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Anyone use them?? I have a small bit of primer specks on my car from the day I sprayed my buddies calipers outside my house it was very windy. And the wind threw some of it onto my car.

I was thinking of using the 3M compound or the G3 Compound which is better and is there polish etc any good?

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Minnesota Mining Manufacturing, have been used by the trade for years and years. They set the Gold standard imho. ( Or platinum or whatever?)
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What, no Autoglym wonder product that will do??

Sorry couldn't resist
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Lol, hey I'm not an AG fanboy I just get it cheap and it's good why would I go to Halfrauds for products that cost twice as much and as good and not worth twice the price they charge. I think there HD wax aint great for the money you pay for it.

The metal polish is crap too. There wheel sealer aint great also.
 
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thats the farcela stuff isnt it ? thats strong so be warned lol I'd used some menz 3 with the rotary but by hand i'd be stumped. Give it a whirl but be carefull
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Cheers Paul, I'm not 100% sure what it is to be honest. I used G3 compound before and it is strong but good gear to be honest. But was going to try the 3M gear for the craic.
 
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I only remember because i gave my old man a sample to get some overspray off his car, he phones me up 5 mins later wanting to know why theres white paint now showing hahah
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Sorry couldn't resist
There must be..............or an equally shabby Meguiars product?
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Whoops lol. I'll try not to do that lol
 
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Whoops lol. I'll try not to do that lol
2nd that warning...

I managed to get down to the primer out a newly sprayed door without even realising!

Surely some T Cut would do the job?

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Why not just use some clay? Much safer and easy to use.
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Why not just use some clay? Much safer and easy to use.
Autoglym don't make clay....................... but Meguiars do.....................oh no. Quandry!!
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hahaha halfruads do clay now weather it good i dont now but it retails at 20 you can buy it online for a 5 anywhere else lol
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I guess its levelling/cutting compounds,pastes, such as Farecla, you mean?( used it in the past for years, but not sure how to spell it now, ) Old favourite with cellulose dry overspray, or 'orange peel effect' removal? Always have a bit handy,but it used to be available in different sized abrasive particles. Dunno' now really, as I've had mine for ages, and although it dries up and cracks, year after year, I just revive it with a drop of 'T' cut, or liquid Brasso, both ammonia based, as are the cutting pastes? Don't I go on, and on??
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I guess its levelling/cutting compounds,pastes, such as Farecla, you mean?( used it in the past for years, but not sure how to spell it now, ) Old favourite with cellulose dry overspray, or 'orange peel effect' removal? Always have a bit handy,but it used to be available in different sized abrasive particles. Dunno' now really, as I've had mine for ages, and although it dries up and cracks, year after year, I just revive it with a drop of 'T' cut, or liquid Brasso, both ammonia based, as are the cutting pastes? Don't I go on, and on??
No Z, you are quite right about Farecla, I wouldn't use anything else in the "old days". You can also dilute it slightly with water, particularly good if you are using a polishing mop, because the heat can build up quickly, and it is possible to melt lacquer or two pack paint. There are various grades available, you may need the finest. Otherwise T Cut should be OK, used carefully.
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2nd that warning...

I managed to get down to the primer out a newly sprayed door without even realising!

Surely some T Cut would do the job?

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It may all right. I'll have a look for it. I was asking about there total product range range. Ie polishs etc.

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Why not just use some clay? Much safer and easy to use.
Ya I might do that too. As I have it here when I do the whole car.

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Autoglym don't make clay....................... but Meguiars do.....................oh no. Quandry!!
Are you actually 5 years old?? Or have some form of problem??
 
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