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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-10-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By Sh1ner
I have Snap-on, Mac and all sorts of others but...

I have Snap-on, Mac and all sorts of others but the best and longest lasting has been the Halfords orange mat. No layers, just orange foam all the way through.
All weather, doesn't soak up water...
Forum: Detailing Chat 03-10-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sh1ner
It can be difficult to tell but that looks like...

It can be difficult to tell but that looks like it has already been painted to my eyes.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 03-10-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Sh1ner
You could try CarPro Spotless and then apply...

You could try CarPro Spotless and then apply Reload or if time is on your side another layer of CQuartz might do it but water etching if it has been left for some length of time can be difficult to...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-09-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By Sh1ner
I do not recall saying they were the same. A...

I do not recall saying they were the same.
A solvent like paraffin will dissolve grease and if agitated will hold it in suspension until it becomes saturated or allowed to settle and separate.
So...
Forum: Interior & Glass 27-09-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes it does. It is how surfactants work and how...

Yes it does. It is how surfactants work and how dry cleaning works .
Forum: The Motoring Zone 24-09-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Sh1ner
Did you slide him from one side to the other...

Did you slide him from one side to the other before being allowed to jump down?
Forum: Interior & Glass 23-09-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Sh1ner
I think you will find Hob Brite like most/all hob...

I think you will find Hob Brite like most/all hob cleaners is cerium oxide (glass polish) suspended in liquid.
Ceramic glass and normal glass have different properties.
It is probably a convenient...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-09-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By Sh1ner
A general 3 pin socket has internal covers that...

A general 3 pin socket has internal covers that are pushed down by the earth pin. Try inserting a plug into a socket without the earth pin fitted.
If you use a standard 16A extension lead you will...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-09-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes, all the OP says is socket so he could be...

Yes, all the OP says is socket so he could be thinking either.
One way as you say would be very silly/dangerous/lethal and the other should be unnecessary, perhaps convenient, up to a point but...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 20-09-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By Sh1ner
Are we talking about a single phase round blue...

Are we talking about a single phase round blue 16A?
A 16A wall socket has shrouded connectors for a 16a extension lead to plug into.
A 16A extension lead has a plug/socket with pins on one end to...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 19-09-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By Sh1ner
Why? Is it any different to plugging in a kettle...

Why? Is it any different to plugging in a kettle or anything else that has a plug and socket?
A suitably rated socket on the welder should be ok because the live would be shrouded in the lead and...
Forum: The Caravan and Motorhome Zone 19-09-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,431
Posted By Sh1ner
Unless you have cleaned it properly first then...

Unless you have cleaned it properly first then nothing will work properly when applied over the top. If the surface is rough then dirt will stick.
I honestly do not think there is a way, of making...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 18-09-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Sh1ner
It looks like a standard valved fluid...

It looks like a standard valved fluid coupling/fitting used on carpet cleaning machines.
Very strong and robust. Males and females.
This sort of thing....
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 14-09-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Sh1ner
Just an example. There are more from different...

Just an example. There are more from different suppliers.
A 100 sheet onion filler board is also worthwhile....
Forum: Off Topic Chat 13-09-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5,308
Views: 386,779
Posted By Sh1ner
Good luck from here too!

Good luck from here too!
Forum: Interior & Glass 13-09-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By Sh1ner
Sorry only just seen this. To answer your...

Sorry only just seen this. To answer your question, yes.
Like I say no streaks no smears ever. If you do you are doing it wrong. Works every time for me and I clean a lot of screens.
Technique is...
Forum: Interior & Glass 11-09-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,419
Posted By Sh1ner
Nilglass. No streaks or smears for me, ever. I...

Nilglass. No streaks or smears for me, ever.
I don't worry about soaking the screen. I find it helps to dissolve the crud and soak it up into the cloth.
Then clean the screen as you would normally...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 09-09-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,152
Posted By Sh1ner
Nice job but I can't see a trapdoor in the roof...

Nice job but I can't see a trapdoor in the roof and where have you put Thunderbird Two?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 06-09-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 928
Posted By Sh1ner
Rubbish. The hard shoulder was there for a...

Rubbish.
The hard shoulder was there for a reason. Now it is not there, at times, fatalities have increased.
It is nothing to do with idiotic drivers and everything to do with Smart Lanes.
Do you...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 05-09-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By Sh1ner
Not really no. It will take longer because you...

Not really no. It will take longer because you will also remove paint from the low areas as well as the high (Chasing your tail).
The idea behind some pads (denim etc) it that they present a...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-09-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Sh1ner
And your next wash smells of chips!:-)

And your next wash smells of chips!:-)
Forum: Interior & Glass 31-08-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Sh1ner
I have found a small steam cleaner with a fine...

I have found a small steam cleaner with a fine nozzle to be ideal for this.
A suitable leather cleaner. I use Autoglym leather cleaner as I tend to clean the leather and the stitching at the same...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 30-08-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By Sh1ner
What vehicle is it and do you need to do others? ...

What vehicle is it and do you need to do others?
Manufacturer vehicle specific often work out best.
VCDS, Lexia,Opcom etc etc although Opcom is best for pre 2012 Vauxhalls.
Autel MD802 as a...
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-08-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,779
Posted By Sh1ner
I had a car in during the week for mot and...

I had a car in during the week for mot and service. I don't think it had ever been washed. I had a little time free and gave it a quick going over and spray/rinsed it with some Demon Shine that had...
Forum: Machine Polishing 28-08-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,395
Posted By Sh1ner
Impossible to tell from those images really but I...

Impossible to tell from those images really but I would guess it requires a respray. It looks patchy, sun bleached, orange peely, and damaged.
You might find an undamaged panel in the same colour,...
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