your favorite carnuba?

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  1. themolsen

    themolsen New Member

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    I have always been a big fan of S100 as a topper wax. It goes on and off so easily and the shine/depth it adds to darker colors like green and red is awesome.

    But it lasts 3 or 4 weeks TOPS.

    What's your favorite carnuba wax and why? What do you recommend?

    Or do you recommend something else for a finisher?
     
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    Clearkote's Carnauba Moose. Pretty good durability (4-6 months), slight darkening effect and excellent depth. Easy on and off even in the full sun.
     
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    I like P21S. I find that it lasts decently long if you wash and hit it with a quick detailer every couple weeks.
     
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    Collinite #915 Marque D'Elegance. Stupid hard to remove if you put it on too thick though, but imho, the shine and depth are worth the effort. I gotta get some Carnauba Moose though the way Scott keeps raving about it. Anyone wanna send a sample to me?? I'll pay, not looking for freebees, just don't wanna spring for a full bottle and wind up not liking it.
     
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    P21S = S100 :mamoru:

    Which incidentally is my favorite topper as well.
     
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    P21S but I don't feel it lasts that long...however I like the finish and I don't mind waxing each month or so....
     
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    yea, this is my feeling with S100. I wash my car twice a week and don't mind waxing it every 2 or 3 weeks
     
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    natty's red is pretty nice for me. and carnauba moose
     
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    how would you rate its darkening, depth, shine, wetness, whatever vs. S100/P21S? on a red car with lots of metallic flake?
     
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    My jar of S100 has sat pretty much unused since I started using CMW about 5 years ago. S100 looks too bright and sealant-like compared to CMW.
     
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    ditto. i wasted my $17 buying S100. I used it once when I was playing around with melting some waxes together (DP Max Wax, S100, Natty's Red). I was bored
     
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    has anyone tried the new version of P21S that they came out with? I guess this stuff is 100% carnuaba. It's like 10 dollars more per container though.
     
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    A lot of people on Autopia have tried it, the consensus is it is better.
     
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    Hmm.... link?
     
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    Been using Natty's Red pretty regularly for a while now. For reds I still stick with Souveran though. CMW on black is my go-to however!
     
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    wow, very interesting. I've always thought S100 had a pretty good darkening effect. but, of course, that really just depends on your perspective. I'm going to use up what I have left of my S100 and then try out some CMW. thanks for the input
     
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    Wolfgang Fuzzion, Pin Souveran and Megs #16
     
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    Natty's Blue and #16 so far. Souveran for blacks and reds
     
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    If it weren't for S100/P21S' easy on/off it wouldn't even have a place in my cabinet. Had a customer today with a brand new M3 that wanted me to layer 1Z Glanz/P21S x2. It's a brand with a big following, but I don't use it on my personal vehicles.

    Personally I like Glanz Wax because it smells like Christmas and Collinite because it's got retard strength.
     
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    :rofl: retard strength

    I just got of that actually. I am going to use it on my wife's white sante fe. I just want something that I can put on twice a year and not have to worry about it much more than that.
     
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    You should pick up some of the old Meguiar's #20 Polymer Sealant then.... I get 6 months of durability out of it even in the harshest Michigan winters without a problem.

    I still use that stuff on vehicles I know I won't be seeing more than twice a year, though I usually put something else on top of it as well.
     
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    collinite 845 is retarded tough. works well for white, because we all know most white vehicle owners don't take care of them
     
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    I got the 496 Super Double Coat actually. They advertise it as being more durable than the liquid insulator. they say it's good for an entire year but if I get 6 months I'll be happy.
     
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    I've got both, and I agree that Double Coat is more durable but it can be slightly more difficult to remove.
     
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    holy fuck. 845IW is like detailing teflon. I can't imagine what the 496 does :bowrofl:
     

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