A true story of successful scratch removal

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Scottwax, Aug 5, 2003.

  1. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I got a call from a lady saying she needed her Maxima polished and waxed and she mentioned she had some scratches that she put in the paint when she touched up some dings.

    I get to her house and this is what I find:

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    She had used some touch up paint and then used what she called "a kitchen scrubber" to level the paint. I'm guessing she meant a Scotchbrite pad.

    Anyway, DACP was making for very slow progress, so I used the sample bottle of Blue Moose I've been testing for Clearkote. By hand, using a terry cloth towel, I worked Blue Moose into the scratches and within 3-4 minutes, I had them all out. Blue Moose is pretty aggressive and did leave some light hazing in the paint (it didn't show up clearly on film though), but DACP took them right out and then I went over the area with Swirl Free Polish as well to further smooth the whole panel and this is what it looked like:

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    I then went over the whole car with Vanilla Moose and Carnuba Moose Wax and this is the final result:

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    As you can see, the finish came out very wet and deep looking on this 10-year-old Maxima. I wanted to get a full view pic of the car, but it was under covered parking with cars on both sides and with the car in the shade but sun beyond, it was just too dark to look right.
     
  2. Buck-O

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    Scott...

    You are a fucking gawd!!!

    :bowdown::bowdown:
     
  3. Jackhole

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    That's awesome! When will Blue Moose be available to the public?

    Also, would you recommend that as a compatible product to DAC/P or as an adjunct?
     
  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    I don't know when Blue Moose will be available. I still have some left, but I am getting low so I hope it is soon.

    It is a very aggressive product and will leave some hazing which DACP will remove with no problems. Blue Moose is really for the stuff that even DACP can't do much for.
     
  5. Jackie Treehorn

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    sorry.. what's "DACP" ?
     
  6. RedDemonSA

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    where can I get DACP from?

    and it is best applied with a buffer right?
     
  7. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Dual Action Cleaner Polish or Meguires #83 ;)

    Saw it on autopia first, but that is amazing Scott! :bowdown:
     
  8. Jackhole

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    I got mine from carparts.com, and I have no problem using it by hand.
     
  9. Lateralus

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    You have a gift Scott, amazing.
     
  10. Tobal

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    looks awesome
     

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