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    Here is a pic of my megs pad that's damaged its the lip part as u can see. Now it has torn can it tear it off and will it still be ok just not have the lip part all post pic up of what I mean.



    This what I mean tear off the out side bit



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    Looks like you're either using to much pressure or to much product,either way idreplace that pad if I were you mate

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    How much product should I be using I put 4 dots on for each panel

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    To start with I would put a cross on the pad and rub it across the whole face of pad. I always spray 2-3 sprays of detailing spray on the pad when I first use it too, after your first patch I would put 3 skittle sized bead on the pad per section

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    Ah that might be where am going wrong I don't spray the pad I start with a ring on the pad first then 4 dots

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    I am not a big fan of the megs pads, they have a big over hang which is part of the problem, do you use the edge of the pad? it looks like the pad is not flat on the panel? If you do use the edge of the pad which is a good technique for certain defects then the megs pad is not the one to use.

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    Megs pads used to ware through too quick for me swaped to monza car cares pads and never had any problems

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    What car are you using that pad on? That is an aggressive pad and has an awful lot of cut in it. What polish are you using with it? Did you take any PTG readings before and after? If I had to use that pad it would only be on German paint as I know it will be extremely hard. (Except for brand new BMW)

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    Just replied to ya mate was a skoda fabia black never been polished or out by the looks of it the polishing pad wouldn't lift the swirls. No don't have a reader somthing I need to get

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