DACP with a roatary and a cutting pad > * uses of dacp

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  1. flynfrog

    flynfrog Cool isnt Cheap

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    i had always jsut steped down the ladder of cutting compounds then #9ed car that i wesand after painting then after using dimond cut today i though hey ill give dacp a try today it took about all of the work out of it im not sure why i even used #9 there were no swirls it broke down so well and it was on black paint as well id post pics but i got drunk and lost my digicam
     
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    thanks for sharing, I think. :dunno:
     
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    Beason They call me "The Stig"

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    I learned how to use a rotary with SSR3 and a meguiars yellow pad. I was skurred. :) But I did well!
     
  5. flynfrog

    flynfrog Cool isnt Cheap

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    jsut saying it works much better than by hand i can never get it to break down verry good by hand but with the roatary it broke down quckily removing the swirls form the whool pad with dimamond cut
     
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    Hi, I'm punctuation, I don't think we've met.
     
  7. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Okay, gotcha now! :)
     
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    LOL :)
     
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    ri0t41 Pants off Dance off

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    Can you use DACP by hand? I understand it will be more work, however the only buffer I have access to is some craftsman my father has probably never touched.

    I was thinking:

    - clay bar
    - dacp
    - <insert good polish with this combo here>
    - NXT

    Thanks!
     
  10. Don_Rumsfeld

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    some #9 would work good - it's got fillers and alot of oils
     
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    ri0t41 Pants off Dance off

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    isnt #80 speed glaze the new hottness though?

    - clay bar
    - dacp
    - #80 speed glaze
    - NXT

    ?
     
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  12. flynfrog

    flynfrog Cool isnt Cheap

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    i personaly have never had good luck doing it by hand i alwasy seem to make the swirls turn into strail line scrathces ive had better luck with the roatry
     
  13. Don_Rumsfeld

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    If you use DACP you don't need to use #80


    #80 is like DACP but breaks down VERY quickly into more of a #9 consistency.

    #80 is good if you need some more oomph than sfp/#9

    kinda like getting a little DACP and SFP together.


    If you use a seperate DACP step then #80 is overkill - go with SFP/#9
     
  14. Don_Rumsfeld

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    :werd: same thing happens to me when I do it by hand - even with a microfiber applicator.


    But it's sweet on the ole PC
     
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    ri0t41 Pants off Dance off

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    Yesterday I used the following:

    - Mothers Clay Bar
    - DACP
    - #9
    - #26 Carnuba Wax

    It is on a white 00 Grand Am, seems to have come out alright. I should have pics later today.

    The real test will be on my 99 GMC Sonoma, but I'm going to wait a day as my arms are sore :(
     
  16. Don_Rumsfeld

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    Get a PC - best $145 I ever spent
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    That is the truth! How I managed 10 years professionally polishing out cars by hand, I don't know.....but I can pretty much smoke almost anyone armwrestling!

    I'm getting a rotary or a Cyclo (dual head PC) next. :)
     
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    Wrong. You still need an intermediate polish between the DAC/P and whatever light polish you're using.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    By hand, definitely, by PC, it depends on how well you break it down. Even when the surface looks flawless though, I still normally use a glaze after DACP.
     
  20. Don_Rumsfeld

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    You're wrong


    he was gonna use SFP/#9 after - read the thread more carefully.
     
  21. flynfrog

    flynfrog Cool isnt Cheap

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    i always use #9 and #7 after dacp then usaaly vm cm then s100 or 16 on my own car on a normal customers car with decentp paint #9 #7 cm or moose wax
     

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