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  1. Thread: rv pricing

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    Re: rv pricing

    I don't offer doing work on the roof.
    Most are aware of this before calling me.

    One step for this one.
    650.00
    Polished the aluminum side panels too.

    I don't like working on them and turn...
  2. Re: First time polishing gel coat...any advice?

    I used Griots 3in1 Polish on this one.
    Great results.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200308/eb85476f4d2bb58a6ebb09660a02d693.jpg

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    Re: RV: How Many Pads?

    I used about 25 on this one.

    Still had to clean them some after ever section pass.
    They clog up quickly. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200308/632a851876c0d8af68e0bb88c6e4d2df.jpg

    Sent...
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    Re: Winner of a DeWalt 849x

    Not sure but hopefully he reads this.

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    Winner of a DeWalt 849x

    About six years ago there was a member here giving away a like new DeWalt 849x along with a few pads.

    All we had to do was send him a message as to why we needed or wanted it.
    For me it was I...
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    Re: Review - CarPro Cquartz Leather Coating

    I used it on a boat for a customer 2 years ago.
    Did his seats and all plastics.
    Last week the boat came to me for some polishing and noticed it's still holding up.
    To be fair though he doesn't...
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    Re: What to use on dash and panels??

    Griots Interior Cleaner.
    Safe on plastics and leather and without a scent.

    I use it a lot on new cars that come to my shop.
    Have been using it for years.

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    Re: Q's about removing orange peel.

    Customers hire me to remove orange peel and have done a few.

    I had a Dodge pickup that I worked on to remove the orange peel.
    Horrible

    First I sand it down using 1500 grit paper using it...
  9. Re: Looking for a carwash soap that DOESN'T have wax in it, sell me on YOUR favorite!

    Owning a detail shop I've used many soaps. My absolute favorite is the Griots Car Soap.
    It's all I'll use for Ceramic Coatings

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  10. Re: Sonax polymer net shield vs collinite 845 for winter ??

    845 is one I use for the winter, have so for years.
    Winner

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  11. Re: Ceramic Coated Gel-coat after 8 months on the water!

    Great job Mike.
    I love working on gel coats as they come out beautiful

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    Re: Too busy not to use just the Flex3401

    My shop was on the outskirts of town, about 4 miles.
    It's now on the main drag so I get a lot of people who stop by.
    I have my wife who is now in the office and tries her best to assist our...
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    Re: Too busy not to use just the Flex3401

    I agree on the bogging.
    It drives me insane when I don't see the pad spinning but no worries when using the Flex.

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    Re: Too busy not to use just the Flex3401

    Well not too fast. Ha

    To be fair we're 4 total who work in my shop so I have a lot of help.

    I don't have to worry about washing the vehicles.

    When it gets to my stall it's clean and clayed...
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    Re: Too busy not to use just the Flex3401

    I spoke with Mike a few months ago and was asking him about the large throw polishers.

    He told me he often uses his Flex because it does a great job and faster.

    That's when I got to thinking...
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    Re: Too busy not to use just the Flex3401

    Not a problem.
    Thanks

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    Too busy not to use just the Flex3401

    Since moving my shop in busy part of town my business has picked around 20%

    I'm doing about 30 Ceramic Coatings per year plus the rest of the work that comes to my shop and use anything that will...
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    Re: Megs microfiber cutting disc disappointent

    I use them often and find them to be a gift from the heavens.

    Last week a Toyota Tacoma, black, came to me with trashed paint.

    Severe swirls and scratches.

    Used my Flex3401, speed 3...
  19. Re: Looking to make another investment (polisher)

    I bought a couple of the new Maxshine15 for my shop and love them.

    168.00 with free shipping.

    Prefer it over the Rupes

    Solid unit

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    Re: Upgrading my DA polisher

    Check out Maxshine

    I bought a couple of them and like it as much as the Rupes.

    $168.00 with free shipping.

    Very nice large throw.

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  21. Re: Megs #7 Show Car Glaze on Black Base Coat/Clear Coat...

    Fire Glaze we use at times at my shop.

    Works very well.

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  22. Re: Looking to move from gas to electric power washer…suggestions?

    I only use the AR Blue Clean 1600psi being how well it holds up.

    I've tried other brands but don't come close to lasting as long as the AR.

    Not sure why they last longer but they do in my...
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    Re: Forced Rotation VS Free Spinning...

    I have both the Flex 3401 and a few free spinning units.

    A couple of years ago I hurt my elbow and was unable to use the Flex.

    Fast farward...

    I'm now back using my Flex, so much faster...
  24. Re: Scott from Dallas Paint Correction, Review of Polisher...

    I bought two Maxshine 15's after watching his video of it and love it as much as my Rupes Mark II.

    Bought one for me and one for a member of my staff.

    $168.00 with free shipping each.

    Not...
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    Re: Back to the Flex3401

    I had a big problem to handle the force rotation when my elbow was hurting.

    Now my arm is relaxed and find it rather smooth.

    It's gets a little heave after using it a few hours on side panels...
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