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Detailing & Appearance Discuss washing, waxing and detailing information as well as interior/exterior cosmetic modifications. This includes neons, body, cosmetic wheels, etc. Even under the hood detailing.

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Old 09-28-2004, 04:40 PM   #11
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Sounds like there'* good cheapies and bad cheapies.
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Ok, PDad uses a Simoniz 8" orbit polisher.

What do you use Will?
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Can't remember. 10" something or other. Looking it up.......hell I dunno. I'll look at it when I get off work later.
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SOL:
I agree with zzzzzeke.
It is expensive but a PC wins hands down. The pads and polishes cost a lot as well as the PC. Do yourself a favor next spring and save for one now.

I do not have a vested interest in Detailers Paradise but Nick at DP will answer your questions. He and his wife Heather are really great people.

http://www.detailersparadise.com/_Sy...ductDetail.asp
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Sol, look at waxmasters. I think we have a 9 or 10" one, and it works great. As long as I had good bonnets i always had good results. Works well for a polish as well.
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I'll take a look for these this weekend and see what I can find.

Thanks for the advice everyone.
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Coleman powermate, 10" orbital. 2500 rpm.
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Porter Cable 7424 6" Variable-Speed Random-Orbit Polisher
Electronic variable speed 2,500-6,000 OPM


http://www.porter-cable.com/index.asp?e=547&p=2805

http://coastaltool.com/cgi-bin/SoftC...597+1096970346
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I second the Porter Cable. I had a basic 10in random from some company and the best thing I did with it was run it over. I'd check out Lowes. They have the 7424/7336 for around 100 dollars. If you want to do it right, get this buffer and don't waste your 20-30 dollars another brand. You don't get good results by what brand of wax you use (mostly) but the technique used. The PC 7424 is a good way to get very good results.
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