Setec Astronomy

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    Best Paint Correction Product

    Really hard to diagnose without pictures and without understanding your experience level with polishing. When you say hazing, do you mean leftover tunnel wash scratches or are you referring to ("new") compounding haze? What kind of machine are you using, what was your machine speed, arm speed, how many passes did you do? If you are saying there is new haze from the wool pad that wasn't there before, and you are working with hard paint, I think you should be able to get a haze-free finish with that orange pad, so it sounds like you either need more passes with that combo, or step back up by using the compound on the orange pad until the haze is gone, and then go back with the polish and a less aggressive pad to refine it, if necessary.
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    TAR Product Availability

    It just became available a week or two ago, was only introduced at SEMA 2018, which was only 3 months ago.
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    TAR Product Availability
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    Why Gloss Coat?

    I'm not sure this is relevant as Gloss-Coat is not an SiC coating but is some sort of "hybrid" (SiC/SiO2?). Beyond that, I'm not sure that we ever really nailed down the layering issue...back in the OC 2.0 days when Chris was the rep on the forum, we got all kinds of different answers about layering. It was also discussed with Opti-Lens, which like OC 2.0, is/was not a hybrid coating. IIRC with the Opti-Lens, we were told you could recoat if you did it within an hour or something.
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    Carpet and Fabric Cleaner and Protectant SDS?

    Ron, can you or someone put it in that "Downloads" directory that the other SDS's are in?
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    Carpet and Fabric Cleaner and Protectant SDS?

    Wow, that was quick response on a Saturday, Ron. Unfortunately, at least for me, that link doesn't work, says I don't have permission to view.
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    BRS and hyper-seal review

    Oh...I thought it was more of a revved up Opti-Seal, I guess it's really a different type of product.
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    BRS and hyper-seal review

    Wait--Hyper Seal is SiO2? Why don't I remember that? I thought it was just a fluoromerized version of Opti-Seal?
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    BRS and hyper-seal review

    Can you fellows who have used both Opti-Seal and Hyper Seal speak to whether you use the same amount of each? Is the Hyper Seal a WOWA like Opti-Seal or does it work more like a spray wax? I'm just a little confused because I see some complaints in the reviews about Hyper Seal pricing, but on a per-ounce basis it's much cheaper than Opti-Seal because the bottle is twice the size...which makes me think you must have to use more of it.
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    Carpet and Fabric Cleaner and Protectant SDS?

    Ha, well spotted, sir! It doesn't appear to be in the "Downloads" section with the other MSDS's. Perhaps Ron can run it down for us. I have only used this product a couple of times but it did an amazing job removing some staining around the dead pedal on my car, staining that I thought I had no chance of removing (not possible to use an extractor because of the geometry).
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    Opticoat Pro Plus and Tac Systems Moonlight

    That TAC product is a topper for SiO2 coatings. Opti-Coat isn't an SiO2 coating (although the "Plus" part may be, or an SiC/SiO2 hybrid). I would be more inclined to use this: maintenance/hyper-seal
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    SEMA 2018

    We were told it's a retail/consumer product. I haven't been to that Optimum Car Care site for a long time, since they revamped it, anyway. I always go to the Opti-Coat store now.
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    T.A.R. Remover

    How safe is this for delicate substrates? Like the interior vinyl/plastic mentioned in that other thread? Or leather or other seat surfaces? Since it's mentioned as an adhesive remover, I'm sure any of us who are old enough have had a bad experience trying to remove adhesive from something, and the solvent we used damaged the substrate.
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    New to Opti other than ONR

    How big will the new space be? I'm guessing there will also be a new, bigger training space?
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    New to Opti other than ONR

    Tell us a bit about that Ron--why is OPT moving, where, what will be different about the new place?