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    Autogeek Show Car Garage Video!

    New Autogeek Show Car Garage DVD!

    Mike Phillips' Principles of Machine Polishing




    Create a show car in your own garage!
    Mike Phillips' Principles of Machine Polishing is the ultimate polisher training DVD for anyone who wants to perfect their vehicle on their own, in their own garage.

    Mike Phillips walks you step by step through the processes of pad and product selection, swirl removal, and polishing paint to a high gloss. Learn how to use the Porter Cable 7424XP and the Cyclo Orbital Polisher with Mike Phillips' Principles of Machine Polishing.



    Click Here To Purchase This DVD!


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    Re: Autogeek Show Car Garage Video!

    im putting in a a/g order tuesday. and i just might have to add this!!! mike philiips is the best.. cant wait to see this ..
    names tom i live in nj with my wife cindy .and our 3 children. samantha gabriella and little tom...

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    Re: Autogeek Show Car Garage Video!

    Someone asked me what was on this DVD? Below is a list of everything shared on the dual action polisher chapter.

    This DVD will show you how to use both the Porter Cable 7424XP and the Cyclo Polisher to remove swirls, scratches and water spots.

    While this video showcases the Porter Cable 7424XP and the Cyclo Polisher, all the techniques shown will also work with,



    You'll learn...
    • The number one complaint people have with their car’s paint.

    • The fastest way to remove swirls, scratches and water spots.

    • The slowest and most difficult way to remove swirls, scratches and spots.

    • Why it's hard to remove swirls out of modern clear coat paints.

    • How modern D.A. Polishers work.

    • How the Free Floating Spindle Assembly works.

    • Where the term D. A. or Dual Action comes from and why this is important.

    • The two different directions the pad moves and why this is important.

    • How a powerful tool that is capable of removing swirls is still absolutely safe to use even if you have no experience using any kind of electric polisher.

    • How the D.A. Polisher can remove swirls without instilling swirls at the same time.

    • How the D.A. Polisher can remove swirls without burning through the clear coat.

    • How to inspect for Above Surface Bonded Contaminants like Tree Sap Mist, Overspray Paint, Industrial Fallout and other Airborne Contaminants.




    The Time Tested Standard to Safely Polishing Paint
    I explain the philosophy of,
    “Use the least aggressive product to get the job done”
    • Why this is so important to you and the service life of your car's delicate and thin clear coat paint.



    Test Spot
    • What a Test Spot is and why it’s important to do one on EVERY car you buff out.

    • Explains why doing a Test Spot will give you the confidence you need to buff out the rest of the car.

    • Explains why and how doing a Test Spot is also the same technique you'll use to buff out the rest of the car.



    Best Practices
    • How to stand while you're machine buffing so you won’t hurt your back.

    • Where to place the electrical cord when machine polishing to avoid damaging your car's paint.

    • How large or small of a section you want to buff at one time.

    • How and why to break-up a car into separate panels.

    • How and why to slice-up panels into small sections.

    • The correct direction for moving the polisher over the paint.

    • Why and where to mark your backing plate with a permanent black marker.

    • Different types of handles and how to hold them correctly.

    • The correct angle for holding a buffing pad against the paint.

    • The incorrect angle for holding a buffing pad against the paint.



    Swirl Removal
    • Which type of buffing pad to use when removing swirls and scratches by machine.

    • How to ensure maximum swirl removal over each section.

    • How to ensure maximum swirl removal over each panel.

    • How to center and align cutting pads onto the backing plate.

    • How to place a Compound or Swirl Mark Remover onto the face of a polishing pad.

    • Which speed setting you must use in order to remove swirls.
    --> The most important thing to know about removing swirls<--
    • How much downward pressure to apply when removing swirls.

    • How fast to move the polisher over the paint.

    • What happens if you move the polisher too fast!

    • What a Section Pass is, why it's important and how to do one.



    The Final Polishing Step
    • How to center and align polishing pads to the backing plate.

    • How to place the polish onto the face of a polishing pad.

    • How and why to spread the product out over the paint before removing swirls.

    • How and when to check your progress using the Brinkman Swirl Finder Light.

    • The correct techniques for polishing paint to a high gloss AFTER removing the swirls.

    • Which speed setting to use for the final polishing step.

    • How and why to change your downward pressure when doing the final polishing step.

    • How large of a section to work on when doing the final polishing step.

    • How and why to spread the product out over the paint before doing the final polishing step.

    • Why to work small sections at a time when doing the final polishing step.

    • How to ensure a uniform appearance over a section

    • How to ensure a uniform appearance over a panel

    • The starting arm speed and ending arm speed when doing the final polishing step.
    --> The most important thing to know about the final polishing step <--
    • What is D.O.I.



    Applying a wax or paint sealant by machine
    • The correct techniques for applying a wax or paint sealant using a D.A. Polisher.

    • Which type of pad to use when applying a wax or paint sealant by machine.

    • How to align and attach a finishing pad to the backing plate.

    • Which speed setting to use when applying a finishing wax or paint sealant by machine.

    • How much downward pressure to use when applying a wax or paint sealant by machine.

    • How large of an area to tackle when applying a wax or paint sealant by machine.

    • How many passes to go over each square inch when applying a wax or a paint sealant by machine.
    -> The most important thing to know about applying a wax or paint sealant by machine <-
    • How long to let a wax or paint sealant dry before removing by hand or machine.



    Microfiber Tips and Techniques
    • How to fold a microfiber towel when wiping paint to remove polish and wax residues.

    • Why it's important to fold a microfiber towel before ever wiping anything off a clear coat finish.

    • Why everything that touches the paint has to be clean, soft and gentle to the clear coat paint.

    • How to check your results to make sure you're reaching your goal.


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