A good polish for hand application

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Derek173, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. Derek173

    Derek173 Analyst and Therapist

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    I am thinking Optimum polish?

    I already have Optimum poli-seal which says its a final polish on the bottle. Would I do just as well with that?
     
  2. MSIGuy

    MSIGuy om nom nom nom!

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    I've had good results with Meguiar's ScratchX. It takes some elbow grease, and a few applications, but it works well by hand.
     
  3. danponjican

    danponjican New Member

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    SYSTEM ONE X3 is actually not too bad by hand.
     
  4. Fish Taco

    Fish Taco Ass Man

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    Don't know the general consensus on this forum..But Im a Turtle Wax ICE guy. Not a pro detailer so the results as a function of effort are top notch. My black car used to do so well on it.Apply wait a few mins then wipe off.

    Id recommended ICE by Turtle Wax..
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  5. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Pics of your car in the full sun?

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    Meguiars burgandy bottle polishes are formulated to work best by hand. Honestly though, without a quality buffer, you aren't going to be able to remove much more than very minor defects by hand on today's hard clear coats.
     
  6. Fish Taco

    Fish Taco Ass Man

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    None available, and its been a long time since its looked that good.Body damage never helps motivation.

    And just a note. Like scottwax was saying.. Any straight up polish especially one as easy to apply and remove as ICE (all by hand) will not deal with swirls or hide orange peel. Still though I say grab a small bottle of ice apply it wipe off and if you're not happy.Upgrade.


    If I find any pics from back then ill post in here.
     
  7. Morgan06

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    3M Imperial Hand Glaze.
     
  8. quamen

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    please dont post pics of a car in the shade that conceals all swirl marks etc.

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    black vette detail in the sun and dodge www.richsmad.com
     
  9. Fish Taco

    Fish Taco Ass Man

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    I wont be posting any more pics. But I will owever still recommend the product.Not saying to go by my uber results cause they aren't uber port a cable status. It was the only pic I had so I posted it .. :)

    Results as function of effort still follow an exponential growth pattern.
     
  10. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Sometimes there is no sun. :dunno:
     

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