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    What LSP do the pros use?

    I detail for family, friends and occasional paying customer. Most have never paid for a detail and do little to maintain their carís appearance. I get these vehicles a couple of times a year. I look for maximum durability out of LSPís. Iím curious what the pros use on daily drivers that they only see 2-3 times a year. Thanks for all of the info you folks share!

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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    I'm no pro, ofcoarse, but if I had to guess they're using coatings for one reason...easy maintence. The real busy guys don't have time for their own rides so when they get the time, it needs to be VERY easy to clean their own ridesWhat LSP do the pros use?What LSP do the pros use?

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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    Quote Originally Posted by ShaneK View Post
    I detail for family, friends and occasional
    paying customer. Most have never paid
    for a detail and do little to maintain their
    car’s appearance.

    I get these vehicles a couple of times a
    year. I look for maximum durability out
    of LSP’s.
    •IMO:
    -It might be easier to first find out what
    are some of the more durable LSPs that
    you’ve used on the above vehicles.

    -(Who knows: Some of your LSPs may
    be what the Pros use on daily drivers...
    and you wouldn’t need to change-up
    the last step of your detailing process.)
    Quote Originally Posted by ShaneK View Post
    I’m curious what the pros use on daily
    drivers that they only see 2-3 times a year.

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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    The key to durability for most any wax or sealant is maintenance, i.e. proper washing and a booster at least once a month at the minimum. Environment and where the car is parked on a daily basis also play a role. That being said, you might take a look at the Collinite line. I got surprising results from it when it was applied to our cars for the winter and then not touched again for a few months.

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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    Quote Originally Posted by FUNX650 View Post
    ēIMO:
    -It might be easier to first find out what
    are some of the more durable LSPs that
    youíve used on the above vehicles.

    -(Who knows: Some of your LSPs may
    be what the Pros use on daily drivers...
    and you wouldnít need to change-up
    the last step of your detailing process.)



    Bob
    I normally use Duragloss 111/601 and sometimes top with Colinite 845, Colinite 476 alone or Meguiars Ultimate Liquid. I get to see my parents and kidsí vehicles more often so itís normally Duragloss with Aquawax on follow up washes. I have also tried Opti-seal and Wolfgang Liquid Seal but didnít get very good longevity as determined by beading. I do plan to try a ceramic coating on my personal vehicle in the near future...once I can decide which one. Too many choices! Thanks

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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    You have the ideal products in my opinion for those vehicles. My favorite still being 845. To be fair, I have not tried the DG twins.
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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    Quote Originally Posted by ShaneK View Post
    I normally use Duragloss 111/601 and
    sometimes top with Colinite 845, Colinite
    476 alone or Meguiars Ultimate Liquid.

    I get to see my parents and kidsí vehicles
    more often so itís normally Duragloss with
    Aquawax on follow up washes.

    I have also tried Opti-seal and Wolfgang Liquid
    Seal but didnít get very good longevity as
    determined by beading. I do plan to try a ceramic
    coating on my personal vehicle in the near future...
    once I can decide which one. Too many choices!
    ēIMO:
    -Your LSPs, being the Sealants that they are,
    will meet, or exceed, the innate characteristics
    of most of the Sealants that the Pros use in
    their detailing of Daily Drivers.

    ēOn top of that:
    -Your LSP choices are readily available; user
    friendly in and of themselves; easily maintained
    and/or renewable; very affordable...
    -I wouldnít change a thing if I were you.


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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    I really need to use #111/601 sometime again in the future, hell, my screen name for that matterWhat LSP do the pros use?

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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    It depends on what the vehicle is. I use Wolfgang Paint Sealant if someone wants a protection layer for a two-step. Blackfire One Step has a paint sealant in it as well, so that saves a ton of time and I just go with that. For something more long-term and durable, and entry level ceramic coating like Dr. Beasley's 1201 or similar. As stated by others, the longevity really depends and the vehicle being washed and maintained regularly, as well as if it is garaged or parked outside 24/7, and "boosting" after a wash with an SiO2 spray for example.
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    Re: What LSP do the pros use?

    duragloss and collinite are hard to beat.

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