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Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Exterior including Body and Wheels Discussion, "The Blade" or "California Water Blade" in Item Specific Cadillac Discussion; what do you think of "The Blade" or the "Origional California Water Blade"? I've never been pleasesd with Chamois and ...
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    "The Blade" or "California Water Blade"

    what do you think of "The Blade" or the "Origional California Water Blade"? I've never been pleasesd with Chamois and usually use compressed air to dry the car


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    I use one all the time - works great, You still have to dry of course but *most* of the excess water is gone.

    Try to find 'em for less that $20 though.

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    Ive always wondered how those work. Do they conform to the contours of the car?

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    It looks like they work good I'm just hope it don't scratch

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    Originally posted by elwesso
    Ive always wondered how those work. Do they conform to the contours of the car?
    To some extent they do. They're most efficient on flat areas such as hood, trunk, roof, sides, and glass. However, they're very soft and pliable and you can get *most* of the water drops off all areas making the chamois or towel work go much faster.

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    Originally posted by Dead Sled
    It looks like they work good I'm just hope it don't scratch
    They're made of medical grade silicone and they don't scratch.

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    like implants?

    what about streaks like you sometimes get on glass with other squeegies ... umm(sp?)

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    Originally posted by Dead Sled
    like implants?

    what about streaks like you sometimes get on glass with other squeegies ... umm(sp?)
    Yeah, just like fake titties . Not. Or more accurately, not anymore.

    You spelling on squeegies is correct .

    If you make sure the blade edges are clean, and use a steady, even pressure, there are rarely any streaks if ever.

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    good to know, thanks

    squeegie is a funny word, can't believe me spelled it right

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    Originally posted by Dead Sled
    squeegie is a funny word, can't believe me spelled it right
    Squeegies is the plural of...squeegy. Shoulda quit while you were ahead .

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    DOH! lol what lanugage is it any way? and whats the origin?

    so the verb form would be squeege on squeegying.

    I though about gettin one through Summit

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    Save some bucks and pick one up at Wally World. I'm sure even Iowa has a Wally World. I got mine at Auto Zone for <$10.

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    Cedar Rapids has like three wally worlds I guess I've never noticed them there.

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    I've used one quite a few times....They work really well and you do have to towel dry afterwords but it really makes it easier!

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    I couldn't even wash a car anymore with out one of these. I work at a body shop and rental car place and detail alot of cars. If you know how to use it, you do not even really need a chamois. They don't even scratch fresh black paint.

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