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    Default Waxing Your Car inproves a laser guns performance?

    I have a black car now does waxing and making it shiny allow the laser to get a reading faster or improve its range ect.. ??? this is including the blinder

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    Good question, don't know anyone that has ever tested this, but my guess it would be easier for a laser gun to get a hit
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    I've thought about this a bit so I'll give you my non-professional take on it.

    Shiny surfaces on a car are only bad if they serve to deflect the laser light directly back at the gun. Assuming an officer is roughly in front of you, things like your hood and the top surface of your bumper shouldn't make any difference at all because they would deflect the light upward. In fact, waxing these parts might make your situation better since there will be a lower likelihood of diffusion in other directions. Think about what happens when you shine a light on a mirror that's at an extreme angle. Practically none of the light comes back to you.

    Vertical shiny surfaces could be bad. Even if it's black, a glossy surface will reflect plenty of light back toward you. However, if the cop is not directly in front of you then it might actually deflect the light to one side of him since he would see it at an angle.

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    good point thanks still unaswered questions arise

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    i soppose if you didnt wax your car you'd do more dmage to the paint work!

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    hey i know, come over to my place and wax my car for me then we will test it and see

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    Haha Say what Tree did u live in again so we can wax your car and test this????

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    the big one with pretty flowers..haha

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    nice NICE should i pick up a 42 pack of beer?

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    There are so many different factors that affect a lasers preformance.

    Talking with The Veill Guy on the way to Tombstone AZ, he said that it is better to have a glossy surface on a FLAT area of the car, but it is not good to have a glossy area on a part that is curving.

 

 

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