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Old 13th March 2014, 14:43   #8371
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What's your take on the skil pressure washer? How does it perform? Any reason you chose it compared to the Bosch one which is available for a similar price?
I just picked it up about a month ago and it has been used about 5 times so far. I think it is good enough and does a pretty good job. The only downside is it needs running water with decent pressure as it can not be used with water from a bucket like a few other washers.

I have never used a pressure washer prior to this one to compare it but know people who have used it for over a year with no problem. I did think of the Bosch one as well but did not know anyone who used it to get proper feedback on the product so stuck with the old saying " A known devil is better than an unknown angel".
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Old 13th March 2014, 20:54   #8372
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Go to ebay.in, search for detailedclean's shop. Type in EBAY25DEAL during check out, and watch your jaw drop! The prices on poorboy's etc. are just fantastic value for money.

ps: not associated in anyway. just plain excited.

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Old 14th March 2014, 14:23   #8373
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Go to ebay.in, search for detailedclean's shop. Type in EBAY25DEAL during check out, and watch your jaw drop! The prices on poorboy's etc. are just fantastic value for money.

ps: not associated in anyway. just plain excited.
Better to order from ebay that detailedclen.in directly, I had ordered nanloex paint cleaner and they have sent through speedpost (even after charging 100/- for shipping)
as expected speedpost site says that door was locked during delivery which is utter BS, the delivery address is of my co. whose main gate is open 24/7 and they accept couriers on behalf of employees all the time, giving their support staff explanation below
Now I have to run to whitefield PO and check if they had actually got the shipment or not, not ordering from this site again EVER.

My complaint

Had placed this order and not yet received it
Information available at speedpost (why don't you use courier) is that the order was returned which is impossible as the delivery address is of my co,

Please look at this and get it resolved, not at all satisfied by delivery procedure and amd mode of delivery

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Amrit - 13/03/2014 09:18

Please contact the whitefield post office as per the tracking to rearrange the delivery

Amrit - 13/03/2014 09:18

Hi

In fact what this tracking shows is that within 2 days the item was received at your location but when the delivery was attempted the door at your location was not opened.

They left a calling card for you to rearrange.

Speedpost if the not efficient service interstate for 100inr which is subsidised by us. We can of course send by fedex bluedart etc but the cost would greatly increase.

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Go to ebay.in, search for detailedclean's shop. Type in EBAY25DEAL during check out, and watch your jaw drop! The prices on poorboy's etc. are just fantastic value for money.

ps: not associated in anyway. just plain excited.
Thanks for sharing the deal. Saved 1200 on Megs and Poorboys products.
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Go to ebay.in, search for detailedclean's shop. .......
Thank you for bringing to our notice. Free shipping plus the discount makes the deal all the more sweet.
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Old 14th March 2014, 22:13   #8376
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I was planning buy Meguiars foam applicator pad and came across in another forum that its available for the older price i.e, 50/- per piece in a website called rogermotors.com. I had never heard of this website and just visited it. I could also see some other Meguiar products in the old price range. Hence I decided to take a chance and ordered 4 pads on Wednesday. I immediately started getting status message of the shipment like ebay and it was delivered this evening. I'm very happy with their service. The packaging was excellent and each pad was placed inside a air-tight zip bag. Check the attention to detail in the pic:

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PS: I'm not associated with that website, just a happy customer.

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Old 15th March 2014, 18:25   #8377
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I was planning buy Meguiars foam applicator pad and came across in another forum that its available for the older price i.e, 50/- per piece in a website called rogermotors.com.
Could you pass on the link..unable to locate it in the site..
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Old 15th March 2014, 18:50   #8378
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I tried claying for the first time today. Hyundai service guys had screwed all my detailing work when I gave the car for 80K service last week. I had clearly asked them not to wash the car but they washed it. The end result was loads of swirl marks and scratches all over the car. Hence I tried claying before applying UC. The surface was smooth for bare hands but was rough when glided using a plastic cover. I used Meguiar QD as clay lubricant.

This is how the bonnet looked. I guess Hyundai service guys use sandpaper instead of MF :
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After claying the front portion:
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After claying -> UC -> UP -> tech wax:
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Could you pass on the link..unable to locate it in the site..
http://www.rogermotors.com/home-cleaner. It was in this link but I'm unable to find the foam pads today. I guess they are out of stock.

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Better to order from ebay that detailedclen.in directly, I had ordered nanloex paint cleaner and they have sent through speedpost (even after charging 100/- for shipping)
as expected speedpost site says that door was locked during delivery which is utter BS, the delivery address is of my co. whose main gate is open 24/7 and they accept couriers on behalf of employees all the time, giving their support staff explanation below
Now I have to run to whitefield PO and check if they had actually got the .
I am facing the exact same issue, ordered one week back and somehow detailedclean.in has got a set of excel sheet which shows that bluedart is not available in my area where as in reality bluedart office is with in 2 km of my home , i gave same exact feedback stating i was willing to pay more for shipping charges if that was required to have a speedy reliable delivery , i am still waiting for the delivery and the speed post tracking says same status for last two days !
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Mods : I'm not associated with any company, sharing my experience.

I got this sprayer from Nirmal, Keystone a month back, this helps when car is in medium dirt. I have mixed water with ONR(green) 20ml. You just need to pump for 20 times, and when you start spraying it covers full car.

Then I have used water magnet to clean, you get look of washed car.

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Mods : I'm not associated with any company, sharing my experience.

I got this sprayer from Nirmal, Keystone a month back, this helps when car is in medium dirt. I have mixed water with ONR(green) 20ml. You just need to pump for 20 times, and when you start spraying it covers full car.

Then I have used water magnet to clean, you get look of washed car.

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Mind sharing the cost for this sprayer?

You can get the same thing in yellow color from Shell bunks, Obviously without the keystone branding.
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You can get the same thing in yellow color from Shell bunks, Obviously without the keystone branding.
Avoid the ones branded "Kisan Kraft" like plague. I bought 2 of them and they started leaking the next day when pressurised.

In the meanwhile, one week, 500KMs and a quick wash later :

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Mind sharing the cost for this sprayer?

You can get the same thing in yellow color from Shell bunks, Obviously without the keystone branding.
The cost when I got it was Rs 375. Running fine so far.

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Old 17th March 2014, 18:20   #8384
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The ebay "EBAY25DEAL" coupon expired. Any other coupon for discount?
Loss of Delay !
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The ebay "EBAY25DEAL" coupon expired. Any other coupon for discount?
Loss of Delay !
You can get generate coupons by recharging your mobile online if you are a Vodafone/airtel subscriber. Else, you can use this coupon for 6% discount (max:500) if you wish to make transaction through an Axis Bank card/e-banking.
Hope this helps
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