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View Poll Results: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

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  • All the time

    53 43.09%
  • Half the time

    37 30.08%
  • Never use a machine

    33 26.83%
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  1. #141
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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    Quote Originally Posted by Old Guy View Post
    What kind of machine do you use. Don't own one but am interested. Thanks
    personally a short throw DA with a 5" black soft finishing pad at speed 2 no load.. spinning pad not so critical just for application, but with zero load it does a little..

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    Machine.

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    I use a machine as well . Makes the job so much faster

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    I use a machine in some cases, but for my car it's always hand applied carnauba
    Currently: 2014 Jet Black Mica Mazda 6

    Previously: 2004 Milano Red Acura TSX

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    I just started using a machine to apply it. Don't know what the heck I was thinking before because a machine is so much faster and easier.

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    Faster?? By the time I tape off pinstriping and trim and wash the pad.I save a lot of time doing it by hand..

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    I don't try to crowd the trim. Will do that by hand. And I'm just a weekend warrior. I just really enjoy driving clean vehicles. Ordered some speed HD from autogeek on this last sell. Can't wait to try it out

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    Never tried it by a machine but looks like it could prove interesting results. Wish I could get my mittens on a gloss meter. I may try this two ways. 1. With my Rupes Big Foot then 2. With a 10,000 Random Orbital 3M Sander with only a 3/16 orbit or 3/32. From my 38 years in the abrasive business I do know that the smaller the orbit the finer the finish [ depth of scratch ]. That is with any grade of sandpaper. But I have never tried it with a high quality Wax. The back up pad plays another huge roll in sanding but may not with Wax polishing. Should be interesting.

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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    Always...its much faster, more efficient and consistent. You can get better, more even coverage while typically using less product than you would by hand.
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    Re: How many of you use a MACHINE to WAX your vehicle?

    I use a HF DA with 5.5" B&S Black or Red foam pads.
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