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Old 01-16-2012, 12:31 AM   #31
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Well, this wouldn't be fly fishing we use to go after catfish in the 50-100LB range, we always let the fish go though.

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Old 01-16-2012, 05:31 AM   #32
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Good grief---those are some big cats you have down there!
I sure would like to see one like that.

In my river 12 pounds is a good catch.
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Well for crying out loud, now I find out dishwashing liquid will take the wax off a car, what would you wash a car in?
For years I also thought "car wash soap" was just a marketing thing, but I believe what makes a soap "car wash soap" is the fact that it does not dissolve the wax.

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Is there a car wax that is really easy to use?
No - they all suck
The clay bar kit will come with a can. You can buy your own if you prefer another brand. I use turtle wax or mother's, but I'm a snob when it comes to wax.

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Is the clay bar a type of wax?
No, the bar takes the surface fo your car "back down to zero" essentially..... the dish soap takes off whatever wax remains and then spraying the car w/ the "easy detailer" or whatever the claybar kit comes with removes all the dirt and residue that is stuck in the paint. Now there is absolutely nothing on your paint. Then you wax it as a final step.

- wash car w/ dish soap
- clay bar
- apply wax
- rub wax off

It's a pain in the a$$ to do and will take you a while, but I believe it's worth it.

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Old 01-18-2012, 11:04 AM   #34
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For years I also thought "car wash soap" was just a marketing thing, but I believe what makes a soap "car wash soap" is the fact that it does not dissolve the wax.



No - they all suck
The clay bar kit will come with a can. You can buy your own if you prefer another brand. I use turtle wax or mother's, but I'm a snob when it comes to wax.



No, the bar takes the surface fo your car "back down to zero" essentially..... the dish soap takes off whatever wax remains and then spraying the car w/ the "easy detailer" or whatever the claybar kit comes with removes all the dirt and residue that is stuck in the paint. Now there is absolutely nothing on your paint. Then you wax it as a final step.

- wash car w/ dish soap
- clay bar
- apply wax
- rub wax off

It's a pain in the a$$ to do and will take you a while, but I believe it's worth it.
Pete, I really do appreciate you taking your time to explain this to me, looks like I may need to buy an electric buffer to get the wax haze off.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:09 AM   #35
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Good grief---those are some big cats you have down there!
I sure would like to see one like that.

In my river 12 pounds is a good catch.
Mike there are cats taken from the Tennessee River here over a 100 pounds quite often, I haven't caught one that large but some of my friends have. I think 72 pounds is my best, those days are gone for us now though, a fish that size will drag a 17 foot bass boat all over the place. Here is a smaller one.
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That's a big one----I bet that does tow your boat a ways----

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