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    Farecla G3 liquid

    Farecla G3 liquid ?

    how safe is this to use on black car by hand with damp cloth or with polisher machine?
    and how do you apply it safely?

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    Quote Originally Posted by djexplosive View Post
    Farecla G3 liquid ?

    how safe is this to use on black car by hand with damp cloth or with polisher machine?
    and how do you apply it safely?
    I have used it on black before with no problems.
    Keep it going on wet and if you are not confident with a polisher, apply by hand.

    G3 is pretty course and will leave a pretty dull finish so you will need to go over again with some G10 and/or Farecla handglaze or other kind of light polish.

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    One of the worst compounds around in my opinion
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    Dont even think bout using it by hand!

    Its a compoind that is designed to be used by bodyshops and is designed to be worked with a rotary.

    You will do your paint a lot of harm using it by hand.

    I would recommend using AG SRP and working it properly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Georgy View Post
    Dont even think bout using it by hand!

    Its a compoind that is designed to be used by bodyshops and is designed to be worked with a rotary.

    You will do your paint a lot of harm using it by hand.

    I would recommend using AG SRP and working it properly.
    Utter nonsense, I have used it by hand and machine, no damage.

    It even says on the packaging that it is suitable for hand application

    Application by machine is preferable, its easier and quicker but if you have not had much experience with a machine it can be easy to soon burn through paint beacaues G3 is quite a harsh compound, especially where there are creases on the bodywork, wheel arch lips, door handles etc.

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    I disagree, The human hand would never be able to generate the energy needed to break down the abrasives efficiently.

    YOu will end up with lots or marring and swirl marks when this compound is used by hand,

    IMHO The best compound to use if applying by hand is Megs Scratch X.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Georgy View Post
    I disagree, The human hand would never be able to generate the energy needed to break down the abrasives efficiently.

    YOu will end up with lots or marring and swirl marks when this compound is used by hand,

    IMHO The best compound to use if applying by hand is Megs Scratch X.
    yeah im with georgy on this one! there are far better compounds to use by hand than G3.
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    I found that 3Ms cutting compound to be much more effective. Its the one with the White cap and have found good results with rotary and by hand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Georgy View Post
    I disagree, The human hand would never be able to generate the energy needed to break down the abrasives efficiently.

    YOu will end up with lots or marring and swirl marks when this compound is used by hand,

    IMHO The best compound to use if applying by hand is Megs Scratch X.
    Fair enough, machine application would be much better (obviously) than hand application, but then again I never implied that hand application was superior anyway!
    I was merely saying that the statements you made were factually untrue and misguiding for the thread starter regarding the hand application and damage thereafter. It is suitable for hand application, full stop.

    And yes, there are products that are superior to G3.

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    I've had no problems with G3. Apart from my arms hanging off the next day.

    I'm not sure why you'd need it on a black car, unless it's a flat black and not metallic. I can't see why you'd need to use it on a clearcoated paint.
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