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Discussion in 'Show & Shine' started by KROGOTH, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. BFB

    BFB Bad dog, no bisquit

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    I think you are thinking of a fabric softner sheet that you throw in the dryer, Very dry and coarse. Dry Swiffer pads are for dry sweeping floors on a swiffer mop. They are very very soft.
     
  2. K9Anniv

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    Ahhh...ok, I'm not familiar with those..I'll have to check them out. Usually the words "scratch" and "bike" don't go well in the same sentence...had me a little worried!:eek::willy_nilly::nono:
     
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    Is there an acceptable and relatively inexpensive low level power tool that can be (safely) used with the "polishing" or is "wax on wax off" the best way to "Stay"? I know it is perhaps not the brightest question here so far, but if I don't ask I will not hear anyone's opinion. I do not have the experience to make an informed decision for myself so I appreciate the help of those who do (have the experience).
    Thanks, "T"
     
  5. KaptinAmerika

    KaptinAmerika Well-Known Member

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    Damn T is that really a pic of you? Lookin really good man. I spent years pumping iron. Got up to 365lbs and was just about to start doing shows and blew both knees out doing 700 pound squats for reps. Of course that was a few years ago and the next thing to go was the elbows and a shoulder now I am reduced to just dumbbells anything heavier and I can't hardly move.
    Lookin really good though Bro keep up the good work.

     
  6. Husker-Wolf

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    Good buffers:

    Porter Cable 7424 Dual Action Polisher

    Flex XC 3401 Dual Action Polisher

    The flex is better and neither of these buffers will do damage to your clear like a true rotary buffer will in the hands of a novice.
     
  7. KaptinAmerika

    KaptinAmerika Well-Known Member

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    Good call Husker, I often forget that newbies don't have the experience or skills for some of the tools used and the dual action polishers are definitely safer.
     
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    Yea, I'm still trying to master the rotary.:)
     
  9. Satterfield

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    Husker, where would one find these particular tools for sale at at?
    Thanks, "T"
     
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    Autogeek.net has them or search the net.
     
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    Thank you guys for the pointing.
    Ride On, "T"
     
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    Heard that some people use Pledge on their bikes. What do you think, can we get any feedback on this?
     
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    A friend turned me on to Honda Spray Cleaner/Polish 7 years ago and I have been using it ever since wiping down the bike between washes. My clear coat on the 02 Boxer still looks really good and I have wiped it down with heavy dirt on it...no scratches. You can find it for about $4 or $5 and works great! I believe it's discontinued and the new stuff is call "Original" Spray Cleaner and polish (charging a couple of bucks more), but you can still find the Honda stuff. Here's a link if your interested.

    Honda Spray Cleaner and Polish 12oz Spray Parker Yamaha.com

    Will definitely have to try the Bugslide and Kapt A's tips.

    THANKS!
     
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    Bug Slide

    Has anyone been using the "Bug Slide" Product and if so with what results?

    Thanks, "T"
     

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    Yes, and it's excellent for touch-ups before & after rides. I'm getting ready to order some more, in fact!:cheers: (ps- nice bike, by the way!:whoop:)
     
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    It's great....that's all I ever use :2thumbs:
     
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    They don't seem to have an Internet purchasing system set up. I was a little worried since the product claims to leave behind a "coating" agent on the surface I thought that might be a conflict with the say..the "liquid glass" product.

    Thanks, "T"
     

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