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      06-04-2011, 09:13 AM   #1
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Zaino polishing and sealant application

My car is 3 weeks old and I plan to zaino it sometime soon. I don't have a PC, can I do this by hand? I've used the sealant before and it was just a wipe on but I plan to polish it first.
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      06-06-2011, 03:59 PM   #2
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Spring for a random orbit polisher. The results be hand wont be nearly as good as with a machine polisher.
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Zaino applied by hand is the method Zaino recommends.
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From the web site FAQs:

"Q: Can I use an orbital polisher to apply/remove Zaino polish?

A: Yes, you can use an orbital to apply Zaino Z-2, Z-3, or Z-5. I don't recommend it because you waste too much polish that way. The pad on an eleven inch polisher can absorb almost enough polish to coat your entire vehicle. Each time you use an orbital to apply Zaino polish, you are probably wasting as much polish, if not more than you actually applied to the car.

Zaino polish applies easily by hand, especially if you dampen the applicator pad with water and spritz it with Z-6 before applying it.

If you use an orbital to remove the residue, you should place a white, 100% cotton towel between the pad and the paint, and keep it turned and refolded often so that you are removing the residue with a clean section of towel all the time.

Note: A single orbital pad WILL NOT remove the polish residue from an entire vehicle. You will have smears if you don't use a towel and turn and refold it frequently."
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to get rid of imperfections in the paint i dont see how hand polishing will help. orbital polisher for paint correction, hand for just a nice look.
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Thanks all. I'm no where near ready for paint correction. I just want it to look good and protect the paint. I printed out some tips and tricks for applying Zaino from another site, i think it will help.
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Thanks all. I'm no where near ready for paint correction. I just want it to look good and protect the paint. I printed out some tips and tricks for applying Zaino from another site, i think it will help.
You will not regret ZAINO.....!
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i have one for sale pm i have a flex LMK
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