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      05-26-2009, 12:11 PM   #15
ToadHollow
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Originally Posted by duke167 View Post
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.
If the wax "balls up" on the applicator pad then it's probably dead. The wax should be hard though and will have a buttery/oily feel to it.

My 50/50 looks like it has cracks and is really really old ........ that's how it should look. As long as it spreads onto the paint without marring it's still in good shape.
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