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Old 09-22-2012, 11:52 PM   #1
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So, you're wife is on your @ss about the $$$ you spend on detailing supplies?

Yep...me too.

But here's how I beat that argument....

I just spent 2 hours with my PC7424, some orange and white LC pads, and some Menzerna polishes. On my car? No. I ended up polishing up the shower and tub enclosure on 2 of our bathrooms. Then proceeded to get out water stains on the glass shower door, and made it perfectly clear. I finished with a coat of Blackfire Wet Diamond sealant. She was blown away by the results. And I, am off the hook for my "detailing supply" addiction.

And no, I refuse to post any before/after pics!!
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Old 09-23-2012, 12:42 AM   #2
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Old 09-23-2012, 08:09 AM   #3
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Just don't let her know you did'nt clay bar first!
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:20 AM   #4
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oh come on with the picks you know you want to be proud of your work and a good deed for you lovely wife!!!!!!
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:46 PM   #5
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As long she's happy, your set for more detailing supplies......
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:53 PM   #6
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wow, ya'all need new wives..


mine could give a rats ass what I spend on what, as long as the bills get paid, and she is a homemaker, doesn't work which means all the income comes from me, and I don't hear $hit about it unless I flub up and can't pay a bill, which never happens..

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Old 09-23-2012, 07:16 PM   #7
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strike while the iron is hot, make that next detail supply order....you know you want to. there is always some new items that your are itching to try
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:32 AM   #8
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ive used mine in the shower too , works great . i love it .
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:49 AM   #9
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Yes, she's really not on me about what I buy. And she sure enjoys how polished and clean I keep her car. But I'm sure there is guys out there that get the "Oh my, ANOTHER order?"
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:51 AM   #10
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Some things she just doesn't need to know about.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:54 AM   #11
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Note to those in a similar predicament; It works on granite countertops as well.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:56 AM   #12
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yeh I hear you. I upgraded to that selective hearing thing myself. if it's good for her. than it might work for me? sometimes.
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Old 09-24-2012, 12:22 PM   #13
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well I know Mr. Incredible has seen this already.....but things could go down something like this!! LOL

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Old 09-24-2012, 12:31 PM   #14
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:01 PM   #15
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U guys are *****'s, man up to ur wives. U guys should have ur own money separate from ur bills anyway.ur wives should not control everything. Grow a pair.
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My problem of late has been my wife stealing my products to use in the house. If my detail spray, glass cleaner, APC, or carpet cleaner go missing I know they're probably under the kitchen sink.
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Old 09-24-2012, 03:39 PM   #18
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Yep...me too.

But here's how I beat that argument....

I just spent 2 hours with my PC7424, some orange and white LC pads, and some Menzerna polishes. On my car? No. I ended up polishing up the shower and tub enclosure on 2 of our bathrooms. Then proceeded to get out water stains on the glass shower door, and made it perfectly clear. I finished with a coat of Blackfire Wet Diamond sealant. She was blown away by the results. And I, am off the hook for my "detailing supply" addiction.

And no, I refuse to post any before/after pics!!

Well, I took your advice last night. I got out the ol trusty 7424, polish, pads the whole nine yards and went to town. I must say it really did turn out as a work of art. I was pleased. When the wife returned home, she was pissed.

So I think I know where I went wrong. I was practicing on the cute blonde neighbors hot tub. Or is there another place I went wrong. This isn't covered in the Junkman video, so I was a little confused on my direction.
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Old 09-24-2012, 03:52 PM   #19
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I only have one issue with this. If I do it once for my wife and she likes it, she will expect me to do it every time from that point forward. Our dog is hers waaaay more than it is mine. It's a rescued dog and I gave it the first bath coming into the house. Two years later my wife has yet to give her one.

The detailer in me is really curious about the results though!


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Old 09-24-2012, 04:36 PM   #20
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Sir Nuke: It would be funny if it were not TRUE!!
what you talking bout willis!!!

let them blow off a little steam and then go on about your business....just like the look on the guy in that video....do you think he looks worried? or is going to lose any sleep? or go hingry?? I THINK NOT! LOL
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Old 09-24-2012, 04:58 PM   #21
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This affliction is not just limited to women! I get the third degree from my husband everytime a little white Zaino box shows up on my doorstep. I might try the PC on the tub, that would make him a happy camper, thanks!
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