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Glad I was introduced to Bead Maker.

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by djhase, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:25 PM
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    djhase

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    I was browsing this forum a few weeks ago and was introduced to the Bead Maker product by someone posting a photo of their black truck that looked like a mirror. You couldn't tell the color it was so reflective. That person had used Bead Maker.

    I did some research on the product then ordered a bottle. All I can say is that I wish I had found this stuff years ago. I love it. I can wash then dry the car using bead maker during the drying process and be done in an hour. The Tundra takes a little longer due it being tall and having the football field sized roof. This product so easy to use. I will never wax a car again. The beading of the rain, the slickness of the surface, and the shine once cured is awesome. My car looks washed even after a rain now and to wash it again takes little effort.

    Once again I want to thank those members that introduced us to Bead maker and posted their photos and reviews to show us the results.
     
  2. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:27 PM
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    I guess I’m gonna have to get myself a bottle of this stuff too! I’ve heard of it and everyone raves about it, but I have yet to of tried it.
     
  3. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:28 PM
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    Highly recommend it!! Best addition to my collection of detailing supplies
     
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  4. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM
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    Dooo it!

    In the detail section, Jason @War Machine writes up a review and he gives me his regimen to do a first application, by decontaminating your truck first and clay mitt'ing before applying Hydro2 and then Bead Maker.

    https://www.tundras.com/threads/p-s-bead-maker-review.31713/
     
  5. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM
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    Its so cheap its worth a try. I got a bottle off Amazon then ordered a gallon after I fell in love.
     
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  6. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:31 PM
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    I would recommend a gallon since you ideally would apply liberal amounts the first time.
     
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  7. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:32 PM
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    Yeah I used almost an entire bottle my first go round. Second time only used a few ounces.
     
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  8. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:35 PM
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    There goes my wallet....
     
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  9. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:35 PM
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    Did you happen to follow the steps that Jason had in the thread?
     
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  10. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:36 PM
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    At most the whole step of decontaminating would be done once, maybe twice a year and you can apply Bead Maker other times when you wash.
     
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  11. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:38 PM
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    No I didn't clay the car. I just washed it. Blew it somewhat dry with a leaf blower. Then sprayed the product liberally on the surface and used 3 micro fibers to wipe off. One wet, one semi wet then one dry to buff it.
     
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  12. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:39 PM
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    All the cool kids are doing it.
     
  13. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:40 PM
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    That should be fine. Go ahead and read a few pages of the thread I linked on post #4, in there is the steps to decontaminate your panels and that will help the Hydro2 and Bead Maker set in better.
     
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  14. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:40 PM
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    This one’s cheap. 16 bucks for a bottle.
     
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  15. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:41 PM
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    :fistbump: When do we get our commission check?
     
  17. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:50 PM
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    Yeah I plan to do that at some point. I had not even heard of claying a car until last year. I have since watched some you tube vids of it. I don't quite understand how claying doesn't scratch the surface of the clear coat though if its picking up stuff.
     
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  18. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:51 PM
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    There's a lube that you spray on as you rub the clay mitt or bar on the panels.
     
  19. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:53 PM
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    So the lub keeps it from scratching the surface. I see.
     
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    WE?
     
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    Yes, and I'm sure you'd get more than I would since you started all this!!:rofl:
     
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    The finish it creates will make you smile everytime... Can't say it enough, I highly highly recommend spending the extra money to get bead maker.
     
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    And don't forget you won't be able to stop rubbing your hands on your truck panels!
     
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    May cause spouse jealousy :rofl:
     
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    Be single like me!! Do and buy all the mods you want, no sending it to a friend's address to hide, and rub my truck's panels all day Hahahaha
     
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    Fact. I did put some on the Roomba though.
     
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    How do you avoid bank or credit card statements? Them noticing something new done to the Tundra?
     
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