Any reason not to go with the 7424 XP buffer?

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  1. The1Ash10

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    PCs are some of the most durable tools you're going to find by far!
     
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    werd found a a good 7424 at a pawn shop and talked them down to $30 gonna be good for headlights :bowdown:
     
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    Will I be losing anything going with a model like this over something like the meguiars? I just need it for some light polishing?
     
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    k. It's, comparatively speaking, not very expensive - that's why I asked.
     
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    The Meguiar's G110v2 and PC 7424XP work nearly the same. They operate the same, take the same attachments, etc. Meguiar's has a softer start, but that's about the only difference in terms of usage. Meguiar's also has a different (hoop) handle.

    The Griot's has a bit more power, but nothing crazy. A lot of people make it sound like the Griot's is twice as powerful, but the difference is not really a deal breaker in my opinion.

    Personally, having experience with basically every DA car polisher on the market, the Flex 3401 and PC 7424XP are the 2 best ones to have. In the price range you're looking at, stick with Porter Cable.
     
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    No, there is no reason not to go with a 7424 XP.
     
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    what about the Craftsman C3 19.2? This will be first buffer and I'm not that sure what I'm doing. My car despretly needs a paint clean and polish, and I don't need something that's stacked with features that I'll never use. What makes 7424 XP better than the Craftsman in the link posted below?

    http://www.sears.com/shc/s/p_10153_...r Tools&psid=FROOGLE01&sid=IDx20070921x00003a
     
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    Are you really comparing a $120 Porter Cable to a $27 Craftsman wax spreader?

    That Craftsman, along with every other cordless "buffer" is completely worthless. You can spread wax with it, and that's about it. Have fun trying to polish a modern clear coat with it., because it's not going to do shit. Notice how it doesn't even have a speed rating? That is because it's a weak piece of crap.
     
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    This.

    Wax spreader is basically all it is.
     

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