Zaino says to use white Cannon brand 100% cotton made in the usa towels. They also say to cut the edges off and stich the edges with 100% cotton thread.
Cannon is not longer in business and my old towels are toast. I found some made in the USA towels at Liens and Things and am getting my wife to stich the edges. I read a lot about using 100% supima cotton. The ones I had are 100% brushed egyptian loom.
The DFConcours towels are nice and I have some. I just like a terry type towel for removing zaino.
BTW, DFConcours towel is the ONLY micro fiber I would suggest using. Most micro fibers have some polyester or nylon. BTW, Zaino has finally endorsed DF Concours as well. For years they did not endorse the the use of micro fiber towels becasue they all had polyester or nylon.
I'm curious about this also. I see a lot of guys recommending microfiber towels but I don't like them. They pick up the dirt and it doesn't rinse out very well, so I'm afraid it will scratch the finish. With old fashioned cotton the dirt seems to rinse out much easier. Am I doing something wrong with the microfiber?
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I have been very happy with the microfiber towels I purchased from Autogeek. I use separate ones for washing and drying. My problem/question is how to clean them after use. The one I use for washing got really dirty this past weekend with tar/grease from a long car drive. I don't want to wash them with other towels and laundry, as I don't want anything that could be potentially damaging for my paint to get on them. So... what is the best way to wash microfiber towels???
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Have you checked Griot's Garage for towels and car cosmetics? I've been pretty happy with their products and when I called once the person on the line was knowledgable.
Ditto on these towels. I have the full compliment and when washed and used as advertised, they are awesome. A lot of people mistake microfiber towels as one towel does all and that is just not the case, at least for me. The waffle pattern towel is awesome for drying and the smooth finish towels are great for polishing. I once tried using the polishing towels to dry with and they sucked compared to the waffle pattern which is expressly designed to dry.
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