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    Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    My findings are that SwirlX has less cut on soft paint. Would this be the consensus?

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    Re: Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    #205 should be milder, but can vary by application method, technique, etc.
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    Re: Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    Quote Originally Posted by Murr1525 View Post
    #205 should be milder, but can vary by application method, technique, etc.
    I spoke to a Meguiars rep and he told me that SwirlX should be lighter, generally speaking. Good to get opinions, though.

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    Re: Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    Hello,

    I think the thread below may help you!

    http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28407

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    Re: Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    Quote Originally Posted by _Rodrigo View Post
    Hello,

    I think the thread below may help you!

    http://meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=28407
    Thanks. However, I've seen that chart, and IME, swirlX has less cut. A few other skilled polishers agree. I posted to see if there were anymore that feel the same way.

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    Re: Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    All else being equal, SwirlX will have more cut than M205 but M205 will have more polishing oils than SwirlX. Further, because of the type of SMAT abrasives utilized in M205 you should be able to get a better finish with it under similar circumstances.
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    Re: Lighter polish for softer paint, M205 or SwirlX?

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Stoops View Post
    All else being equal, SwirlX will have more cut than M205 but M205 will have more polishing oils than SwirlX. Further, because of the type of SMAT abrasives utilized in M205 you should be able to get a better finish with it under similar circumstances.
    Excellent answer, Michael. Thanks.

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