I remember calling on shops in the 1980's showing guys foam pads that had never seen them before even though they've been around since 1965. Here's an article I wrote about it a few years ago... The 1965 Wooless Wonder - First Foam Buffing Pad
In 1965 Meguiar's introduced the first foam buffing pad for use in place of a wool cutting or wool finishing pad; this enabled a person to create a more swirl-free finish by getting away from the individual fibers that make up a wool or fiber type buffing pad.
While it's no longer in any condition to buff out a car the picture kind of relays the idea of a long time, as in the Wooless Wonder was introduced a long time ago and since then we've continued to bring out new and innovative buffing pads for professionals, detailers and enthusiasts.
For perspective, Gilligan's Island debuted in 1965 in Black & White and in 1965, Ford introduced the Mustang. (technically in 1964 1/2)
Originally Posted by RedXray
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I have some Klasse AOI and some P21S... Thinking about maybe using something different this time.
The Klasse AIO is a cleaner/wax, a cleaner/sealant if you want to be specific. Normally after doing a dedicated compounding and polishing process, to apply a cleaner/wax would be working backwards but the Klasse actually works pretty well and leaves a nice clear finish.
The P21S is a finishing wax, that is it contains no cleaners and would be the more correct product to use for this type of process.
Sometime in the future pick up a bottle of Menzerna SF 4500 and jewel the paint after the M205 to really squeeze all the gloss, clarity and shine out of the paint. Menzerna - New Names and Product Numbers