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Forum: Off Topic Chat 21-07-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,187
Posted By Tykebike
Both my wife and I have had both jabs, me Pfizer...

Both my wife and I have had both jabs, me Pfizer she Astro Zeneca and we managed to avoid being infected until about a month ago. My wife went to a beauty salon and all precautions were in place but...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 19-07-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By Tykebike
I bought a MacBook Pro when I retired in 2015 and...

I bought a MacBook Pro when I retired in 2015 and it is in daily use as is my Windows 10 PC. I beat my head against a brick wall at times on the Mac particularly shortcut key strokes and screen...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 10-07-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,733
Posted By Tykebike
That looks good. Have you checked out Mat's...

That looks good.
Have you checked out Mat's (Randomly Set) latest YouTube video on the white Porsche Making White Glossy: Porsche 991 Carrera GTS Polished & Ceramic Coating - YouTube
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 29-06-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Tykebike
Different blower, different tack. I bought a...

Different blower, different tack.
I bought a Sidekick for the nooks and crannies, in particular the well at the boot lid hinges on my V70 and very effective if is. However since I store it in the...
Forum: The Sports and Fitness Zone 26-06-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Tykebike
I have to say that I put all my protection (not...

I have to say that I put all my protection (not the helmet itself obviously) in the washer with normal non bio detergent at 40 degrees and can't say that I've had any problems apart from once when...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 26-06-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Tykebike
Could that possibly be the Vertool forced...

Could that possibly be the Vertool forced rotation one?
Forum: The Showroom 24-06-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,992
Posted By Tykebike
It's a long time since I owned a Golf estate but...

It's a long time since I owned a Golf estate but they still look good and yours looks stunning!
I'm guessing that this is a used car, did you have chance to look around it before the hand over if...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 22-06-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,344
Posted By Tykebike
Great beading though!

Great beading though!
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 17-06-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,967
Posted By Tykebike
Yo might find the videos by James Hoffman, former...

Yo might find the videos by James Hoffman, former World Barista Champion interesting on all matters coffee brewing.
This one on the more expensive Sage/Breville enlightening; Product Review: Oracle...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 13-06-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,967
Posted By Tykebike
Elsewhere eg USA they are sold under the Breville...

Elsewhere eg USA they are sold under the Breville name.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 08-06-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,475
Posted By Tykebike
Just look upon it as another reason to engage...

Just look upon it as another reason to engage with your hobby of car detailing!
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-06-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By Tykebike
Just love the RAM but I don't think that I could...

Just love the RAM but I don't think that I could afford to fill it up let alone buy one.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 08-06-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,608
Posted By Tykebike
With temperature that high I'm surprised there's...

With temperature that high I'm surprised there's even brown grass!
Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-06-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,475
Posted By Tykebike
Something to consider when looking for a car is...

Something to consider when looking for a car is the boot lip from two points of view:
1) the Labradors
Ideally you want a low lip on both sides so that access and egress is easy for them. It may be...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Tykebike
I might try that, or maybe even Araldite it...

I might try that, or maybe even Araldite it first. These will be seconded to bike cleaning duties when the DodoJuice ones arrive.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Tykebike
Thanks, I've ordered a couple this afternoon.

Thanks, I've ordered a couple this afternoon.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Tykebike
I'm using them for badges, nooks and crannies on...

I'm using them for badges, nooks and crannies on the grill and any other bits and bobs on the paint.
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-06-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Tykebike
Detailing Brushes Cracking Up

After a couple of my generic detailing brushes cracked on the plastic ferule I decided to buy Valet Pro, now one of those has cracked as well.
Can anyone recommend a weapons grade one?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 02-06-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,475
Posted By Tykebike
Big Boi drier? Dry dog and car for the price of...

Big Boi drier? Dry dog and car for the price of one! Ours runs off if I get the Sidekick out to blast anything dry.
My wife lost her sense of smell and taste years ago following a nasty fall in the...
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 02-06-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By Tykebike
I used an orange Chemical Guys Hex Logic hand pad...

I used an orange Chemical Guys Hex Logic hand pad and a cone pad in the drill with some CG V34 on my 15year old frame and was pleased with the results. I even polished the 3m frame protector strips...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 01-06-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,475
Posted By Tykebike
Forgive me as I don't know the Golf GTI but don't...

Forgive me as I don't know the Golf GTI but don't the rear seats fold down? But to be honest once you get a Lab it will be the love of your life, not your car! They never have a bad day in the...
Forum: The Showroom 31-05-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,406
Posted By Tykebike
The finish on the petrol blue one is astonishing,...

The finish on the petrol blue one is astonishing, perhaps you could offer your
services to the beach hut owners to get their paintwork up to snuff!
Well done.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-05-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By Tykebike
No it's not in my opinion. As with the car, I...

No it's not in my opinion. As with the car, I only do the sidewalls.
Come and ride the trails in Wharncliffe Woods in Sheffield where you can test if this leads to suicide, I'm still alive after 20...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 26-05-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By Tykebike
Usually I clean my mountain bikes soon after...

Usually I clean my mountain bikes soon after riding so the mud and other contaminants don't do too much damage.
If it's really dirty I may snow foam it, jet wash (avoid trying to wash the bearings...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 23-05-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Tykebike
I think that advert was totally useless: ...

I think that advert was totally useless:
galvanised stainless steel? That's a new one on me.
Umpteen photos of the bolt one of a wheel with all the wheel nuts/bolts in the working position but...
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