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Old 06-16-2009
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hey guys, i am just curious on the durability and performance of the powerball. they have been on the shelves for a couple years now but i am still not convinced that my 25 bucks is worth it. they look like they would last about an hour but idk why. so if anyone has any info, that would be excellante!
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i thought the same thing when i first looked at em. i was like theres no way this will polish more then one wheel.

but believe it or not they hold up really well. i've done all 4 of my wheels with it. i still have some more polishing to do. but for only spending about 10 minutes on each wheel it looks pretty good. it gets in all the cracks and crevices really nicely
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sweet, yeah it just looks like a cheap little foam ball. i will have to buck up and try it, thanks
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Give it a shot. Just try to keep it away from sharp edges on the wheels, that will tear the ball up.

But yeah, they are actually really durable, even if you really apply some pressure. I know mine held up REALLY well on my old 17" Bullits.
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yeah x2 on sharp edges lol

but yeah they really do hold up, i was all careful with mine as first, but i kept being harder and harder on it and its still in one piece. just really really black looking since my wheels were just disgusting.
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I've been using it for awhile now, and I think they work really well. I usually get 2 wheels out of 1 ball then I grab another. And there really easy to clean to. I also have the cone polisher that came out a couple months ago and that works really well for any hard to get spots
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yeah x2 on sharp edges lol

but yeah they really do hold up, i was all careful with mine as first, but i kept being harder and harder on it and its still in one piece. just really really black looking since my wheels were just disgusting.
Don't take this in a perverse way anybody!

When you're done polishing, take the foam ball off of the rod, and hold it under sink water. Then use some dish soap, and massage all the polishing compound out of the ball. This will keep it cleaner. Also, by doing this, you won't have a black ball, or a ball that has old dried polishing compound in the ball.
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Don't take this in a perverse way anybody!

When you're done polishing, take the foam ball off of the rod, and hold it under sink water. Then use some dish soap, and massage all the polishing compound out of the ball. This will keep it cleaner. Also, by doing this, you won't have a black ball, or a ball that has old dried polishing compound in the ball.
Ya, definitely make sure you wash it after your done polishing because it cleans up better and faster, if you wait till next time you want to polish it will take longer to clean and you'll have to wait til it dries.
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ok thanks guys
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I have one and love it.
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I have 4. Original power ball, Mini, Mini MD, and PB for paint. Really like them.
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works wonderful on my wheels with meguiers polish
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