Originally Posted by ToadHollow
Your application is right.
When you had the wax stored, where was it? Ideally you'll want to store carnauba waxes in a cool place (I actually keep mine in the fridge). This will keep the wax from drying out and losing it's oils etc. prematurely. The 50/50 is made to take very little to spread on the paint ......... a sign of a quality carnauba.
so I guess my 5050 are actually dried up then, the surface is still oily, but i would say it's solid, not paste. when i waxed my car yesterday, I used a spoon to dig up some wax, and then put it on an applicator, so the wax didn't spread that well.