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    Do not use these things they are so bad for the paint!!
     
     

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    yeah i agree, if you have any debris or grit left on the paint all you'll be doing is scrapping it into your paint. micro-fiber cloth all the way thru is what i use.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbenstrikes View Post
    Do not use these things they are so bad for the paint!!
    bad for paint? its a rubber texture, and also where there is a large amount of water on the bonnet roof bootlid etc, any big particles are swpet away in the water.
    you cant fault a good chamois but it saves time.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by m3tobe View Post
    bad for paint? its a rubber texture, and also where there is a large amount of water on the bonnet roof bootlid etc, any big particles are swpet away in the water.
    you cant fault a good chamois but it saves time.
    Yep, along with any grit that is laying about.The blades are great if you are a detailer [good for business]
     
     

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    Get a massive super plush drying towel from cleanyourcar.com trust me.. Best investment ever! Its all the microscopic dirt that you cant see that marrs your paint.. Microfibers lift thr dirt from the surface therefore not scratching your car... I would advise hgetting some microfiber cleaner as it makes them last longer..
     
     

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    Agree with Sparky68 - big ticket pro valets and main stealers use these things to get the water and any remaining debris off before chamoising. I am told that the blade does not apply downward pressure to any grit or debris it encounters, reducing the risk of scratches. A chamois may apply downward pressure and cause a scratch.

    Like anything though, you have to use it right, get a good one and wipe the blade off after every swipe.
     
     

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    they do save a lot of time...but those big drying towels are much better....dry most of the car in one shot!

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    better of sticking with the chamois leathers etc.
     
     

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    just wondered as the garage i bought my car from their valeter was using one on a Ferrari and thought, WOW that must be good to use if he's using it on that?! but maybe not so! i use Meguairs micro fibre cloth works amazingly well!
     
     

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    u cant go wrong with Meguairs, there tech wax 2.0 really is good stuff
     
     

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