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Just curious as to what the major differences are with these three?  I use the blue for finishing but was wondering if the yellow and orange are just as good for small fingers, finishing around the edges, etc without leaving scratch marks?   I love my little blue triangle though.  Wasn't crazy about it at first but it's my little baby now...lol..

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Ya I love my grey EZ but I was using it for fingers and it was scratching film.  The blue triangle is working real well for that.  Just didn't know if the other two colors are soft enough for that.  

 

Speaking of hard cards....I have a gold I use, but are the gold and platinum good for "no scratch" squeegee?  Like to narrow down my tools to ones I don't have to worry about.  The EZ will always be there for gaskets, but otherwise I would like to know I am using tools I don't have to worry about.  The hard cards are good all around.  Just want to make sure I am using the right ones.  But I usually do an initial with the gold and then blue max/orange crush the window after.  Now that I am preshrinkin the triangles are a minimal necessity but just curious as to the differences or how you know what is hard/soft.

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I don't think the gold is supposed to scratch. I only basically use 4 different things though. Blue max first white hard card with paper towel blue max bottom white card down the edges then the bottom with it wrapped in paper towel. Usually ez reach for tight quarters and chizzler for the final touches.

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Just curious as to what the major differences are with these three?  I use the blue for finishing but was wondering if the yellow and orange are just as good for small fingers, finishing around the edges, etc without leaving scratch marks?   I love my little blue triangle though.  Wasn't crazy about it at first but it's my little baby now...lol..

Color designates difference in durometer ( a measure of hardness of a material ).

 

I personally prefer the 'Plus', orange with one edge being a squeegee. It works great for those tight spots where you only want to put your hand in once to squeegee then hard card.

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This about all I use anymore and since i started,,except the little orange triangle to get the tight edges and corners and slight edge creases that you cant see if it scratches

The gold 3m will handle heat better but not very flexible,,good for graphics with application tape and since fast,dry powder shrinking with a glove,,no more Goldy needed to much

If your scratching the film,,clean them up with scotchbrite or don't use the real hard little triangle ones for fingers

In the pic the pattern isn't close to edge,,because I gave it one light swipe for the pic,,then slide it up real close to the bevel

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So, is blue the "softest" overall color then?  I am gonna have to load back up on some triangles on my next order and I am probably gonna just get a handful of blue ones to have.  The orange seems good too, but whats the diff?  It seems like it might be a little more ridgid which I wouldn't mind as long as it doesn't scratch film?  If It doesn't then maybe I will get a few of each.....Thoughts?  Trying to get away from anything that i have found to scratch at all.  The only thing I am using now that has that potential is the EZ but I only use it to tuck now....

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Try to only use the triangle's in the deep hidden edges or corners

I know its risky for scratches and hard cards,,but I am stubborn and spray the film pretty good for lube and always check the edges and run them across the grain of my pants to smooth them out,,til its time to replace them,,wrap paper towel around them for the top and bottom

I need to make a better handle for my Bluemax so it fits and can hold it almost as good as a hardcard/thin,,but its nice for open van windows and frameless and some rear glass were it fits good

I don't like the gold cards too stiff,,,3m

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So, is blue the "softest" overall color then? I am gonna have to load back up on some triangles on my next order and I am probably gonna just get a handful of blue ones to have. The orange seems good too, but whats the diff? It seems like it might be a little more ridgid which I wouldn't mind as long as it doesn't scratch film? If It doesn't then maybe I will get a few of each.....Thoughts? Trying to get away from anything that i have found to scratch at all. The only thing I am using now that has that potential is the EZ but I only use it to tuck now....

I've been using the blue tri-edge it hasn't scratched in the week using it. I was sick of my platinum ez reach scratching.

I use it on the bottom and sides. It's a bit soft for laying down blemishes. So I use a chisler for that.

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You ever use the orange one?  I have one of those but haven't used anything other than my blue one cuz its "safe"....lol.  But the orange one does seem like it might be firmer to get into gaskets and such but don't wana have to redo stuff.  It feels fairly soft though.  Not like an EZ.  I wish they made a blue triangle that was as firm and pointy as the EZ cuz I love using it for tucking into gaskets and it would be awesome for laying down a finger etc.  That's how I figured out the EZ was so bad for that. lol.

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