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Old 2nd December 2016, 10:44   #9976
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I Need to order a clay bar. I am looking at greenz website. I am getting three options Gyeon, Angel Wax and optimum opti eraser. Which one do you suggest. First two are priced at par while the opti eraser is expensive as compared.
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I Need to order a clay bar. I am looking at greenz website. I am getting three options Gyeon, Angel Wax and optimum opti eraser. Which one do you suggest. First two are priced at par while the opti eraser is expensive as compared.
Opti eraser is a multi use clay alternative. You can wash & use it multiple times. Regular clay in most cases is one time use only, and you have to trash it if you drop it.
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Opti eraser is a multi use clay alternative. You can wash & use it multiple times. Regular clay in most cases is one time use only, and you have to trash it if you drop it.
Thanks blackasta.

Any Idea how many times opti eraser can be used. Also only heavy grade is available. Shall I order that. ?
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Thanks blackasta.

Any Idea how many times opti eraser can be used. Also only heavy grade is available. Shall I order that. ?
how many times opti eraser can be used - till it starts NOT being effective, which is why it all depends on how contaminated the car is, how big the car is etc. I would say for DIYers, you should be safe for the next 3-4 years.

Heavy grade is perfectly fine.

You can also look at the clay alternative towels for reaching nooks and crannies.

P.S - I have not used opti eraser. I use nanoskin autoscrub pads on my DA, and only discarded one after using it for 5-6 years.
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Hi Guys,

I Need to order a clay bar. I am looking at greenz website. I am getting three options Gyeon, Angel Wax and optimum opti eraser. Which one do you suggest. First two are priced at par while the opti eraser is expensive as compared.
CarPro triple clay bar set works for me

http://store.ultimatedetailerz.com/d...52-42957099940

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how many times opti eraser can be used - till it starts NOT being effective, which is why it all depends on how contaminated the car is, how big the car is etc. I would say for DIYers, you should be safe for the next 3-4 years.

Heavy grade is perfectly fine.

You can also look at the clay alternative towels for reaching nooks and crannies.

P.S - I have not used opti eraser. I use nanoskin autoscrub pads on my DA, and only discarded one after using it for 5-6 years.
I am even more confused now. Blacksta is the one mentioned in this link what you use ?

http://www.autofresh.in/paint-care/c...tion-block-256

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Hey Samfromindia,

After reading a little about clays i am trying to look for Clay alternatives now. I think i will either buy a clay towel or the pad that is mentioned in the above link. Not sure which one to prefer though.
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I am even more confused now. Blacksta is the one mentioned in this link what you use ?
Hey Samfromindia,
After reading a little about clays i am trying to look for Clay alternatives now. I think i will either buy a clay towel or the pad that is mentioned in the above link. Not sure which one to prefer though.
You can also look at Ultima Elastrofoam, Though it is expensive, it is very easy to use, and lasts long.

I have been using this for last 3 years, and pretty happy with this product.

Below is the excerpt from http://www.premiumfinishcare.org/94-...detailing-clay
The Ultima Elastrofoam Paint Cleaning System was introduced in 2007 as an alternative to the traditional detail clay bar. The product is a rubberized foam block that works in the same way as detailing clay. Like detail clay, it removes bonded contamination from paint, glass, chrome and plastic, plus, it overcomes some of the inconvenience of detailing clay.
Most notably is the waste when ordinary detail clay is accidentally dropped and MUST be thrown away. Also, the inability to clean a clay bar when it becomes dirty makes the traditional detail clay lifespan very limited. If the Ultima Elastrofoam Block is dropped or becomes dirty, you can simply wash it off.
The Ultima Elastrofoam Paint Cleaning System falls in the mid-range between the medium and ultra-fine grades of detail clay so it is safe for removing everything from light paint overspray and normal surface contamination to light environmental bonded contamination.
Like clay, the Ultima Elastrofoam Paint Cleaning System quickly removes bonded surface contamination, preparing it for polishing and sealing. A single Ultima Elastrofoam Block will clean your car up to twenty times, making the Elastrofoam Paint Cleaning System more efficient than the traditional clay bar.
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I am even more confused now. Blacksta is the one mentioned in this link what you use ?

http://www.autofresh.in/paint-care/c...tion-block-256

No , I use these:

https://www.amazon.com/Nanoskin-AS-0...=nanoskin+pads

https://www.amazon.com/Nanoskin-AS-0...=nanoskin+pads

But the one you mentioned is same (and should be as good as) opti eraser.
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Skills 9080 vehicle polisher is available at flipkart for 2399!

https://www.flipkart.com/bosch-skil-...mduy3dhpsmpnuy

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Skills 9080 vehicle polisher is available at flipkart for 2399!

https://www.flipkart.com/bosch-skil-...mduy3dhpsmpnuy

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Offer is already gone is it. I happily opened the link and it says 6k
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Skills 9080 vehicle polisher is available at flipkart for 2399!

https://www.flipkart.com/bosch-skil-...mduy3dhpsmpnuy

Hope this helps.
Thanks for the headsup ani_meher. Unfortunately the product is no longer available at that price. I tried ordering, but by the time I reached the payment stage, the price got revised to 6000/- with 21% discount. :banghead:
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Sorry guys, I posted it just as I saw it. Hope some were able to buy it. It was in stock for some time as well.
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No , I use these:

https://www.amazon.com/Nanoskin-AS-0...=nanoskin+pads

https://www.amazon.com/Nanoskin-AS-0...=nanoskin+pads

But the one you mentioned is same (and should be as good as) opti eraser.
Thanks blackasta,

Any idea about this autofresh website. I am not able to get COD from them and i am a bit sceptical about paying upfront on unknown websites.
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Thanks blackasta,

Any idea about this autofresh website. I am not able to get COD from them and i am a bit sceptical about paying upfront on unknown websites.
Ive ordered twice from autofresh and they are legit. They sent me this coupon in june and it will expire by year end and since im not using it, feel free to use it. AFFDBKCODE100
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Thanks blackasta,

Any idea about this autofresh website. I am not able to get COD from them and i am a bit sceptical about paying upfront on unknown websites.
Autofresh is a legitimate site. I have ordered multiple times from them.
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