I'm now a Professional Detailer...

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Sandlapper, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Nothing is Finer, than Carolina!

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    By definition. I'm not that good at it yet, but I do get paid for it. :o

    Just thought I'd say hello to my fellow detailers. :wavey:
     
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  3. ChosenGSR

    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    We all have to start somewhere, right? ;)
     
  5. justin30513

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    Well you best be post'n some of yer work on here.

    How long you been doing this and do you have a site?

    Justin
     
  6. spitfyre

    spitfyre OT Supporter

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    I get paid all of the time but I still consider myself an amateur
     
  7. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Nothing is Finer, than Carolina!

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    Just started, and I work for a large auto retailer so I don't exactly take pics of every car I detail. And no I don't have a site. :hsugh:
     
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    Sandlapper Nothing is Finer, than Carolina!

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    Scottwax, how long have you been doing this?? And does your back ever stop hurting? Mine is killing me. :o
     
  9. Buck-O

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    After a couple of months you will get into "detail shape" as we like to call it.

    THis means your lower back gets tough, and your lats, and traps get built up, and holding a 5 pound buffer and arms reach, while bent over or squatted down doesnt kill you after a while.

    Its just like any other physical activity, or hobby, you just have to work your body into it. And eventually it will get used to it.

    But the first time you do three or four cars in a row, you will wish you hadent.
     
  10. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Full time since April 1994. My back doesn't bother me at all, plus I skate 20-50 miles a week (depending on weather and time) so that helps too.
     
  11. Buck-O

    Buck-O Guest

    so Scott, i see youve got a cyclone...
     
  12. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Cyclo. Really nice machine, a bit more aggressive than the PC, plus it can cover larger areas more quickly-really helpful with all the SUVs I detail. Plus, I got the carpet scrubbers too....:eek3:

    The carpet scrubbers work great! Just sprayed with my Woolite/water mixture and ran the Cyclo over the mats for about 20-30 seconds.

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  13. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    Isn't that the damn truth :o
     
  14. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Nothing is Finer, than Carolina!

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    I do 3-4 a night. :hsd:
     

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