yea...i think i need a porter cable.....

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    tommyortom New Member

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    i got my optimum polish last week...so today i wanted to see how well it works. i only have this craftsman buffer and i tried both of the bonnets it came with. the blue one in the picture and a regular terry cloth one. both yeilded minimal results in removing swirls and scratches. i also have a 10" buffer...but im not even going to bother trying that out. it still looked the same as having just a few layers of NXT applied.

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    i think ill just have to buy a PC soon. the detailing place where i work at uses similar makita and some other repuable power tool brand...and the cars they do come out flawless. i think i may use what i have in the garage for now. will the pads and all that stuff fit on other brand buffers that are similar to the PC?
     
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    people w/o PC's...what are you guys using?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    You can get the Porter Cable 7336 for $99-109 at Lowes and order the backing plate and pads from Excel.
     
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    what is the difference between the 7336 and the 7424? im probably going to get one for xmas...but i really want to see what i can do with the optimum polish with what a have now.
     
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    The 7336 has a 6 ounce counterweight instead of a 5 ounce. It also has a foam pad instead of sandpaper backing, although the foam thing is useless. You will need a backing plate and pads. I would grab the 7336 (which is what I have).
     

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