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Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-11-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Sh1ner
It saves fees etc and keeps the listing visible...

It saves fees etc and keeps the listing visible when stocks have run out and waiting for more.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 29-11-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Sh1ner
I understand they have found him not guilty and I...

I understand they have found him not guilty and I understand why. It was never going to be an easy investigation/prosecution. Particularly given the agencies and length of time involved.
There are...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 29-11-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Sh1ner
James I cannot imagine the horror you witnessed...

James I cannot imagine the horror you witnessed on that day and whilst I understand what you say and I am truly sorry for what you witnessed and I was not there, I find myself not being able to...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 29-11-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Sh1ner
I was thinking about the distance from the...

I was thinking about the distance from the Consumer Unit/RCD to the socket.
A long run of cable or perhaps a loose connection at either will cause some voltage loss which will attempt to be...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 28-11-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 606
Posted By Sh1ner
If I was the Snowman, I'd be getting a little...

If I was the Snowman, I'd be getting a little worried!
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-11-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Sh1ner
Vikan. Wash poles, water fed or not, extendable...

Vikan. Wash poles, water fed or not, extendable or not. Very strong.
Vikan brush heads. Various sizes, adjustable angle, rotatable or fixed. Again, very strong. I have yet to break one or wear one...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 25-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 781
Posted By Sh1ner
Is the rcd up to the job? 8A and needs a 16A or...

Is the rcd up to the job? 8A and needs a 16A or 16A and needs a 32A?
Is there a long run of cable to the socket from the rcd?
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 25-11-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Sh1ner
Megs M205 if you would like an abrasive polish....

Megs M205 if you would like an abrasive polish. U/C can leave a haze unless it is polished afterwards.
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 22-11-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Sh1ner
For that sort of use I would not be too worried...

For that sort of use I would not be too worried about quality.
There are plenty of sets of both triple square and 1/2 drive for £10/20 on ebay just find the cheapest.
Single M14ts sockets are...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-11-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Sh1ner
What are you doing with the cable? Grind/shape...

What are you doing with the cable?
Grind/shape the top of the post to suit the fitting?
It would take very little to shape/make a metal fitting to mount the lamp on. It could be stuck to the post...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 15-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,267
Posted By Sh1ner
Me neither. It will never be right. I would...

Me neither.
It will never be right.
I would think £6k to 8K for a full bare metal respray of any quality. That is if you can find someone who can actually deliver that quality. Many will say they...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 15-11-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,831
Posted By Sh1ner
I would agree with Alan and even go as far as to...

I would agree with Alan and even go as far as to say you would be bonkers to even consider a three inch pad to DA a whole car. Cordless or not.
I have both the PXE and the XFE. The XFE gets much...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-11-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Sh1ner
Yes, but the K10 is capable of higher flow rates...

Yes, but the K10 is capable of higher flow rates and this should offset some of the losses of the K1050 with long hose somewhat.
A K10 at 10m should be better than a K10 at 20m and a K1050 at 10m...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 10-11-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Sh1ner
Should be ok with a 20m hose but might lose a...

Should be ok with a 20m hose but might lose a little pressure/flow at the nozzle, due to internal friction over that length.
It partly depends on the internal diameter of the hose.
Forum: Detailing Chat 07-11-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,124
Posted By Sh1ner
Does it? It doesn't me, these companies are so...

Does it?
It doesn't me, these companies are so large, there is always someone new/unsuspecting to take your place.
All they do is dare you to take them on, are willing to outspend you and then out...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 05-11-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,831
Posted By Sh1ner
The batteries are different. There is a 10.8v...

The batteries are different. There is a 10.8v only charger that was supplied with the 10.8v drill but the cordless polishers come with a CA10.8/18 charger. Which is useful because it allows for tools...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 03-11-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Sh1ner
I think you will find the max temp is 40C but if...

I think you will find the max temp is 40C but if it is run through a short coil of hose to reach the machine may be ok.
Have you measured the temp at the tap?
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 01-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Sh1ner
You will never manage touchless (to any standard)...

You will never manage touchless (to any standard) no matter what chemicals you use.
You can make it look better but not clean.
Hot washers are great and really good at removing grease and grime but...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 28-10-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By Sh1ner
Is this the one? ...

Is this the one?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/HALSTEAD-ACE-24HE-30HE-35HE-BOILER-HYDRO-BLOCK-PUMP-500650/361101190184?epid=14022101085&hash=item54134ee428:g:ZvkAAOSw7bla9UNZ

It looks as if it might...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 27-10-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By Sh1ner
Just out of interest, what combi do you currently...

Just out of interest, what combi do you currently have?
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 16-10-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
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, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
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, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
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, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,004
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, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,004
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 .
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