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Old 09-13-2009, 04:59 PM   #1
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simoniz 10" polisher

i bought one a couple months ago on sale .. and i was using it for the first time today but it was vibrating like crazy .. is it suppose to be like that ?
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Old 09-13-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
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so its normal ? for it to be vibrating ? like shaking
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it is normal, I used to have one too.
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thank you so much
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Old 09-13-2009, 06:18 PM   #6
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why did you decided to buy one? you got it 40 bucks?
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Nope, my Simoniz 10" buffer works great for me:

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What did you buff on though? Just wax? Other then using it to buff wax, it is pure crap.

That money could be better spent on a slot machine.
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i have one too they work great.
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i was trying to polish with it ... didn't work
it was virbrating like crazy
i thot it was broken
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I think they are too slow for polishing
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What did you buff on though?
3 Step. Cleaner, Polish & Wax.
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3 step with it should be fine, asumeing your talking about the mothers 3 step thing. It's still junk though
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Damn, everyone flamed me for wanting one, but if great68 says its okay i'm willing to give it a try
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Damn, everyone flamed me for wanting one, but if great68 says its okay i'm willing to give it a try
Meh, I've been using one for 5 years and it beats polishing by hand.



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doesn't the massive vibration bother u guys ?
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The Simonz polisher is really only good for applying stuff, that is absolutely it. It won't do jack all for paint correction, or even applying a simple glaze. If you just want to use it to apply anything because you don't want to do it by hand, then go for it. But that money could seriously be spent better elsewhere. The thing is so unstable.

I'm not saying those shots don't look good and all. But you can't even see the paint's finish. I could make the car shine from that angle by just applying hand glaze.
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The Simonz polisher is really only good for applying stuff, that is absolutely it. It won't do jack all for paint correction, or even applying a simple glaze. If you just want to use it to apply anything because you don't want to do it by hand, then go for it. But that money could seriously be spent better elsewhere. The thing is so unstable.

I'm not saying those shots don't look good and all. But you can't even see the paint's finish. I could make the car shine from that angle by just applying hand glaze.
that is true, with that angle any car with a decent wash will look shiny under the sun
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So it's decent for waxing? I'm way too lazy and a $25 tool is something I won't mind paying for
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So it's decent for waxing? I'm way too lazy and a $25 tool is something I won't mind paying for
It isn't too bad for waxing, but in my experience with it, I'd much rather do it by hand as the thing is seriously far from stable.
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Hope i don't get flamed for this
How are mothers powerballs?
I found one or something similar in my garage >.<
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How are mothers powerballs?
I found one or something similar in my garage >.<
haa i saw that too...curious how the reviews are


since it aint expensive like some polishing machines...$200 +
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I personally do not like the Mothers Powerball either. Not really effective for a whole car as the power drill's battery would be long dead before hand.
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With the powerball, it is hard to apply even pressure with it. Not to mention, stuff splatters.
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