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3D’s spray/liquid wax has caught my eye as they state it fills swirls and minor scratches. 
 

Ive never seen mention of optimum car wax doing this, so does it? Like noticeably?

i see 3D also has express wax versus standard carnuba but I imagine that’s more of a quick detailer so I digress (price is why I mention it). (There’s way too many products out there and it seems half of them do such similar things they’re just labeled different for the sake of sales)

I also have to imagine, since optimum car wax can be used as a drying aid, with maybe very slightly diminished returns, that I could keep it in the family and use an ONR dampened towel to spread it out a bit easier than a Dry one. 

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Swirl-filling is usually wildly overstated.  I doubt any product will do what you are thinking it will do.  Usually a heavy paste wax is best for filling, but of course things like the classic glazes are intended for this purpose, back in the days when polishing was not as much of a science as it is now.

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Thanks Setec. 

maybe I’ll try G-P-S with a hand applicator or some sort  

yeah polishing is a whole exotic world of mystery and a side of detailing I think I’m one of few online that are not super interested in it. 

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Whilst GPS is a nice product, if it had any glaze (filling) properties, I did not see them either with hand or machine use.  If you want an old fashioned glaze have a look for One Grand or 3M, just don't expect them to last too long.

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Lowe, I just figured it I could use it to one step polish by hand. My car only as what I deem light swirls/“wash scratches”— since it does list itself as being able to be used by hand and I currently have no outside power and rotary’s are expensive. 
 

but then again, I guess I could just as easily pick up some griots polish from advanced and a cheap applicator pad. 

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The G in GPS stands for Glaze and it's the only OPT product that has fillers.  Like any filling product, the results are temporary and ultimately the scratches return. 

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