How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

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    How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    Just wondering what you guys do. I see people do it differently. Others say one is right, the other's wrong, etc.
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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I use ONR and mixed up 55 gallons, then I just add what I need to the wash bucket.

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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    Water First
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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    i put water first, and the suds/foam will appear as i put the sponge/mitt in... :]

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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I have my foam cannon for suds so I do water first in the bucket

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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I will usually fill a 5 gallon bucket with about 4 gallons of water, put in my grit guard, let the remain air bubbles disipate(which allows the grit gaurds to float), then I add my car wash of choice(hyper wash), give a bit of a stirring with the mit to get the soap well mixed then procede from there.

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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I had been doing soap first then water but got tired to dealing with all the suds so I have switched to adding soap when the bucket is almost full. For products like ONR, it really does not matter since they do not generate much in suds.
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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I always add water then the soap.
    quality creates its own demand

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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I used to add soap first for many years! Then I found the suds went up so high I couldn't tell if I had enough water in the bucket!

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    Re: How Do You Fill The Wash Bucket?

    I don't use a bucket at all unfortunately. But I voted water first as that just makes more sense to me.

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