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    Re: Guidence on windshield pitting...

    The "new" Diamondite Glass Polish is for TOPICAL glass polishing ONLY.


    I cover this topic to death and to detail here,



    https://youtu.be/LE6Tl0uuths
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    Re: Guidence on windshield pitting...

    It can be done with a free spinning 8mm random orbital polisher - it just takes longer.


    I did this with a Porter Cable and while these are scratches not pits - same idea.

    Here's a little...
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    Re: Guidence on windshield pitting...

    No.





    Nope. I don't know what's in the "new" Diamondite Glass Polish but it is NOT a cerium oxide abrasive technology and it will NOT remove sub-surface defects IN glass. Stick with the...
  4. Re: Pictures: 2021 Boat Detailing Class - SOLD OUT!

    More...



    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/4218/2021_Boat_Class_0031.JPG

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/4218/2021_Boat_Class_0031c.JPG
  5. Re: Pictures: 2021 Boat Detailing Class - SOLD OUT!

    :bump:


    Well it's been over 3 months since the annual hands-on boat detailing class and I'm just now getting back to sharing some of the pictures from this class. Before getting to any of the...
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    Re: Ryobi One 18 Volt 10" Buffer

    More...


    Here's an article I wrote years ago that explains this type of polisher.


    TOB = Traditional Orbital Buffer aka The Wax Spreader
    ...
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    Re: Ryobi One 18 Volt 10" Buffer

    Does it look like this?


    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/500/ryobi_one.jpg


    If so - the answer is "no". Too wimpy. Especially if you're going to wetsand first.

    You need a...
  8. Re: Deep sandpaper scratches, any help please?

    Tell us about the car?

    Tell us about the sanding marks? Did you do the sanding or did you buy the car this way?


    Touch situation. You're going to need a polisher, a cutting pad and some...
  9. Re: Deep sandpaper scratches, any help please?

    Here's a recent video where we show how to remove sanding marks via a rotary polisher.



    https://youtu.be/4TtbGb0bVGI



    :)
  10. Re: Deep sandpaper scratches, any help please?

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    The way you remove #2000 and #2500 grit sanding marks is via compounding.


    Questions

    What do you have for a polisher?

    What do you have for compound?
  11. Re: Deep sandpaper scratches, any help please?

    First - Because this is your first post to the forum,

    Welcome to AutogeekOnline! :welcome:


    Second - If this is a FACTORY paint job, STOP sanding. Here's why,


    Clearcoats are thin by...
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    Re: Blackfire AIO plan

    All you need is one single pad.

    Spreading a non-cleaning sealant is a LOT different then "working" a cleaner/wax.


    :buffing:
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    Re: Concrete overspray

    Hi Bryan,

    Apologies for just now finding your question, (4 years later)


    I'm not sure about Vinegar? My guess is it will work, possibly. But probably not as well as the product shared in...
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    Re: Concrete overspray

    :bump:


    GREAT NEWS!

    Eric sent me the original pictures for this concrete removal detail job. I've uploaded them and then inserted them into Post #6 of this thread.



    Thanks Eric!
  15. Re: Bucket List Buff - 1968 Shelby Mustang GT350 - Detailed by Mike Phillips

    Good news... Shawn confirmed, my Pirate Beach Towel is at his shop. :xyxthumbs:


    Here's a picture he took of it being used as a Fender Protector.

    ...
  16. Re: Windshield coating - skipping wipers (new car)

    Like I answered previously, I use the PBL Surface Coating on ALL the glass. As a part of any of my detail work I machine polish the glass before washing the car, or if not washing with the...
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    Re: Applying wax on light paint - tips?

    A few decades ago someone had the idea of a color-changing wax. Basically, a was that after it dried, it changed to a color. The reason was to show when the wax was 'ready' to remove.

    The other...
  18. Re: Thanks to Mike and all! Gel Coat Beauty!

    Nice set-up.

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/gallery/data/500/Toy_Box_Travel_Trailer_04.JPG



    :dblthumb2:
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    Sticky: Re: Mike Phillips VIF or Vehicle Inspection Form

    Sent.


    :)
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    Re: I hate black

    I aggree with this. Been there done that, won't ever do it again.





    And there's this,

    "Black is not a color, it's a full time job"
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    Re: Aluminum and Fiberglass

    Wow!

    Really looking good!


    https://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/attachments/ask-mike-phillips-your-detailing-questions-/73702d1624220835-aluminum-fiberglass-polishafter1-jpg



    :dblthumb2:
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    Re: NEW RAM TREX ON LOT.

    Yeah… my brother in-law just bought one…

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210620/f6e7f69026eea6cc404c6434d3c5f37a.jpg
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  23. Re: 2006 Toyota Sequoia - Comet Wash - Extreme Makeover - BLACKFIRE One Step

    Here’s the emblem I’m talking about.

    I slathered some One Step all over it - “yes” real messy-like and then went nuts with the horse hair brush in ROTARY mode.
    ...
  24. Re: Meguiar's No.7 Glaze for Single Stage - Bondo?

    Like this,

    Pro Tip: Remember to take GREAT BEFORE SHOTS before working on the car!


    If you want to showcase your talent, skills, knowledge and abilities when it comes to the art of polishing...
  25. Re: Meguiar's No.7 Glaze for Single Stage - Bondo?

    No problems...

    Just massage everything down with the #7 - even bare metal.

    Slather it on, massage it really well. Let it soak over night, massage it off.

    If one application looks good...
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