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Anyone use Sapphire v1 by Flightshield?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Wknapp0924, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. Wknapp0924

    Wknapp0924 Member

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    I took my car in to have Opticoat Pro+ put on and when they inspected my car they found a couple paint chips and told me a far superior product was the Sapphire v1 and will protect against paint chips from rocks.

    I was skeptic, but the owner said he put it on his vehicle and it looked amazing.

    I am am getting nervous now because I don't see too many reviews on this stuff. It used to be for the aerospace industry only.

    I will post pictures when I pick up tomorrow, but in the meantime has anyone heard or used this stuff?
     
  2. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    You don't get rock chips with Xpel or Suntek either. Sorry, I've never heard of Flightshield. The first question to ask is: does it yellow over time?
     
  3. docrice

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    Sapphire V1 looks to me like another nano coating, not a paint film product like XPEL and Suntek. Paint protection film will minimize paint chips from road debris, but coatings are better suited when you want a thinner chemical layer that protects against etching from bird droppings, etc..

    Having both would be best, but it gets expensive for sure.
     

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