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    As title , has anyone used Poorboys SSR1 to remove light swirls?

    I've got two black cars but the bm is more in need of a good detailing session as most of the mechanical works done. So any first hand reviews for swirl removers welcome

    Previous products i've used are 3m finesse-it, g3, g10, and the normal range of polishes ie SRP, UDS. Finish comes up nice with these but using "old" style compounds is pretty hard work where you have to keep going over the area with three different products to remove swirls and haze.
     
     

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    You using the polishing machine god gave you or one powered by electrons?
     
     

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    Few pics from the day after I bought the car from what looked like to be a OCD detailer with the amount of products he removed from the boot





    And this one is the finish I achieved with 3m products... Pretty good but i'm after a long lasting glass-like finish

     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbenstrikes View Post
    You using the polishing machine god gave you or one powered by electrons?
    Orbital polisher, no limp wristed DA here I can get hold of one though.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by shamM3 View Post
    Orbital polisher, no limp wristed DA here I can get hold of one though.
    So you will be using brute strength? I wouldnt like to use it by hand tbh... If your doing it by hand why dont you use some Black Hole.. Allthough thats also better done with a DA..
     
     

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    Only messing mate. I've got a silverline orbital.

    Just need some products to remove the light swirling the cars picked up since i've owned it.

    And do you know if the 3m pads will be good to use with SSR1 or do I need to buy some different ones?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by shamM3 View Post
    Only messing mate. I've got a silverline orbital.

    Just need some products to remove the light swirling the cars picked up since i've owned it.

    And do you know if the 3m pads will be good to use with SSR1 or do I need to buy some different ones?
    Damn you.. If its just light swirling then I say give it a bash.. should be fine mate! One thing though... make sure you post up pictures!
     
     

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    I'll probably buy it this weekend of ebay, until then i'll just wait for a few other members to come along and give some suggestions on other products.

    Seen the new meguiars swirl remover whilst searching, decisions decisions
     
     

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    I dont like mequires.. bit too... cant think of the word..
     
     

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    Well i've just ordered some meguairs endurance tyre gel from ECP, see how that turns out. Time to put my 19's back on
     
     

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