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  1. I agree...I'm just saying I don't think it's going to happen.
  2. I'm sure Dr. G isn't going to do that, then those labels would have a built-in "expiration date". In the past new versions of product have been delayed simply to use up old labels. I can't remember what it was and the post is gone because it was Chris Thomas.
  3. Seems unlikely they would still be putting "new formula" stickers on last year from the 5-year-ago change...but also, if it was a new formula last year, wouldn't we have heard about it by now?
  4. Well, it's possible Dr. G just snuck out a new formula for both, but I'd say it's equally likely (perhaps more likely) that you got some older stock that still had the "new formula" sticker from the last time they changed the two, which was a few years ago. Where did you buy it?
  5. I'd just leave it alone for now and see how it goes. You're probably coming into pollen season...if you've got any uneven areas that stress will probably reveal it pretty quickly.
  6. Whaddya tawkin...they're eye-wateringly expensive here in the US!
  7. I'm with you...I'll stick with what I learned from Bence (which I think came from Dr. G) back in the old days on another forum. I don't really care what happened in some Rag Co. video.
  8. I'm with you...I'll stick with what I learned from Bence (which I think came from Dr. G) back in the old days on another forum. I don't really care what happened in some Rag Co. video.
  9. IMO if you're getting dirt on your drying towels you're not doing enough washing before you dry. Just like with a conventional wash, sometimes you have to go over an area more than once to get it clean. Try doing one pass with one side of the BRS, then going back over with the the other side to remove any remaining dirt. I don't have a BRS, but another thing I've done, with that kind of wash media, is you kind of have 4 sides, if you use the two edges. What I'm saying is kind of like if you were washing with a folded towel, where you flip or re-fold to get to a clean surface, you can wash a panel using the two sides of the BRS, then go back using the edges for a final pass. Anyway, my recommendation is, if you're having this problem, is go back for a second pass with the other (clean) side of the BRS. You really want the dirt in your wash media and not your drying media.
  10. Brad, I guess I'm a little late to this party but...as far as using other products on top and worrying about changing the characteristics of the coating...I kind of scratch my head when this stuff comes up because pretty much anything that you use has the potential to do that. Doesn't every car wash have some sort of polymer/surfactant package in it for a variety of purposes (sheeting, beading, cleaning, gloss)? And of course to an even greater extent QD's, etc. IMO a lot of the synergy in "Optimum Synergy" is process related, and more decisions about the chemistry, rather than the chemistry itself, if that makes any sense. I mean, Sal may make sure to put the same polymer in everything he makes so that they all produce the same beading, I don't sense that Dr. G is trying to do that--make the products produce the same beading as Gloss-Coat (or vice-versa). Your questions about Opti-Seal, it's a WOWA like Zaino Clear-Seal or UPPG--you must have used one of them?
  11. Yeah, who knows, maybe their plan is just not to carry it anymore, and someone at the one store just jumped to a conclusion as to why it was out of stock.
  12. Ha ha---Nutbread pointed out that I'm an idiot and typed OPTI-Seal in the last line of my original post, instead of POLI-Seal. So as in the title of the thread--I meant to say Poli-Seal...sorry for the confusion. I guess we should just take what PBMG is saying with a grain of salt, they have been a little weird with how they stock some of the OPT products, like when the white hyper compound came out they didn't stock that until they sold out the orange version, and they haven't restocked that as Intensive Polish...plus they don't sell the larger sizes anymore. They are also notorious for weeding out slow-movers from their inventory, which maybe Poli-Seal was for them.
  13. I think you misread something, Lowe. I was referring to Poli-Seal, not Opti-Seal. IIRC, Opti-Seal has had one formula change, besides any smaller tweaks the good Dr. has done.
  14. In the interest of starting unsubstantiated rumors, it has been brought to my attention that the PBMG web stores do not have Optimum Poli-Seal in stock, and that one of them states "New Formula Coming Soon!" I also note that the Optimum store has Poli-Seal in stock. Since it's the PBMG/Autgeek Detail Fest this weekend, and OPT will surely have a booth, and Yvan is conducting seminars...are we going to hear something this weekend about a new formula of Opti-Seal?
  15. There was a LOT of disagreement with OC Pro and OC 2.0 about recoating. Back in those days, it was hard to get the same answer twice. At one time we were told you couldn't do a second layer because it wouldn't stick. Then it was, you can do a second layer, but it has to be done within a short time (hours) after the first layer. Then it was you can do a second layer, but it has to be before the coating fully dehydrates, which could be months. Some of the confusion was because of differences between the Pro and 2.0 versions, some was running changes to the products, some was learning more about the product as time went on. The good news is, you can't get OC 2.0 anymore, and Gloss-Coat is a hybrid product which I understand can be topped at any time by any thing. Oh, and as Ron alluded to, there was also some disagreement about whether multiple layers was needed...which was kind of the same round and round. Pro gave a thicker layer than 2.0, so wasn't that better? Well...yes...so you could do multiple coats of 2.0 to try and build it up thicker...but you don't need to do that. But if you don't need to do it why is one of the selling points of getting the Pro coating is that it has a thicker film build? Well, that's because it has a warranty. And around and around. A lot of these discussions were lost from the forum when the member that was supplying a lot of this info left and took his posts with him.