Machine Polishing 27-04-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,376
Posted By big dave 666
Rupes lhr 15 coupled with a rupes lhr 75 for the...

Rupes lhr 15 coupled with a rupes lhr 75 for the tighter areas
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 23-04-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,065
Posted By big dave 666
Have a look at power Maxxed Tsunami. Very...

Have a look at power Maxxed Tsunami. Very underrated.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-04-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,872
Posted By big dave 666
Bar. Every time. Imo removes more than a mitt

Bar. Every time. Imo removes more than a mitt
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 15-04-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,847
Posted By big dave 666
You can get z8 on Amazon......at a hefty price!!

You can get z8 on Amazon......at a hefty price!!
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 14-04-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By big dave 666
Alien 51. Great gloss!!! Would be my choice,...

Alien 51. Great gloss!!! Would be my choice, closely followed by Sirius.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-04-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,157
Posted By big dave 666
The polish angel colour charged spray waxes are...

The polish angel colour charged spray waxes are fantastic. Blackfire also produce a spray wax which is good value for money
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-04-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,860
Posted By big dave 666
4k should get you a tidy decent miles pre face...

4k should get you a tidy decent miles pre face lift.
As Gaz mentions in the thread, for peace of mind the block mod is worth doing, roughly about £650 or thereabouts. Apart from that they can go...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-04-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By big dave 666
Depends on how long the etching has been there...

Depends on how long the etching has been there for. But doing it by hand will take you forever and if you start really applying the pressure you could take off an awful lot of clearcoat. Have a look...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 31-03-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,570
Posted By big dave 666
Wolfgang fusion and souveran are both fantastic...

Wolfgang fusion and souveran are both fantastic waxes. On correctly prepared paint fusion is the easiest wax I've used in terms of wiping off. Not amazing durability from either but you won't care...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 31-03-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By big dave 666
I've done a write up in a previous post comparing...

I've done a write up in a previous post comparing the mille to the flex 3401, as I own both. If you click on my profile I'm sure you'll be able to find it, if you wish to. Of course it is only my...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-03-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,189
Posted By big dave 666
The extension you can purchase for £25 or...

The extension you can purchase for £25 or slightly under.
I've used all sorts of compounds and polishes with the mille without issue. DK 1.1, menzerna, scholl....from S0 TO S40, white, green,...
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