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Old 05-07-2019, 06:53 PM
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Yeah, once you use Bead Maker, it is hard not to become addicted. I started out buying the $10 bottle to try it. That bottle now lives in my "trunk bag" that I take to car shows and race events.

I ended up buying an entire gallon and a spare 32oz bottle from P&S. I had a spray nozzle from another product that creates a perfect atomized mist, so I used that in the 32oz bottle. This is my go-to garage setup. For me, Bead Maker is the perfect topper and after-wash drying aid product. Cheap, smells great, spreads nicely and flashes quickly, adds noticeable gloss and provides extra protection. And it works well on top of any wax or sealant, and any surface. I mean, literally. Paint, glass, chrome, plastic, silicone, vinyl, etc. When I am done wiping down the paint, I use the damp MF towels to wipe down my seats and interior panels. Polymer goodness!
FYRARMS, when you use the BM on the interior, and the seats in particular, does it make the seats slippery or difficult to stay put in one place so to speak? I do not like the feeling of sliding around in the seat, so just wondering. Thanks.
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FYRARMS, when you use the BM on the interior, and the seats in particular, does it make the seats slippery or difficult to stay put in one place so to speak? I do not like the feeling of sliding around in the seat, so just wondering. Thanks.
Not any more slippery than when you use a leather/vinyl protectant. I didn't notice them being any more slick. But, I just wiped them with the damp towel, I didn't spray them.
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Yeah I do have a lot of Griot's stuff, I have a griot's bag i keep in the back for shows and have a few of their machines, but they don't have everything I like to use. Adams has the new VHT tire dressing I love.. not shinny at all.. I think there are lot's of quality companies around that kinda do the same thing. I have used the show on my Torch Red and I would say you have to watch the streaks.. I noticed a few too at the right angle.
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Yeah, once you use Bead Maker, it is hard not to become addicted. I started out buying the $10 bottle to try it. That bottle now lives in my "trunk bag" that I take to car shows and race events.

I ended up buying an entire gallon and a spare 32oz bottle from P&S. I had a spray nozzle from another product that creates a perfect atomized mist, so I used that in the 32oz bottle. This is my go-to garage setup. For me, Bead Maker is the perfect topper and after-wash drying aid product. Cheap, smells great, spreads nicely and flashes quickly, adds noticeable gloss and provides extra protection. And it works well on top of any wax or sealant, and any surface. I mean, literally. Paint, glass, chrome, plastic, silicone, vinyl, etc. When I am done wiping down the paint, I use the damp MF towels to wipe down my seats and interior panels. Polymer goodness!
The great thing about this is that it will work on any surface and can use it on top of any other brand of wax or sealant as long as it doesn't ruin anything. You also use this product on your interior?.
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Old 05-08-2019, 02:26 PM
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You also use this product on your interior?.
Sure do! Seems to help the inside of the widows resist fogging up, too. Here is a video where Renny Doyle talks about the ways to apply and use it, including the interior:

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Old 05-09-2019, 11:45 AM
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Spent some alone time with my bottle of magic sauce last night. I was about to throw out an empty bottle of Walmart brand glass cleaner, and I remembered how nice the spray nozzle was. The bottle was almost the same height as my Bead Maker bottle, so I cleaned out the nozzle and swapped it. Works perfectly! Sprays a very fine even mist. The clear plastic even matches the bottle. LOL


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I laughed at your pleasure finding a good spray head. I am on the quest for the best spray bottle and spray head...see attached
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Old 05-09-2019, 06:17 PM
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LOL! Same here. I haven't found any of the "rheostat" type twist nozzle spray heads that I like. I really like the aerosol-mist that the one I found provides. The Kenotek bottles are the same way. Griot's spray heads are pretty good too!
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Has anyone used both Bead Maker and Polish Angel High Gloss? Interested in a comparison for gloss and ease of use. Bead Maker seems like more bang for the buck, but Polish Angel may give you a superior shine?

I'm a big fan of Kenotek for use in between full details and as a Topper over Zaino Clear Sealant. Haven't tried the ceramics yet. Still like the Zaino Clear Sealant shine. That could change in the near future.
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yes. to my eyes the PA HG leaves a high "glassier" appearance. I'll hit it with Kenotek to help get light dust off and does not seem to affect the PA at all. I prefer those 2 over BM.
One simple combo I'll use is CanCoat topped with HG after a week.Once a month maintenance and a good 6-8 months. I prefer the HG over Cure
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Old 05-12-2019, 01:04 PM
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Kenotec is a great general DS. I use it and I find it's usually only good after one wash and then reapply after next wash. It is by far the easiest to remove compared to all others I've used. Best on the market?, probably not but it is better than most general sprays out there.
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