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Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 15-06-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Mcpx
Put the recommended amount of snow foam into the...

Put the recommended amount of snow foam into the bottle then top it up to full with water. Start with the manufacturers recommended amount and then experiment from there, more foam/less water will...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 14-06-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Mcpx
Do you mean like how our other naturally...

Do you mean like how our other naturally occurring resources are free? Like coal, gas and oil?

Any concept of tampering or interfering with the mechanism that generates the earths magnetic field...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 10-06-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,098
Posted By Mcpx
Difficult to say as there are so many variables,...

Difficult to say as there are so many variables, product used, dilution rate, flow rate of the pressure washer, type of lance, mix settings, water temp, even the softness/hardness of the water, or...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-05-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mcpx
Over a couple of years yes. Bought one, failed,...

Over a couple of years yes. Bought one, failed, returned for upgrade, failed returned for refund then later bought another which also failed and was returned for refund. No more Nilfisk’ for me.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 28-05-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mcpx
All but one (coincidently the one that still...

All but one (coincidently the one that still work!) of the 4 Nilfisk machines I have bought has been from Argos and all three were returned without fuss or issue, worth bearing in mind.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 27-05-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Mcpx
Soft, medium and hard clays are just that, soft...

Soft, medium and hard clays are just that, soft medium and hard. The softer clay is easier to work, folds better and is more pliable, but, it is not as aggressive as hard clay so won’t get out the...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 27-05-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Mcpx
Sounds like he is either not rinsing off the...

Sounds like he is either not rinsing off the shampoo thoroughly enough or not drying it, leaving either soap residue or water spots. Could be several things including the actual paint itself,...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-05-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 241,120
Posted By Mcpx
Saved a honey bee that crashed in front of my...

Saved a honey bee that crashed in front of my garage while I was sheltering from a sudden downpour, poor little feller got caught in the rain. Gave him a bit of shop roll to pull himself up on, let...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-05-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5,238
Views: 359,725
Posted By Mcpx
Why do Ford think it is acceptable to make wheel...

Why do Ford think it is acceptable to make wheel nuts out of the crumbs left in the bottom of an empty Ryvita packet covered in tin foil? Turned a 20 minute brake pad change into a two hour swear...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 27-05-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mcpx
The Sale of Goods Act was replaced by the...

The Sale of Goods Act was replaced by the Consumer Rights Act in 2015 and the criteria for protection has changed, in essence you have to be able to establish that the fault was present when you...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 27-05-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Mcpx
The 101 piece Makita kit is deal of the day at...

The 101 piece Makita kit is deal of the day at Screwfix today, 25% off at £16.49
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-05-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mcpx
Domestic washers are mass produced and built to a...

Domestic washers are mass produced and built to a budget and for everyone that tells you they’ve had x machine for 12 years without an issue you’ll find someone who’s had problem after problem with...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 26-05-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By Mcpx
I have Sony MDR-10’s and they are pretty awesome,...

I have Sony MDR-10’s and they are pretty awesome, excellent over Bluetooth but can be used wired too. Mine are a few years old now but still excellent and the battery life is brilliant, they just go...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 26-05-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3,563
Views: 631,764
Posted By Mcpx
48 and 3/4 and a candy red Focus Zetec S. ...

48 and 3/4 and a candy red Focus Zetec S.

The 3/4 is important
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-05-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By Mcpx
I believe, but could be wrong, that Tripple is...

I believe, but could be wrong, that Tripple is more of a filler than a cutting polish. If you are just starting out then you cannot go wrong with the tried and tested combination of Meguires 105 and...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-05-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By Mcpx
Completely understand where you are coming from,...

Completely understand where you are coming from, out of four (yes four!) Nilfisk machines I have owned the only one that lasted longer than 9 months was a C110 that was 45 quid on an Amazon deal.
...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 22-05-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Mcpx
One of the milder examples ...

One of the milder examples

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Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-05-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By Mcpx
Amazon Q&ARRGGHHH!!!

Have always looked at reviews and the various questions and answers on Amazon when I am thinking of buying a particular product and there are always a few weird ones but after asking a couple of...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-05-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,554
Posted By Mcpx
Its 15mm, did consider using 22mm but the washing...

Its 15mm, did consider using 22mm but the washing machine fittings are only available in 15mm and they give you a handy 3/4 inch bsp thread for standard tap/hose connectors plus a built in isolating...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 19-05-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,554
Posted By Mcpx
Getting tidier ...

Getting tidier

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Gave up trying to make a holder for pw nozzles so cheated
...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 18-05-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Mcpx
Start off with a multi set and see how you go,...

Start off with a multi set and see how you go, they are usually fairly poor quality (even the branded ones are just cheap generic bits with a name and the £££ added to the box) but on the other hand...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,554
Posted By Mcpx
Ah I see, my AB came with the 20m reel so...

Ah I see, my AB came with the 20m reel so couldn’t say. I did have some issues initially but that was down to the temporary feed hose I threw together just to have a quick play, going from a 19mm...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,554
Posted By Mcpx
Check it’s not kinked where it turns into the...

Check it’s not kinked where it turns into the centre feed section of the reel, also make sure it is bled through to get rid of any air locks. 20mtrs shouldn’t be much different to 10.
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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,554
Posted By Mcpx
The concept was really simple but the...

The concept was really simple but the implementation took more than a few attempts to get right. There was much testing and an excessive amount of head scratching before I found what worked and what...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 17-05-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 24,554
Posted By Mcpx
I think I see where you mean, it’s all changed...

I think I see where you mean, it’s all changed again now (version 3.0 lol) but if I’m right, the bit you are referring to is the inlet with a filter on it. The filtered inlet is at the bottom, then a...
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