Richard's Top 3
Polishing Tips


Clean pad, happy pad. Be sure to keep your pad clean as you are working. Use a pad brush or compressed air and remember to change pads regularly... using 2 to 4 minimum per vehicle.


Prime the pad. Apply 3 or 4 swirls of product starting at the outer edge of the pad and applying toward the center. Don't overdo it, you'll waste product and clog the pores of the pad.


Let the machine do the work. Too much pressure actually slows pad rotation, which can steal away defect removing ability and lead to the generation of harmful heat.

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