Clean and reshape old foam and wool pads with this handy gadget.
How many foam and wool pads do you go through during one detailing session? If you find you have to stop buffing frequently to change the pad because it has become caked with wax or polish, this tool may be just what you need. Use the Duo-Spur, a unique hand-held device to push excess product out of the pad and reshape warped pads so you can continue to use them.
The Duo-Spur has three side-by-side wheels with raised teeth. As the pad spins on the buffer, roll the Duo-Spur over the pad. It will soften and reshape the pad while pushing excess product out. The agitation of the Duo-Spur and the buffer make cleaning fast and effortless. If your pad becomes caked while you are polishing, use the Duo-Spur to quickly remove some of the excess product and then continue polishing.
The Duo-Spur also has abrasive plates on both sides. Use these to level and reshape pads that have become unbalanced. Just hold the plate, which looks like a cheese grater, against the pad where it needs to be leveled as it spins. The Duo-Spur will restore an even surface to the pad so it can be used again and again.
Hold the buffer securely on a stable surface as you use the Duo-Spur. Keep you hand on the Duo-Spur’s handle to avoid injury.
There’s no need to stop buffing halfway through your detailing job to put on a fresh pad. Just use the Duo-Spur to massage excess wax and polish out of the pad and exfoliate rough spots so you can get back to buffing. This patented tool is perfect for “on the fly” cleaning of your buffing and polishing pads.
Tried using this for on-the-fly cleaning of foam pads on a long-throw (15 mm) dual-action Flex machine, and it did not seem to be particularly effective. It could be that I was not using it correctly, but no instructions were included with the tool, so I do not really have any way of knowing.
May 11, 2009
The tool seems to be made fairly well, but the thick plastic spurs just dont work as well as the metal ones for removing caked on polish from wool pads. The grater does a nice job of resurfacing foam pads.
Does a good job
November 7, 2008
Does a good job at getting the big stuff off, but I always have to resort to the grater section of the tool to get the pad as clean as I want it between panels. Also, you will need to hold the tool at an angle to the pad rotation for it to "dig" enough. Be carefull not to get the mess that is flingin out onto your face ;)
duo spur wool and foam cleaning tool
August 27, 2008
i have used this tool for awhile now its a asset to help keep your pads clean