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Old 04-20-2013, 10:50 AM
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How do guys polish (with a machine) the middle of your trucks hood? Its so tall you almost need to stand on something but I don't want to mess up the finish if I am leaning against the truck. Total noob question I know.
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Right now, I use a step ladder, but looking at getting
this http://www.griotsgarage.com/product/...ortby=ourPicks

Home Depot, Lowe's & Ace Hardware also make similar platforms which are nice and lot's less $$. But what I like about the Griot's one is the height is adjustable, the platform is longer, deeper, can double as a workbench and the electrical strip might be handy.
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Right now, I use a step ladder, but looking at getting
this http://www.griotsgarage.com/product/...ortby=ourPicks

Home Depot, Lowe's & Ace Hardware also make similar platforms which are nice and lot's less $$. But what I like about the Griot's one is the height is adjustable, the platform is longer, deeper, can double as a workbench and the electrical strip might be handy.
Yeah that's a pretty sweet peice. I like that you can work straight on too. The added workbench/power strip is a great idea.
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i use the werner work platform...20 bucks at lowes or home depot.

also, dont wear anything that will scratch the paint in case you make incidental contact. i always wear track pants so there is no belt or jean rivets to scratch.

also look to an apron to protect your clothes and truck...
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You are the man! When you say track pants, I am assuming your are referring to sweat pants or running suit style pants? What a great idea, I will use in the future. I also wind up washing waxing with whatever I have on at the time, then spend half the time, making sure I keep my clothing away from the finish. Luckily, I rarely wear a belt.
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You are the man! When you say track pants, I am assuming your are referring to sweat pants or running suit style pants? What a great idea, I will use in the future. I also wind up washing waxing with whatever I have on at the time, then spend half the time, making sure I keep my clothing away from the finish. Luckily, I rarely wear a belt.
haha..yeah sweat pants...
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