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Old 03-24-2013, 08:06 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by ripto View Post
The UC does say clear coat safe on it. Maybe this one will not remove any.
Hard to know exactly what is meant by "clear coat safe". It certainly is safe in the regard that it will not damage your clear coat when use correctly. But as with a lot of products, if used incorrectly, they can cause damage.

Because I'm in the middle of remodelling a house, I'll use this analogy ... a heat gun used to remove old paint from wood work could be labeled as "wood safe". If, however, you use it incorrectly, damage can surely be done! You'll burn the house down.

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Originally Posted by Shocktech102 View Post
All compounds remove some clear coat. That is what you are doing when "polishing", you are removing and then basically filling in the finer scratches at the end.
Agreed ... the filling of finer scratches is done with your wax or sealant, I might add.
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