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    grit guards ... any alternative than megs?

    Is it just me or are grit guards seriously exspensive for what they are?
    I've been looking at getting 2 grit guards kits for washing my car... and for a megs bucket, lid and guard its around £25... so £50 for 2!!

    but i can go here and buy a 20 or 25ltr bucket with lid and pay less than £5 each
    plus they're white buckets!!! megs ones are black which is not what you want if your trying to keep your water as clean as possible!

    so my question is .. anyone know a place to get some cheap grit guards?!

    any help would be great.

    hopefully youll find that link usefull anyway i think those buckets look like a good buy tbh .. might just buy 2 and worry about the grit guards later

    cheers

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    colour of buckets doesn't make a difference!!!!

    why not but 2 of those buckets and then just get 2 grit guards.

    i don't use them but i never let my car get that dirty.
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    i've never used grit guards before ... tbh i just wanted to see what the fuss was about

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    it stops grit going back into the washmitt after rinsing, as it traps it at the bottom of the bucket.
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    Dodo juice do some nice buckets and guards. Probably no cheaper than the megs on though. Bucket is semi see through, so you can see the colour of the water which is pretty good.

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    hmm may have to look at dodos stuff.

    cheers

    people seem to proper bum grit guards so i think it'll be rude not to give em ago..

    cheers guys for your help

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    i have the dodo juice buckets! you can get the grit guards and stickers which are actually pretty handy as they tell you the amount of water your putting in! if you need to lol!

    and yes dave is correct they are see through, which means you can see t he water and if your car is really dirty you get an awesome picture of the dirt being collected at the bottom! looks pretty cool lol!
    and yes i do have the dodo juice ones!


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    Quote Originally Posted by astracolli View Post
    i have the dodo juice buckets! you can get the grit guards and stickers which are actually pretty handy as they tell you the amount of water your putting in! if you need to lol!

    and yes dave is correct they are see through, which means you can see t he water and if your car is really dirty you get an awesome picture of the dirt being collected at the bottom! looks pretty cool lol!
    and yes i do have the dodo juice ones!

    cool .. i've had a quick google and they seem hard to track down lol .. cheers again

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    PM race valeting, thats who i got mine from!


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    Buy two £1 buckets. Chop the bottom off one (about 2 or 3 inches in height?) and dril loads of 1cm holes in it.

    Turn this bit upside down in the other bucket and voila?

    Just a though, not done it myself, but it should work the same as a £25 GritGuard!

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