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Old 13-06-2021, 04:56 AM   #11
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My new rupes nano2 long neck polisher arrived yesterday.

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Old 13-06-2021, 04:07 PM   #12
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I also have the SPTA nano which I bought to replace a more expensive machine.

I don't know how a detail can be completed without one. You will certainly not regret buying one mate.
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Old 13-06-2021, 07:38 PM   #13
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That looks well worth the money with the pads included as well.
I've got the Flex PXE if you want me to pop over anytime for you to have a go with it.
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Old 05-07-2021, 10:04 AM   #14
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Got me an SPTA Nano! Going to try it out on my sisters A1 soon.

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Old 06-07-2021, 01:53 PM   #15
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I’ve just had one of these SPTA polishers delivered, happy to say mine has also shipped with the plastic clip on cover for the front… I think some of the early ones didn’t have this?
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I’ve just had one of these SPTA polishers delivered, happy to say mine has also shipped with the plastic clip on cover for the front… I think some of the early ones didn’t have this?
Yeah looks like the latest Amazon batch have the plastic clip and both rotary extension bars.
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Yeah looks like the latest Amazon batch have the plastic clip and both rotary extension bars.
Yep, I have the extension bars too

I have used it do do the rear bumper, aluminium wing mirrors, windscreen surround and some intricate bits on the front bumper of my Audi TTs… I love it, brilliant bit of kit… wish I’d bought one ages ago
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Old 08-07-2021, 06:31 AM   #18
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I use the Rupes nano, to be honest it rarely gets used, but when I need to use it, it is a godsend. if you can afford one and can justify it, go for it.
Thumbs up for Rupes nano , like you said won’t use it that often
But so glad I bought one. No regrets
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Old 08-07-2021, 01:45 PM   #19
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Like to reply, hope it's only taken as an honest one, not dissing choice. Purely based on a lifetime experience of buying tools and equipment.

Too many years ago I would buy tools almost weekly, it was and still is my weakness, buying only what I could afford and one of my life rules. The more expensive tools were then always unaffordable.
Fast forward time comes when the cost of your living changes with more disposable income allowing you to buy the brand leaders. What a difference I found that makes more times than not.
Firmly believe you generally get what you pay for. As a rule.

Looking at that SPA kit and comparing to the Rupes nano kit is a massive difference for what comes with it. Which come with a premium cost. This is not just about price, the factor of R&D, testing, reliability and warranty. Add spare parts also. A factor not many seem to be aware, each and very item is designed and made "In house' specifically for each tool. Imagine that on every single tool's motor!

Back to the Nano. It is not the tool that will get used each day, week and even month, but when it's needed it is a real "God send" and easily convinced it was justified. Clear quality build.
It's a rotary, a DA and supplies of pads 40 & 70mm (not cheap) available. Two batteries, plus a direct Power adapter to run from the mains. Brush's, sanding, attachments in a quality case.

It is not cheap, but as I always say, "I never buy cheap, only buy good value for money". If the tool I wanted I could not afford, I'd wait and save. I must be honest I found this has worked out to have been a good lesson.
Hope this helps.
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Old 17-07-2021, 04:14 PM   #20
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Should I Get A Nano Polisher?

This is an easy answer....
Sure, Yes
So as I can borrow it :-)

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