Favorite drying cloth?

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Old 10-19-19, 05:16 PM
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Favorite drying cloth?

Can anyone suggest their favorite drying/microfiber towel they like? The turtlewax one's I found aren't very absorbent and leave colored residue behind. Thanks!
 
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Old 10-19-19, 07:31 PM
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Don't know how particular you are, but I use those freebies from Harbor Freight. Work fine for me.
 
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Old 10-20-19, 05:26 AM
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I bought a deer shin chamois this spring as I recall my dad having one when I was small. With 5 cars we go through a lot of towels when everything gets washed.

Seemed to work at first but after a couple of months it started to deteriorate and left bits on the car as well as leaving streaks on the windows. Not sure if it was the chamois or something I was doing so it got pitched.

Were back to old towels but sure would like to find something that doesn't take a load of towels!
 
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Old 10-20-19, 07:54 AM
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Buy a large baby wrap. Cotton. Simmer it for about 2 hrs.
Will be best drying cloth ever. Tip from my grandfather, who was Austria trained carriage maker. I have one. All holed and such, still works great. Got to boil and simmer it, it softens fabric.
No synthetics, period.
 
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I use old bath towels that are well washed and double rinsed - no fabric softener.
 
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Old 10-20-19, 09:58 AM
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Same principle. Well washed (softened) cotton fabric.
 
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The Absorber - hands down the best, longest lasting towel I've ever used.
 
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Tried a number of things over the years, the old deerskin works well but they do get a bit soiled over time and are hard to clean.

Cotton works, but inevitably leaves some lint, and they are easy to throw into the laundry to clean up.

But I have tended to use these..
https://www.shamwow.com/SHMWOW/6.000...098&otsid=9912

They drink the water up, and can be washed as well, and seem to last forever. And the advertising makes you want to buy one for the whole family!
 
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