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    Re: What would you use?

    I agree with Rsurfer. Get the Griot's G9. I've used Wolfgang Uber compound, polish, and paint sealant for years and liked the results.
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    Re: Vintage PBMG Products

    While I do appreciate the PBMG products vintage factor, I very much more appreciate the glass bottles etc. of the early 1900's Meguiars products etc. There is sooooooo much more vibe and history...
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    Re: Is anyone's car in pristine condition?

    My new Camry that my wife bought me for our 20th anniversary isn't pristine. The driver's side door jambs have permanent scuffs from my work boots. I had another detailer apply PPF to the front and...
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    Re: Detailed: 1970 Camaro Z28 REDSLED

    Great work. I'm sure you will get plenty of referral business from that.
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    Re: Review: Marine 31 Vessel Coat UV Pro

    I just got my bottle delivered today. I'm lining up the first victim today. :)
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    Re: Chrome polish

    Wenol Blue Wenol Blue Auto Metal Polish
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    Re: An argument with a detailer

    This is why I do a walk-around with customers and point out any obvious issues when they arrive to have me detail their car. Most things are obvious when the car is dirty. However, when you state...
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    Re: Best Rinseless Wash Towels?

    90% of the vehicles I do are rinseless. The towels I use are 16x16 Eagle Edgeless Microfiber Towel - Blue I also use a traditional two bucket method with a microfiber wash mitt. Either way works...
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    Re: Bird poop paint damage

    I wet-sanded 500-3000 grit on the newer car we bought my son then buffed out.
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    Re: Mobile detailing and online/card payments

    I have Clover. It has lesser fees than the normal over the counter card payments. I also got it worked with Fiserv to deposit directly to my business account the next day. It also accepts all...
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    No.... but.... Epstein's "Lolita" plane was there getting new tail numbers, and Stormy Daniel's lawyer's reposessed plane was there so I got to see those. Bwwwwwwaaaaaaaahahahahahahaaaa!
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    A lot of different products different from the automotive industry. I'm sitting in the airport and my binder is in my suitcase on the plane with the information.
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    I finished up my 5 day course of aircraft detailing.
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    Re: What would you have charged?

    You got burnt for $175. What is YOUR time worth? Are you doing this full time? Or are you doing this as a side gig outside of a full time job?
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    Re: What would you have charged?

    I charge $275 base price for an internal XL vehicle. That would have likey taken me 8 hours or more. $500 is what I would have charged. As stated above, you need to have an extra dirty vehicle...
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    I own a Chief Steamer 75.
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    What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    I put in day 2 of 5 for aircraft detailing training. Land, sea, or air I am ready to detail.

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    Sent from my...
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    Re: Feeling overwhelmed

    I currently own 6 vehicles now after my dad passed. I also run my own detailing business. That said, I use the same products on everything. Pinnacle products are fantastic as are Blackfire. So...
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    Re: Chevy 2500HD Leather Seats

    It's leather and it's the driver's seat. It's going to continue to do that because it's a part of the seat that gets the most wear and abuse. It's just part of the aging process. My wife's Buick...
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    Re: First Day!

    Welcome to the madhouse.
  21. Re: The old Blackfire All-In-One Trim and Tire Protectant.

    100% agree. Paint companies and chemists are pulling their hair out right now for another comparison.
  22. Re: The old Blackfire All-In-One Trim and Tire Protectant.

    I really like this product BLACKFIRE Tire & Trim Sealant, plastic trim restorer, tire coating, long lasting tire shine
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    Re: Rupes LHR75E vs GG G8 3" Polisher

    First and foremost what is your budget? Are you a weekend warrior/enthusiast? Do you do detailing for a business? For the money, I would take the Griot's polisher all day long over the Rupes or...
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    Re: Spoiler lip coating

    I use the same coating as the paint or a plastic coating. Regardless, if it drives through a "swirlomatic" wash it will scratch and micromar the coating. Touchless car wash only.
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    Re: Cutting Compounds

    An "orange foam pad" means nothing. Orange foam can be dense/hard, soft for polishing, or non-abrasive for wax/sealant. It depends on the manufacturer. Are you sure you are not micro-marring it...
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