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  1. Re: non-professional comparison Rupes V Griot's G15

    It’s been so long since I had LHR21 set up with a 5” backing plate, but the LHR15 MKII as well as the latest MKIII are smoother than the 21mm w/ 5” BP I feel.

    In terms of stalling, they both are...
  2. Re: non-professional comparison Rupes V Griot's G15

    They both are similar if not identical in terms of power and stalling. You are practically investing in more rubber and a longer cord.
  3. Thread: Bulk Cleaners

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    Re: Bulk Cleaners

    I currently use Optimum Power Clean. But quite honestly, I am thinking about going back to Meguiar’s D101 because it performs very well for the price.

    They both perform great. But I give the edge...
  4. Re: pros here, business phone vs cell phone only. what's your thoughts?

    Cell phone only. I haven’t found a need for other options.
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    Re: what do you charge?

    In most cases, yes. As a matter of fact, I use Optimum Car Wax as a clay lube/wax applicator with an Optimum Clay Mitt.
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    Re: what do you charge?

    I use Optimum Car Wax with mine because if I used a more durable wax or sealant and say, “Come back in 6 months.” They come back in 12 months anyway. It keeps cost down. It’s still is a great...
  7. Thread: Pricing

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    Re: Pricing

    To clarify, a coating will require a minimum of a one step polish with a traditional polish or a primer polish such as CARPRO Essence. The MINIMUM prep work is included in the price + the cost of...
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    Re: Postcard Design: What do you think?

    Thanks for the feedback. The selection of the picture doesn’t bother me personally.

    My plan was to send out hand-written “Thank you!” cards to existing clients. And since my business is small...
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    Re: Do you use face mask doing detailing?

    I started using one about 3 months ago. Since then, I would say I use one about 85% of the time.
  10. Thank you to every professional on here who's given me advice on how to run my business

    I don’t blame you. It took me since 2016 to finally be happy with my website.

    I look forward to your future progress and wish you the best.
  11. Re: Thank you to every professional on here who's given me advice on how to run my business

    Thank you for sharing this. Resetting the mindset is part of the battle.

    Stick to this mindset. Your in the right direction. When business becomes good, is great!

    When business is slow, still...
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    Re: Help! Cleaning Fabric Seats

    The P&S TRIO is FANTASTIC! I am a firm believer in using the full system on heavy soiling & stains

    I recently used it on a soda stain in the carpet and it all came up no problem.

    Also, it...
  13. Thread: Pricing

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    Pricing

    Here are my (current) starting prices for the Seacoast Region of New Hampshire:

    Paint Correction: $899
    AIO: $299
    Wash & Wax: $99
    Interior Cleaning $179
    Ceramic Coating (3 year) with prep work...
  14. Thread: Rupes Mille

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    Re: Rupes Mille

    Is it too late to retract my previous statement? Perhaps I’ll cast my opinion when I can be in the position to try them both side by side.

    And yes, I am confident you are probably the only person...
  15. Thread: Rupes Mille

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    Re: Rupes Mille

    It’s true what they say, “Different strokes for different folks.”

    I would totally pay for Mike’s class just to try out ALL the machines on the market alone—let alone the valuable information that...
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    Re: Best finishing product for red/maroon

    They practically are in terms of results and behavior on paint. They are a crowd pleaser for sure.
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    Re: Best finishing product for red/maroon

    Going with a PBMG product, My vote would be for WDGPS. It works wonders!
  18. Re: A first for me - been answering questions as fast as I can type

    Mike, how often is wetsanding is part of your training?
  19. Thread: Gt3rs....

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    Re: Gt3rs....

    There seems to be a trend of Porsche cars that have been flowing through AGO lately. It’s a shame that these gorgeous cars needing a lot of attention.

    Spectacular work my friend!
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    Re: Joining the IDA

    I am interested in hearing more about this. Especially as a professional, I have been thinking more seriously about the IDA. There are many guys around me where this is not on their radar.
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    Re: Postcard Design: What do you think?

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    I am The Buffing Moose. Perhaps this is my obligatory pro detailer shot.

    My friend took an ok shot here....
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    Re: Postcard Design: What do you think?

    Thank you for the input.
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    Re: 2019 Porsche GT3 Touring

    I suppose this is a huge advantage of PPF. Not just protection, but protection for thin paint. It never occurred to me.
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    Postcard Design: What do you think?

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191230/90bbe1d6f37fbdda7e31bd554f87b539.jpg

    I had my graphic designer create this for me and I am 99% solid this is the final product. What do you think of my...
  25. Re: Partnership Marketing: Does anyone do this?

    I hope to see pictures of the shop.
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