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I picked up one tonight and holy cow this makes polishing rims so much easier. For what would take 10 minutes by hand this thing does in 10 seconds, no lie. It also gets super clean really easy, just takes dish soap and water. I'll have some before and after pics tomorrow, the guys at the meet can vouch for how nasty they were lol.
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I have the big one and use the liquid aluminum polish and it keeps my rims looking good for at least 2 weeks or so.
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I never thought it was worth the money to fork out for one of those things, seems like there worth it tho from you guys!
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I bought one a year or tow ago and was unimpressed. I found it easier to polish the way I had been doing and it didn't do a very good job IMO.

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Idk but with this and the Mothers polish it kicks ***, I love it. I need to get the refill back so I don't have to wait for this one to dry out every time I have to clean it.
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Def. post some pictures up Trent...Im always lookin for a better solution to polishing...I havent found one better yet then elbow grease haha
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we have had the powerball mini for about a year also I love it. I polish my wheels with it every couple of months and they shine right up.
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i love the mini, i use it on the vettes wheels, i just bought the wheels a couple of months ago,and they are polished alum. so i need to keep something on them to keem them polished, and i use the mini on it, and the look great... also i use metal polish from "production...that is some expensive stuff, but the wheels look great
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i saw the other day that they sell replacement ball for it, but its almost as expensive as a new one is
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Def. post some pictures up Trent...Im always lookin for a better solution to polishing...I havent found one better yet then elbow grease haha
Truthfully, I went back to elbow grease after the first rim. I got tired of having to go clean it out so much and then blowdry it so I wouldnt have to wait 30 min for it to dry. So 0000 steel wool, Mothers polish (still need to get some of that stuff you told me about) and a lot of elbow grease with a good amount of sweat mixed in I went from this:

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I am amazed how well they look now, almost like new. It looks a million times better, should have done this before the meet lol.
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I agree trent... They really are amazing... They did wonders to the bed rails I have yet to put on lol
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I've had great luck with my powerball mini. Makes cleaning the wheels alot easier with alot less effort.
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I love mine...

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I used the mini powerball and some mother mag polish on my very dull wheels.

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Yeah seeing yours made me go out and get one lol. I was amazed at how easy they oxidation came off with the steel wool too.
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oxidation means it loses electrons :)
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Are you correcting me or what? I don't need none of that smart talk!
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no im not correcting you lol, thats what i was taught today for the 3rd time in chemistry..LEO the lion says GER..lose electrons=oxidation gain electrons=reduction...
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Truthfully, I went back to elbow grease after the first rim. I got tired of having to go clean it out so much and then blowdry it so I wouldnt have to wait 30 min for it to dry. So 0000 steel wool, Mothers polish (still need to get some of that stuff you told me about) and a lot of elbow grease with a good amount of sweat mixed in I went from this:
The powerball will work better now cause it wont get as dirty each time. Your rims looked like **** talk about dirty!
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no im not correcting you lol, thats what i was taught today for the 3rd time in chemistry..LEO the lion says GER..lose electrons=oxidation gain electrons=reduction...
Ah haha, it must suck to be in school lol. Gotta do what ya gotta do though.

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The powerball will work better now cause it wont get as dirty each time. Your rims looked like **** talk about dirty!
Yep, I think I'm gonna get the refill kit to so that will be 2 more that I can use.
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Yea i really like the powerball myself also. Ive used it for many of things like using it on headlight to get them unyellowed, Wheels, ect. Also the pic with the dog by the wheel made me laugh
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ditto with the dog lol
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power ball 4paint?

since we are on the topic of power ball, I was wondering if any of you guys/gals have ever used the power ball 4paint? Im too lazy and cheap to get a buffer and was wondering if this is any good
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I have one of those and I love it. I still gotta get the other 3 done by sunday lol. Might have to do one tonight when I get home and then the others the next two nights.
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since we are on the topic of power ball, I was wondering if any of you guys/gals have ever used the power ball 4paint? Im too lazy and cheap to get a buffer and was wondering if this is any good
Have you shopped around? You can find some buffers for cheap. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't want to be running something with a metal pole connected to a drill running over every inch of my paint.
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