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Just out of curiosity, is it best to apply wax with a buffer and then remove it with a cotton cloth or to apply it with a cotton cloth and remove it with the buffer? I just got a buffer a couple weeks ago and have used it three times. The first time I applied with a cloth and removed with the buffer and the next two times I did the opposite. What do you guys do/reccomend.
 

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Re: Apply or remove wax with buffer? (GTIginsterVR6)

I think you end up wasteing a ton of wax by applying it with a buffer. I do it all by hand, but if you have to use a bufer I would say its the removal that is best for buffer usage
 

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Re: Apply or remove wax with buffer? (GTIginsterVR6)

Call me lazy.
When applying liquid wax, I find the DA rotary works well, and without much waste.
Removing by hand with clean towels is a snap.
HTH
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Re: Apply or remove wax with buffer? (fat biker)

An orbital buffer greatly reduces the amount of product you use. I use the orbital buffer for both wax application and removal. With removal though the pads can load up quickly so it's good to have a bunch around.
 

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Re: Apply or remove wax with buffer? (fat biker) (Fast_silverTDI)

Applying with a random orbital buffer (ie porter cable) uses VERY little polish/wax compared to applying by hand! The nice thing is that it goes on thin enough that I think it's almost quicker to remove it with a microfiber towel than with the buffer. As far as I'm concerned, it is the way to go!
-Andrew
 
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