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    Thread: Which 3 Lake Country pads?

    1. Member bunnyspeed's Avatar
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      08-06-2012 10:39 AM #1
      About to order a 7424xp and comes with the choice of 3 pads. Looking to remove swirl marks/spider webbing on black car. No deep scratches. Just a few years of poor washing/wear and tear.

      White black and green good all around to have?
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      08-06-2012 12:10 PM #2
      Are you ording from e-shine?

      I got the Griots and I ordered the 3 pad starter kit.

      I chose:
      - Orange pad for swirl removal
      - Green pad for polish
      - Blue pad for wax/sealant

      They have a good article on pads, if you haven't already seen it. http://www.eshine.ca/MyNewPolisher.htm

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      08-06-2012 12:15 PM #3
      Yes I am ordering through e-shine. Thanks for the link! I hadn't seen that. Orange it is!
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      08-07-2012 10:06 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by SmokinDiesel View Post
      Are you ording from e-shine?

      I got the Griots and I ordered the 3 pad starter kit.

      I chose:
      - Orange pad for swirl removal
      - Green pad for polish
      - Blue pad for wax/sealant

      They have a good article on pads, if you haven't already seen it. http://www.eshine.ca/MyNewPolisher.htm
      Are these Griot pads? I'm curious b/c my lake country green pad is very firm and used for oxidation and heavy swirl removal. A white pad from Lake Country is best for polish and very light swirl removal.

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      08-07-2012 06:42 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by TXR32 View Post
      Are these Griot pads? I'm curious b/c my lake country green pad is very firm and used for oxidation and heavy swirl removal. A white pad from Lake Country is best for polish and very light swirl removal.
      LakeCountry Pads. According to the article that I linked, they go like this (in descending order of cutting power):

      Compound/Swirl Remover
      Yellow
      Orange

      Polish/Light Swirl
      White
      Green

      Wax/Sealant/Finishing
      Black (no cutting)
      Blue (no cutting)

      In each of the 3 categories, I chose the softer of the two pads. The green pad is noticeably softer than the orange pad and the foam is not as dense either. Likewise, the blue pad is noticeably softer than the green.

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      08-08-2012 11:32 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by SmokinDiesel View Post
      LakeCountry Pads. According to the article that I linked, they go like this (in descending order of cutting power):

      Compound/Swirl Remover
      Yellow
      Orange

      Polish/Light Swirl
      White
      Green

      Wax/Sealant/Finishing
      Black (no cutting)
      Blue (no cutting)

      In each of the 3 categories, I chose the softer of the two pads. The green pad is noticeably softer than the orange pad and the foam is not as dense either. Likewise, the blue pad is noticeably softer than the green.
      That's really interesting. My greens pads I just ordered a couple months back from Autogeek.net that are Lake Country as well are super firm (more firm than orange). I wonder if they switched things up a bit...... No matter, thanks for the info.

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