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    18 30.00%
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    Re: What is the most important thing you need to detail?

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Stoops View Post
    You do realize that without proper knowledge, without being able to think on your feet, running out of product and/or having a tool break would mean you'd be hopelessly stymied, right? But you had the knowledge, experience and brain power to overcome those obstacles. Good for you!
    I agree with you Michael but I think my point is being missed. When I was teen in the late 70's early 80's I no knowledge, tools or anything else for that matter related to detailing but when i did "clean" my Dads truck I used good ol wax on wax off tech of the day and did a pretty good job (relitive to the period in time). What I did have was time. Lots of it.

    To day I would probably answer "all of the above" but being in a situation now where time is very limited I know how important it is to have to do a real detail job. 2 hours is not enough time to do a good job imho.

    And the poll is just to get people talking and share thoughts on the subject.
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    Re: What is the most important thing you need to detail?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tuck91 View Post
    Real detailing takes time.

    I agree. Even Joe or Nick Chapman couldn't produce results without the right amount of time.

    Knowledge is extremely important and is probably the best thing to have before even starting a project. Time is probably number two, IMO.


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    Re: What is the most important thing you need to detail?

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    Well you need time, and love for what you do thats the key.

    If you dont have the right tools or knowledge eventually you will achieve what you want with what you have, thats how the human works.

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    Re: What is the most important thing you need to detail?

    Spelling "knowledge" correctly is a start But seriously, I agree with many of you on this. I know people who have all of the poll options at their disposal for a given hobby they claim to love and still don't achieve much. I'd say "passion" and "patience" are the most important aspects of doing any skilled work right. You have to love it and you have to be willing to learn and adapt as you go.
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