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Mike Phillips
08-19-2010, 09:39 AM
Detailing 101 - Machine Polishing - Saturday September 18th (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/sign-up-saturday-detailing-101/28005-detailing-101-machine-polishing-saturday-september-18th.html)

Everything you need to know to create a show car shine! -Mike Phillips


Detailing 101 - Machine Polishing with DA Polishers - Sponsored by Pinnacle Natural Brilliance (http://www.pinnaclewax.com/)

Date: Saturday September 18th, 2010
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Place: Autogeek's Show Car Garage & Studio
Street: 7744 SW Jack James Drive
City/State: Stuart, FL 34997
Mapquest Driving Directions (http://tinyurl.com/l5d6vf)

Class Registration Fee: $50.00
Best Value - $65.00 for both 101 and 102 classes

You can sign up for 101, 102, or both classes online.
Join us for Detailing 101 Class (http://www.autogeek.net/detailing-class-101.html)

Or you can call 1-800-869-3011 to order over the phone

Class will cover

Proper Washing Techniques - The Dual Bucket Wash Method using Grit Guards
How to evaluate the surface Condition of your car's paint
Proper Techniques for using Detailing Clay to remove Overspray, Tree Sap Mist and Industrial Fallout/Pollution
Removing Swirls, Scratches and Water Spots by Machine
How to do a "Test Spot" by machine
Polishing to a High Gloss by Machine
Applying Waxes and Paint Sealants by Machine
Maintenance - Spray-on Detailers and Spray-on Waxes
NEW - Headlight Restoration

Tools Showcased

Porter Cable 7424XP
Meguiar's G110v2
Griot's Garage Random Orbital Polisher
Flex 3401 Forced Rotation Dual Action Polisher
Cyclo Polisher

9:00am to 11:00am - Power Point Presentation on the Principals of Machine Polishing
11:00am to Noon - Hands on demonstrations and training
Noon to 1:00pm - Lunch Break
1:00pm to 4:00pm - Hands on demonstrations and training
4:00pm - Certificates Awarded
5:00pm to 10:00pm Social Meet & Greet with Mike Phillips at the Lounge in the Stuart Marriott Courtyard (http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbist-courtyard-stuart/)

* Cold bottled water will be available in the morning and throughout the day.

Here's the link to the Advanced 102 Class

Wetsanding, Cutting and Buffing for a Show Car Finish - Sunday September 19th (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/sign-up-sunday-detailing-102-advanced-class/28007-wetsanding-cutting-buffing-show-car-finish-sunday-september-19th.html)


Mike Phillips
08-19-2010, 09:56 AM
Besides learning how to work faster and produce show car results by machine, the 101 Class is fast paced and a lot of fun!

Pictures & Comments from July 31st Detailing 101 Class (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/pictures-saturday-detailing-101/27562-pictures-comments-july-31st-detailing-101-class.html)

These classes give you the opportunity to try out all the machines you read about everyday on the forum... the good news is all the tools are easy to use and with a little hands-on training you can create show car results your first try...

Rand Phillips at age 11 showing how to use a Cyclo Polisher

John tests out the Griot's Garage 3" Mini Polisher...

Sue using the Griot's Garage 6" Random Orbital Polisher

Rick testing out the Flex 3401

This is a hands-on, interactive class...

This class will probably fill up fast and may be the last one we do till after SEMA so if you're interested sign-up fast!


08-19-2010, 06:51 PM
I'm in all signed up and made my hotel reservation.

08-19-2010, 07:28 PM
I'm in all signed up and made my hotel reservation.

Very nice, we look forward to you joining us for the weekend classes.

08-20-2010, 06:32 PM
thanks, will see you Sept.18th, Scott "scrib13"

08-20-2010, 09:25 PM
I'm in all signed up and made my hotel reservation.

Are you driving or flying?

08-20-2010, 10:28 PM
I am driving from WPB, driving about 40 minutes north

Mike Phillips
08-23-2010, 11:24 AM
Just to note, the Detailing 101 class will be limited to 30 people and the Detailing 102 class will be limited to 15 people.


08-23-2010, 01:57 PM
Thanks AutoGeek & Mike for doing this. My wife and I are flying in, she'll be relaxing while I'm with you. We need to get a way for a while and this is a great excuse... and I'm doing both days. Cool stuff! With the Marriott, it's possible to buy a night and get a night free.

Mike Phillips
08-23-2010, 03:34 PM
Thanks Autogeek & Mike for doing this. My wife and I are flying in, she'll be relaxing while I'm with you.

Good to hear... it's always fun to put a face to an Avatar...

I think at this point your winning the Long Distance Award since you're flying in from San Antonio, Texas... correct?


08-23-2010, 03:37 PM
Yes, San Antonio; and word on the street- everyone who flies in from Texas gets a free gift!?!

08-23-2010, 05:34 PM
Ill be at both clases cant wait, looking foward to meeting you, Jeff

08-23-2010, 05:59 PM
Hi Mike,

Just signed up for both classes. Looking forward to them. Will be flying in from Connecticut. My oldest son is going to try to make it too. As soon as I find out, I'll sign him up. He'll be flying in from Vegas.