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      06-17-2010, 09:39 PM   #1
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California Blade

Hey guys thought id share this...some of you may have heard of this or have it already. it happened to be on sale at canadian tire so i picked one up today and tried it. works really well and does not scratch the car. good if you need to wash and dry quickly.

http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/brows....jsp?locale=en

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      06-17-2010, 09:45 PM   #2
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Been using this since my first car. It is great on glass. If you are using it on your car just make sure its is super clean/rinsed and wipe/rinse the blade frequently. I also use this California Car Duster for the interior, its like a dust magnet!
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Been using this since my first car. It is great on glass. If you are using it on your car just make sure its is super clean/rinsed and wipe/rinse the blade frequently. I also use this California Car Duster for the interior, its like a dust magnet!
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ASstroboy is right...make sure its clean. Found out the hard way. Perfect for glass, hood and trunk ( all flat). M y car is Jet black..I use the California duster on the outside all the time. Keeps car looking just washed for a couple of days.
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So how much was the sale price at Canadian Tire? is this better then using a real chamoise
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So how much was the sale price at Canadian Tire? is this better then using a real chamoise
drying the car is faster. i havent tried the chamoise but comparing to a microfiber cloth its faster and more efficient. sale price was $13.99 and regular is $19.99 i think.
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i use two big micro fibre towels to dry off the car....easiest and quickest way IMO...
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^ same
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i use two big micro fibre towels to dry off the car....easiest and quickest way IMO...
Same here.
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i have this super absorbant shammy type of thing...kinda quick, say 15 mins to dry entire car? i dont like the idea of dragging ANYTHING over the paint of the car regardless of microfibers or the blade
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i have this super absorbant shammy type of thing...kinda quick, say 15 mins to dry entire car? i dont like the idea of dragging ANYTHING over the paint of the car regardless of microfibers or the blade
under 5 mins with towels.....first one soaks up most of the water....second one completely dries it up.....if the car is washed properly....no worries about picking up debris that will scratch paint.....just keep the towels bagged after they dry...
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under 5 mins with towels.....first one soaks up most of the water....second one completely dries it up.....if the car is washed properly....no worries about picking up debris that will scratch paint.....just keep the towels bagged after they dry...
i always wash outdoors...theres pollen, neighbours cutting their grass and what not...and bring close to the 401 doesnt help either

i use the dab method btw
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I would NEVER use this on paint.

Regardless its the best squeegee I have ever used for glass.
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Just make sure it's really, really, really, clean...or:

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The blade is great for whipping off the majority of surface water. I then follow it up with the sham-wow and I'm done.
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I use the blade on all of my cars and I wipe the blade with a micro fiber cloth for every pass. I finish the car off with a leaf blower and then the usual detailing routing.
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i use two big micro fibre towels to dry off the car....easiest and quickest way IMO...
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Make sure your car is very clean and it had some wax makes it easier to glide.

I bring this all the time in my car, its very good when its raining esp for the rear glass where is no wiper.
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