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Old 07-16-2013, 10:37 PM   #1
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Blackfire Midnight Sun Paste Wax Review - Just Half A Test Episode 6

This video series is all about testing the beading and sheeting properties of different LSPs and bringing the results to you.

Video in link, hope you enjoy!!

Blackfire Midnight Sun Paste Wax Review Just Half A Test Episode 6 - YouTube


FWIW, I made a ranking of the LSPs I've done so far:

1) Wolfgang Fuzion:_______________Beading 8 Sheeting 3

2) Blackfire BlackICE:______________Beading 8.5 Sheeting 9.5

3) Adam's Americana:______________Beading 8.5 Sheeting 8.5

4) Bouncer's Capture The Rapture:___Beading 9.5 Sheeting 9

5) Poorboy's Natty Paste Wax Blue:__Beading 4 Sheeting 6.5

6) Blackfire Midnight Sun Wax:______Beading 8 Sheeting 8
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:42 PM   #2
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sweet review roshan !
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Old 07-16-2013, 10:47 PM   #3
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sweet review roshan !
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This is my favorite. One of the only waxes that makes a discernible difference in appearance to me.
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Old 07-17-2013, 05:00 AM   #5
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Great vid. I bought and used this a few weeks ago thanks to the advice from a few members here. They stated that this looks phenomenal on darker cars, and I couldn't agree more!

I'm curious about the pad that comes with it if I could use it again, or should I just toss it and use a different one next time out? Are these pads washable?
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Great vid. I bought and used this a few weeks ago thanks to the advice from a few members here. They stated that this looks phenomenal on darker cars, and I couldn't agree more!

I'm curious about the pad that comes with it if I could use it again, or should I just toss it and use a different one next time out? Are these pads washable?
The yellow foam ones are washable
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Old 07-17-2013, 06:23 AM   #7
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The yellow foam ones are washable
Thanks! I only have the one foam pad, and it probably can't be mixed in with my microfibers when washing. Best bet is to buy a bunch of these I guess.
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Thanks! I only have the one foam pad, and it probably can't be mixed in with my microfibers when washing. Best bet is to buy a bunch of these I guess.
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This is my favorite. One of the only waxes that makes a discernible difference in appearance to me.
And probably one of the easiest waxes to apply ever made!
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Old 07-18-2013, 08:14 AM   #10
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Love your videos Roshan. Thanks for taking the time to put all of them together, so much great info. I know in episode 4 you talked about people saying it wasn't particularly durable. Any thought of putting a durability score with each product as well? I know that's going to be tough to test, but that would be some nice info as well.
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Love your videos Roshan. Thanks for taking the time to put all of them together, so much great info. I know in episode 4 you talked about people saying it wasn't particularly durable. Any thought of putting a durability score with each product as well? I know that's going to be tough to test, but that would be some nice info as well.
You know I thought about that. Actually thought about that a lot. In the end I decided that I will not do that unfortunately.

Too many people get caught up in the numbers that they don't test for themselves. What may be durable for me in Florida may not be durable for someone with snow and vice versa. And that's just one factor. We get a ton of acid rain as well.

There's too many factors for me to put up a durability test, apart from the fact that doing a durability test is got to be one of the most boring things to test lol. You just have to play the waiting game for months.

So no durability is something you'll have to figure out on your own or read someone else's review on. Sorry about that!
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Indeed. I thought it may be tough, and take a lot of time. I definitely like the beading and sheeting scores you put up though. Easy to see, and your method leaves little, if any, room for error.

I'm moving to South Carolina next month so no more road salt for me!
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Indeed. I thought it may be tough, and take a lot of time. I definitely like the beading and sheeting scores you put up though. Easy to see, and your method leaves little, if any, room for error.

I'm moving to South Carolina next month so no more road salt for me!
Thanks for the support!

Congrats on the move, hopefully you get much better weather in the future
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Old 07-18-2013, 05:49 PM   #14
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Why did you focus on beading and "sheeting"? How about how nice the car looked when it was done?
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Why did you focus on beading and "sheeting"? How about how nice the car looked when it was done?
Probably because that's not the purpose of wax.
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:16 PM   #16
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Why did you focus on beading and "sheeting"? How about how nice the car looked when it was done?
not sure why sheeting was quoted lol, but to answer you is because that's what I'm testing.

In the end, how well your car sheets correlates to how many waterspots you get. That's pretty important because waterspots can etch into your paint and over time cause clear coat failure.

I also focus on beading because beading is a cool attributes of waxes and other LSPs.
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