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    Which polisher for a new guy?

    Hey everyone, this is my first post. Iíve always liked keeping a clean looking car and Iím interested in getting into polishing. I want to remove some hologram/spider webbing but have some older vehicles I want to try and improve. Anyway Iíve looked at polishers non stop and donít really know what I need. The gg6 looks like it would do well and can also take a 3Ē backing plate for tight spots. Iíve also looked at Flex. Any recommendations?

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    Re: Which polisher for a new guy?

    GG6 lifetime warranty, and power is tough to beat.

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    Re: Which polisher for a new guy?

    ^^^
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    Re: Which polisher for a new guy?

    Quote Originally Posted by dlc95 View Post
    GG6 lifetime warranty, and power is tough to beat.
    +3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and to infinity and beyond! Great starter DA and does the job pretty good for the money! Lifetime warranty helps too!
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    Re: Which polisher for a new guy?

    Most of us started on a Porter Cable 7424XP and that was my first machine. Now I use the Griots GG6 and I wish that was my first machine. Great power, great performance and a great price. A Flex or a Rupes would be a great upgrade someday but it is probably too expensive for a beginner.

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    Re: Which polisher for a new guy?

    Thanks everyone. That’s what I was leaning toward. Do you all recommend the 3” backing plate and pads for tough spots?

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    Which polisher for a new guy?

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    Thanks everyone. Thatís what I was leaning toward. Do you all recommend the 3Ē backing plate and pads for tough spots?
    Yes. Get the Griots 3Ē HD Backing plate & Lake Country Thinpro Pads. You want to start off with at least a 6pk. of them. 3 compound/2 polish/1 black pad. That worked for me.

    And start yourself off with a 5Ē Griots vented backing plate for the polisher. Donít bother buying 6Ē pads for the backing plate it comes with.

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    Right here is all you need. No other power can compareWhich polisher for a new guy? Which polisher for a new guy?

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    Re: Which polisher for a new guy?

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    yes. Get the griots 3” hd backing plate & lake country thinpro pads. You want to start off with at least a 6pk. Of them. 3 compound/2 polish/1 black pad. That worked for me.

    And start yourself off with a 5” griots vented backing plate for the polisher. Don’t bother buying 6” pads for the backing plate it comes with.
    ^^^^^^^ this!!!

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    GG6 and get 5 inch backing plate.

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