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MF Pads on Rotary & Hyper Compound?

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I just ordered some Hyper Compound for the first time and was planning on picking up the Lake Country Yellow Foam Cutting Pad to use with it. However, I just found out that my local dealer has Optimum MF Cutting pads. Can these be used safely on a rotary with the Hyper Compound? Traditionally, Meguiar's MF pads have only been recomended for use with a DA.

 

Also, in terms of cut; will the MF pads have more or less cut than a foam/wool pad?

 

Thanks.

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Be prepared to hold on to your rotary. MF/rotary/OHC is grabby on the paint. Lower rpm's are necessary. Will be a physical workout for sure. Great cut, but not as nearly that of wool.

Been a year since I used this combination of tools and product. I saw better cut than foam, and in a shorter time span. Today I would only go that route again for spot correction.

 

YMMV.

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Be prepared to hold on to your rotary. MF/rotary/OHC is grabby on the paint. Lower rpm's are necessary. Will be a physical workout for sure. Great cut, but not as nearly that of wool.

Been a year since I used this combination of tools and product. I saw better cut than foam, and in a shorter time span. Today I would only go that route again for spot correction.

 

YMMV.

Thanks for the heads up. So what works better with Rotary/OHC - Foam pads? I don't need wool as the scratches/swirls are not that deep.

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Yes, foam. MF pads/rotary/OHC are a waste of time IMO.

While it is do-able, I see no point in using other than spot correction...even then foam will finish out better.

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Yes, foam. MF pads/rotary/OHC are a waste of time IMO.

While it is do-able, I see no point in using other than spot correction...even then foam will finish out better.

I should have waited for the responses here before paying for the MF pads. I just read on Optimum website that their MF pads work well with a rotary and spoke to my local Optimum dealer who convinced me that the MF pad will work well with Rotary and OHC :(

 

Optimum should change the description on their website to state that the MF pads are for use with a DA. What a waste of money.

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Try it for yourself. Get a feel for it first hand. Just don't oversaturate the pad. Report your findings back here.

The fibers and strands tend to mash themselves flat. Will have to brush or blow them out after each section pass. Too time consuming in my book.

 

What size pads did you order?

 

I'm a big fan of OPS/OMF/DA...excellent results when frequently changing out pads..foregoing brushing/blowing out. I have sever dozen OMF pads in rotation.

Deep cleans, minor correction, durable sealant for a one step process. Spend another 15-20 minutes topping with Opti-Seal or OCW for added gloss, depth, protection. Perfect for dd's and low budget customers.

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