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Nick McKees37
05-18-2011, 09:29 AM
Sign-up for Machine Dampsanding and Using Rotary Buffers for a Show Car Finish - July 10th (http://www.autogeek.net/detailing-class-102.html)

Learn how to create a flawless finish by removing orange peel, surface texture and other below surface defects plus learn the art of polishing paint to create a true show car finish -Mike Phillips


Detailing 102 - Wetsanding, Cutting and Buffing for a Show Car Finish

Date: Sunday July 10th, 2011
Time: 8:00am to 4:30pm
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: $150.00

This Class is limited in size so sign up fast to reserve your seat

Click here to sign-up online (http://www.autogeek.net/detailing-class-102.html)

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

Live Broadcast
By signing up for a class you agree to sign a Video Release Form upon arriving to the classroom for the possibility that these classes will be streamed live over the Internet and/or recorded for later use.

You must first attend the Saturday Detailing 101 class (http://www.autogeek.net/detailing-class-101.html) before you can attend this class.

Class will cover

Surface Evaluation - Orange Peel, Deep Swirls and Scratches
Measuring Paint Thickness
Hand Sanding Techniques
Machine Dampsanding Techniques - Air Powered DA Sanders
Machine Dampsanding Techniques - Electric DA Polishers
Using the Rotary Buffer to remove sanding marks
Using the Rotary Buffer to polish to a high gloss
Using DA Polishers for final finishing

Tools Showcased

3M Random Orbital 6 Inch Air Sander
Defelsko PosiTest DFT Combo Electronic Paint Thickness Gauge
Flex PE14-2-150
Flex 3403 Lightweight Rotary Buffer
DeWalt Rotary Buffer
Makita Rotary Buffer
3M Rotary Buffer
DA Polishers
Meguiar's Unigrit Sanding and Finishing Discs
Meguiar's Unigrit Finishing Papers

Products Showcased


7:30am to 8:00am - Meet & Greet with Coffee and Donuts
8:00am to 9:30am - Power Point Presentation on Hand Sanding, Machine Dampsanding, Compounds & Polishes, Rotary Buffers
9:30am to 10:00am - Morning Break
10:00am to Noon - Hand and Machine Dampsanding Techniques
Noon to 12:30pm - Lunch Break - Pizza and Cold Drinks
12:30pm to 3:00pm - Compounding and Polishing with Rotary Buffers
3:00pm to 4:00pm - DA Finishing Techniques
4:00pm to 4:15pm - Instructor Grades Results
4:15pm to 4:30pm - Certificates Awarded

Mike Phillips

Director of Training for Autogeek.net and AutogeekOnline.net
Host Autogeek's Show Car Garage How-To Videos
Host of What's in the Garage? (http://www.masterstv.com/AutoGeekWhatsInTheGaragetv.html) TV Show on Sunday's at 11:30am and Monday's at 4:30pm EST on Fox Sports Network
Primary Instructor for Detailing 101 and 102 Classes Meguiar's Inc. 2002-2009
Guest Detailing Expert on,

Two Guys Garage with Bryan Fuller My Classic Car with Dennis Gage Motorhead Garage with Sam Memmolo and Dave Bowman

Learn to Machine Polish For Show Car Results
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suqI_BtSLaU&hd=1]YouTube - Learn to Machine Polish For Show Car Results - Machine Polishing Classes at Autogeek.net[/video]


05-19-2011, 02:23 PM
We already have a few signed up for this class I have a feeling this set will be full in no time! Looking forward to a great weekend of detailing and learning at the Autogeek!!!

James K
05-19-2011, 02:36 PM
I really wish I knew where I would be week to week. I want so bad to attend these classes.

05-19-2011, 06:44 PM
I'm going as a sponge. I'm ready to soak up all the knowledge I can.:xyxthumbs:

Nick McKees37
06-03-2011, 09:09 AM
Just about a month away, looking forward to seeing some of you there. It's going to be a blast. :props:

Mike Phillips
06-04-2011, 10:24 AM
Just added some more pictures from our last class to show the machine sanding portion. The hand sanding portion is on the first page.

Page 2 from our last Wetsanding Class (http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/pictures-sunday-detailing-102-advanced-class/35792-pictures-comments-may-15th-2011-sunday-detailing-102-advanced-class-2.html)

Using the air-powered 3M Orbital DA Sander to Dampsand...



Using DA Polishers to Dampsand...




06-15-2011, 11:55 PM
I will be there cant wait :)

06-16-2011, 05:54 PM
I am really hoping there are classes in Dec, Jan or Feb. We are really busy right now. Taking these classes is on my bucket list.

Mike Phillips
07-05-2011, 11:50 AM
I will be there cant wait :)

Cool looking forward to meeting you. Besides all the tools listed above, you'll also have a chance to try out the new DeWALT Bumblebee and the new Optimum Compound II, Polish II and Finish.