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    My mate has one of the electric car polishers, and they seem to be really effective,

    Was just wondering what you guys think of these, and also if you know where do them quite cheap?

    Screw fix and Halfrauds do them for £15, im guessing i wont beat that?

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    Stay away from the cheap one mate. They are dreadful. If you want one worth having that isn't potentially going to ruin your paintwork then you're talking well over a oner. Even then they require careful use.

    Several on here have good PC ones if you have a search

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    I use a Porta Cable polisher. You can get various types of pads for polishing. These type of polishers are a lot more expensive than the ones you mention, and are more for the "professional" or keen amature, and they have a lot more power to remove deeper swirl marks than the cheaper ones. In my opinion the cheaper ones are only good enough for wiping the wax off a car,s paintwork, as the motor tends to slow down/stop when put under load. Personaly I would put the £15 towards a good tin of canuba wax.

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    hi
    i got a silverline orange £35-£40
    best money ever spent
    if you do get one please dont get cheap pads as they with ruin your finish or paint. get the meguires ones.

    first machine polisher i bought and just go gentle with it and you will be fine.
    use a soft pad and a fine cutting compound first then as you get better go for the harder pads with the more aggresive compounds.
    you could practice with just polishes first.
    stunning results that are very hard to get by hand.

    get one you will not regret it

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    Quote Originally Posted by mhvcbv View Post
    hi
    use a soft pad and a fine cutting compound first then as you get better go for the harder pads with the more aggresive compounds.
    huh? what does that mean?

    and "silverline orange" is that the make and model?

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    SIlverline is the make, Orange is the Model
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    The one at the bottom HERE mate. But to be honest, if your asking these questions your not ready to be using a machine polisher. There's too many pitfalls. Do some research on DW HTH

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    high i just bought a sealey polisher normally £150 but they are on special offer just now for £99 plus they are throwing in a pro spray gun worth £80 just google sealey and you will manage to find your neerest dealer

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