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Old 16-08-2019, 11:16 AM   #1
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Flex car dryer.

I'm thinking of saving up my pennies to purchase the Cordless Flex car dryer from Clean 'N' Shiny. Anyone have one of these machines and are they good? It will certainly come in handy, especially with the type of weather we are experiencing at present, will save me time in plugging in the Metro Vac after every down poor.
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Thanks Andy, but I'm hoping members on here have one so they can post their opinions too. Does seem like a good piece of kit.
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........... I'm hoping members on here have one so they can post their opinions too.
I’ve been using a similar cordless bower, a Makita BUB182 (now DUB182Z), for around 8 years now.

I already had a few Makita cordless power tools and therefore had the charger and a few batteries so buying a blower ‘body only’ was a relatively cheap purchase at £50.

If you have a good LSP and sheet the water off with an open hose first there’s not much to blow off the body. However, where the blower really comes into its own is blowing water from grilles, mirrors, wheels etc. I wouldn't be without mine and you can almost achieve 'touchless' drying that considerably reduces the risk of inducing marring from a drying towel.

You can even blow fluffy snow off the roof and windows in winter time!

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I’ve been using a similar cordless bower, a Makita BUB182 (now DUB182Z), for around 8 years now.

I already had a few Makita cordless power tools and therefore had the charger and a few batteries so buying a blower ‘body only’ was a relatively cheap purchase at £50.

If you have a good LSP and sheet the water off with an open hose first there’s not much to blow off the body. However, where the blower really comes into its own is blowing water from grilles, mirrors, wheels etc. I wouldn't be without mine and you can almost achieve 'touchless' drying that considerably reduces the risk of inducing marring from a drying towel.

You can even blow fluffy snow off the roof and windows in winter time!

Hope that helps SB.

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Your comments help immensely Alan, seems like a good plan to save up, will certainly come in handy after rainfall, just grab the unit and dry away. Thank you.
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