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Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 19-01-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By lowejackson
Very informative review Steampunk. Written and...

Very informative review Steampunk. Written and presented with great eloquence. Not sure what you do for a living but if it is not writing then change careers.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 13-01-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By lowejackson
I have been using OCW for several years. As A&J...

I have been using OCW for several years. As A&J suggested, less is more, one or two sprays per panel is normally more than enough.

Give the bottle a good shake before using and don't overthink...
Forum: Detailing Chat 12-01-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,418
Posted By lowejackson
These foam pads work well with rinseless washes...

These foam pads work well with rinseless washes to add a degree of lubrication and so slightly reduce the abrasion.

As for glass cleaning, foam pads with a glass cleaner is a great way for...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 12-01-2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By lowejackson
Having more RPM may not always be that useful,...

Having more RPM may not always be that useful, for example with Optimum polishes they suggest speed 3 on a DA and staying below 1000rpm with a rotary

I moved from a DA to a rotary simply due to...
Forum: Bouncers 07-01-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By lowejackson
Welcome back Steampunk! Great review and...

Welcome back Steampunk!

Great review and thoughts on this wax. Always been envious of your writing style.
Forum: The Showroom 06-01-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By lowejackson
Car looks great. Do you mean ONR as a...

Car looks great.

Do you mean ONR as a waterless or rinseless wash
Forum: Polish/Cleaners/Compounds/Glaze 06-01-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By lowejackson
Some random thoughts on polishing Make sure...

Some random thoughts on polishing

Make sure the surface is very clean, I can say from experience just how impressive the swirls are if a tiny bit of dirt get trapped between the pad and paint.
...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-01-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By lowejackson
Watching with interest. If I had to guess I...

Watching with interest. If I had to guess I would think Jescar would last longer but lets see what happens.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 19-12-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,181
Posted By lowejackson
One day I will get round to trying Fast Finish...

One day I will get round to trying Fast Finish and their fancy new spray wax but I have not used Optiseal and felt the need to rush out and buy something else.

Optiseal is sold as a WOWO but...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 18-12-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,702
Posted By lowejackson
I would have thought BH Epoxy Mastic would do a...

I would have thought BH Epoxy Mastic would do a good job. Give BH a call and they will sort you out with the right stuff, very helpful people.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 18-12-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,181
Posted By lowejackson
If you use Hyper Polish and have some OCW then...

If you use Hyper Polish and have some OCW then there is no need to wipe the polish, just apply the OCW and you are done. As an aside, my bottle of Optiseal is about 4-5 years old and I still have...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-12-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 945
Posted By lowejackson
Thank you. I should have also said I enjoyed the...

Thank you. I should have also said I enjoyed the video. I know some people like short videos but some longer videos would also be great.
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 01-12-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,551
Posted By lowejackson
I tried various sponges from a Top Tiles grout...

I tried various sponges from a Top Tiles grout sponge to the Serious Performance sponge but the thing I kept returning to was a cheap noodle mitt.

The reason I have no money is my family think I...
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-12-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 945
Posted By lowejackson
The bit which caught my attention was the snow...

The bit which caught my attention was the snow foam, if it can be used on an engine then the process could be noticeably speeded up. Is there any reason why one would choose an APC rather than their...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 01-12-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By lowejackson
Megs 80 was designed as a finishing polish so...

Megs 80 was designed as a finishing polish so finishing pad or maybe a polishing pad will do the job. This is the abrasives need to be worked and a popular technique was to start slow and build up...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 27-11-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,551
Posted By lowejackson
///M Sport. Here is an old video by Yvan. Not...

///M Sport. Here is an old video by Yvan. Not tried any snow foams so not able to replicate it.

ONR VS Foam - YouTube
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 27-11-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By lowejackson
There should be a few threads on here about the...

There should be a few threads on here about the brand and I think in2detailing sell some products
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 27-11-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,551
Posted By lowejackson
Seems to last quite some time in a bottle. ...

Seems to last quite some time in a bottle. Losing the blue colour has no impact on performance.

In a bucket I have used it up to nearly 2 weeks old. I am sure if I had a proper lit for my bucket...
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 27-11-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,551
Posted By lowejackson
Not rich enough for the BRS. Maybe when I win...

Not rich enough for the BRS. Maybe when I win the lottery I will treat myself.
Forum: Eco Friendly Detailing 27-11-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,551
Posted By lowejackson
I use the technique suggested by Yvan although I...

I use the technique suggested by Yvan although I don't tend to throw away the water afterwards. I find the solution is fine for a week or so.
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-11-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By lowejackson
Welcome to the forum In an ideal world, the...

Welcome to the forum

In an ideal world, the cleaner and flatter the surface i.e. no swirls, the better. Some waxes are fussy about being applied to a clean surface whilst others are a bit more...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 25-11-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,123
Posted By lowejackson
Good brand and products which work without much...

Good brand and products which work without much fuss.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 25-11-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,702
Posted By lowejackson
Nothing wrong with a wash 'n wax as long as your...

Nothing wrong with a wash 'n wax as long as your expectations are realistic.

Another option could be to try one of the fancy spray and rinse products. I have not tried any but many seem to like...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 24-11-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,103
Posted By lowejackson
They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum and directed by Peter Jackson. It is not a documentary of the First World War but a rather more intimate description by some of...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 24-11-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By lowejackson
As above. With most brands I cannot see any...

As above. With most brands I cannot see any advantage in using a QD before a wax unless it is clear the QD will not interfere with the wax.

Using a QD as part of a maintenance wash makes a lot...
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