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Old 10-18-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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bad to use microfiber pads on buffer?

I just recently bought my first orbital buffer. I see alto of people use foam pads. I dint have those i use microfilm pads. Are they not as good? I only wax no polishing. Thanks for the input!!!
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which buffer>?
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Old 10-18-2012, 09:53 PM   #3
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Microfiber pads are actually more effective on an orbital.

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Old 10-19-2012, 09:00 AM   #4
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Microfiber pad or microfiber bonnet? Someone asked a similar question the other day, I assumed pad, but turned out they had a 10" bonnet polisher so it all got a bit confused.
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the bonnet...the buffer is from discount lol its a 10 inch orbital
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the bonnet...the buffer is from discount lol its a 10 inch orbital
OK I retract my statement.

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Old 10-19-2012, 07:03 PM   #7
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the bonnet...the buffer is from discount lol its a 10 inch orbital
In that case you're probably better off just working by hand. A tool like that is pretty much only good for removing the residues from waxing, and even then I don't trust the quality of the microfiber bonnet that comes with most of them.
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In that case you're probably better off just working by hand. A tool like that is pretty much only good for removing the residues from waxing, and even then I don't trust the quality of the microfiber bonnet that comes with most of them.
All i use it for is to put wax on and take it off. I got some different microfiber bonnets for it. Arent all orbital buffers the same they make a low speed rotation????
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