i may want a buffer

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  1. victimizati0n

    victimizati0n New Member

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    if there any buffers that are good, other than the PC?

    Someone on another forum said he paid $40 for a buffer, and it was really good... i always thought the cheap ones messed your paint up, but i dont want to be paying $200 for one... id rather just do everyhting by hand for that price.

    Any suggestions?

    Someone told me to get a buffer pad for my cordless drill :mamoru:
     
  2. Run N. Gun

    Run N. Gun Active Member

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    I'm sure some folks have gotten by with a cheaper alternative, but one wrong turn and burned paint will cost you more than $200 to get fixed. I think the point is consistency and flexibility and the more professional tools provide that. I like to believe you get what you pay for, especially in power tools. I have found the same PC for ~$129-ish online. I have seen other detailers use other brands, but they are still professional polishers.

    I used to like doing cars by hand...until I detailed my new Expedition the other night. 5 lonnng hours in the heat (even at night) was enough for me. LOL! Porter Cable, here I come.

    As soon as I get my bonus from work, my PC will be on its way home. :)
     
  3. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Cheaper RO/DA buffers are pretty useless and a cheap rotary in the wrong hands can easily burn paint and leave rotary swirls.

    PC is really the best way to go for the casual enthusiast or weekend warrior.
     
  4. Beason

    Beason They call me "The Stig"

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    I agree, you can pick one up for about 110 bucks plus pads.
     
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    victimizati0n New Member

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    if thats the case, then i will get a PC.... any place that sells with with the pads and stuff?
     
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    what he said.
     
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    victimizati0n New Member

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    thanks

    edit* i see all of these are around $200
     
  9. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    www.exceldetail.com is another option. Propel pads, quality flexible 6" backing plate and fast shipping.
     

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