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    Re: PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    It`s great!, I have used it on both my car and boat. Dont worry about power, it has plenty.
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    Re: PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    Ok, then I have sold the Mini and so far I am very happy. Two main reasons:

    1. Cordless, just so convenient
    2. With this machine you get so much functionality packed into one piece. Both rotary...
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    PIXIE (PXE 80) as replacement for Rupes Mini

    Hi All,

    I have Rupes Bigfoot Mini that I use to polish tight spaces on m boat and car. A couple of days ago I saw a fellow boater use the cordless PXE 80 on his boat and it looked like a great...
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    Rotary polisher jumping...

    I polished my boat today using a rotary, Menzernas marine one step polish and Lake country cutting wool pad. The first couple of sections went fine, but quite soon the pad started jumping and became...
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    Re: Re-applying sealant

    Ok! The Phaeton is now ready for winter. First I washed the car, and clayed it. Then I polished any larger defects with Menzerna 400 and CH Orange hex pad. Then I used 3800 with the CG White hex pad...
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    Re: 3401 for boat polishing

    I got a good price on a Bosch rotary so now I should be all set for some gelcoat polishing as well:
    First look at the Bosch GPO 14CE
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    Re: Re-applying sealant

    Thanks! Then a light polish and new sealant it is, either PowerLock or a new layer of PPS.
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    Re: Best exterior trim/tire dressing?

    For tyres I have used Meguairs Endurance Tyre Gel for years. When applied with a sponge or similar I get a deep black and matte finish. For exterior black trim details I think that Meguairs Ultimate...
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    Re-applying sealant

    Hi,

    It's ~12 months ago that I had a local firm polish and applying paint sealant (a two component product called PPS) to one of my cars. Now I'm thinking about applying Menzernas PowerLock on...
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    Re: 3401 for boat polishing

    Thanks everybody for the information! So it just might be that I need to have a rotary as well, well..always fun with new tools :-)

    Mike: It would be good to have all of your books in e-book...
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    Re: 3401 for boat polishing

    Thanks! I'll try the 3401 first and then be prepared to buy a rotary if necessary...
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    Re: Menzerna One Step Polish

    Sorry, if I was unclear:

    1. They have a one step: One-Step Polish 3in1 | menzerna polishing compounds GmbH & Co. KG

    2. What I meant to say was that I was a bit surprised that the heavy cut...
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    Menzerna One Step Polish

    First of all, I know that Menzerna has a special one step polish product. But since I have both heavy, medium and fine my thinking was to use one of them as a one step and then finish with the Power...
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    3401 for boat polishing

    Hi All,

    I have just purchased a Flex 3401, where my thought was to have this my only polishing tool for both my cars and boat. For my car I am fairly certain that this is true, well..maybe one...
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    Re: First time polishing with the Flex 3401

    Thanks Mike, very valuable information!
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    Re: First time polishing with the Flex 3401

    I removed the rest of this scratch yesterday, this time I used the orange CG Quantum hex pad together with Menzernas Heavy Cut. Went very well! I have some other scratches that I will try with the...
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    Re: First time polishing with the Flex 3401

    After seeing the car in daylight today I'll leave it be, it is massive improvement! The scratch can be felt with the finger nail but they are not deep. But since since scratch covered the entire side...
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    Re: First time polishing with the Flex 3401

    Thanks for the feedback! I was afraid that someone would point me in the direction of buying a rotary with more cutting power, but spending an additional 500$ would not make me popular at home :-)
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    First time polishing with the Flex 3401

    Hi All! Thank you for a great forum where I have found a great deal of information when finally entering the world of polishing. I have always been fond of keeping my cars in pristine condition both...
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