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Damp Foam or not when you Polish? #4570677
11/11/17 10:38 AM
11/11/17 10:38 AM
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mctmatt Offline OP
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Just a quick question when you polish with a DA Polisher or even by hand do you dampen your foam first or apply a light mist to the surface of do you just apply the polish to the foam then proceed as I have seen both methods used so I am a little curious.

Re: Damp Foam or not when you Polish? [Re: mctmatt] #4570699
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A small spray of QD onto the pad before the polish can help reduce startup friction.

Re: Damp Foam or not when you Polish? [Re: mctmatt] #4570721
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I used to but now I just put a dab of polish on and go. Pad gets wet enough anyway.


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Re: Damp Foam or not when you Polish? [Re: Reddy45] #4572166
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Originally Posted By: Reddy45
A small spray of QD onto the pad before the polish can help reduce startup friction.


That's what I do.

Re: Damp Foam or not when you Polish? [Re: mctmatt] #4572315
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I also give a good mist of quick detail spray first and wipe around with my hand.


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Re: Damp Foam or not when you Polish? [Re: mctmatt] #4572609
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Using a mist of Detailer Spray sounds like a good plan. That is the direction I will choose when I do my upcoming polish and shine.


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