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8. Triplewax Bug Shifter Pad

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Best price: 1.25 (ebay shop)
Capacity: n/a
Type: Sponge with one abrasive side

For: Quite good, cheap
Against:Not as effective as other pads
Overall:

Effectiveness:
The rough side of the sponge looked like it would scratch paintwork, but fortunately it didn't. It did, however, cut through dried-on insects with only water. Does not buff to a shine without a spray and would be better used with a liquid remover for an effective cleaning combination.

Buying:
Cheapest product on test, but not widely available.

Ease of Use:
Straightforward and relatively quick even, without a spray.

Special features/Limitations:
Safe to use on all finishes and in dealing with a range of surface deposits.