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Cutting Pad

  1. An aggressive pad that gets attached to a buffer to help remove noticeable surface imperfections in the clear coat or paint.

Related: Buffer, Clear Coat

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Learn how to use Meguiar's M105 Ultra Cut Compound and Meguiar's M205 Ultra Finishing Polish using a Porter Cable 7424 XP buffer. Todd shows you how this polish combination eliminates swirls and other imperfections. Read about proper technique and step by step instructions on how to the get the most out of this combo using a PC.
Meguiar's released their new DA Microfiber Correction System, and 5 of the DI Ask A Pro Authors were part of the pre-production development team. Todd Cooperider spent plenty of time with the new system, and offers up his experiences and opinion on the new product along with a tutorial on how to use it. Meguiar's claims that it is a game-changing new technology, but did Todd agree? Read on...
Follow along with this comprehensive detail and major paint correction process on a stunning new Ferrari 458 Italia presented by Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail. This is one of the first to arrive in North America, and as far as we know the very first to go through such an extensive and fully documented paint correction detail.
This part of the series covers properly using a clay bar on your paint as well as polishing your paint to near flawless finish and properly protecting your paint.
Read about an impressive restoration on a 1998 Ferrari 355 GTS by Esoteric Auto Detail. The interior, hood, emblems, and wheels were even removed to show you how thorough this detail was. Be sure to view the final results!
Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail and Craig Reed team up to perform an amazing 60 hour restorative detail on a 1990 Ferrari F40. Check out the very detailed process supported by over 100 images.
Zach McGovern of Attention to Detailing gives his initial review of the new CarPro Essence!
Back in February of 2011, Todd Cooperider helped to introduce the world to the new Meguiar's DA MF Correction System. Now after an additional 6 months of working with the system, he offers up his thoughts in a long term follow-up. Is it still considered to be game-changing technology?
Follow the 24-hour restorative detail process on this Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder with Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail...complete with plenty of before and after images, as well as a HD video!
This award-winning Fiat 2000 show-car was covered in the worst case of industrial paint overspray Ive ever seen while sitting in a storage facility. The article goes through the correction process and shows the before and after comparisons from the 4-day long overspray removal and concours preparation. An HD video is also included.
Not only is the Sonax Nano Tech Paint Cleaner much, much more than a "paint cleaner", but it may also be one of the best kept secrets in the detailing business particularly when it comes to taking care of ultra soft paints! Todd Cooperider of Esoteric Auto Detail offers up his product review of Sonax NTPC, along with recommendations on how and where to use it.
In this instructional video, Todd Cooperider shows us just how much cut with a fine finish you can achieve when properly using the Porter Cable D/A polisher teamed up with Surbuf Pads and Meguiar's M105 Ultra Cut Compound.
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