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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    I've actually spoken to a few vendors about these brushes and they all said the same thing- it was a disaster and a loser for them to carry them. Why? They are very large and awkward to ship, plus they are difficult and space consuming for storage. The end result is that the space/cost of holding and shipping them was greater than the return from the sales.

    It also doesn't help that *most* people (ie non-forum goers like us) would rather buy a cheap $3 brush once a year than get a quality brush and pay a little more for the quality.

    This is one of those sad cases where the enthusiasts desires just don't match up with the business case behind them. Bummer- I love mine too!
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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Quote Originally Posted by dope92cc View Post
    Say whaaaat!? Obviously some prankster or somebody that made them rare.
    Seriously Meguiar's. Atleast sell the brushes online. I got into detailing too late.

    Has anybody tried the new mothers wheel brushes. I want to give'em a try but I can't find any locally.
    I have the whole Mothers line of brushes... they are good but I had to order mine online. I think I got mine from microfiberproductsonline.com
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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    I disliked the tire brushes. They were just a bit too stiff in my opinion. I have two of them but rarely use 'em.

    The carpet brush was a bit too stiff as well, as foam tended to sling onto everything.

    However, it works great for scrubbing the floor mats outside the car.
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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Since I'm fairly new to the detailing scene, I'm not familiar with these brushes. Can someone provide me an easy link or pic(s) so I don't have to bother using the awesome "search" function?

    I'm a big fan of this generalized design:


    They work great when APCing brake calipers & lug nuts, as well as interior crevce dusting. I'd love to see what Meguiars' offerings were like...

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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Quote Originally Posted by cardriver View Post
    Since I'm fairly new to the detailing scene, I'm not familiar with these brushes. Can someone provide me an easy link or pic(s) so I don't have to bother using the awesome "search" function?

    I'm a big fan of this generalized design:


    They work great when APCing brake calipers & lug nuts, as well as interior crevce dusting. I'd love to see what Meguiars' offerings were like...

    You won't find these brushes on Meguiar's web site, as they have been discontinued. However, there are a few of these items for sale on the web if you can find them. Here is a link to some of the reviews that were posted about four years ago. You may have to search forward and backward in the product reviews forum to find all of the brush photos & reviews.

    By the way, where can you find that brush you posted? I like the design of it.
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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Quote Originally Posted by rusty bumper View Post
    By the way, where can you find that brush you posted? I like the design of it.
    I use pretty much the same brushes with Wheel Brightener, Aluminum Wheel Cleaner and APC. I found mine at Pep Boys.
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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Thanks for the info. I remember coming across a thread one time and it had more or less the full array of Megs Detailing brushes that everyone wants, but I've since lost track of that thread. Oh wells; hopefully Megs reintroduces them.

    I think the problem was their lack of visibility to consumers? Coupled with the fact that most people don't usually consider brushes (as useful as they are) as staples of a detailing arsenal. I imagine it's the more experienced detailers and enthusiasts who use these brushes, and unfortunately, sales suffer because the casual hobbyist doesn't know/realize and use these awesome tools .
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    The brush I pictured was taken from ADS' website under their Detailing Accessories page: http://www.autodetailingsolutions.net/brushes.html.

    I also purchased a similar, shorter-bristled wooden brush from OSH (Orchard Supply Hardware, here on the West coast at least) in their Toilet/Mop/Brush aisle. It was the stubby brush, plus a silky long-bristled brush (like long blonde hair ) for dusting interior vents etc...for under $4 for the duo. I snatched that right up and will pick up another ASAP .

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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Thanks guys.
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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    I just picked these up less than 2 weeks ago at a local San Diego PBE store



    Closeout prices because they were discontinued items. I bought all three for $22.

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    Re: Do you want the Gold Class Brushes Back?

    Nice find, and thank you for the pictures.

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