Originally Posted by SGladwell
I bought mine at Costco. I also have some from Griot's Garage that were about 6x more expensive, but don't think there's any meaningful reason to pay that.
The Griot's mf is mediocre at best but the gap between pakshak and Costco is huge.
I use Pak's UltraPlush for my general better quality towel, their glass towel for windshields, and their edgeless for wax/sealant removal.
Sometimes you want to use a product that has filling properties when you have even the larger swirls removed. Zaino Z-5 Pro works well on black and other dark colors to hide in the finer swirls so there is a more liquid look.
What most good detailers do is a two step polishing process, often that looks something like this:
1. Rotary polisher using a "cutting" polish like Menzerna.
2. Porter Cable orbital polish using a milder polish like Z-PC.