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Forum: Machine Polishing 22-05-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mark@PD
is this after a wipe down you can only really...

is this after a wipe down you can only really inspect paint properly after wiping down with a panel wipe not IPA as compounds and polishes will have fillers and oils that will stay on the paint so...
Forum: Machine Polishing 30-12-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,853
Posted By Mark@PD
Why don't you just polish it out? If you wet sand...

Why don't you just polish it out? If you wet sand it it will take considerably longer and the area will look out of place with the rest of the pannel, wet sanding is pretty advanced.

Lay some...
Forum: Machine Polishing 08-10-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,460
Posted By Mark@PD
Not sure where you are in the country but as a...

Not sure where you are in the country but as a first of I would advise you to go to a one day training course, it will give you some theory and practical knowledge in a controlled environment and...
Forum: Machine Polishing 08-10-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,460
Posted By Mark@PD
Here is a link to Autogeek in the US the chap who...

Here is a link to Autogeek in the US the chap who gives advice and writes the guides is one of the top detailers about, just be careful what expert you take advice from myself included...
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Forum: Help..! 18-07-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,308
Posted By Mark@PD
The harsh caustic these places use are not good...

The harsh caustic these places use are not good for any type of paint
Forum: Machine Polishing 13-05-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,460
Posted By Mark@PD
I believe its your sanding technique first off as...

I believe its your sanding technique first off as has been mentioned, are you sanding in one direction or is it criss corss? You need to be going in a east west direction. You should be using fairy...
Forum: Machine Polishing 08-05-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,109
Posted By Mark@PD
To be honest you're not going to be able to do...

To be honest you're not going to be able to do proper paint correction with that machine its not powerful enough. My advice would be to use an all in one type product like Scholl A15, these type of...
Forum: Machine Polishing 17-12-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By Mark@PD
Not wanting to be funny but there is so much...

Not wanting to be funny but there is so much involved in machine polishing correctly it's near impossible to critique someones technique via a forum, ans also giving out advice is difficult.
...
Forum: Help..! 22-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By Mark@PD
Not sure what happened but from my experience...

Not sure what happened but from my experience Gtechniq G1 lasts alot longer.
Forum: Help..! 07-10-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,345
Posted By Mark@PD
Polishes contain oils and fillers I have no idea...

Polishes contain oils and fillers I have no idea what a degreaser from screfix would or would not do to your paint or trim.

People use a panel wipe to prep a panel before applying a ceramic...
Forum: Machine Polishing 01-10-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,585
Posted By Mark@PD
It's a bit of a steep learning curve I'm sorry...

It's a bit of a steep learning curve I'm sorry that this has happened to you but at the end of the day what's happened has happened.

Just a couple of points for you. You cannot polish orange peel...
Forum: Machine Polishing 22-08-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,294
Posted By Mark@PD
A 3" pad spins slower than a 5" pad as you are...

A 3" pad spins slower than a 5" pad as you are trying to generate heat in order to remove the defect go for the larger pad.

It looks like the scratch is a bit on the deep side so I would guess...
Forum: Machine Polishing 27-07-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,287
Posted By Mark@PD
Try and get yourself to a training day somewhere...

Try and get yourself to a training day somewhere gtechniq are running some they have details on their facebook page.
Forum: Machine Polishing 24-07-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,422
Posted By Mark@PD
Not sure where you are atin the country but I saw...

Not sure where you are atin the country but I saw a post on facebook yesterday gtechniq are doing a couple of training days if your interested

https://gtechniq.com/customer-service/training/
Forum: Machine Polishing 24-07-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,422
Posted By Mark@PD
I would advise you to try and attend a novice...

I would advise you to try and attend a novice detailer training day somewhere near you. That way you will be able to try a few different machines before you buy one you may not like. Also you will...
Forum: Machine Polishing 30-06-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,265
Posted By Mark@PD
I usually only use one pad on a panel change it...

I usually only use one pad on a panel change it and move on.
Forum: Help..! 28-03-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,195
Posted By Mark@PD
Thats not going to come out, my guess is that the...

Thats not going to come out, my guess is that the car has visited the £5 car wash brigade in the past this looks like what their nice caustic pre wash does.
Forum: The Studio 14-03-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,513
Posted By Mark@PD
Series 1 Lotus Elise Wet Sand And Gold Detail - Passion Detailing N. Ireland

This series 1 Elise was purchased from a local dealership who carried out a 'full detail' prior to delivery. The term full detail (http://www.nidetailing.co.uk/what-is-car-detailing/) unfortunately...
Forum: Engine Bay & Chassis Detailing 18-02-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,867
Posted By Mark@PD
Here is a guide hope it helps. ...

Here is a guide hope it helps.

http://www.nidetailing.co.uk/how-to-clean-and-protect-your-engine/

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Forum: Machine Polishing 17-02-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,583
Posted By Mark@PD
There are so many variables speed technique...

There are so many variables speed technique polish pad combination did you work the polish long enough was there any contamination on the paint grit In the air was the pad overworked did it have...
Forum: Machine Polishing 26-01-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,577
Posted By Mark@PD
@E60525d Just a couple of things, you don't need...

@E60525d Just a couple of things, you don't need to spray QD onto the pad when you're polishing the oils in the polish are there to lubrucate just make sure you have primed the pad correctly first....
Forum: Interior & Glass 21-01-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 39,098
Posted By Mark@PD
No way am I searching for this on Google! ...

No way am I searching for this on Google!

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Forum: Detailing Guide 11-01-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,065
Posted By Mark@PD
The Best Polish

Intro
People often ask “what is the best polish to use” or “what type of polish do you use”?
To be honest I think they are asking the wrong questions and don't properly understand what polish is,...
Forum: Machine Polishing 08-01-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,998
Posted By Mark@PD
Obviously you need to practice but you will get...

Obviously you need to practice but you will get more benefit from this than watching some YouTube video.

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Forum: Machine Polishing 08-01-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,998
Posted By Mark@PD
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0OC2ci2Y2r8ejQtR...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0OC2ci2Y2r8ejQtRkxuczhaS3BvWGNnQVhid0dMNVJCV2tJ/view

Here is the link to kelly training go and get taught properly, you will learn as much in one day as you would...
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