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rundatrack
Aug 23rd, 2005, 09:38 AM
Well I have been using a rotary for some years now...but I have had hit or miss results...

So this may sound silly to some or a$$ backwards but I bought a g-100 and I have also purchased some 83 and sealant forgot the number...

i am going to purchase another rotary that is adjustable to 900 next week...

This is something that I am doing for me basically I used to detail in college to pay bills...I would have a little difficult time with black cars and have had to revert to 3m machine glaze at times to "hide" the swirls...Which was annoying

So my steps on my black car are as follows...

Clay
83 rotary @ 1000
83 PC @ 5
Sealant
Tech Wax (maybe depending on my back)

I am going to purchase the double bulb Swirl finder just so that I dont get that omg I have swirls that look like dolphins can jump outta them look....

This is something that I am just doing for me...

If I have anything wrong or any suggestions please feel free....

Thanks in advance

:xyxthumbs

Murr1525
Aug 23rd, 2005, 09:43 AM
I am not a rotary guy, so I will let someone else mention that..

The rest seems fine, though once you get the swirls out with the #83, you should be able to use the #80 with the PC for future details. The #80 is a bit milder, can leave a litle nicer finsih, and can be a little easier/quicker to use, which is perfect for when there are no big swirls to fix.

Mike Phillips
Aug 23rd, 2005, 09:46 AM
Play with the speed range in which you use the rotary, you may find a higher speed easier to control with your arms than these slow speeds.

In the past, what kind of pads have you used with the rotary buffer? Wool or foam?

If you have not tried our small foam pads, you might give the W-8006 a try with the rotary and clean it often with the M83. It's easier to control than a large foam pad and dramatically reduces the swirls that are common when using a wool pad.

Ranger72
Aug 23rd, 2005, 09:58 AM
Mike is dead on about cleaning the 83 pad often, it tends to build.
Are you appling the tech wax or sealant with the G-100? If not give it a try, you'll love it! Hey were on Long Island your from? I am close to border line of suffolk county and Nassau county.

rundatrack
Aug 23rd, 2005, 09:59 AM
I was using lake country pads...but they are surprisingly tuff as hell....

i have the polishing and the cutting megs pads now...

I have a buffer thats slowest speed is 1500 but I didnt wanna push it...what ya think

I have never messed with a wool pad because I find it difficult to judge where the edge of the pad is....i dont know my eyes play tricks on me....

I would love to try it with the rotary i have but your the expert...if I have to go with a slower speed i am willling to...

Kinda like one of those..."Now I can rest in peace things for me"


:wall:

rundatrack
Aug 23rd, 2005, 10:00 AM
Originally posted by Ranger72
Mike is dead on about cleaning the 83 pad often, it tends to build.
Are you appling the tech wax or sealant with the G-100? If not give it a try, you'll love it! Hey were on Long Island your from? I am close to border line of suffolk county and Nassau county.


I am in westbury....

Exit 40 of the LIE

or 32 of the nothern state...


I put on the sealant with the g-100 last night...it is so damn light...it is amazing.....but I must see how it works on my old paint on the bmw (1984) before I give full praises....
:xyxthumbs:D

Ranger72
Aug 23rd, 2005, 10:05 AM
Are you using:http://meguiars.com/estore/products/product_M2164.jpg or http://meguiars.com/estore/products/product_M2016.jpg ?

rundatrack
Aug 23rd, 2005, 10:08 AM
Originally posted by Ranger72
Are you using:http://meguiars.com/estore/products/product_M2164.jpg or http://meguiars.com/estore/products/product_M2016.jpg ?

One on the left my friend..

Ranger72
Aug 23rd, 2005, 10:10 AM
Good stuff. Provides long protection as long as you Preclean the the paint before applying it.

oc detailer
Aug 23rd, 2005, 10:35 AM
which is better #20 or #21 to apply with a pc or orbital?