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Old 06-17-2013, 08:06 PM   #51
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No idea what that is.

How's $21.95 sound?

http://www.carpro-us.com/microfiber-...fiber-madness/

She's gone from suck to blow

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Old 06-17-2013, 08:09 PM   #52
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What the hell cost that much
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:22 PM   #53
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No idea what that is.

How's $21.95 sound?

http://www.carpro-us.com/microfiber-...fiber-madness/
much better! Thanks.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:26 PM   #54
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Some of the guys over at Detailer's Playground mentioned that CarPro USA is now carrying the german towel line, Microfiber Madness. These towels are supposed to dominate other towels based on what I've read. I *think* this is the first time they've been sold in the U.S., but I could be wrong.

I jumped in headfirst and ordered the line.

(2) Crazy Pile 500 g/m2
(2) Yellow Fellow 300 g/m2
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(1) Dry Me Crazy 1200 g/m2
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They're in the wash right now getting ready for use, but some initial impressions based on just feel and construction:

Yellow Fellow- These are making me a little nervous. They're very similar to those yellow towels you get in clay kits. They're a little denser and thicker, but same idea. A little rough to the touch right now. Hopefully the wash helps.

Crazy Pile- These towels have me super excited. They're like Zaino BB on steroids. Ridiculously soft, borderless, a little thicker than a BB and longer nap. These could be excellent.

Summit 800- Extremely dense and thick towel. Very solid construction. Hopefully softens up a touch in the wash, but this towel could be a workhorse.

Dry Me Crazy- Think of what it would be like if Adam's made a "Quad Soft" towel, but bigger (25x17). This thing is incredibly soft, ridiculously thick and dense. They say it can dry an entire car without ever wringing it out. We'll see.

Incredimitt- Nothing special about this on first glance. Nice looking blue and white MF pile. Nice and soft, cool embroidered logo on the cuff.


TESTING:

DRYING


Dry Me Crazy Towel: Easily the most absorbent thing I've ever put on my paint. It's more like a vacuum than a towel. You just have to get it near water, and it cowers in fear and jumps into the towel. Ok, I'm exaggerating, but it's super absorbent. Extremely soft, too. I pooled the water off the car then folded this towel in quarters. I dragged it across a panel and 95% of water comes off. Then you flip it and another drag gets the remaining water off. I was EASILY able to do my entire car and the towel didn't even feel more than damp. I bet I could do two cars easily with one towel and no wringing. Very, very, very good.

WASHING INCREDIMITT
Wow, can't say enough about this wash mitt. Drags across the paint as smoothly as wool, but holds tons of soap like a foam pad or MF. My one gripe with wool mitts is they hold a lot of water, but don't seem to transfer suds the way a pad or MF mitt does. This is easily the best MF mitt I've ever used. It has very thin fibers that really hold soap and massage the paint. One thing I was impressed with is that I took my hand and tried to pull out fibers and couldn't. Construction is top-notch so you don't need to worry about it leaving fibers behind. If it holds up after a few rounds threw the laundry, this will replace my Wookie Mitt as the go-to.

WAX REMOVAL
I tried all three of these towels removing a layer of Pete's 53 Carnauba.

Yellow Fellow 7/10- Surprisingly effective at removing wax. The short nap picked up wax very quickly and the towel glides across very nicely. One con is that the short nap does get clogged with wax pretty quickly, so you have to flip the towel often and would need a few of these.

Summit 800 5/10- This one performed the worst for this task. It did the job, but required more passes to get a clean finish. It was able to hold a lot of wax before becoming ineffective, though.

Crazy Pile 10/10- Full-blown man-crush starts now. This towel buffed wax with the greatest of ease and is so soft you have absolutely no concerns over marring the finish. Took the least amount of effort of any of the three, and the long nap was able to hold a ton of wax before needing to flip. Absolutely flawless performance.

DETAIL SPRAY
After removing the wax, I decided to test detail spray use with these three towels. I spritzed two sprays of DS on a panel and tested each towel for ease of spread and amount of buffing to dry.

Yellow Fellow 4/10- Not really the best towel for this. Kind of pushes the DS around more than spreading and picking it up. The short nap also makes me incredibly nervous if there were any dust. Will work, but look elsewhere for you DS needs.

Summit 800 8/10- An excellent performer. Quickly spread and buffed to a clear finish. The density and absorbency means it will be able to hold up well if you were doing a DS or WW on an entire car. I have a feeling this towel would be insanely good with rinseless wash (but I don't do that so don't expect a test).

Crazy Pile 10/10- Man crush deepens. Took 1/2 the swipes to get a clear finish. You might waste more product as the long fibers probably soak up a lot of DS quicker, thus not spreading it as far. The deeper fibers also would make me more confident on a dusty vehicle as there is more room for debris to get off the surface of the towel.
If the new mitt replaces your new favorite, I will gladly buy your old Wookie mitt!
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:12 PM   #55
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Thanks for the feedback. Crazy pile looks like a winner, need a sale to pull the trigger...
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:23 PM   #56
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Thanks for the feedback. Crazy pile looks like a winner, need a sale to pull the trigger...
If you buy 3 or more you get 10% off. And if you spend $75, you get free shipping with 'free75'

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Old 06-17-2013, 09:47 PM   #57
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awesome to hear i will pick some up this friday kinda look like the borderless blonde towels
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:49 PM   #58
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:55 PM   #59
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awesome to hear i will pick some up this friday kinda look like the borderless blonde towels
Very similar. Improved version

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Old 06-17-2013, 11:15 PM   #60
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:09 AM   #61
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$256?!! For that kind of money that towel better suck the water off My car and the **** outta My ****!

http://www.autofinesse.us/products-p...e-crazy-65x42/
It better suck more than water at that price.
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Old 06-18-2013, 02:34 AM   #62
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Hmmm looks like I will be ordering a drying towel and wash mitt soon very soon.
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:25 AM   #63
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Thanks for the review Matt The dry me crazy has my interest peaked, but I just bought 2 drying towels.
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Thanks for the review Matt The dry me crazy has my interest peaked, but I just bought 2 drying towels.
You'll probably hate it. You hate the current best drying towel that exists, the Guzzler.

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The blue one that autoality sells is worlds better than the guzzler

http://www.detailersclub.com/store/p...-pk-14p182.htm
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what is it that they say?

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Old 07-15-2013, 03:50 PM   #69
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just ordered the Dry Me Crazy towel... cant wait to use it !!

You really need to start getting commision for all these product recommendations
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I used dry me crazy on beaded up camaro. Just drag the towel across and thats it (ready for QD) sucked all the water without wringing it out.
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I'll put up my review of the Cloudbuster in here when I get it in later this week.
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Have you tried it out? Or just based on how awesome these towels are.
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Have you tried it out? Or just based on how awesome these towels are.
I have it. Added it to my product recommendation thread as well.
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