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1. TCP Global Ultimate 6 Pad Buffing and Polishing Kit with 6-8" Pads; 5 Waffle Foam & 1 Wool Grip Pads and a 5/8" Threaded Polisher Grip Backing Plate
FeaturePolish the Full Spectrum of Coatings using this Complete Ultimate Professional Waffle Pad Buffing and Polishing System
Cut and Buff the most difficult oxidized automotive coatings, hardest clear coats and color sanding scratches, then polish the finish to bring out the highest level show car of shine
5 - 8" Cool running foam waffle polishing pads and 1 - 8" wool buffing pad and they all have grip (hook & loop) attachments
Pads are made with durable open cell foam, which improves the airflow between the pad and the surface. Their waffle design holds the polish better and reduces its' sling from the pad
The waffle foam design improves their effectiveness by providing better pad contact with the surface, which reduces heat build-up and delivers smoother polishing action
Complete Ultimate Professional TCP Global Brand High Performance Waffle Foam & Wool Pad Buffing and Polishing System Kit
Pad Kit Includes: (5 - 8" Waffle Foam Grip Pads & 1 - 8" Wool Grip Pad along with a 7" Polisher Grip Backing Plate)
Black 8" Extra Fine Waffle Foam Polish Pad
- Ultra smooth finishing pad; Provides a rich swirl-free high gloss finish
- Excellent for final finishing, polishing, glazing or waxing
Green 8" Fine Waffle Foam Polish Pad
- Final cut, polish and finishing pad; Provides a rich swirl-free high gloss finish
- Light cut on clear coats, final finishing, polishing, glazing or waxing
Blue 8" Medium Waffle Foam Polish Pad
- Light cut and polishing pad; Final cutting, polishing or glazing clear coat surfaces
- Light oxidation & scratches; Fine color sanding scratch; Enamels, acrylics & urethane's
Orange 8" Coarse Waffle Foam Polish Pad
- Standard grade cutting pad; Buffs the average car finish
- Cuts surface orange peel; Color sanding scratches; Enamels, acrylics and urethane's
Red 8" Extra Coarse Waffle Foam Polish Pad
- Heavy aggressive cutting pad; Buff oxidized paint, orange peel, deep scratches and color sanding scratches
- Excellent for the hardest topcoats and clear coats
Wool 8" Coarse Wool Compounding Pad
- Heavy cut 100% wool pad; Buff oxidized paint, orange peel, deep scratches and color sanding scratches
- Excellent for hard topcoats and clear coats
Black 7" Grip Mount Backing Plate
- Standard 5/8" polisher threads; Provides a no-slip grip and allows for quick pad changes
2. Makita 9237CX3 7" Polisher
FeatureVariable speed dial and trigger enables user to match the speed to the application
Constant speed control maintains constant speed under load
Soft start for smooth start-ups and less fling off of polish, wax or paste
Rubberized loop handle and gear housing for operator comfort and to help protect delicate surfaces from damage
Wire mesh intake covers to prevent wool fibers from entering the motor
3. AVID POWER Buffer Polisher, 6-inch Dual Action/DA Polisher for Car Detailing, Random Orbital Car Buffer Polisher Waxer Kit with Variable Speed & 3 Polishing Pads
FeatureVersatile Applications - With powerful motor, this random orbital polisher is perfect for polishing and removing swirls, scratches, and defects from all painted vehicles, reappearing the shine of your car. You can also use it to sand wood or metal.
Variable Speed Control - 6-speed control dial allows you to adjust the car polisher speed according to different applications; No load speed: 1,500-6,800 rpm; Low speed for waxing and buffing; Medium speed for polishing and cleaning while high speed for removing paint defects and oxidation.
Ergonomic Design - The rubberized body and adjustable handle provide you with comfortable grip feeling and non-slip control while in use. Never worry about your machine rolling off the table or falling off your detailing car.
Easy To Operate - Whether you have one car, two cars, or a fleet of customers cars to care for, this polisher/buffer executes every detailing job quickly and easily. Easy enough for beginners, powerful enough for professionals.
What's Included - 1 x Avid Power dual action polisher, 3 x foam pads, 1 x foam disc,1 x Detachable D-handle, 1 x spanner, 1 x hex wrench, user manual.
4. Hardin HWVPOLSET Variable Speed Polisher 4 Inch Granite Marble Wet Polishing Kit with Diamond Pads
FeatureHARDIN Variable Speed 4" Wet Polisher
4 Inch Professional Granite and Stone Polishing Pad Set
1 Each 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500, and 3000 grit
5/8 - 11 Threaded 4 Inch Rigid Hook and Loop Backer Pad
5. WORKPRO Buffer Polisher - 7-inch Buffer Waxer with 4 Buffing and Polishing Pads, 6 Variable Speed 1000-3800 RPM, Detachable Handle, Ideal for Car Sanding, Polishing, Waxing, Sealing Glaze
FeatureGreat for Father's Day Gifts
Powerful MotorThis buffer polisher has a Powerful 10Amp 1200W motor offers strong power, long life and performance for the most demanding applications. Trigger lock function provide more convenience
6 Variable Speed The speed settings are located on the top of the motor housing.It features 6 settings allowing you to increase or decrease speed from 1000 to 3800 RPM. You can use a higher setting on harder materials and lower setting on softer materials
Spindle LockA spindle lock button has been provided for locking the spindle of your tool in a stationary position for your safety. Depress and hold the lock button while installing, changing, or removing accessories. The threaded shank size is 5/8-inch
IncludingYou will get a buffer polisher tool, 2pcs 7" wool polishing bonnet, 2pcs 7" Polishing Sponges, a top D Style Handle, 2pcs handle screws, 1 pair carbon motor brushes, and a Allen wrench
Buffering, Polishing, SandingDesigned for car polishing, sanding, waxing, sealing glaze, polishing home appliance and furniture, as well as adding brightness of glass. Applied for glazes, sealants and wax
6. Makitoyo 7PCS 7 Inch 180mm Buffing and Polishing Kit, 5pcs Polishing Sponge Pad & 1 pc Wool Polishing Pads, 5/8"-11 Threaded Backing Plate for Car Polishing,Buffing,Waxing
FeatureKit include: 5pcs---7" Waffle Foam Grip Pads, 1pc--- 8" Wool Grip Pad, 1pc---7 inch Hook and Loop Polishing Pad with thread of 5/8'' * 11 Threads
Prime quality wool pad, sponge pad, bendable, washable and reusable.Used for all kinds of coat paints waxing, polishing ,and sealing glaze, to clean and improve their lightness.
Different colored sponges have different softness, you can choose as you need, suitable for polishing rough and small areas, Coarseness: Red> Orange> Green> Black> Blue, efficient cutting and polishing the most difficult car oxidation coating, scratches.
Used for Automotive car detail polishing. Adhesive backing, you can change pads just in seconds.The back of the disk has Velcro, so you can easily change the the sponge or woolen buffer pad.
Soft and fine workmanship, Special desgin, improves their effectiveness by providing better pad contact with the surface, not damage the surface.
7. WISETOOL 6-Inch Dual Action Orbital Polisher,7Amp Variable Speed Polisher Sander,Ideal for Car/Home Appliance/Boat Polishing,Sanding,Waxing,Sealing Glaze
FeatureDUAL ACTION POLISHER - Compared with normal polisher for car detailing,WISETOOL 6 inch polisher buffer comes with random-orbit, perfect for polishing and removing swirls, scratches, and defects from all painted vehicles, make your car look brand new everyday.The random orbital buffer polisher is also can be used for polishing car,home furniture,boat and sanding wood or metal.
POWERFUL & STABLE - The car buffer polisher with soft start has a powerful 7 Amp 850W motor that can ensure strong power,long-term durability and smooth operation for the most daily use.
VARIABLE SPEED POLISHER - 6 inch electric da polisher has 6x variable-speed dial for added control,allow you to adjust speed from 2000 to 6400 RPM according to different materials and applications.
ANTI-VIBRATION & EFFORTLESS - The variable speed orbital polisher comes with TPE coated shockproof side-handle,makes low vibration and allows 2 position mounted that meet different angles hand-held style,random orbital polisher provides maximum comfort and firm grip even when working for long hours.
WHAT YOU WILL GET - 1* 6" car polisher,1* 6" polishing disc,1* 6" flat sponge pad,1* 6" wave sponge pad,1* 6" woolen bonnet pad,1* anti-vibration handle,1* spaner,1* hex spaner,1* pair carbon brushes,1* canvas bag,1* user manual,ONE-YEAR WARRANTY and 24hours customer service.It is also an ideal gift for men,husband,boyfriend on Valentine's Day,Birthday and Anniversary.
8. DEWALT DWP849X 7-Inch/9-Inch Variable Speed Polisher with Soft Start w/ DW4985CL Wool Buffing Pad and Backing Pad Kit, 7-Inch
Feature180mm Velcro packing pad, 180mm Velcro wool bonnet, Bail side handle, Horizontal side handle
Powerful, 12.0-Amp, all ball-bearing construction for long life and performance for the most demanding applications
Electronic module maintains specified speed under load delivering better finish results, user can set maximum speed from zero to 600/3500 rpm for different materials and applications
Wool Ingestion Shields eliminates wool ingestion increasing tool life and reducing service costs
Non Mar Rubber Gear Case Cover reduces surface imperfections and improves gripping surface
High quality materials for consistent performance
7-Inch pad with 5/8-11-Inch arbor
Wool construction provides excellent durability and performance
9. Polisher, TACKLIFE 7-inch Buffer Polisher, 6 Variable Speeds from 1500~3500 RPM, D-Handle, Wool disc, Ideal for Car Polishing, Furniture/Wood Polishing, Paint/Rust Removal - PPGJ05A
FeatureSUFFICIENT POWER - PPGJ05A is a 10Amp/1200W polisher, all ball-bearing construction for long life and performance for the most demanding applications; This great electric car polisher will speed up your detailing process and let you leave the tired cleaning process
VARIABLE SPEED & VARIOUS SCENARIOS - 6 variable speed dial, lets user set speed from 1500-3500 Rpm for different materials and applications; A spindle lock button at the head for quicker pad installation.
VARIOUS ACCESSORIES - Ergonomic design, comes with a side handle and a D-handle, you can choose the way that makes you feel comfortable, safe & provides convenient operation, kiss cramped hands goodbye; What's more, there is a wool disc, two carbon brush and a user manual in the package
MULTIPLE USE OCCASIONS - Suitable for car sanding, polishing, waxing, marble, wood, walls, and motorcycles polishing, rust removal and other using of cleaning, etc. Also, you can replace the polisher pad to other diameters
CUSTOMER SERVICE - If you encounter any problems during this process, please contact us by Email: [email protected], TACKLIFE Customer Service will response in 24 hours
10. GALAX PRO Variable Speed Polisher with 2 Pcs Foam Pads for Car Sanding, Polishing, Waxing, Buffing
FeaturePowerful 7A Motor: The Car Polisher has a Powerful 7Amp motor offers strong power, long life and performance for the most demanding applications. It is perfect for polishing and removing swirls, scratches, and defects from all painted vehicles, reappearing the shine of your car
Random Orbital Design: The dual action oscillation relies on two simultaneously operating spins to keep heat and friction to a minimum for surface protection, It has no-load speed and can easily perform a soft start. This ensures you get the best possible finish every time
Variable Speed Control: The speed settings are located on the behind the motor housing.It features 6 settings allowing you to increase or decrease speed from 2000 to 6400 RPM. You can use higher settings on harder materials and lower settings on softer materials
Detachable Auxiliary Handle:Ergonomic design, comes with a side handle offering simple and comfort control. Suitable for both left and right-handle users. Auxiliary handle and slim body provide you with comfortable grip feeling and non-slip control when using
What You Get: 1* Polisher Sander, 1* Side Handle, 1* Backing plate,1* Wrench for backing plate installation, 2* Foam pads, 1* User manual, 1* Warranty Card