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Show us your water beading...

Discussion in 'General Off Topic Chat' started by Jimbobcook, Sep 30, 2018.

  1. Jimbobcook

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    Try to keep off topic chat down to a minimum...

    I'll start off

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    Class beading @Jimbobcook. Love that beading. Good job.
     
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    Bit of morning frozen action thanks to Natty Blue paste:
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    I need a lesson from you both @Jimbobcook and @Legojon on how to achieve beading like that. My beads are the size of 10p’s but with large gaps between whereas yours are all compact.

    Both cars look awesome and I’m looking forward to seeing them in the flesh. Hope the bearings still on them then.
     
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    It's all down to how much spare time you've got to give... Mine takes about 6 - 8 hours to clean the outside for a full wash.

    I'll chase that Autobrite thing up today as he never got back to me. May find out i'm doing it wrong lol
     
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    How do you like them apples!!!
     
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    I'm still yet to achieve nice even circles like @Legojon and I'm not even sure what the prefect beading is lol

    This is a serious conversation haha
     
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    I can only get microbeading. We need a lesson from @Legojon at the meet on how to manage large beads.
     
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    This is the beading I get

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    Plus bonus reflection shot...
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    That's some nice beading!

    What products you using buddy?
     
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    Thanks.

    Im using a mix of meguiars compound and polish, it was protected using Obsession Wax Phanton V2 Limited Edition. Ive also used a ceramic hybrid wax which gives good results.
     
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    I'm interested in this as the shine you have on the reflection is awesome! Would you be able to jot down your current kit and order in the following thread - https://forums.seatcupra.net/index.php?threads/what-are-you-using.445746/ I like trying new stuff lol
     
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    Got a nice bit of cold weather beading lol couldn't help myself...

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    I need some tips. Whats the best wax to use? :)

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    Take your pic... my wax of choice at the moment is obsession wax phantom v2 Ltd edition.... I’d say a lot is down to how you pred the bodywork before waxing.


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    You'll probably find it's more the prep work you put in before the wax that makes everything punch...

    I doubt there's a best wax lol it all comes down to budget I guess... I can only personally testify to the products I've used but there's too many to say if mine are actually any good lol

    I understand that has not helped you in anyway haha

    I originally used Meguires liquid wax with some pretty good results just about to trial liquid collenite 845 which seems to look great when you use the paste version.

    You should look at the thread in the detailing thread for what do you use..
     
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    Snap haha check you out with your snobby wax... Yes I know jealously gets you nowhere lol when will you be doing an SCN detailing training course...?
     
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