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    anyone used the meguiars orbital buffer

    as title, want to get a cordless or corded buffer and would like to know if anyone used the megs one or any others.

    one of my neighbours uses a corded one (dont know which brand) but he once told me you have to be carefull with them as they can burn paint off.

    is this true or is he using a cheap B&Q buffer that could harm car if used wrongly?

    cheers

    would prefer to buy from a UK retailer as i got stung by customs when i have bought from overseas (£65 bill for a £200 item, i was not a happy camper).

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    Info here: (found using search )

    http://www.m1gst.com/vb/showthread.p...uiars+polisher

    If you get the right polisher and follow simple tips, you wont burn the paint.
    (tips: keep moving the buffer)

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    The Meguiars buffer is good for applying wax products, but lacks power to work with polishes to properly remove swirls. For a little more cash, a PC7424 (Porter Cable) Random Orbital buffer is far superior, available either direct from the USA (adapters you can get from Screwfix Direct) or from a UK supplier. Check out the Autopia web site for more. The PC7424 has a random orbital motion rather than just a constant radius, so it mimicks a typical polishing arm motion (had to think carefully how to phrase that! ), just at a far greater speed.
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    Website in sig, can also get discount ;-)
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    i got a 10" buffer from Costco, was about £20 i think, random style goes all over the place. lots of power great for appliying polish quickly.
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