Cyclo Orbital Polisher Model 5-Pro Variable Speed

The Cyclo Model 5-Pro Orbital Polisher has a variable speed controller.Start your new year off with a new Cyclo Orbital Polisher Model 5-Pro! This new Cyclo has a variable speed controller to set the speed from 650 to 3000 OPM. This is the first Cyclo with more than one speed! Now you can perform swirl removal and compounding or slow, fine polishing. The new Cyclo Model 5-Pro has all the durable features and heavy duty construction you’ve come to expect from Cyclo.

The Cyclo Model 5-Pro has the Vibration Elimination System to allow smooth, fluid motion. This system is composed of a completely redesigned counterweight and precision matched, weighted inserts. The Cyclo includes all three VES weighted inserts: yellow, silver, and blue. The Cyclo 5-Pro comes with the ProGuard backing plates, which are compatible with the blue weighted inserts. If you want to use the traditional Cyclo pad holders, DoublePrecision Pads, or carpet brushes, you already have the necessary weighted inserts with the purchase of the Cyclo 5-Pro.

The Cyclo 5-Pro includes all 3 weighted inserts.The Cyclo 5-Pro gives you what no previous Cyclo has – versatility! Try out the Cyclo 5-Pro with variable speed controller for everything from ultra slow buffing to high powered compounding.

The Cyclo Model 5-Pro Polisher is one of the polishers that will be featured at Mike Phillips’ Detailing 101 Class on January 29, 2011. Sign up here!

New At Autogeek: Mike Phillips' Principles of Machine Polishing DVD

Detail Fest attendees got another special treat – the new Mike Phillips DVD was available there first. Now Autogek Show Car Garage Mike Phillips’ Principles of Machine Polishing DVD is available at Anyone can learn polishing techniques and tips from Mike Phillips in the comfort of your own garage.

Machine polishing is easy and anyone can do it. You’ll be convinced after watching Mike Phillips’ Principles of Machine Polishing. Mike thoroughly explains the what, how, and why of detailing with a polisher by using two popular machines: the Porter Cable 7424XP and the Cyclo. The techniques shown for the Porter Cable 7424XP also apply to the Griot’s Garage Random Orbital Polisher, the Meguiars Dual Action Polish G110v2, and any other orbital polisher.

In addition to how to use the polishers, you’ll learn important steps to guarantee a perfect finish, such as pad selection, how to use the Brinkmann Swirl Finder Spotlight, how and when to perform a test spot, how to perform a section pass, and many more tips they just don’t tell you in the instruction manual!

Mike Phillips is our Director of Training at Autogeek. He teaches machine polishing classes here in the Autogeek Show Car Garage several times a year, where detailers learn the techniques you’ll see in this video. Now you can bring Mike into your own garage to show you how a polisher can transform your vehicle into a show car.

Your vehicle can look like a show car. Mike Phillips’ Principles of Machine Polishing will show you how.

Get your DVD signed by Mike Phillips! Click here to get your own copy of Mike Phillips’ Principles of Machine Polishing DVD.

Machine Detailing Class on April 24, 2010!

Sign up for Autogeek’s Machine Buffing/ Detailing Class on April 24, 2010!

Learn how to use polishers to correct and buff auto paint and the basics of machine damp sanding during this all day class taught by Mike Phillips. The class will be held at Autogeek’s Show Car Garage in Stuart, Florida.

Date: April 24th

Time: 8:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 7744 SW Jack James Drive – Stuart, Florida 34997

The class will cover machine buffing techniques using the following polishers:

D.A. Polishers:

  • Porter Cable 7424
  • Meguiars G110v2
  • Griot’s Garage Random Orbital
  • Griot’s Garage Mini Dual Action Polisher
  • FLEX Xc 3401 VRG Forced Rotation Dual Action Polisher
Rotary Buffers:

  • Makita 9227C
  • DeWalt 849
  • FLEX L3403 VRG Lightweight

Plus, Mike will explain the basics of Machine Damp Sanding with Meguiar’s Unigrit Finishing System.

This class assumes you already know the basics working by hand and how, why and when to use detailing clay. If not, then watch this video:

How to use detailing clay to clay your car’s paint to remove things like tree sap and overspray paint

The class fee includes:

If you have any questions, please call Mike at 1-800-869-3011 x206.

Please reserve your spot here. Spaces are limited! See you in class!

Get hands-on polisher training at Detail Fest!

Director of Training Mike Phillips will be teaching a hands-on machine detailing class on Saturday, March 27 at two times: 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The class is a must-attend if you’re interested in machine detailing and machine sanding.

The class will go over using the correct technique for the following polishers and then the students will be encouraged to test out the polishers during the hands-on portion of the class.Learn the basics of polishing with a machine.

  • Porter Cable 7424XP Dual Action Polisher
  • Meguiar’s G110v2 Dual Action Polisher
  • Griot’s Garage ROP Dual Action Polisher
  • Griot’s Garage 3″ Mini Dual Action Polisher
  • Cyclo Polisher Dual Head Polisher
  • Flex 3401 Forced Rotation Dual Action Polisher
  • Flex 3403 Lightweight Rotary Buffer
  • Flex 603 Full Size Rotary Buffer
  • Makita 9227C Full Size Rotary Buffer
  • DeWalt 849 Full Size Rotary Buffer

The basics of machine sanding will be demonstrated with the Meguiar’s Professional Unigrit Machine Sanding and Finishing System. If you have registered for Detail Fest by paying the $20 fee, you are already enrolled in the 9 a.m. class. There is no need to re-register and there is no additional charge. For anyone not showing a car, there is no charge to attend a class but we do need you to register for one of the available times.

Register at the bottom of the Detail Fest page on Autogeek or by calling us at 1-800-869-3011.