Tug Bankert

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  1. Tug Bankert

    Opti-Coat Pro3

    Mr. Outback, I live in a town of 15,000 and I sell about 1 pro3 a month on top of pro and pro plus. It has nothing to do with how many people in a city. The detailer in your community has the responsibility to market his services. That will determine how many installs he sells. Pro3 just like all opti coat coatings need 12 hours to cure before getting rained on, etc. Pro3 is no more of an undertaking than pro+. On a side note, pro+ is capable of lasting the life of your factory clear Coat without regret that you so not have 3 installed. Fun fact, I don't know why detailers don't advertise instead of trying to sell different coating brands. You won't hook people based on the brand. If they would just offer a solution to a problem they would eventually see a steady sale and increase in coatings. 😁
  2. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    I am going to say this and I'm not trying to offend you but I'm going to say it bluntly. This pro only mentality exists in every coating company and you will never be able to change it. I have heard many non pros wish they could get the pro only stuff. Just go after the consumer products and you will do just fine. You cannot use what other business, like what body shops do to make an argument that a coating company should do the same. We are a unique business playing by our rules. It seems a bit foolish to say that your opinion is unpopular in a setting like this. We are not defending a position we are establishing a standard. We don't need the average Joe buying pro grade coatings. Dr. G does not want that money. He made gloss coat for the consumer.
  3. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Hey, bullseye...Ron just destroyed you. 😆
  4. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    I understand what you are saying. The pro only coatings are to ensure the proper steps to the coating have been taken. To hold us pros to a standard and make us accountable. Dr. G makes a coating other companies can't make. I understand the standard of not allowing the general public to be able to purchase it.
  5. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    So that I know what perspective you are coming from, are you a pro detailing or enthusiast?
  6. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Ron, I am glad you said what I was thinking. This product sounds like a scam
  7. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    What is 10x?
  8. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Yes, it makes sense. Hopefully your installer will work with you.
  9. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Polishing with hyper polish would be the product of choice. I would only ever recommend that polish because it was designed to be used before any opti coat coating
  10. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Adding plus to pro 3 was given the ok by Dr G so I am sure it does not negatively affect the warranty.
  11. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Absolutely love it. I have done 3 so far. I have not hit the learning curve yet but I'm getting there. If it gets a layer of plus on top it is ridiculously slick and hydrophobic
  12. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Pro 3 is a huge improvement from plus. We all know the plus is amazing. 3 is so much more chemical resistant and adds a ton more depth of color than plus. I have found that adding plus as a 5th layer to pro 3 makes an even bigger difference. This recommendation came from Danny Cantrell and he was right on.
  13. Tug Bankert

    OC 3

    Pro 3 has insane chemical and scratch resistance compared to plus.
  14. Tug Bankert

    Opti-Coat Pro3

    I can assure you pro + is there for the life of the clear coat. Wash it once or twice a month th and decon it once a year and you are good to go
  15. Tug Bankert

    Opti-Coat Pro3

    Thats interesting because with opti, installers are suppose to be exclusive. Pro + is superior to other coatings so you made the right choice. "Graphene" coatings aren't really graphene anyway and are generally consumer grade.