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Old 09-04-2014, 03:26 PM   #1
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Adams Aternative?

Not meant to bash adams, love all of their stuff. But polish wise, I feel like even the severe swirl and haze isn't aggressive enough. hat alternatives are there for polishes that will save me some time and effort in polishing. Especially if I want the finish perfect.

Because I feel as though the severe follow by regular swirl and haze, follow by fine machine polish isn't doing the trick.

I know my technique is alright if the means anything to anyone.
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Old 09-04-2014, 04:04 PM   #2
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Their new polishes (2 step instead of 3) are far superior to their old ones (the paint correcting polish finishes really, really well on a Camaro - I didn't need to go to the finishing polish. Menzerna makes great products that work on a Camaro very well also.

Have you tried Microfiber pads if you need to go more aggressive? There are a ton of variables.
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:39 PM   #3
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As 'trm2' posted above, their new 2-step polishes with microfiber pads has improved.
I have used both Adam's and Menzerna they are great products. Personally, I love using Menzerna FG400 and SONAX Perfect Finish combo (depending on the condition of the paint).
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Old 09-04-2014, 07:30 PM   #4
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:08 PM   #5
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I will never use the green stuff and pad again. So aggressive it will go through the clear. Adam's is pricey but it's good stuff.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:18 PM   #6
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I used Meguiar's M105 & M205 and had pretty good success.

http://www.amazon.com/Meguiars-Mirro...22M7YKY6TZCW5W

http://www.amazon.com/Meguiars-Mirro...&keywords=M105
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A bit late to the party, but we just released our various polishes and I'm confident (being very familiar with the old 3 step you're using) that these will outperform those:

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=374856
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Old 09-04-2014, 11:58 PM   #9
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Lol what?
I was talking about the old severe swirl remover on a green pad. OP said he wanted something aggressive. Guess they don't make it anymore.
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Old 09-05-2014, 08:51 AM   #10
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Not meant to bash adams, love all of their stuff. But polish wise, I feel like even the severe swirl and haze isn't aggressive enough. hat alternatives are there for polishes that will save me some time and effort in polishing. Especially if I want the finish perfect.

Because I feel as though the severe follow by regular swirl and haze, follow by fine machine polish isn't doing the trick.

I know my technique is alright if the means anything to anyone.
Our new Paint Correcting Polish and Paint Finishing Polish are a huge step forward from the old 3 step system.

The Correcting Polish is more capable than Severe Swirl Remover, and finishes down better than Swirl and Haze Remover.

The Paint Finishing Polish is more user friendly than Fine Machine Polish and has a much longer open/work time, making it almost impossible to overwork it.

How much damage are you needing to remove, and with what machine?
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Old 09-05-2014, 09:33 AM   #11
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I was talking about the old severe swirl remover on a green pad. OP said he wanted something aggressive. Guess they don't make it anymore.
That was FAR from aggressive. It was anemic to be honest. If you burned through paint with that... I don't know what to tell you.
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If you burned through paint with that... I don't know what to tell you.
rotary maybe?
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Old 09-06-2014, 08:34 PM   #13
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seeing as how adams has redone their line of polishes is a bit of a bummer being that i have a ton of the old polish to finish and use.

I attached some pics of what I have been working with. The red BMW still had very faint swirls left in it after a three step. The black Accord is my GFs car which has clearly never been touched before. The accord came ALMOST perfect considering how bad it was, but i really focused a ton of attention on that section.

soo I dont know
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