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    Desperately need new microfibers ...

    ... would this be a good starting point?

    Finest PFM Microfiber Towel Set
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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    What exactly do you need them for?

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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Billy Baldone View Post
    What exactly do you need them for?
    Everything. I just realized that ALL my microfiber towels are 15+ years old and aren't very absorbent at all anymore. They smear whatever wax or sealant I'm using instead of removing it and they are leaving "washing & drying " marks in my paint. They are long past due to be rotated to secondary duties (door jams, wheels and tires etc) and have no business on the actual painted surfaces.
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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    I think you could do better for a hundred bucks. In my opinion 9X9 towels are almost useless, 16X16 is imminently more practical for most uses. Yes drying towels are sometimes needed which are larger and more absorbent. Specialty MF soap is handy but not required. Shop Autogeek a little harder and buy more than you think you'll need. You can get both quality and quantity by being a savvy shopper.
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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    I’d get some of The Rag Company’s:

    •20ea. Eagle Edgeless 350 16X16
    (4ea. 5-Pack @ $20.00 = $80.00)

    •10ea. Eagle Edgeless 500 16X16
    (2ea. 5-Pack @ $24.00 = $48.00)


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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Don M View Post

    ... would this be a good starting point?

    Finest PFM Microfiber Towel Set


    If you are uber careful with your towels, by this I mean,



    Store them when they are clean where they cannot become contaminated.

    Store them after using in some type of CLEAN hamper (before washing), where they cannot become contaminated.

    Wash then and dry them.

    Fold and inspect - the STORE where they cannot become contaminated





    Then "yes" that would be a good well-rounded starter supply of microfiber towels. I think we can all agree that Griot's puts out top quality and WELL THOUGHT OUT PRODUCTS.


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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    I really like these, I have over 300 in the AG garage. I refer to them as my,

    Paint Care Towels



    They are ONLY for use when "touching" car paint. You'll see them in these two how-to articles.


    How to maintain a Coated Garage Queen by Mike Phillips



    1969 Dodge Coronet with 426 Hemi Engine and 4-Speed - Numbers Matching

    Paint correction and ceramic coating by Mike Phillips





    And this one,


    How to safely wash a ceramic coated car by Mike Phillips - Traditional Hose & Bucket Approach

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    I show this towel for both types of washing,





    And if you think about it, the thing we ALL do the most to our cars is.....

    Wash it

    And washing a car means TOUCHING the car. So the towels better be completely free from contaminants or you will re-instill swirls and scratches each time you wash the car.




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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    Looks like the Cobra towels are out of stock ... just like the Hyper Wash
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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    All of those Griot's towels are top-notch. I have all of them save for the wax removal ones.

    As Bob posted above, The Rag Co. towels are excellent. I really like my Gold Plush towels, and the RC towels are every bit as good or better.
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    Re: Desperately need new microfibers ...

    The only towels I have used are Rag Company and Griots Garage and have been very happy with both. It has been a quite a while since I purchased towels but as I recall the Rag Company had better pricing on towels. Either way you cannot go wrong.
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