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Old 04-01-2006, 10:23 AM   #1
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Best place to buy Porter Cable?

I have seen so many places to buy the Porter Cable . Anywhere from $107-$169. I nkow sometimes they screw you out of the velcro pad ect...What's a fair price to pay and can you use any high end wax w/ one of these?
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if not brett, then coastaltool.com.

However, you'll have to buy all the pads, polishes, MF accessories, etc. so perhaps it's better to go with a detail store that can supply all of this and give u a discount on your whole deal and shipping
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When you apply the 15% discount I am actually cheaper than coastaltool.

Plus I give unlimited customer service and instruction.

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I got my orbital from Griot's garage. It was $129 and it comes with a pretty cool detailer's handbook and a DVD. I haven't used the buffer yet or watched the DVD.

I know griot's used to sell the porter cable and then switched to their own brand. Apparently, the new one is lighter than the porter cable.
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Try www.detailedimage.com they're selling it for 120 & 150 w/velcro pads
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Try www.detailedimage.com they're selling it for 120 & 150 w/velcro pads
Thanks we have the standard Porter Cable and Porter Cable with velcro backing plate and white velcro polishing pad as well. We also carry Lake Country Pads that have different pads for each function in detailing. Please let me know if I can help you with any questions about the PC or selecting the appropriate pads for what your trying to do. We will help you master the PC and get all the right informatio to make sure each detail has stunning results.

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I purchased mine at Lowes for 90$ then bought backing plate and pads online.

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Thanks we have the standard Porter Cable and Porter Cable with velcro backing plate and white velcro polishing pad as well. We also carry Lake Country Pads that have different pads for each function in detailing. Please let me know if I can help you with any questions about the PC or selecting the appropriate pads for what your trying to do. We will help you master the PC and get all the right informatio to make sure each detail has stunning results.

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I purchased from DI a few months back and used it for the first time a couple of weeks ago, the paint looks better than new.

You will not be dissapointed, just make sure you do all the steps.
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