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  1. Re: Cannot get rid of swirls, or am i creating them?

    It could be any number of things. If it's a half-moon pattern, there could be a bit of debris caught in the pad that marred the paint. Without being there in person to assess it, the culprit is...
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    Re: Fire vs. Blackfire Pro Ceramic Coating

    Update - 3 weeks later after the fire I have washed and deconned the fire soot and such from these two vehicles that were in our garage fire. They have been sitting outside the last three weeks as...
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    Re: what's your weather currently like?

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    Re: Fire vs. Blackfire Pro Ceramic Coating

    No idea. I'm waiting for the fire Marshall to come inspect.
  5. Re: Tire cleaning product that won’t stain polished aluminum

    Dr. Beasley's wheel cleanser is a great product. I've used it on several wheel types and no issues.
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    Fire vs. Blackfire Pro Ceramic Coating

    Well we had a garage fire in our house yesterday. Fortunately it didn’t spread to the house. I had a propane torch on the work bench that the handle melted on, plus two 5-gallon diesel containers for...
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    Super soft finicky paint

    My project today took a bit to dial in. Test spots and finicky paint. Three test spots and the end result is a super soft clear coat. The winning combo is Dr Beasley’s NSP45 with a yellow BuffnShine...
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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.
  17. 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...
  23. Re: Steamers...upgraded wand, upgraded hose? NO SPITTING??

    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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    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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