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Hey guys i just purchased a The Original California Duster. and i got a Black on Black ISF... but now i am afraid to use it?????. Has anyone used this duster on the cars paint?... and does it really not scratch like they claim??... or give you swirl marks?.

sorry for such a Stupid post?.. but i am dying to know if it works..
and don't really wanna screw up my car that i had for 2 days lol

Thanks guys and i really will appreciate the comments back.
 

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use it with ease. Do not push down on as you clean the car. My father in law uses one on a 49 Lincoln, and I use one on my cars as well. When it gets dirty, just throw it in the wash!!
 

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I purchased one and used it a couple times on my blk/blk IS F, but my detailer who now comes once/week to wash the car said try not to use it since it will leave very minute swirls in your black paint. I'd agree with Andy, though, if you are going to use it, use the absolute lightest pressure possible so as not to scratch the clear. That seemed to work fairly well for me the few times I used the duster.

Enjoy that beast!!!
 

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ive heard about that too. too many gimmicky informercials. just stick with your weekly wash, monthly wax, and use a chamois and some microfiber towels and you'll be fine.
 

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lol Thanks guys now i will just not use it lol
i appreciate the info on it. i had 2 black cars in my past my favorite color is black in any car. but my trans am ws6 looked like Pure shit because it was black and my infiniti fx45 looked okay not as bad as my trans am though.
so thats why im so Terrified of black and i want this black car to always look good because its the first Black car i've had that i really wanted.
 

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I've used the Original California Car Duster on all my vehicles for many years now. Correct, this is not a substitute to clean your car. It's designed to sweep/lift off a light layer of dust. If it's soiled, wash it. Make sure you don't get the Wal-Mart grade plastic handled one. Get the wooden handle version with the finer brush strands.
 

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Flip Side ohh really?. there is a better one huh?. i figured there was only one kind of the car duster.
im guessing kragen? has the nicer one?
 

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I've used the Original California Car Duster on all my vehicles for many years now. Correct, this is not a substitute to clean your car. It's designed to sweep/lift off a light layer of dust.

Agreed. Have used for many years as well. Best if used daily to remove very light layers of pollen and dust. Never apply pressure though. Even the weight of the duster may be too much for a black car.
 

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BEFORE YOU USE IT:

Let it sit several days on absorbent paper in a warm place. The duster is saturated with a sticky oil and the excess needs to drain off.

The duster works great, use it lightly, no heavy pressure. Spur it off and put it away. The more you use it, the better it gets. Never use it on hot paint. Always cool and in the shade. Never wash or wax or clean paint in the sun anyway.

There's a fake knock off of the California duster which also works well. It seems to have less goo on it which is seems better to me.

The microfiber dust mops just don't work all that well and seem more likely to leave scratches. Works great on the interior though.
 

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i have used the CA duster for over 10 years now. hell, it's the same one and only one i've owned! it's to be used for taking off dust only. do not try to take off poop, sap, tar, etc with it. keep a quality MF towel and meguiar's quik detailer for those kinda things.
 
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