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Old 12-15-2018, 08:04 AM
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Light dust. California Car Duster or Griots Speed Shine and new MF towel?

My wife gave me a set of California Car Dusters (lg and sm) for Xmas about 15 years ago. They've been in my shop ever since and I've never once used them.
I was cleaning the garage today and figured I should probably get rid of them if I'm never going to use them.
What's the word on these things, should they be avoided?

I have used Griot's Speed Shine spray but only with a new micro fiber towel and it seems to work pretty well.
I'm only talking about a car that's been washed very recently, hardly driven if at all and maybe just has a very small amount of dust on it.

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I haven't been overly impressed with them but they aren't from Griot's. No idea what company they came from. They seem to just move the dust around and concentrate it in a corner but not take it off the car. I've always preferred the speed shine type products.
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California Duster work GREAT! The other brands not so. I have a car blower (filtered air) that I use for drying and dusting, follow it with a Calif Duster and Adams detail spray with an Adams micro-towel. There really is a difference between the Adams towels and department store ones, once you try them you'll use the others for your wheels only.
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Used the California duster at shows where I had dust from the trip to the show.. Worked just fine.. A note the Limo guys use them while they are waiting on the client..

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