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Old 05-03-2013, 05:43 AM   #1
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Has anyone used this product? If so what are your thoughts. Click image for larger version

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Old 05-03-2013, 07:10 AM   #2
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Nothing beats blowing the car dry or a microfiber waffle weave towel. Blades have a high chance on marring paint and I don't think it would be more effective than the other two methods mentioned.
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:23 AM   #3
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I use a blade on large, flat surfaces. Does it have a chance of scratching the surface? Yes, but so does a microfiber.

My drying regiment is...

Blade off most of the water.
Use a leaf blower to push the water out of cracks/crevices.
Finish up with a waffle-weave microfiber.

Works like a charm, just be sure to wash the car 100% before drying.
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:23 PM   #4
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What kind of features should I look for. What are the brands and do they come in different sizes?

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Old 05-03-2013, 03:45 PM   #5
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What kind of features should I look for. What are the brands and do they come in different sizes?
If it's made of silicone and not warped, they all should work the same. Just make sure both it and the car's finish are absolutely clean.
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:50 PM   #6
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I have used these in the past but a waffle weave is best IMO
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Old 05-22-2013, 03:56 PM   #7
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I have used these in the past but a waffle weave is best IMO
Is this what you are talking about?

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