good deal on a porter cable? v.canada

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by maxgohan, Aug 26, 2007.

  1. maxgohan

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    y even get a da, they don't do anything. learn with a rotary trust me far better results in less time and their not so dangerous as many people tend to say.
     
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    ok i'm gonna have to ask you to explain the abbreviations you used and link me to some rotaries that you have mentioned above as the only rotary i know of is the engine by mazda
     
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    A rotary is a polisher that spins at a high speed. It doesn't oscillate like a DA buffer (which the PC and UDM are) so it cuts faster but you also run the risk of burned paint and buffer holograms (swirls). If you are just a casual weekend detailer, you probably should stick with a DA buffer because they are pretty goof-proof.

    I'd go with the UDM over the PC, it is definitely more powerful. You might want to make sure the one you get has the new on/off switch-the original switch is too easy to accidently turn on or off. You might want to e-mail autopia to let them know you want one with the new switch.
     
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    . on getting a DA over a rotary for a casual detailer. it's a tool that is in fact very useful, but takes some time and practice to master. i can't comment on the UDM yet, as I don't have one. still rockin the PC!
     
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    if you wanted to save money and were to buy used, would you consider the porter cable?

    i'm looking on autopia and occasionally people let them go for around $100 with a bunch of polishing pads, pretty good deal imo
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I got my porter cable on sale at Canadian Tire last year for 140 CAD.
     
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    holy smokes, i'll have to check this out :cool:
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I didn't even realize they sold them tehre. I just look through the flyer every week and it happened to be on one of the pages. I was like :eek3: and ran out to get one.
     

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