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Old 19th January 2013, 09:00   #1 (permalink)
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new chemical guys clay mitt

chemical guys have a new wash/clay mitt,seen this over on detailing world,looks great and would save a lot of time,just wondering what you guys think?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKzEz7z7MVo
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Old 19th January 2013, 09:24   #2 (permalink)
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It looks awesome. Definitely will buy one, bound to save a lot of time and money
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Seen them, seems a good idea. Got enough "normal" clay to use up.
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Old 19th January 2013, 09:33   #4 (permalink)
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I like it
But I would NOT use it in the way he did in the video
"Wash with one side ..flip over and clay with the other"
WITHOUT RINSING FIRST???
Like Shaun..I have plenty of clay to use up before I buy one
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Old 19th January 2013, 09:38   #5 (permalink)
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I couldn't find it on the uk website, looks good tho!
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Looks good

Shaun - you could always give away your traditional clay
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Old 19th January 2013, 09:42   #7 (permalink)
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Looks good

Shaun - you could always give away your traditional clay
You mean sell for 1p

A few companies are doing something similar

http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=288029

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Never tried claying before never mind this haha

How do you clay?
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Never tried claying before never mind this haha

How do you clay?
ive answered in the detailing discussion thread dom
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Holy crap that looks good but as Chris said HE DIDNT RINSE !
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I take it you have to bin it after its been used once as normal.
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Just checked the website, looks like you don't. ! Cool!

http://www.chemicalguys.com/ProductD...11&Click=18676
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Will stick with my 12 clay cut into 8 pieces. TBH once you have clayed your car once it rarely needs doing again.
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Just checked the website, looks like you don't. ! Cool!

The Surface Cleansing Mitt Fine Grade Clay System Kit
How much !!!!!
Think I'll be doing the same Shaun
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Yes..Too expensive
Bilt Hamber Soft Clay and some soapy water is all you need
This should be done prior to a repolish
So for me..Twice a year
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Odd, i just saw the how to clay video by ammo, the guy used a few sprays on the body and clay and no marring, yet when i did it i marred the hell out of my paint.

Take it crap clay then.

http://www.ammonyc.com/detailing/cla...n-your-garage/
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Odd, i just saw the how to clay video by ammo, the guy used a few sprays on the body and clay and no marring, yet when i did it i marred the hell out of my paint.

Take it crap clay then.

Clay: The Best Tool in your Garage | AMMO NYC
Not used that brand. Use plenty of lube will reduce risk of marring. Also if its hot the clay maybe too soft, again risking the chance of marring.
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